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It’s a Very Interesting Business

What began as 400,000 pounds of lobster purchased by Linda Bean off the St. George peninsula eight years ago has grown into a sprawling empire selling more than 9 million pounds of lobster since its inception.
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An Adventurous Day in Freeport: 12 Fun Things to See and Do at Christmastime

FREEPORT, Maine – Freeport is a fun place to visit any time of year, but most especially now during the big holiday season. From the Sparkle Celebration to the Northern Lights Celebration, the festive wreaths and decorations and displays, the horse-drawn carriage rides, the food, the beer, the entertainment and so much more—all combine to make a visit to town at Christmastime so much more than just a shopping excursion. Park your car, walk around, explore and see for yourself.

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Donating $3.3 million, Linda Bean, Employees and North Haven Help Make LifeFlight’s Third Helicopter a Reality

PORT CLYDE — On Aug. 11, 2013, both of Maine’s LifeFlight helicopters touched down at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport.

One of those helicopters carried 9-year-old Dylan Gold of Cohasset, Massachusetts. By the time the helicopter landed, Dylan, fatally injured by an out-of-control car on the Port Clyde wharf, had already been transported via ambulance from the wharf to a ball field/makeshift landing strip in Tenants Harbor. From Pen Bay, he was transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

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Linda Bean’s Corporate Executive Chef Prepares Clam Fitters, Third Year Sponsor of Yarmouth Clam Festival

WSCH Video: Chef Andy Prepares Clam Fritters

This weekend is the state’s largest celebration of bivalve mollusks. The Yarmouth Clam Festival is a free event with music, fireworks, food, arts & crafts, parades and, of course, clams.

Linda Bean’s Perfect Maine supplies all the lobsters (a few years ago some 6,000 were consumed). LBPM’s Corporate Chef Andrew Omo shares his recipe for clam fritters.

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Maine lobster fishery achieves ‘sustainable’ status

BOSTON, Mass. — The Marine Stewardship Council has certified the Maine lobster fishery as sustainable, Gov. LePage announced at the Boston Seafood Show on Sunday.

“This not only helps other Maine fisheries, it helps the state. We are the lobster for the world,” said LePage, who gave credit to Maine Department of Marine Resources Commissioner Patrick Keliher. Continue reading