Bumble Bee President Says Sale of Former Cannery Has Been Finalized 

A deal between the former Stinson Cannery in Gouldsboro and a Massachussets based lobster company has been finalized.The President and CEO of Bumble Bee Foods, Chris Lischewski issued a statement saying the sale of the former Stinson facility to Live Lobster company was formally closed Wednesday afternoon.One hundred thirty people lost their jobs when Bumble Bee closed the plant in April of last year. Live Lobster says it plans to start a lobster processing operation at the site.The company’s president Antonio Bussone has said he hopes to hire as many as forty people to start buying lobster and selling bait at the former cannery by late spring.