Village officials in Mamaroneck, N.Y., have agreed to an $825,000 settlement with a yacht club that has been battling for years for the right to build seasonal residences on its shorefront land.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police charged a 41-year-old man earlier this week with reckless endangerment, resisting arrest, hindering and obstructing a police officer, failing to comply with a lawful order, operating a vessel under the influence of alcohol, operating a vessel while impaired by alcohol and attempting to elude a police officer.
The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce a decision soon on whether to boost ethanol in the nation's gasoline supply from the current 10 percent to 15 percent.
A lone boater aboard his 17-foot Boston Whaler got caught in a ferocious storm on Chesapeake Bay when his outboard failed to start.
Lloyds List gave Capt. Alwin Landry its Shipmaster of the Year Award for his actions after the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion in April that triggered the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
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