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Coast Guard: Recreational Boating Deaths On The Rise
BOSTON (AP) _ The U.S. Coast Guard says there was a spike last year in recreational boating deaths in New England.
The Coast Guard says its 2016 Recreational Boating Statistics report finds the number of deaths rose in the region from 34 in 2015 to 55 in 2016, an increase of 62 percent...
Explosion on Azores-Bound Freight Carrier Kills Two
BOSTON - An explosion on board an international bulk freighter headed for the Azores has killed two crew members.
The explosion was reported at 7 .a.m. Monday on the carrier Tamar, about 1,300 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. The explosion initially killed one crewmember and severely burned thre…
Tiverton Homeless Man Feared Dead, May Have Jumped into Bay
TIVERTON, R.I. - The search for a missing homeless man in Tiverton has been mostly called off.
Tiverton Fire Chief Robert Lloyd tells WBSM News police received a call from a family member of the homeless man early this morning, saying he had contacted them telling them he intended to harm himself...
Coast Guard Investigates Oil Spill in New Bedford
NEW BEDFORD (AP) - The Coast Guard says about two drums worth of oil has been recovered after spilling from an unidentified source Thursday into New Bedford Harbor.
The Coast Guard and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection were called to the harbor after the oil was spotted pushin…

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