Bangor Supports Searsport Harbor Dredging Project

Searsport, seen from the rocky coastline of Penobscot Bay. Photo by Joe Devenney
Searsport, seen from the rocky coastline of Penobscot Bay. Photo by Joe Devenney

Bangor Daily News: City councilors have formally pledged Bangor’s support for a plan to conduct a dredging project in Searsport Harbor that aims to improve access for today’s bigger ships.

A resolve to that end was adopted in an 8-1 vote during Monday night’s [March 10] council meeting, with Chairman Ben Sprague and councilors Joe Baldacci, Pauline Civiello, Nelson Durgin, James Gallant, Gibran Graham, David Nealley and Josh Plourde in favor and Councilor Patricia Blanchette opposed.

Read more about the plan to dredge Searsport Harbor, Maine.