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.
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.
Mass. lawmakers issued a joint statement asking President Barack Obama’s administration to issue a disaster declaration.
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.
The U.S. Coast Guard says the plane crashed just before 5 p.m. Friday about 12 nautical miles east of Gloucester.
The state is making changes after five people got sick from raw oysters last summer.
For more than a century, Roach’s Sporting Goods has been an oasis for hunters and fishermen in Cambridge.
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.
In doing research for one of my books, “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Retiring Early”, I found that early for most people was retiring at 55.
New England’s historic fishing industry doesn’t spare much of its romance for the herring.