Ipswich, MA Aims to Stop Clam Raiders

Clam Raiders

Officials in Ipswich, Massachusetts are taking emergency action to deal with clammers coming across the Essex and Gloucester border on Sundays to harvest on the richest clamming beach in Ipswich, according to an article in the Salem Evening News.

To deal with the situation, selectmen have voted to endorse an emergency measure that would open a small section of the town’s beaches, in an area called the spit, on Sunday to clammers licensed by Ipswich. During summer, all the town’s beaches have been closed to clam diggers on Sundays.

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