Leader of Maine’s state lobster marketing group steps down
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The leader of a state lobster marketing group in Maine is stepping down from his post.
Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative executive director Matt Jacobson will resign from his position on Feb. 25. The Portland Press Herald reports the lobster marketing board plans to start a search for Jacobson's replacement right away.
Lobster group pitching soft-shell lobsters to fishmongers
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A state funded lobster marketing council is aiming to court fishmongers to carry more soft-shell lobsters with a new marketing campaign.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A bill that will enable a Maine lobster marketing group to continue touting the state's signature seafood export in the coming years became law on Monday.
The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative uses fees paid by members of the state's lobster industry to promote the Maine lobster brand in the media and restaurant business. The new law extends the fee structure through 2021.
Maine’s state lobster marketing group to keep boosting bugs
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A state lobster marketing group is likely to keep touting Maine's most beloved seafood export in the wake of a key vote from a legislative committee.
The Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources voted in favor of renewing the Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative for three years on Wednesday. The collaborative needs the full Legislature's approval to continue existing beyond this year.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Senate says September 25 should once again be designated as National Lobster Day in honor of New England's most celebrated crustacean.
New England senators made the request last month, citing the lobster's cultural and economic importance to the region. The Senate passed this year's resolution on Tuesday.
The same day was named in the lobster's honor last year.
Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative executive director Matt...