Homebuilt Schooner Conflict Continues in Maine

Island Rover
Island Rover

Portland Press Herald: The town of Freeport [Maine] and a longtime resident of the Flying Point neighborhood are locked in a dispute over a long-delayed boatbuilding project that may be headed to court.

The 89’ Island Rover, a schooner assembled from scrap metal and recycled material, is the subject of an intractable dispute between the town, which contends the project runs afoul of zoning laws, and Harold Arndt, the ship’s ambitious, eccentric builder.

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