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Friday, August 15th, 2014 Camden Harbor Weathers Storm PenBayPilot: Camden Harbormaster Steve Pixley spent Thursday morning [Aug....
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Boats Damaged in Mattapoisett Harbor Boats Damaged in Mattapoisett Harbor

SouthcoastToday reports that a 36’ trawler capsized and another powerboat partially sank in Mattapoisett due to Wednesday’s storm, which brought heavy seas to Mattapoisett Harbor. Read more about the boats damaged in Mattapoisett, MA.  

» August 15th, 2014
Study Shows More Dogfish in Gulf of Maine Study Shows More Dogfish in Gulf of Maine

MPBN.net: New research by a Maine-based marine biologist could have big implications for fisheries management in the Gulf of Maine. The study, authored by University of New England professor James Sulikowski, suggests that a voracious predator known as spiny...

» August 15th, 2014
National Grid Fined for Wetlands Violations in MA National Grid Fined for Wetlands Violations in MA

Newburyport News: The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection penalized the New England Power Company $15,156.25 after an inspection found repeated instances of erosion from the company’s substation on Middle Road . The erosion caused unpermitted filling and...

» August 15th, 2014
NH Firefighters, Paramedics Honored for 2013 Rip Rescue NH Firefighters, Paramedics Honored for 2013 Rip Rescue

SeacoastOnline: The New Hampshire Fire Service Committee of Merit has honored 10 Hampton firefighters and paramedics in recognition of bravery and heroism during a water rescue off Hampton Beach. Each of the individuals recently received a letter of merit...

» August 15th, 2014
Brewer Yacht Yards to Purchase Essex Island Marina Brewer Yacht Yards to Purchase Essex Island Marina

Brewer Yacht Yard Group has announced the intended purchase of Essex Island Marina in Essex, CT. The new Brewer Essex Island Marina will join the company’s 23 other full-service marinas and boat yards between Maryland and Maine. The sale...

» August 14th, 2014
Coast Guard Assists Disabled Provincetown Ferry Coast Guard Assists Disabled Provincetown Ferry

Coast Guard rescue crews assisted the crew and passengers aboard the Provincetown IV Ferry, which was disabled near Scituate, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, August 13. Watchstanders at the Sector Boston Command Center received notification at 4:06 p.m. that the ferry had suffered an...

» August 14th, 2014
2 Arrested on Portsmouth, RI, Dock 2 Arrested on Portsmouth, RI, Dock

EastBayRI.com: Two 20-year-old local men who were originally mistaken for being dead last week were charged with disorderly conduct. Just before 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 7, Police Lt. Anthony Cambrola investigated a report of “two dead bodies” on...

» August 14th, 2014
2 Great Whites Tagged in 2014, So Far 2 Great Whites Tagged in 2014, So Far

According to the CapeCodOnline, which recently interviewed shark expert Gregory Skomal of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, only 2 great whites have been tagged in the waters off Cape Cod this season. “About 80 percent of our sharks...

» August 14th, 2014
Minot’s Ledge Light on Auction Block Minot’s Ledge Light on Auction Block

The 159-year-old lighthouse referred to as the “I Love You” light for its 1-4-3 flashing beacon has hit the auction block after the Massachusetts communities of both Scituate and Cohasset passed up the opportunity to own it, according to...

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