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Hernandez Trial Update
A valet manager at a Boston hotel has testified at Aaron Hernandez's murder trial that he saw what he believed to be a gun tucked in the former NFL player's waistband two nights before the killing of Odin Lloyd.
Samson Michael testified Tuesday that he saw Hernandez outside the "W&…
More Cod Restrictions Considered
Federal regulators are considering additional restrictions to the Gulf of Maine cod fishing industry.
The New England Fishery Management Council is set to vote on the restrictions at a meeting in Newport, Rhode Island, on Wednesday. The council on Tuesday enacted a quota cut that reduces total allowa…
Cod Regulations Vote
Federal fishery regulators might set rules for the badly declined Gulf of Maine cod fishery this week.
The New England Fishery Management Council is meeting Monday through Thursday in Newport, Rhode Island to set rules for the coming fishing season that begins in May...
Deep Cuts Proposed
More bleak news for the groundfishing industry.
NOAA Fisheries Northeast Regional Administrator John Bullard announced Monday the Atlantic cod stock is in a free-fall, and more proposed cuts to the quota are on the table. Bullard says stock abundance is just 3-4% of levels deemed sustainable...
Cod Fishing Vote
Federal regulators will consider emergency restrictions to the Gulf of Maine's cod fishery this week.
The New England Fishery Management Council will consider the restrictions at its meeting in Hyannis, Massachusetts this week. The three-day meeting begins on Tuesday and concludes Thursday...
More Restrictions On Cod
Federal regulators are recommending a host of new restrictions to protect the Gulf of Maine's declining cod fishery.
The federal New England Fishery Management Council's Groundfish Oversight Committee on Wednesday recommended a battery of changes, including implementing expansions to existi…
NOAA Allows Quota Carryovers into 2013 Fishing Year
Depending on your point of view, it could be good news for fishermen. NOAA is allowing fishermen to carry over 10% of any unused quotas from the 2012 fishing year into the 2013 fishing year.
Jim Kendall, President of New Bedford Seafood Consulting sees it differently, since lousy weather over the pas…
Keating Defeats Sutter In 9th District Primary
Congressman William Keating won the Democratic nomination in the 9th Congressional District on Thursday, earning victories in town after town on Cape Cod and in Plymouth County. The Associated Press said Keating won 59% of the vote, while Bristol County District Attorney Sam Sutter tallied 41%...