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Deceased Fisherman Identified

The fisherman whose body was recovered after falling overboard Sunday night has been identified.

The Coast Guard says Michael Willet of Acushnet went overboard about 35 miles southeast of Nantucket

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Mitchell Offers Condolences To Family Of Fisherman

New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell is offering his condolences to the family and friends of a fishermen who apparently fell overboard Sunday night, about 35 miles southeast of Nantucket.

The fishing vessel "Hear No Evil" out of New Bedford recovered the body and positively identified the crew member

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Coast Guard Finds Man Who Fell Overboard

The Coast Guard says the body of a fisherman who apparently fell overboard about 35 miles southeast of Nantucket has been recovered.

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Kerry Winterson/Facebook
Kerry Winterson/Facebook

Ice In New Bedford/Fairhaven Harbor Poses Serious Risk To Mariners

There may be a lot of snow on the land, but the ice is also building up in our waterways.

The Coast Guard dispatched an ice-breaker vessel to New Bedford and Buzzards Bay to help diffuse the problem

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Getty Images

Rifle Case, Ammo Boxes Found In Bourne Shooting Suspect’s Virginia Home

Police in Virginia have turned up multiple items after searching the apartment of the Coast Guardsman accused of shooting three people in Bourne last week.

According to the Cape Cod Times, Chesapeake Polic

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Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images
Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

The Town Of Falmouth Wants To Lease Nobska Light

Several organizations in the town of Falmouth are attempting to lease the famed Nobska Light from the U.S. Coast Guard.

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Home Depot employees replacing roof in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM
Home Depot employees replacing roof in Dartmouth / Jim Phillips / TSM

Home Depot And Dog Tag Navigators Assist Dartmouth Veteran

For Dartmouth resident and veteran Bill Cook, the day before Veterans Day was one he won't soon forget.

Cook had his right leg severed while serving with the Coast Guard in the 1970's. He's been caulking the roof on his Dartmouth home because he couldn't afford a complete replacement

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Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images
Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images

Coast Guard Rescues Fishermen Off Nantucket

Coast Guard crew members rescued four fishermen about 25 miles southeast of Nantucket, after their boat started taking on water.

The Coast Guard says the crew aboard the 71-foot Olivia Catherine called authorities shortly before 5 a

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Two Rescued, Search Continues For Third Off RI

Two men have been rescued but the search continues for a third after their boat sank near the entrance to the Sakonnet River.

The Coast Guard says it received a call at about 9:45 p.m. Thursday from a relative who said the men aboard the 17-foot vessel were overdue from a day trip

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Four Lobstermen Rescued By Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued four lobstermen whose boat sank off Block Island.

Authorities say the 60-foot boat began taking on water early Thursday, about 40 miles south of Block Island. A helicopter rescue crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chinook responded shortly after 4 a

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