Waterfront property owners scramble to repair after damaging storms, fearing lobster fishing season at risk

According to Gov. Janet Mills, the back-to-back storms that hit the state earlier this year left behind more than $70 million in damage to Maine’s infrastructure, including the destruction of several working waterfront properties and docks, ultimately leaving the success of this year’s lobster fishing season uncertain. Last week, the Maine Legislature signed off on a $60 million supplemental budget for storm damage relief. Aldrige’s ferry dock was damaged by storms as well, but his repairs are complete. He said he’s watching lobstermen push on at their lowest. “Fishermen are carting bait from trucks down on carts to where a dock used to exist,” Video, more, >>CLICK TO READ<< 09:28

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