fishing industry

Will Jobs Be Lost
With all the recent news of workers for Carrier Corp., Walmart and other companies who'll be losing their jobs, the latest questions come from our own waterfront. With the arrest of Carlos Rafael, the owner of Carlos Seafood Inc., one of the Northeast's biggest commercial fishing entrepreneurs, char…
Award Winning Festival
The Working Waterfront Festival has been very busy trying to make the event the best it can be, and people are taking notice! The Festival was awarded the 2006 Spirit of Commerce and Industry Award by the Southeastern Massachusetts Convention & Visitor’s Bureau…
Rev. David Lima on Casinos: All That Glitters Isn’t Gold
In addition to opposition from the fishing industry, a local clergyman is also taking a strong stance against a New Bedford casino.
Reverend David Lima of the Inter Church Council of Greater New Bedford was a panelist at Wednesday night's forum on KG Urban Enterprises' casino proposal...
Mayor Supports Disaster Relief For Fishing Industry
New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell has sent a letter to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce, in support of disaster funding for grouind-fishermen in New England. 
Mitchell says about half of New Bedford's 100 draggers have left the fishery, causing hundreds of fishermen and shore-side support worker…
Cape Wind Could Threaten Fishing Industry
Cape Wind is expected to place 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound once preparations are complete.
According to Capewind.org, the project is currently in the financing stage, but construction on the turbines will begin by the end of the year...

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