Search Suspended for Missing Maine Lobsterman

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard suspended its search at about 6 p.m., today for a Maine lobsterman last seen about noon Monday in a 21-foot skiff near Zephyr Ledges, Maine. Chris Whittaker, 24, left Matinicus Island, Maine, at about 8:45 Monday morning and was expected to return by 2 p.m. His sister contacted Coast Guard Station Rockland, Maine, at 3:30 p.m., concerned because he had...

Coast Guard searching for missing Maine lobsterman

BOSTON – The Coast Guard is searching for a Maine lobsterman today who went missing while aboard a 21-foot skiff. Chris Whitaker, 24, left Matinicus Island, Maine and was last seen at about noon near Zephyr Ledges.

Coast Guard responds to plane crash south of Owl’s Head, Maine

BOSTON- The Coast Guard and several local agencies responded to a plane crash today with one person aboard south of Owl’s Head, Maine. Around 10:50 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Northern New England received a phone call from Knox County Dispatch reporting a downed Piper aircraft near Crescent Beach. The Coast Guard responded with 25-foot and 47-foot boat crews from Station Rockland. A Hercules fixed-wing...