Boating and paddling fatalities on the rise in Northeast

BOSTON — Along with sunny skies, the waning days of summer have brought an increase in recreational boating and paddling fatalities in the Northeast.

Coast Guard issues safety advisory after bad weather in Northeast

BOSTON – The Coast Guard and state recreational boating specialists are advising boaters to exercise extreme caution while boating or paddling on the rivers, creeks and streams of western and central New England and eastern New York.