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Monday, January 23rd, 2017 Gloucester Receives Grant to Help Sell Seafood Gloucester, Massachusetts has received a $20,000 grant from the...
Gloucester Receives Grant to Help Sell Seafood
MA Lecture Examines History of Sea Rescue MA Lecture Examines History of Sea Rescue

A recent public lecture held by the Sea Education Association in Falmouth, Massachusetts, focused on a history of search and rescue missions at sea, from the Cape and around the world. On Sunday, January 22, 2017, the association’s professor...

» January 23rd, 2017
Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman Off Cape Ann Coast Guard Rescues Fisherman Off Cape Ann

A helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod hoisted a man from the fishing boat Golden Girl while 25 miles southeast of Massachusetts’ Cape Ann on Saturday, January 21, 2017. The captain of Golden Girl contacted Coast...

» January 23rd, 2017
Block Island Officials Consider Harbor Facility Plan Block Island Officials Consider Harbor Facility Plan

The Block Island Harbors Committee is still tweaking where to locate a harbor facility at Ball O’Brien Park, according to an article on BlockIslandTimes.com. Harbors Committee member Gary Pollard presented a plan to the Land Trust to locate the...

» January 23rd, 2017
Bar Harbor Approves Megaship Visits Bar Harbor Approves Megaship Visits

Officials in Bar Harbor, Maine recently approved four visits in 2018 by cruise ships that carry more passengers than the town regularly allows in summer months, according to an article on MDIslander.com. Councilors in Bar Harbor voted 6-1 to...

» January 21st, 2017
Marina Planned for Maine’s Bass Harbor Marina Planned for Maine’s Bass Harbor

The owners of F.W. Thurston and Thurston’s Lobster Pound have plans for a marina at their location on the western shore of Bass Harbor in Tremont, Maine, according to an article on MDIslander.com. Owner Michael Radcliffe and his son-in-law...

» January 21st, 2017
Maine-based CG Cutter Nabs $90M in Cocaine Maine-based CG Cutter Nabs $90M in Cocaine

The Coast Guard cutter Tahoma recently returned to Kittery, Maine after a 49-day anti-drug patrol in the Eastern Pacific and Caribbean, according to an article on EllsworthAmerican.com. Tahoma’s drug interdiction efforts, including the interception and boarding of suspected smuggling...

» January 20th, 2017
A Look at the History of Black Whaling Captains A Look at the History of Black Whaling Captains

A recent article on MVGazette.com examines the history of black whaling captains in the Northeast. Over nearly three centuries of whaling, some 175,000 men went to sea in 2,700 ships. Of the 2,500 masters who captained these ships, at...

» January 20th, 2017
CG Installing New Sound Signals at ME Lighthouses CG Installing New Sound Signals at ME Lighthouses

The Coast Guard has announced it will install mariner radio-activated sound signals on seven remote lighthouses along the coast of Maine, according to an article on PressHerald.com. The devices allow mariners to activate lighthouse sound signals on demand –...

» January 19th, 2017
Cape Officials Battle to Expand Harbor Facilities Cape Officials Battle to Expand Harbor Facilities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is pushing back on a plan to expand docks in Saquatucket Harbor in Harwich Port, Massachusetts, into federal waters, according to an article on CapeCodTimes.com. Work was supposed to start this past October...

» January 19th, 2017
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