NOAA releases $8.3M to Massachusetts for groundfish disaster

cashEd Barrett, a commercial fisherman from Marshfield, thinks the money will help a lot of fishermen missed in the first round of disaster aid released last year.But, he said, it should have come sooner.“It’s been very frustrating. Our legislation worked hard to get money, but the process hasn’t gone easily,” Barrett said. “Come Christmastime, people were hoping to get it by then… People were waiting to pay their mortgage, their gear bills, their fuel bills, and it didn’t happen.” Read the rest here 14:40