• sharks Jul 14

    Searching for Sharks: Maine More Than Doubles Its Tracking Buoys

    Researchers with Maine’s Department of Marine Resources have placed dozens of buoys off of beaches to track white sharks. They could help prevent incidents like Maine’s first fatal shark attack, which occurred off of Bailey Island last July. There are 32 buoys total stretching from York in southern Maine to Squirrel Island, near Boothbay on the Midcoast, according to...

  • bailey island Jul 28, 2020

    New Details Released in Maine's 1st Deadly Shark Attack

    The woman killed in Maine’s first known deadly shark attack Monday has been identified as a 63-year-old woman from New York City who had a summer home in the community. The Maine Department of Marine Resources on Tuesday identified the woman as Julie Dimperio Holowach, 63. She was attacked by a great white shark, authorities said Tuesday. “It is tragic…

  • bailey island Jul 28, 2020

    Woman Dies in Apparent Shark Attack in Maine

    A woman has died in what authorities in Maine are describing as an apparent shark attack. A witness said the woman was swimming “when she was injured in what appeared to be a shark attack,” according to a statement from the Maine Department of Marine Resources. Kayakers in the area took her to shore, where paramedics were called. But she…

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