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The population of gray seals in New England has rebounded after they were all but wiped out by the mid-20th century. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Booming New England Gray Seal Population Prompts Some To Call For Hunt

Environmentalists cheer the resurgence but many fishermen say the seals interfere with fishing charters and steal catch.

07/20/2014

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Mass. Lawmaker Proposes Statewide Plastic Bag Ban

Plastic shopping bags are something most shoppers take for granted, but environmentalists have a different view.

07/16/2014

The Hy-Line ferry terminal in Hyannis was busy with visitors to and from Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. (WBZ-TV)

Determined Cape Cod Visitors And Businesses Brace For Arthur

Arthur’s approach to the Cape and Islands changed some visitors’ plans but most were determined not to the let the storm ruin a holiday weekend away.

07/04/2014

Coast Guard Helicopter (Photo by Matthew Belson/U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

6 Rescued From Sinking Nantucket-Bound Sailboat Off New Jersey Coast

Five adults and a child are safe after the Coast Guard rescued them from their sinking sailboat off the New Jersey coast.

05/29/2014

Small earthquake in New Bedford. (WBZ-TV)

Earthquake Felt In Southeastern Mass.

An earthquake was felt in Southeastern Massachusetts Tuesday evening.

02/11/2014

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Southern Winter Storm Brushes SE Mass Tonight

Find Eric Fisher on Twitter and Facebook Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution. Taken Tuesday afternoon over I-285 Woooo boy what a mess in the south right now. As someone who lived in Atlanta for a few […]

01/28/2014

Quoizel Wilson (WBZ-TV)

Boston Man Pleads Not Guilty To 2010 Murder Of Nantucket Woman

A Boston man has pleaded not guilty to charges he killed a Nantucket woman pregnant with his child.

11/13/2013

(Photo credit: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

Nantucket Considered One Of Best Stargazing Spots On East Coast

The Director of Astronomy at the Mariah Mitchell Observatory on Nantucket has a suggestion for Island visitors: “Look up at the night sky, wherever and whenever you can.”

08/13/2013

A shark on the doorstep at Sea Dog Brew Pub in Nantucket. (Photo courtesy: Jimmy Agnew)

5-Foot Shark Dumped At Door Of Nantucket ‘Sea Dog’ Pub

A cleaning crew has found an unexpected mess after arriving at Sea Dog Brew Pub on Nantucket: a 5-foot-long shark blocking the door.

08/01/2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry exits with his wife Teresa Heinz Kerry as they arrive at Stansted Airport near London on April 9, 2013. (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Heinz Kerry Released From Hospital After Seizure Treatment

Teresa Heinz Kerry walked out of Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston on Saturday after successful treatment for a seizure she experienced July 7, according to Glen Johnson, spokesman for her husband, Secretary of State John Kerry.

07/27/2013

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