Lubec Fishing Grant 

A former sardine plant in Lubec will be used on a permanent basis for commercial fishing uses.The owner has received a grant from the state’s Working Waterfront Access pilot program in exchange for limiting the property to its current uses.The grant of more than $340,000 will be used to upgrade the wharf and processing space.State officials say a number of lobster and scallop boats use the wharf there and so do fisherman who unload clams, urchins and periwinkles.