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A Big Ruckus Over a Little Clam Boat – Commercial Clamming Stirs Short Beach Waters

cultivatorAs concerned neighbors organize to prevent commercial clam digging in sleepy Short Beach cove, a new $1.6 million clamming boat, the Cultivator, continues to stir up both clams and controversy in the waters off Johnson’s Beach. The Cultivator came into the area in and around the Short Beach cove in early summer and neighbors who live there report a far noisier, more intrusive, and frequent operation, one that has disrupted swimmers, surfers, kayakers, and, some say, a sailing school for kids as well as other recreational activities. The snobbery gets thick! Read the rest here 11:52