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Surviving Hunter’s Wife: ‘Greatest Guys’ Are Gone

The wife of the hunter who survived falling into the frigid Westport River, an accident that claimed the lives of his two friends, says the men were experienced outdoorsmen who'd hunted in similar conditions before

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Mitchell: Coast Guard Presence Needed In New Bedford

Mayor Jon Mitchell says he'd love to see a bigger Coast Guard presence in the Port of New Bedford. 

The Coast Guard pulled it's two cutters out of New Bedford during the Kalisz Administration, and despite the efforts of recent Mayors, the cutters have not returned

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Tougher Regulations Sought For Barges On Buzzards Bay

Three members of the Mass. Congressional delegation are urging the Coast Guard to adopt strong regulations for all barges transporting at least 5,000 barrels of oil or other hazardous materials on Buzzards Bay

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Cocaine Shipment Seized Near Cape Cod

Two suspected smugglers are in custody after a seized shipment off the coast of Cape Cod.

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TSM - Absorbent pads are used to clean up Thursday's oil spill.
TSM - Absorbent pads are used to clean up Thursday's oil spill.

Origin of New Bedford Oil Spill Unknown

Authorities believe Thursday's oil spill in New Bedford harbor began north of the New Bedford-Fairhaven bridge, but that's all they know about the spill's origin.

The fuel spill was discovered around 7:30am Thursday

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Barge Sideswipes Tugboat in Cape Cod Canal

The Coast Guard and other responders came to the aid of a New York bound barge late Tuesday night.

The 410-foot barge Alexander was being towed through the Cape Cod Canal by the 112-foot tugboat Doris Moran when the tug lost power before midnight

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Coast Guard: Man Aboard 31-foot Sailboat Missing

The Coast Guard is searching for the sole crew member aboard a sailboat making a Maine-to-Florida trip that hasn't been heard from since Sunday.

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Coast Guard Suspends Search For Missing Mass. Fisherman

The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 51-year-old Massachusetts man who fell overboard while fishing off the coast of Connecticut.

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Coast Guard Aids Sinking New Bedford Fishing Vessel

A New Bedford fishing boat is being escorted home by two U.S. Coast Guard vessels, after the fishing boat began taking on water about 100 miles southeast of Nantucket. 

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Coast Guard Rescues New Bedford Fisherman at Sea

The Coast Guard rescues a New Bedford fisherman at sea.

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