Down East sardine history lands in Searsport museum

A Mr. Alley is shown at the R.J. Peacock Canning Co. dock in Lubec.SEARSPORT, Maine — The sardine industry in Maine has passed into history.

Someday someon may figure out a way to make the business of catching herring and canning them as sardines profitable here again.

But by all available evidence, it’s over. Read more