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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 Shrimp Boat Sinks in RI A slight sheen of oil covered the water’s surface...
Shrimp Boat Sinks in RI
Exploring Cape Cod’s Pleasant Bay Exploring Cape Cod’s Pleasant Bay

If you’ve never experienced the beautiful, protected paradise on Cape Cod that is Pleasant Bay, we can’t recommend it highly enough. The sheltered waters are idyllic, especially in August and September, so plan a trip now. You won’t be...

» July 29th, 2014
MA Law Would Ban Shark Finning MA Law Would Ban Shark Finning

CapeCodOnline.com: The practice of shark finning would be outlawed in Massachusetts under a bill set to receive Governor Deval Patrick’s signature. Advocates for the ban say shark fins are often removed for use in soup while the rest of...

» July 29th, 2014
RI Seeks to Protect Piping Plovers RI Seeks to Protect Piping Plovers

Officials in Rhode Island are ramping up efforts to protect piping plovers on the state’s beaches, according to an article in the Providence Journal. Decades of building on the water and people visiting beaches have shrunk and carved up...

» July 29th, 2014
Kids Explore MA Salt Marsh Kids Explore MA Salt Marsh

Fourth- and fifth-graders from the New England Aquarium Harbor Discoveries camp recently explored a salt marsh in Massachusetts’ North River, according to an article in the Patriot Ledger. Children in five other summer programs from Connecticut to Maine are...

» July 29th, 2014
Long Island Sound Lobster Catch Plummets Long Island Sound Lobster Catch Plummets

StamfordAdvocate.com: When environmental officials shut Long Island Sound to commercial lobstermen late last year, they expected another dismal year in the fishery’s ongoing collapse. They didn’t anticipate the total catch would be quite so bad. Rather than the 10...

» July 29th, 2014
Report from the Field: Sebago Lake Region, Day 2 & 3 Report from the Field: Sebago Lake Region, Day 2 & 3

Day 2: In terms of a fantastic boating destination—or vacation destination in general—the Sebago Lake Region did not disappoint (as New England Boating TV viewers will see this fall). As you may recall from the report last Thursday (July...

» July 28th, 2014
Powerboat Strikes Canoe on Winnipesaukee Powerboat Strikes Canoe on Winnipesaukee

A paddler had to jump from his canoe moments before it was struck by a powerboat on New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee on Friday, July 25, 2014, according to an article on SeacoastOnline.com. Police say charges are likely against the...

» July 28th, 2014
Long Island Town Ups Oyster Harvest Long Island Town Ups Oyster Harvest

Newsday.com: The of Huntington has introduced a pilot program that will double the amount of oysters that can be harvested in the summer. Commercial shellfish permit holders can take up to 1,000 oysters a day through...

» July 28th, 2014
New Dock for RI’s Sabin Point Park New Dock for RI’s Sabin Point Park

Considered to be the initial phase to reinvigorate Sabin Point Park in East Providence, Rhode Island, officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony on July 18, 2014, celebrating the installation of a new floating dock at the bay side site,...

» July 28th, 2014
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