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Gloucester dinner honors Angela Sanfilippo, benefits Fishing Partnership Support Services

GLOUCESTER, MA – Fishermen, fish buyers, community members, and state, federal, and local officials all honored Angela Sanfilippo, the longtime president of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association (GFWA), during a “sea to supper” dinner here on Aug. 24. The dinner celebrated Sanfilippo’s 40 years of leadership and service to the fishing community. Under Sanfilippo’s guidance, …

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Working Waterfront Festival returns to New Bedford Sept. 23

NEW BEDFORD, MA – The Working Waterfront Festival – a free, family friendly celebration of the commercial fishing industry – returns to the working piers of New Bedford on Sept. 23 for a fun-filled and educational one-day event. The Working Waterfront Festival provides a unique opportunity for the public to get a firsthand look at …

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Linda Greenlaw welcomed back to Gloucester…

…addresses annual fishermen’s memorial service   GLOUCESTER, MA – Capt. Linda Greenlaw, the celebrated fisherman and author – and a valued friend of this city by the sea – delivered the keynote address during Gloucester’s 20th Annual Fishermen’s Memorial Service. Several hundred fishing families and friends gathered on a late August afternoon at Gloucester’s historic …

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CME Announces 2017 Show Plans

Commercial Marine Expo announces plans to return to New Bedford, Apr. 26-27, 2017 NEW BEDFORD, MA – Building on the success of this year’s Commercial Maine Expo (CME), held on the State Pier here Apr. 27-28, show organizers have already announced plans to make CME an every-year event. “We will be returning to New Bedford …

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2016 Maine Fishermen’s Forum: record trade show; events galore

ROCKPORT, ME – The Maine Fishermen’s Forum (MFF) turns 41 this year with a jam-packed three days scheduled at the Samoset Resort from Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5. Spread the word: Capt. Keith Colburn from the Discovery Channel’s popular television series Deadliest Catch will be returning to the Samoset for this year’s forum.  …

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New Bedford Working Waterfront Festival 2015

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New Bedford gears up to host its annual Working Waterfront Festival, Sept. 26-27

NEW BEDFORD, MA – The nation’s Number One fishing port hosts its annual Working Waterfront Festival – a free, family-friendly celebration of commercial fishing culture – once again this year on the working piers of New Bedford’s historic waterfront Saturday, Sept. 26 and Sunday, Sept. 27. More than simply a celebration, the Working Waterfront Festival …

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Busy summer of lobster boat racing ahead;  24 classes and up to 12 days of competition

ROCKPORT, ME – You’re going to want to pack a lunch if you’re heading out to take in one of the Maine Lobster Boat Racing Association (MLBRA) races this summer. Participants at MLBRA’s pre-season spring meeting, held during the Maine Fishermen’s Forum here on Mar. 7, voted to add additional brackets within two classes, resulting …

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40th Annual Maine Fishermen’s Forum: One for the books

It had all the makings of a great movie: you had the glory of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum celebrating its 40th anniversary mixed with the drama of worrying about what the weather might be. The Samoset Resort crew sent out an e-mail on Monday morning of forum week with a bulldozer excavating a small glacier …

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Maine Fishermen’s Forum celebrates 40 years

ROCKPORT, ME – The Maine Fishermen’s Forum (MFF) celebrates its 40th anniversary this year with a jam-packed three days scheduled at the Samoset Resort from Thursday, March 5 through Saturday, March 7. A highlight of this year’s bigger-than-ever Forum Trade Show will be the appearance of Capt. Dave Carraro from the National Geographic Channel’s Wicked …

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