Contact Us
Make My Homepage

Over Crowding or Racism Bans Fishing in Marblehead

charliekwa,flickr

Fishing has been banned from public piers in well-to-do Marblehead because local officials say the piers have been over crowded by people who don’t reside in the historic town.

Others are saying it’s racism rearing its ugly head because the vast majority of the people fishing are Cambodians trying to catch squid for personal consumption. Photos taken by local officials show very crowded conditions on the piers.

Other New England communities are facing similar situations. The new Marblehead ruling will be re-examined in about 6 weeks.

Best of WBSM

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://wbsm.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for 1420 Club quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive 1420 Club contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.