Froze In! Maine DEP giving Portland lobstermen the cold shoulder

Frozen08The winter months are hard on lobstermen. In the weeks prior to Winter Storm Juno’s arrival, the maritime conditions were rough enough to force lobstermen to keep their boats tied up. Then, just two days after Juno, the skies cleared and the swells subsided. Lobstermen all over the region cheerfully headed out to check on their traps and bring home a little bacon.  But for several Portland lobstermen that elation was short-lived, because when they arrived at their berths they were shocked to find ice over a foot thick trapping their boats,,, Read the rest here 10:42