Coast Guard searching for small airplane off southeastern Mass.

BOSTON — The U.S. Coast Guard and Coast Guard Auxiliary are searching for a small aircraft after receiving a report the aircraft may be in distress in the vicinity of Dennis, Mass., and Yarmouth, Mass., Sunday. The Federal Aviation Administration contacted Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England command center at 10:23 a.m. and indicated they lost all communication with the four-seat airplane...

Busy holiday weekend for Coast Guard Station Cape Cod Canal

BOSTON – Crewmembers from U.S. Coast Guard Station Cape Cod Canal responded to four search-and-rescue cases and conducted 19 vessel boardings over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. On Friday, crewmembers responded to a disabled vessel three miles east of the entrance of the canal in Cape Cod Bay. Aboard were two adults, two children and a dog. No injuries were reported. On Saturday, crewmembers...