151 Cape Ann crew, dockhands to share in $3M disaster relief funds

cashThe state will distribute about $3 million in federal fishery disaster aid to 525 eligible Massachusetts-based crew members, dock workers and owner-operators, including 136 from Gloucester and 15 from other towns on Cape Ann, according to the state Division of Marine Fisheries. Peter Lorenz, DMF spokesman, said letters went out June 30 to 601 Massachusetts-based crew members who applied for the funds, informing them of their status. Lorenz said 76 applicants were not qualified for any payments. Read the rest here 08:58