You can now read 5 articles in a month for free on BostonGlobe.com. Read as much as you want anywhere and anytime for just 99¢.

Pembroke

Head of herring

Continue reading below

The town is preparing to fill the newly created position of herring superintendent. The person selected for the volunteer, part-time post will oversee the town’s herring commission and work to ensure the town’s herring run is managed properly, according to Town Administrator Edwin Thorne. The superintendent will also be asked to conduct public outreach to inform residents about the herring run, the water route in town that alewife follow when they migrate during their annual spawning season. The commission was formed by selectmen about 15 years ago, but the appointment of the superintendent — who will report directly to selectmen — formalizes the town’s herring run program, Thorne said. About a dozen people have applied for the position. Town officials are reviewing the applications, and the board is expected to act on an appointment this month.

Loading comments...
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Marketing image of BostonGlobe.com
Already a subscriber?
Your city. Your stories. Your Globe.
Yours FREE for two weeks.
Enjoy free unlimited access to Globe.com for the next two weeks.
Limited time only - No credit card required!
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.
Thanks & Welcome to Globe.com
You now have unlimited access for the next two weeks.
BostonGlobe.com complimentary digital access has been provided to you, without a subscription, for free starting today and ending in 14 days. After the free trial period, your free BostonGlobe.com digital access will stop immediately unless you sign up for BostonGlobe.com digital subscription. Current print and digital subscribers are not eligible for the free trial.