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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