Monthly Archives: March 2012

South Shore Naval History On Display

Then USS Salem, docked at the Fore River Shipyard in Quincy is just one of the South Shore’s pieces of naval history: The Fore River and Hingham shipyards are worth a visit if you are interested in US naval history. … Continue reading

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MBTA Commuter Boats

Finally the MBTA came out with its long-awaited and dreaded decision about fare increases and service cuts. Fortunately, it didn’t cut any of the commuter boat services which are essential for the South Shore. Boats run in from Hingham, Hull … Continue reading

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She’s Angry! Mother Nature, that is….

In case you didn’t notice, the wind was howling in the harbor tonight. Boston Harbor is under a Gale warning, with gusts up to 35 kts. The harbor was full of 2-3 feet white caps tonight, and driving home, I … Continue reading

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The Ugliest Fish You Can Catch in the Northeast

The ugliness of the fish I seem to catch never ceases to surprise me. I will be doing regular fishing updates once the season get underway, but for now, here are some of the ugliest fish I have caught in … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor Picture of the Week: Sunset

With days like today in March (it’s expected to hit 80 degrees this afternoon), it’s hard not to get excited about being out on the open seas soon.  This weather will probably return to more normal temperatures by the weekend … Continue reading

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World’s End in Hingham

World’s End in Hingham was a great place to be this past Sunday with blue skies and temperatures approaching 70 degrees. The weather in the Boston area has been unbelievable lately and we are taking every opportunity we can to … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor Migratory Birds

Hello and welcome to Boston Harbor Beacon!  This blog will be focusing on boating in the Boston Harbor.  We will be covering topics such as fishing, day trips, maintenance tips, navigational issues, and other boating-related subjects.  For non-boaters, we will … Continue reading

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