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Report: Shark Spotted Off Dartmouth

Officials in Dartmouth are keeping a close watch in waters off Demerest Lloyd State Park and Round Hill, after a shark sighting was reported this week. The siting was reported on Wednesday.

Town Administrator David Cressman says Harbormaster Steven Melo patroled the waters around Round Hill, but failed to find any sign of a shark

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Kayakers Attacked By Shark

Officials believe it was a great white shark that attacked two women who were kayaking off the Massachusetts coast near Plymouth Wednesday.

The women were a good distance form shore when the shark hit the underside of their kayak, tossing both of them into the water

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Mark Marino

Shark Spotted In Dighton Harbor [VIDEO]

Another shark sighting in the area after fins were spotted in Dighton Harbor Wednesday evening.

Dighton Harbormaster Ronald Marino hopped into his powerboat and found the shark stranded on a sandbar

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The Massachusetts State Police Air Wing observed a shark approximately 75-100 yards off the coast in Duxbury. (Courtesy Massachusetts State Police Facebook Page)
The Massachusetts State Police Air Wing observed a shark approximately 75-100 yards off the coast in Duxbury. (Courtesy Massachusetts State Police Facebook Page)

Beach Cleared After Large Shark Sighted [VIDEO]

Like a scene from the movie ``Jaws,'' swimmers were ordered out of the water at the Duxbury town beach when a large shark was spotted near the shoreline.

Officials said the shark, which was tracked by a state police helicopter, was estimated to be about 15 feet in length

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Photo by Jim Abernethy / Barcroft Media / Getty Images

Massachusetts Beach Cleared After Great White Shark Spotted

Like a scene from the movie ``Jaws,'' swimmers were ordered out of the water at the Duxbury town beach when a large shark was spotted near the shoreline.

Officials said the shark, which was tracked by a state police helicopter, was estimated to be about 15 feet in length

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Kerry Winterson/Facebook

First Shark Recorded In New Bedford-Based Tournament

A mako shark has been recorded as the first and only catch of day one of the North Atlantic Shark Tournament being held out of New Bedford.

The nearly 7', 282-pound shark was brought onto City Pier Three and shown off to those who had come to see the catch of the day

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Shark Sighting Report Unconfirmed In Padanaram Harbor

Reports of a shark sighting in Padanaram Harbor this morning have not been confirmed, but the town harbormaster is keeping a close eye on the situation.

Dartmouth Harbormaster Steve Melo tells WBSM News he received a phone call from an official at the New Bedford Yacht Club whose instrucor had seen a dorsal fin at the entrance to Padanaram Harbor

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New Bedford Hosting Shark Tournament This Weekend

New Bedford may look like Amity Island for a few days, as shark fishermen will be engaged in the first of it's kind tournament for the city.

The North Atlantic Shark Tournament gets underway Friday morning, with fishermen looking to land the largest sharks over two days

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Birth Of Baby Shark Celebrated At Ocean Explorium [VIDEO]

Everyone at the Ocean Explorium in New Bedford is excited over the new birth of a White Spotted Bamboo Shark, after spending the last 100 days in its egg. More hatchings are expected in the days ahead, too!

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Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

Cape Cod Shark Flier Sparks Concerns

A new brochure being distributed on Cape Cod warning people about the possibility of sharks has some people wondering if it goes too far and might hurt tourism.

The brochures were distributed by consortium of harbormasters and other officials

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