Maine lobster boat races scheduled

The Associated Press
Posted Feb. 20, 2012, at 5:32 a.m.

WINTERPORT, Maine — It may be the dead of winter, but summer’s schedule of Maine lobster boat races is coming into shape.

The Maine Lobster Boat Racing Association says the season will kick off June 16 with races in Boothbay, followed the next day with races in Rockland.

Additional races are planned in Bass Harbor, Jonesport, Searsport, Stonington, Friendship, Harpswell, Winter Harbor, Pemaquid and Portland before wrapping up with a final competition in Eastport during the Eastport Pirate Festival on Sept. 9.

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