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Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014 River Boat Snags on MA Sandbar A pontoon-style tour boat, carrying a load of river...
River Boat Snags on MA Sandbar
Cooperage Video Released by Mystic Seaport Cooperage Video Released by Mystic Seaport

The Mystic Seaport has released a new short web video called “Cooperage at Mystic Seaport: A Wood Working Craft.” The video highlights the art of cooperage (barrel making) and its value for seaports in the days of whaling.

» July 23rd, 2014
Portland-Novy Ferry Reports Slow Start Portland-Novy Ferry Reports Slow Start

Portland Press Herald: The slow start for the new cruise ferry service between Portland and Nova Scotia continued in June, with the Nova Star carrying an average of 112 passengers per trip last month, just one-tenth of its passenger...

» July 23rd, 2014
Provincetown Home Made Boat Race Coming Up Provincetown Home Made Boat Race Coming Up

The Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, MA, will kick off Whale Week with the 4th Annual Home Made Boat Race on July 28, 2014, at 5:00 p.m. on Town Beach (behind the Crowne and Anchor) in Provincetown. Participants...

» July 23rd, 2014
John Smith’s Isles of Shoals Visit to be Honored John Smith’s Isles of Shoals Visit to be Honored

SeacoastOnline: This summer marks a special anniversary on Star Island — as it was 400 years ago that British Capt. John Smith first stepped foot on the Isles of Shoals. Best known as the leader of the Jamestown, VA,...

» July 23rd, 2014
2014 Boston Seafood Festival Coming Up 2014 Boston Seafood Festival Coming Up

Celebrate the 100th anniversary of Boston Fish Pier at the 3rd annual Boston Seafood Festival, which takes place at the Boston Fish Pier on Sunday, July 27 from 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. The event will feature food vendors from of...

» July 23rd, 2014
CG Cutter to Visit Bourne, MA CG Cutter to Visit Bourne, MA

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Eagle is scheduled to arrive at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy, in Bourne, Massachusetts, July 24, 2014, at 2:40 p.m. as part of their 2014 cadet summer training deployment. The Eagle is visiting Bourne for...

» July 23rd, 2014
Local Lobsterman Opens Takeout Stand in Damariscotta, ME Local Lobsterman Opens Takeout Stand in Damariscotta, ME

  Lincoln County News: A fourth-generation lobsterman has opened a lobster roll takeout stand in downtown Damariscotta and claims to sell the freshest, most savory lobster rolls in the county at the best value. Joe Lane, 30, of Damariscotta,...

» July 22nd, 2014
Cape Cod Wildlife Managers May Hunt Plover Predators Cape Cod Wildlife Managers May Hunt Plover Predators

CapeCodOnline: Even as they successfully ratcheted down on off-road vehicles and other sources of human-caused deaths for endangered shorebirds, towns and federal agencies are struggling with a thornier problem — how to deal with predators that now account for...

» July 22nd, 2014
Shark Sightings Boost Cape Cod Tourism Shark Sightings Boost Cape Cod Tourism

CapeCodOnline.com: In “Jaws,” the fictional mayor tried to protect the summer tourism season by keeping a lid on reports of the man-eater lurking offshore. As sightings of great white sharks mount off Cape Cod in real life, however, businesses...

» July 22nd, 2014
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