App will ease boater border crossing on Lake Memphremagog

NEWPORT, Vt. — A new app is expected to make it easier for boaters who wish to cross the U.S.-Canadian border on Lake Memphremagog in northern Vermont and southern Quebec.

The Caledonian Record reports Tod Phillabaum, supervisor for the area U.S. Customs and Border Protection, unveiled the new "Reporting Offsite Arrival — Mobile" app, known as ROAM, Thursday to more than 50 people at the Gateway Center at the Newport city dock.

Phillabaum was questioned by U.S. and Canadian boaters eager to use the app.

Phillabaum says a new CBP office with log-in station and kiosk will be set up soon. The agency to install a station at the East Side Restaurant, another popular destination for boaters crossing the border.

The app will replace a call-in system at the city dock.

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Information from: The Caledonian-Record, http://www.caledonianrecord.com

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