Coast Guard responds to spill after boat sinks near Commercial Wharf in Boston

BOSTON — Coast Guard and Boston Fire Department crews are responding to a diesel spill near the Joe’s American Bar and Grill by Commercial Wharf in Boston, Wednesday.

Coast Guard rescues two people and their dog

BOSTON — A rescue helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod rescued two people and their dog that were stranded in shallow water near hazardous rocks Saturday at about 4:30 p.m. near Hull, Mass. Coast Guard Station Point Allerton received a call at 3:30 p.m. that the white pleasure craft was aground after becoming disabled and being pushed by the waves into the rocks. Station Point Allerton...

Couple rescued 2 hours after boat capsized

BOSTON — Two people are safe despite spending more than two hours in the water without life jackets after their boat capsized about 10 miles northwest of Racepoint, off the northern tip of Cape Cod Mass., Monday.

Coast Guard cutter towing disabled New Bedford, Mass., fishing boat

BOSTON — A Boston-based Coast Guard cutter crew is towing a New Bedford, Mass., fishing boat Friday, after it became disabled about 92 miles off the coast of Chatham, Mass., Thursday.

Coast Guard crews responding to fire in Ipswich, Mass.

BOSTON — Coast Guard crews are responding to a building fire on the Ipswich River Friday.

Coast Guard locates missing Marshfield man safe

BOSTON – A missing Marshfield, Mass. boater was located in the North River in Norwell, Mass. at about 7 a.m. Sunday.

ICS: Sail Boston behind the scenes

by Petty Officer 3rd Class James Rhodes Boston – Sail Boston 2009, an event where tall ships from all over the world sail into the Boston Harbor, draws crowds as diverse as the vessels themselves. Nearly 50 tall ships arrived from overseas in Charleston, S.C., on June 25, for a five-day visit. From there they sailed to Boston. With the influx of boats came people interested in seeing the large...

Coast Guard responding to gasoline spill in Merrimack River

BOSTON – Coast Guard personnel are responding to a gasoline spill from a fuel tanker that over turned on I-95 north just past the Merrimack River at 9:59 a.m. today.

Coast Guard Searching for Kayak Owner

BOSTON- The Coast Guard is looking for the owner of a kayak found Friday in the vicinity of Carr Island in the Merrimack River near Salisbury, Mass.