Developer Outbids Cook’s Lobster Owner to Buy Historic Maine Island Wharf
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [Bangor Daily News] by Beth Brogan - April 26, 2017
Harpswell, Maine — A Portland real estate developer outbid the owners of Cook’s Lobster & Ale House on Tuesday to purchase the Bailey Island wharf adjacent to the restaurant for $510,000.
Arthur Girard, who in 2015 donated Ram Island in Saco Bay to the University of New England, said he’s not sure what he’ll do with the property, which for decades has operated as a commercial fishing wharf for local lobstermen.
“I have no plans for it,” he said. “That’s how I get...Full Story »