Cape Ann


Top 5 American Whale-Watching Tours

You don’t have to travel the world to enjoy fabulous whale watching. Here are five of the best U.S. whale watching tours.


A fisherman fell overboard from the Boston-based fishing vessel Lydia & Maya on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Fisherman Off Cape Ann

The U.S. Coast Guard in Boston says it has suspended its search for a missing fisherman who went overboard about 32 miles southeast of Cape Ann.


A fisherman fell overboard from the Boston-based fishing vessel Lydia & Maya on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013. (Credit: U.S. Coast Guard)

Coast Guard Searching For Fisherman Who Fell Overboard Off Cape Ann

The Coast Guard is searching for a fisherman who went overboard from the fishing vessel Lydia & Maya about 32 miles southeast of Cape Ann on Thursday.


Coast Guard Cutter Dependable. (US Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Rescues Two Fishermen From Sinking Ship Off Cape Ann

The Coast Guard says two fishermen were rescued when their commercial fishing boat took on water and sank off the coast northeast of Boston.


WBZ-TV Chief Meteorologist Eric Fisher

A mixed bag holiday weekend

Doesn’t get much better than what Friday evening delivered, does it? Finally some drier air worked its way into the region on westerly winds, and helped bring back the sun. Unfortunately, as soon as the […]


Beach (WBZ-TV photo)

Surf-Related Injuries Are More Common, Severe Than Beachgoers Realize

Researchers found that not only are injuries from waves more common than previously thought, but that three deaths were attributed to the power of the surf.


Foxy Lady II

Wreckage Of Missing Fishing Boat Found Off Mass. Coast

The wreckage of a fishing boat that was reported missing in December has been discovered between Provincetown and Cape Ann.


Dog on Beach

Doggy Day Trip to Cape Ann

Cape Ann — Essex, Rockport, Gloucester and Manchester-by-the-Sea — has earned a reputation for many a water sport and family vacation. Gloucester especially is well-known for its deep sea fishing and historical fishing industry, but one of the area’s lesser known draws is an amazing trend toward dog-friendly businesses. Pop that pooch in the car and hit the road to explore Cape Ann with your furry fella.


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Boston’s Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of The City

Boston boasts rich, cultural history, sparkling, rocky shorelines and just stunning scenic drives, no matter which way you head out of town. These are some of the best, the most beautiful and entertaining, Boston has to offer.


The Lawrence Junior Maulers football team may not be able to play this season.

Lawrence Youth Football Players May Face Lockout

Teams of young football players in Lawrence could be facing their own lockout this fall season.