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Lights On: Wind Industry Has Untapped Potential In U.S.

While wind is not quite ever present, it is constant enough to produce an expandable renewable energy and there are growth opportunities in the wind industry.

06/04/2015

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Study: $3.5 Billion Spent Last Year On Recreational Saltwater Boating In Northeast

Recreational saltwater boating contributed $3.5 billion to the Northeast’s economy last year and supported the equivalent of 27,000 jobs, according to a new study on the reach of a historical but underanalyzed industry.

08/31/2013

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Government Forecasts Record-High Home Heating Costs This Winter

The prediction of a colder winter than last year means heating your home is going to cost more. In fact, a new government forecast predicts you could end up spending a record-high.

12/12/2012

Joe Joyce WBZ-TV Meteorologist

Summer Saves The Best For Last

Periodic light showers will be shifting to SE MA and the Cape for the Afternoon where it will remain a bit damp. It is a dry day in Boston points, N & W. Clearing skies with drier air will try to push to the coast but it will not be easy. Sunshine in western New England should arrive near Worcester by 2 or 3 PM. It will take the entire day for the clearing line t reach the coast unfortunately. Winds are lighter today out of the NNE. With clouds and cool wind off the water…60’s and Lwr 70’s at the beaches, Lwr-mid 70’s inland where we will see some increasing afternoon sunshine.

WBZ-TV–09/09/2012

Joe Joyce WBZ-TV Meteorologist

Summer Heat and Humidity Takes A Break…

Today will still be warm and a bit muggy to start. Sunshine with temps climbing into the upper 80’s to near 90 in many areas by afternoon.

WBZ-TV–07/08/2012

Catch down, revenues up for local fishermen

The early returns for Northeast fishermen working under a major rules change shows their catch down 10 percent, but revenues up 17 percent.

08/13/2010