Alewives Anonymous to hold annual meeting April 29

Apr 23, 2018

Alewives Anonymous, Inc., a local non-profit dedicated to the preservation and increase of alewife herring in the tri-town, will host its annual meeting and quahog chowder supper for members, guests and others interested in the world of alewives (herring) Sunday, April 29, at 5 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the Rochester Grange Hall, 205 Hartley Road, Rochester.

After the annual meeting a number of short videos of area river Herring Runs will be presented.

Those planning to attend are asked to make reservations with Arthur F. Benner, at 508-763-2024, or email

There is no charge for the supper for members whose dues are paid up. Members who renew their annual dues or new members joining will owe $10. Otherwise the charge is $5 per person.

Alewives Anonymous, Inc is also involved with monitoring the alewives population using electronic fish counting equipment and other efforts and projects to enhance their numbers and to improve their environment.