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New to Portland, a Painter Presents an Exhibition of Loss and ChangeJun 5, 2018Press Clip

MaineToday: Living in Portland, Dibble has become more aware of rising sea levels and issues associated with it. She spends a lot of time at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and paints from her fourth-floor condominium that looks out onto Casco Bay.

Portland startup wins $25K prize in Thursday's Top Gun Showcase finalsMay 25, 2018Press Clip

Mainebiz: Top Gun is the annual program for competitively selected entrepreneurs sponsored by the Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and its partners, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, the Lewiston Auburn Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and the University of Maine. The $25,000 cash prize is sponsored by the Maine Technology Institute.

Two Winners in Aquaculture Business Accelerator Pitch-OffMay 15, 2018Press Clip

The Lincoln County News: The pitch-off event was the culmination of an intensive 15-week aquaculture business development program, which teaches business fundamentals and provides one-on-one mentoring to promising aquaculture companies.

Range of options, costs possible for South Portland pier projectMay 2, 2018Press Clip

The Forecaster: Four designs were presented to stakeholders at an April 30 meeting, ranging in cost from $900,000 to $12 million to  revamp the city-owned pier. Another option, further paring down the cheapest version, is also possible, according to engineers, and the pier could also be rebuilt in phases as money becomes available.

Gulf of Maine researchers offer science, education, communityApr 30, 2018Press Clip

WMTW Channel 8, Video: In this week's Hometown Maine, WMTW News 8's Steve Minich takes us inside the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, located right on the Portland waterfront.

Portland institute's seafood bash all about local fisheries, speciesApr 24, 2018Press Clip

The Forecaster: Encouraging people to support local fisheries and eat sustainably harvested seafood are just two of the goals behind the annual Maine Seafood Celebration.

The other goal of the event is to introduce people to species such as hake or mackerel that don’t have as strong a following as more familiar fish like cod or haddock but are abundant in local waters.

Unity College providing fresh, local fishApr 11, 2018Press Clip

WABI 5 Video: "We order sustainable Gulf of Maine Research Institute seafood,” explained Assistant Dining Director Jenny MacArthur. “It comes in on Wednesday, we serve it on Thursday, and we don't know what it is going to be until we get it."

Kids changing the future of the Gulf of MaineApr 1, 2018Press Clip

Bangor Daily News: “Maine coastal communities rely heavily on the Gulf of Maine as an economic driver, for recreation, and just as a way of life,” says the Gulf of Maine Research Institute’s LabVenture! Program Manager Meredyth Eufemia Sullivan — all reasons why it’s a critical ecosystem for kids in Maine to learn about.

Improvements sought for South Portland's working waterfrontMar 22, 2018Press Clip

Mainebiz: At a meeting hosted by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, fishermen told Assistant City Manager Joshua Reny their main concerns focused on parking and protection from northeasterly winds, The Forecaster reported.

Fishermen: South Portland pier 'just needs a shave, haircut'Mar 21, 2018Press Clip

The Forecaster: Chris Vonderweidt, GMRI aquaculture program manager, said the organization supports local fishermen and aquaculture farmers, and is looking at trends in the fisheries and how to provide useful infrastructure.