Bill would renew funds for boating, fishing

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U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., last week introduced a bill to reauthorize the Sport Fish and Boating Safety Account.

The account provides funds for pumpouts, the federal Boating Infrastructure Grant program, boating safety programs, fish hatcheries and boat access.

The bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation.


Maine Boatbuilders Show opens tomorrow

In its second year in a new location, the Maine Boatbuilders Show opens tomorrow at 10 a.m. at the Portland Sports Complex. Sail and powerboats, plus engines and accessories will all be on display.