Maine: Rallying to The Claws

Rallying to The Claws

Lobstermen in Kennebunkport, Me., are boiling mad about special arrangements for one of the neighbors. They learned last week that the U.S. Coast Guard will enforce a 500-yd. "security zone" in the waters around George Bush's summer home on Walker's Point, site of some of Maine's best lobstering. Whenever the President is in residence, Coast Guard cutters will stop and search lobster boats seeking to enter the zone. Even more frustrating to the 40 or so lobstermen affected: the cutters' propellers tend to get snarled in the traplines, resulting in dozens of lost traps.

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