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Former Mayor Bullard to Retire from NOAA Position
John Bullard formally announced today that he is retiring from his position as NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Administrator.
The former New Bedford mayor has been serving in the top job for NOAA's Gloucester-based office since 2012...
Bill Seeks To Help Promote Massachusetts Seafood
Massachusetts' groundfish industry would get a boost under a seafood marketing program included in a jobs bill passed during the Legislature's final day of its formal session.
The goal of the seafood marketing program is to increase the public's knowledge about the health benefits of e…
UMass, Lawmakers Tout Fishing Research Funding
The Mass. state budget includes $450,000 for UMass Dartmouth's School of Marine Science and Technology.
Its the second year in a row that lawmakers have provided funding to study the ground-fish stocks off New England.
Rep. Antonio Cabral of New Bedford tells WBSM...
City Releases Six-Point Plan to Revive Struggling Fisheries
A new report by UMass Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology outlines a series of policy recommendations to revive the northeast's struggling groundfish fishery. Officials including Mayor Jon Mitchell and State Sen. Mark Montigny attended the plan's unveiling at SMAST Tu…