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The Winthrop ferry: Just about the strangest looking boat I have seen

The Winthrop ferry pulling into Rowes Wharf. It certainly is the “odd boat out”: The Winthrop ferry is just about the strangest looking boat I have ever seen….certainly the strangest in Boston Harbor. The ferry comes right into Rowes Wharf … Continue reading

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Boston harbor commuter ferries get new names

So I joked that the 30% hike in commuter boat fares was just used to repaint and rename the boats. It turns out that the recent renaming of the fleet was the result in a change in ownership and an … Continue reading

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Boston harbor picture of the week: Castle Island

A faded morning shot of Castle Island while from the rear deck of a ferry while entering the inner harbor….one of my favorites, and appropriate for 4th of July week.

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Boston Harbor Islands

A view of Boston Light against the backdrop of the city of Boston. The Lighthouse is located on little Brewster Island, one of the outermost harbor islands The forecast calls for great weather this weekend and a trip to the … Continue reading

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Salem Ferry Service Faces Challenge

Report from both Boston.com and Salemnews.com today indicate that the Salem Ferry service has not been profitable, and as such, may be looking to change operators. To me, this is sad news. In addition to providing the only north shore … Continue reading

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