Federal Fishery Disaster Aid Meeting to be held in Gloucester tonight

cashThe distribution of the nearly $33 million in federal groundfish disaster aid has moved through the first two phases — or bins, in the parlance of NOAA Fisheries NMFS and the respective state fisheries directors — in the past year-and-a-half. Tonight, the Gloucester Fishing Commission will take a stab at coming up with what it believes to be the best option for the nearly $7 million earmarked for Massachusetts. The meeting is set for 6 p.m. at Gloucester City Hall. Read the rest here 08:05