State and Local

‘Bite Me’ benefits from Obama Stimulus

Bite Me,” “Harper’s Folly,” “Endless Pursuit,” “Net Results,” “Hopeful,” and nine other North
Carolina fishing vessels got new diesel motors through President Barack Obama’s 2009 stimulus program.  “Bite Me” owner Jay Kavanagh received $65,886 in public funds for a new diesel motor for the 51-foot charter boat based at the Hatteras Harbor Marina in Dare County.  The largest Marine Diesel grant was $93,000 to replace the engine in “Bald Eagle II,” a commercial fishing vessel owned by the Fisherman’s Wharf Restaurant in Wanchese.  Read more of this and other stories at



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