relief

Keating Says Relief Coming for New Bedford Fishermen [VIDEO]
Some relief may be coming for the fishermen of New Bedford.
In his weekly appearance on WBSM, U.S. Congressman William Keating shared some details from his conversation with Wednesday with NOAA Regional Administrator Michael Pentony, and said he expects fishermen to at least have some answers &qu…
Groundfish Disaster Aid Talks
A sparse crowd filled the Waypoint Event Center in downtown New Bedford for a public discussion on how to spend nearly $7 million in federal relief aid for local commercial groundfishermen.
Disaster Relief
The Division of Marine Fisheries is holding a workshop in New Bedford Friday for shoreside businesses that have felt the impact of the fishing disaster.
Eligible fishing crew members, lumpers, and longshoremen are invited to attend the workshop, and fill out applications for Phase Two Groundfish Disa…
Funding Still Available
Emergency relief funding is still available for fishermen and those adversely affected by the downturn of the fishing industry.
The application process to claim hardship and receive funding has been open for about a month, but Verna Kendall of the Massachusetts Fishing Partnership says there's n…