Sunday, June 12, 2011

Gas & Bass Harbor

A Bass Harbor Church, Bass Harbor, Maine  © Doug Hickok

The small Tremont Congregational Church, in Bass Harbor Maine, has a food pantry program where they ask for donations of non-perishable goods to help local families stressed by the escalating costs of fuel. The difficult economy has hit the fishing industry particularly hard in this area, with the rising costs of gasoline to power their lobster boats being a major reason for struggling marine businesses.

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