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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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Us Coast Guard

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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US Coast Guard news

Coast Guard Rescues New Bedford Fisherman at Sea

The Coast Guard rescues a New Bedford fisherman at sea.

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Too Many Notes, flickr
Too Many Notes, flickr

Cong. Keating Trying to Preserve Martha’s Vineyard Lighthouse

Natural forces are threatening an historic Massachusetts landmark, and at least one politician is looking to preserve it.

Congressman William Keating has sent a letter to Coast Guard Commandant, Admiral Papp, asking that he mark the Gay Head Light tower on Martha's Vineyard as surplus land

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snapshotofken,flickr

Search Suspended for Missing Fisherman In Provincetown

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing fisherman after a scallop boat sank off the coast of Cape Cod.

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Coast Guard Investigating Hoax Calls

The U.S. Coast Guard says it's investigating possible hoax distress calls made near Narragansett Bay that prompted four fruitless hours of searching.

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New Bedford Fishing Boat Rescued

A seven person crew on the New Bedford Fishing essell "Linda"  were rescued 150 miles east of the Cape Saturday afternoon. A distress call said the boat was taking on water. The Coast Guard responded, and repaired the vessel and it was towed back to port

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