Twillingate fishery stuck in ice, shrimp plant future uncertain

A pair of dark clouds loom over the fishery in Twillingate, and good weather might improve only one of them. Long-lasting sea ice has put a chill on traffic at the town’s wharf, meaning less work for dockhands and a slump at the town’s grocery stores. That ice might also be part of the reason why plant workers are still searching for answers about their shrimp processor. The town hasn’t seen ice last this long for decades, according to Gord Noseworthy, mayor and harbour master. “This time last year, where all your boats is coming and going, you looked up there and there was eight and nine tractor trailers out there at a time, all taking full loads and going.” The town’s grocery stores, oil companies and liquor store have also been feeling the pinch,,, the future of the shrimp plant is not so certain. click here to read the story 17:27

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