Passy Pete the Weather Predicting Belfast Lobster
Do you know about Passy Pete? He is Maine’s Punxsutawney Phil. So, what did Pete predict?
“Down Belfast the weather is holding fast. Summer will last six more weeks!
That’s what David Crabiel read to a crowd at the banks of the Passagassawakeag River. Since Pete can’t see his shadow, he predicts the weather by what scroll his claw grabs. He’s grabbed 6 more weeks of summer for he past 3 years.
A couple of business guys got together three years ago and did this, and now it’s a thing. A Labor Day tradition.
After Pete predicted the weather, he went back into the river…