Thousands of pounds of quahogs moved to clean water in Bristol

DEM transplant program aims to replenish local stock of shellfish

By Patrick Luce
Posted 5/18/17

Half of Bristol Harbor has been closed to shellfishing for several years due to contamination. So what do you do when you can’t go to the quahogs? Bring the quahogs to you.

For one day last …

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