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A Thomaston Turnaround?

A Thomaston Turnaround?

Often overshadowed by bigger, hipper Rockland — and, more recently, crushed by nonstop roadwork — a coastal town shows signs of a food-and-drink revival.

Dylan Smith, sternman aboard Sea Glass, loads a tote containing more than 100 pounds of lobsters into the fish hold. The fishermen navigate the boat’s open stern while motoring at up to 12 knots in high seas.

Offshore

A small but growing number of Maine lobstermen are turning to offshore fishing in the winter: a photo essay from aboard the lobsterboat Sea Glass.

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