The Cobscook Bay Resource Center is developing a shared-use facility at the head of the Breakwater (the fishermen’s wharf ) in Eastport, Maine. (more)
July 1, 2012: Fifth Annual Country Rib Barbecue
|Eddie and Greg - our grillmasters!||Offering inside and outside seating for the first time||Enjoying good food and great company|
June 24, 2012: First Board of Directors meeting held in new facility
Clockwise from far left: Dale Mitchell, Heidi Leighton, Charles Curtin, Kevin Athearn, Will Hopkins, John Charlton, Harry Shain, Tess Ftorek, Tari Camick
December 7, 2011: Interior partitions and electrical work are underway
October 31, 2011: Completed Exterior!
September 30, 2011: Our First Visitors!
Executive Director, Will Hopkins, presented information about the Resource Center's plans for the new facility to Professor Kevin Athearns's Community Economics class from the University of Maine at Machias.
September 30, 2011: Shingling is Underway
September 15, 2011: Roof Trusses Get Installed
September 13, 2011: Roof Trusses Arrive
September 8, 2011: Walls Go Up
August 31, 2011: Concrete Work
The slab for the new addition is complete! Watch the videos to see how the work was done.
August 31, 2011: Completing the Slab
August 23, 2011: Plumbing
August 17, 2011: Sitework around the foundation is complete.
Interior of foundation
Sitework by Peasley
August 13, 2011: Forms are off and backfilling begins.
August 4, 2011: The wall pour is finished.
August 2, 2011: Pouring Foundation Walls
| Inside the forms
|| Mixer & Pump in place
|| Filling the forms
|| Dale Richardson Foundations
July 22, 2011: Concrete Finally Flows
Resource Center Video
July 22, 2011: Footings Poured
| Sargent's provided concrete
|| SW Cole - Concrete Testing
|| Finished pour with rebar
July 21, 2011: Footings
July 19, 2011: Sitework
|Building the footings
||Rebar for the concrete
July 18, 2011: Groundbreaking Celebration
What a great day! Though it threatened to rain we had sunshine during the event. Over 35 people helped us celebrate! Many thanks to Tess Ftorek, Kevin Raye, Chris Gardner, Paul Critchley, and Scott Emery for their kind and supportive comments. A good time was had by all!
July 16, 2011: Sitework
July 14, 2011: Sitework
July 14, 2011: Invitation to Groundbreaking Celebration
Actually, the ground is already broken, but the celebration has yet to begin. Come help us celebrate the first phase of construction of the Cobscook Marketplace building on Monday, July 18th from noon 'til 12:30 at the Head of the Breakwater, 110 Water Street, Eastport.
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Join us if you can.
The Resource Center thanks everyone who has helped develop this facility where Cobscook fishermen and farmers can add value to and market their products.
July 13, 2011: Sitework
July 12, 2011: The Digging Begins!
|Artifacts found on site|
July 11, 2011: Preparations
|Building Permit||Boundary Line||Boundary Marker||Dig Safe|
July 1, 2011: Mowing
An enthusiastic crew volunteered to make good use of their Scythe Supply tools to prepare the yard for the Groundbreaking Celebration. Many thanks to Damon, Molly, Elizabeth, Cecilia, Anne and Rafi.
|Before||Cutting|| The Crew
||After|| Ready for Groundbreaking
May 2011: Announcement of General Contractor
The Resource Center is pleased to announce the selection of Matt Gurney and Coastal Maine General Contracting from East Machias, Maine, as General Contractor for the first phase of construction of our new facility at 110 Water Street in Eastport.
Matt will be constructing an addition to the existing building on the site which will house a buying station for scallops and farm produce as well as a shared-use commercial kitchen.