Harpswell, Maine, Wharf Protected

KnoxVillage Soup: An important wharf in the Harpswell, Maine, fishing community is the latest project to be protected under the state’s Working Waterfront Access Pilot Program, a Dec. 9 news release said.

The wharf had been owned by Bob and Marolyn Bibber since the mid-1970s and has been known locally as Bibber Lobster. It is now owned by Jim Merryman, a Harpswell lobstermen with roots in the fishing community.

Located at the end of Ash Point Road on the Harpswell peninsula in Cumberland County, the 0.40-acre property includes 160 feet of deepwater shorefront with all-tide access, as well as a house that will be offered as a seasonal rental unit to help generate income to support the property.

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Knox Village Soup

Working Waterfront Access Pilot Program

Photos and description of Bibbers Wharf

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