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Fishtale Diner closes

It's been a mean season for diners of late.

Waterfront diner closes its doors

By Dave Rogers

fishtalesceneYou can see from this picture why the Fishtale Diner was aptly named.

SALISBURY — For more than 40 years, those looking for a hearty breakfast with majestic views of the Merrimack River flocked to the Fish Tale Diner tucked behind the Bridge Marina along the river.

But the future of the enormously popular diner is very much in question after its most recent owners closed its doors yesterday roughly 15 years after Michelle Freeman and her family opened for business.