Author Archives: Mali Welch

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.

SENA15: Maine Lobster Trap Fishery Expands MSC Client Group

The Maine lobster trap fishery on Monday expanded its Marine Stewardship Council client group, adding two new companies and two individuals to its board of directors.

Putting Maine Back in Maine Lobster

Three entrepreneurs reinvent the state’s most visible brand.

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Linda Bean Donated $3 Million to LifeFlight

WSCH News Video PORT CLYDE, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – Linda Bean donated $3 million to LifeFlight Thursday to help it purchase a new helicopter for the state. LifeFlight had a small ceremony in Port Clyde to celebrate the donation that will help … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Linda Bean Opens Innovative Lobster Boat Cafe at Maine Mall

WSCH News Video SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (NEWS CENTER) – Saturday marked a new addition to the Linda Beans Maine family Linda Bean, Governor Paul LePage and Senator Susan Collins cut the ribbon to the new Maine Lobster Boat Café. The … Continue reading

Linda Bean Working to Expand Maine’s Lobster Industry

NECN News Video PORT CLYDE, Maine – Ever heard of a lobstickle? It’s a lobster tail on a stick and Linda Bean is hoping it’s going to introduce people around the country to the Maine lobster. Bean is the granddaughter of … Continue reading