Boston Harbor

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

Coast Guard Helps Man Having Medical Emergency On Boston Harbor Boat

The U.S. Coast Guard helped a 50-year-old man who was having a medical emergency aboard a boat in Boston Harbor on Saturday night.


Police at the scene of a drowning at Boston Harbor on Sunday. (Katie Brace/WBZ-TV)

Man Dies After Falling Into Boston Harbor

Boston police said a man in his early 50s died after going overboard into Boston Harbor on Sunday.


Nantucket Lightship. (Carl Stevens/WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

Nantucket Lightship To Shine Beacon For First Time In Nearly 40 Years

The Nantucket Lightship/LV-112 in Boston Harbor will shine its light for the first time in nearly four decades on National Lighthouse Day.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.