Lobster council to meet Dec. 16

BAR HARBOR — The Zone B lobster management council is set to meet Wednesday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. in the Mount Desert Island High School library.

At their meetings this month, the zone councils will discuss proposed changes to the lobster licensing system to come before the legislature in the upcoming session. A bill sponsored by Rep. Walter Kumiega (D-Deer Isle), “An Act to Improve Maine’s Lobster Licensing and Limited-entry System,” is still being drafted by the Department of Marine Resources but has been accepted for consideration this session, Kumiega said.

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