Boston Harbor

A humpback whale spotted off Revere beach (Photo credit Christina DeSimone)

Uncommon Sight: Humpback Whales Spotted By Boaters Close To Boston

Boaters are being asked to watch for whales in the waters off Boston after two recent humpback whale sightings in the area.

07/18/2015

Fireworks lit up the sky Sunday night to mark the departure of the Queen Mary 2 (WBZ-TV)

Fireworks Mark Departure Of Notable Ship From Boston Harbor

It was a maritime heritage weekend in Boston, with visits from three notable ships.

07/12/2015

A cruise ship experienced technical problems and became stranded on July 4 in Boston Harbor. (Photo Credit: Eileen Murphy)

Cruise Ship Stranded Since July 4 Leaves Boston Harbor For Halifax

A cruise ship that had been stranded in Boston Harbor since the Fourth of July departed for Halifax on Sunday.

07/05/2015

Investigators on Deer Island, where human remains were found. (WBZ-TV)

Toddler Remains Found On Deer Island

A spokesman for Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said a 911 caller discovered the remains at about 1 p.m.

06/25/2015

Charles River (WBZ-TV)

Boston’s Charles River Gets B-Plus For Clean Water

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given the Charles River a B-plus for water quality, down slightly from last year’s A-minus.

05/29/2015

Snow melter (Photo credit: City of Boston)

Towns Getting Waivers To Put Snow In Local Waterways

Four communities have been granted state waivers to put snow in local waterways.

02/09/2015

Boston Harbor. (Photo from Bryan Foley/WBZ-TV)

All Things Travel: Boston Harbor Improvements Planned

A $400 million dollar project to deepen Boston Harbor over the next three years will bring larger cargo and cruise ships to the region and create thousands of new jobs.

12/15/2014

The USS Constitution cruises past Castle Island in South Boston, July 4, 2014. (Photo by Carl Stevens-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

USS Constitution Takes Final Trip Around Boston Harbor Until 2018

Old Ironsides is taking one last spin in Boston Harbor before it heads to dry dock for a three-year restoration project.

10/17/2014

State police work to find a sunken boat. (Massachusetts State Police photo)

Boat Sinks In Boston Harbor, Driver Arrested

State police were on scene Sunday attempting to pull up a boat that sunk after striking a rock on Boston Harbor.

09/28/2014

Cool Boston Jobs: Boston Harbor Pilot Boat Captain.

Watch this action video to experience one of Boston’s coolest jobs.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–07/28/2014

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