Mass. Legislation Seeks To Expand Lobster Processing

Democratic and Republican leaders on Beacon Hill are moving toward consensus on legislation that seeks to expand lobster processing, in turn growing markets and giving consumers a wider selection of lobster products at restaurants and local supermarkets.

Maine Lobster Marketing Group Names New Leader

The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative has appointed Marianne LaCroix as its new executive director. LaCroix previously served as the group’s head of marketing since its founding in 2013.

Proposal to License More Lobstermen Put Off to Next Year

A proposal to let dozens of new lobstermen into Maine’s signature fishery is going to be put off until at least 2020.

Maine’s Lobster Biz Looks to Crack Open New Markets as Catch Soars

Maine’s lobster business is starting a new push to try to get the state’s most coveted seafood item to corners of the country that don’t get a chance to crack open a lobster tail as often as New Englanders.

Maine Lobster Harvest Value Jumps By 46 Million

State officials say Maine fishermen caught $46 million more worth of lobster in 2018 than they did the previous year.