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Friday, February 12th, 2016 Disabled Fishing Boat Towed to Point Judith The Providence Journal reports that the Coast Guard and...
Disabled Fishing Boat Towed to Point Judith
Summer Fish Kills Likely in Peconic Bay Summer Fish Kills Likely in Peconic Bay

Suffolk Times: An official study of last summer’s fish kills in the Peconic River, which were attributed to a variety of factors, confirmed that the biggest culprit was nitrogen-fed algal blooms, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation....

» February 12th, 2016
Plymouth, MA, to Develop Harbor Management Plan Plymouth, MA, to Develop Harbor Management Plan

WickedLocal Plymouth: The town of Plymouth, MA, has developed many plans for the use of its valuable resources since the arrival of the Pilgrims. But none of those plans has ever addressed the harbor. That’s about to change. Over...

» February 12th, 2016
Cape Cod Shark Population May Double Cape Cod Shark Population May Double

Cape Cod Times: It might not seem it by looking out the window, but the Cape is closing in on another beach season, and members of a working group tasked with improving public safety given an increasing number of...

» February 11th, 2016
Kayakers Rescued off Westport, CT Kayakers Rescued off Westport, CT

Two kayakers were rescued off Compo Beach in Westport, CT, on Monday, Feb 1. Police responded to the scene after receiving a report of an unoccupied kayak floating approximately 1/3-mile offshore. When police arrived, they discovered one person stranded...

» February 11th, 2016
Website Launches Houseboat Design Contest Website Launches Houseboat Design Contest

The boating website offcenterharbor.com is running an online contest that invites members to submit their design for a dream houseboat, along with the criteria for the locations where it would be used. Alternatively, the design could be for a...

» February 11th, 2016
Groton’s Pine Island Marina Dredged Groton’s Pine Island Marina Dredged

The Day reports that the Pine Island Marina in Groton, CT, is being dredged after 2 decades. Cashman Dredging & Marine are completing excavation of about 22,000 cubic yards of material clogging the docks and channels around the 105-slip...

» February 11th, 2016
Sailing Coach Wanted for SE Mass. High School Sailing Coach Wanted for SE Mass. High School

The Old Rochester Regional High School in Southeastern Massachusetts is seeking a varsity sailing coach. The coach will be responsible for all team activities, including practices, regattas and fundraisers. Season runs March 21 through May. Practice commitment is 5...

» February 10th, 2016
NOAA Offers Funding for Habitat Restoration Projects NOAA Offers Funding for Habitat Restoration Projects

As part of its efforts to promote healthy ecosystems and resilient coastal communities, the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration has announced the availability of $9 million in Community-Based Restoration Program funding for coastal and marine habitat restoration in 2016. NOAA...

» February 10th, 2016
Nav Buoys Removed from Wareham River, MA Nav Buoys Removed from Wareham River, MA

Wareham Week: Boaters entering the Wareham River might have noticed a major change as of late, and although Wareham officials aren’t happy with the recent development, there may be nothing they can do. At Tuesday evening’s meeting of the...

» February 10th, 2016
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