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Matinicus lobsterman gives hundreds of pounds of lobster to needy on Christmas Eve

No one would ever mistake Noah Ames for Santa Claus. For one thing, the Matinicus lobsterman is rail-thin and lacks that signature bowl-full-of-jelly belly. He dresses in a sensible parka bundled up against a cold December wind, not a dashing red outfit pulled together with white trim, a black belt and boots. And Ames’ vehicle of choice is a black pickup, not a sleigh, although one suspects that Santa has the edge in roof-landing ability. click here to read the story 10:33 

Three years running for free lobster from the Ames family

For his third year now, Matinicus lobsterman Noah Ames has parked his truck in front of Midcoast Marine Supply at 153 New County Road in Thomaston on Christmas Eve and given away free lobsters to anyone who stopped. His whole family was involved this year and Ames put it simply – “This is what Christmas is all about.” Ames said that this year he was also doing a fundraiser for a good friend of his who’s daughter is battling cancer. Ames was proud that his whole family was involved with the free lobster giveaway this year. Also other lobstermen had donated crates of lobsters to give away as well. Read the story here 10:23