Miller Boat Line expects its new ferry to the Erie Islands to be delivered next fall, christened Mary Ann Market after the matriarch of the family business. Fraser Shipyards of Superior, Wisconsin, will build the new drive-on, drive-off passenger/vehicle ferry. It will be 140 feet long, 38.5 feet wide ferry and will accommodate 26 standard…

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Lake Erie is high – more than 20 inches above normal this month. Which means boaters are struggling to climb up from their docks. And waves are destroying property as it erodes beaches and bluffs. The lake is still 7 inches short of the record high set in 1986. And it’s now about the same…

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Want to know where on Lake Erie you can try a dragon boat, find beach glass or eat with a view of the water? Us, too. Which is why RocktheLake created its Where To page. 9 Lake Erie festivals you won’t want to miss in summer 2018 Check it out for lists of: Beaches with…

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I think the golf carts were their favorite part. In one day at Put-in-Bay, I took my 5- and 7-year-old up to the top of Perry’s Monument, down to Perry’s Cave, around the state park and in to an ice cream shop. But their favorite? Fighting over the front seat in the golf cart as…

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