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Winter on Massachusetts Bay

With what seems like the longest New England winter in a decade nearly over, here is a look back some photos of harbors, lighthouses and ocean views that were taken around Massachusetts Bay over the past several icy, cold months. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

Several of the harbors around the south shore are celebrating holiday spirit, including Cohasset, where they have a lobster trap tree, and Scituate, where a nice wreath was recently hung up on the Lighthouse:

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Boston Harbor Fishing Boats

The outer Boston Harbor has once again become a fertile fishing ground. Boats converge on the ledges and flats to pursue both lobsters and fin fish, coming from the harbors of South Boston, Hingham, Hull and Winthrop, among others. Below are … Continue reading

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Picture (s) of the week: Views of Minot Light at Dusk

Below are several evening photos of Minot Light off the coast of Scituate and Cohasset. Minot light at dusk, as seen from the Cohasset shores:  Moonrise over Minot Light: Minot light as seen from due west, with the moon high … Continue reading

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Fishing off Minot and Cohasset Cove

A fishing boat sits off Cohasset Cove, early on a sunny July morning: The Minot area, located off Scituate and Cohasset is a good area for fishing and visiting by boat. We have written about it in the past (link … Continue reading

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Good Morning from Scituate Harbor

Here is a photo taken in the beautiful town of Scituate, MA about 25 miles south of Boston. This photo is taken across the channel from the rock jetty at the mouth of Scituate Harbor. This is a great area to … Continue reading

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The force of a Nor’Easter: Enough to rip up a 2,000 lb buoy!

2013 may be dubbed the year of the storm for coastal residents of Massachusetts. As I write this, another strong storm is on its way to inflict a lashing on our coastline! Here is a photo of something I found … Continue reading

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The Gloucester wind mills visible all the way from Scituate

A great perspective of the expanse of Massachusetts Bay: Yesterday, the three new wind turbines recently put up in Gloucester were visible all the way from Scituate! Here is a photo of them, with Minot Light and Scituate Glades in … Continue reading

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Historical Place of the Week: Mordecai Lincoln Mill and Homestead

Here is one appropriate for President’s day week! I would bet most Boston area residents don’t know that some of Abraham Lincoln’s decendents first settled on the South Shore- in both Hingham and Scituate. The house below was built by … Continue reading

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Last Boston Harbor Photo of the Week of 2012: Scituate Light

Happy Holidays from Boston Harbor Beacon! Here is a photo of Scituate Light, all decorated for the holidays: This will likely be the last BHB photo of the week of 2012. This makes me look back on the last twelve months … Continue reading

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