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Latest Cod Assessments Provide More Bad News For Local Fishermen

The news continues to be terrible for New England fishermen hoping to avoid a huge reduction in their catch limits in 2013.

01/23/2013

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New England Crisis Highlights Running Dispute Over US Fishing Laws

The law that governs the nation’s fisheries was passed 36 years ago to oust foreign boats working in U.S. waters. Today, New England fishermen wonder if it will soon oust them.

10/06/2012

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Commerce Department Declares Fishery Disaster In New England

The U.S. Commerce Department has declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for fishermen.

09/13/2012

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Lawmakers May Request $100 Million For Fishing Industry

New England lawmakers are considering asking Congress for $100 million in disaster relief funds for the fishing industry, including money to help fishermen exit the industry and subsidies for those who stay in.

08/31/2012

Fishing off Gloucester (File Photo from Facebook)

Disaster Relief Sought For New England Fishermen

Mass. lawmakers issued a joint statement asking President Barack Obama’s administration to issue a disaster declaration.

08/03/2012

Fishing off Gloucester (File Photo from Facebook)

Mementos From Shipwreck Of Mass. Boat Found In Pennsylvania

A toolshed at a western Pennsylvania campground was an unlikely place to dig up remembrances of a decades-old shipwreck that killed seven New England fishermen.

07/08/2012

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Pilot Rescued By Fishing Vessel After Crash Off Mass. Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard says the plane crashed just before 5 p.m. Friday about 12 nautical miles east of Gloucester.

06/23/2012

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Warm Waters Raise Risk For Bacteria In Raw Oysters

The state is making changes after five people got sick from raw oysters last summer.

05/10/2012

Roach's Sporting Goods in Cambridge.

Roach’s Sporting Goods Closes After 108 Years In Cambridge

For more than a century, Roach’s Sporting Goods has been an oasis for hunters and fishermen in Cambridge.

05/04/2012

(Credit: PCCS image. Taken under NOAA CFR 222.310, with authority of the ESA)

Feds Order New England Scallop Fishermen To Protect Turtles

Federal regulators are now requiring boats that dredge for Atlantic scallops to use new gear that protects sea turtles by deflecting them out of the way.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/07/2012

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