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December 03, 2018 - 6:14 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - An invasive tick species native to Asia that's been spreading across the eastern United States has been found for the first time in New England. The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management said Monday the longhorned tick was spotted in Connecticut this fall,...
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October 03, 2018 - 9:41 am
BOSTON (AP) — Fishing managers in New England are asking the federal government to take action to try to reduce the possibility of overfishing in the herring fishery. Herring is an important small fish on the East Coast, and recent assessments of the stock show that it is in decline. The regulatory...
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September 05, 2018 - 2:04 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A Connecticut woman has been sentenced to a year in prison for her role in a New England drug ring. U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts Andrew Lelling said 40-year-old Melissa Rock, of Woodstock, was sentenced Wednesday to a year and one day in prison and three years of supervised release...
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August 28, 2018 - 10:09 am
BOSTON (AP) — Much of southern New England including Boston, Springfield and Hartford is under an excessive heat warning for the next two days. Forecasters expect temperatures to climb to possible record highs in the upper 90s in parts of the region Tuesday and Wednesday. The National Weather...
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August 28, 2018 - 10:06 am
BOURNE, Mass. (AP) — New England's lobster fishermen are being asked to keep an eye out for tagged lobsters that are part of a survey of the valuable crustaceans. The lobsters are tagged with green bars that say "SNECVTS" and black acoustic tags. They are part of a tagging program that's part of a...
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August 22, 2018 - 1:14 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is cutting back the East Coast herring fishery by millions of pounds because of concerns about the status of the important little fish's population. Herring fishing is a major industry in New England and the mid-Atlantic states, where the schooling fish...
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