A Maine commercial fisherman died Wednesday when two lobster boats collided, apparently as the captains and crewmen were absorbed in tasks on deck and failed to notice the two boats were approaching each other.
A memorial service was held Wednesday for flats boat pioneer Bob Hewes, who died Sunday in Miami at the age of 86.
Engine problems will keep the Coast Guard's only functioning heavy icebreaker in port until at least January.
Mystic Seaport is extending the summer weekend experience with "Summer Sunday Evenings" and will offer complimentary after-hours museum admission to all visitors from 5-8 p.m. Sundays in July and August.
The recreational boating advocacy group BoatU.S. offers boaters and anglers fuel, boat repair and overnight dockage discounts listed on its Service Locator site.
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