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Gloucester weighs waterfront makeover – Port city’s shift toward a tourist-focused economy poses conflicts with its proud but faltering fishing industry

manatthewheelAngela Sanfilippo, president of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association and executive director of the Massachusetts Fishermen’s Partnership, doesn’t like what she’s seeing in Gloucester, from the new fishing restrictions to calls to change the boundaries of the designated port area. She fears the city could be eventually abandoning its commercial fishing heritage. [email protected] 10:56