Clam Flat Closures 

With a mixture of pollution and heavy rains, clam diggers in eastern Maine are facing closures due to toxic red tide algae. Over the weekend, Darcie Couture of the Maine Department of Marine Resources stated that the state will shut down most of the flats to clam and mussel harvesting from the Roque Bluffs to the Canadian Boarder. However, good news is that areas from East Penobscot Bay to Machias will remain open,