How Portland’s lobstermen preserve the working waterfront

And that’s where that quintessential Maine stubbornness comes into play. , Peter Kelly, who has owned Widgery Wharf since the boom days of the 70′s, has been approached several times over the decades by prospective developers looking to convert the historic wharf into condos. “This wharf was built in 1777,” said Kelly, “so every time one of those developers asks me about selling, I tell them that this has always been a fishermen’s wharf, and as long as I’m around it’ll stay a fishermen’s wharf.” Read the rest here 08:10

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