New no-wake zone for Lake Champlain bridge build

LAKE CHAMPLAIN, VERMONT & N.Y. – The Coast Guard has established a no-wake zone that is effective from May 7, 2010, until December 31, 2011, during the construction of a new bridge over Lake Champlain connecting Crown Point, New York, and Chimney Point, Vermont.

Coast Guard urges boaters, paddlers to ID non-motorized vessels

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Coast Guard is urging New England boaters and paddlers to label their non-motorized, unregistered boats with contact information to help the Coast Guard and state boating agencies better assist mariners in distress.

Coast Guard Station Burlington Demonstrates New Airboat

Burlington, VT – In this video, Coast Guard Station Burlington crewmembers demonstrate their new air boat’s capabilities on Lake Champlain.

Coast Guard Station Burlington scheduled to receive new rescue airboat

BURLINGTON, Vt. — The U.S. Coast Guard announced today that Coast Guard Station Burlington is scheduled to receive a new air boat next week to assist in ice rescues on Lake Champlain.

Coast Guard, State agencies maintain safety during bridge demolition

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Coast Guard personnel along with state and local officials monitored and maintained a safety zone around the Lake Champlain Bridge that was brought down at 10 a.m. Monday.

Coast Guard launches initiative to enhance diversity outreach

WASHINGTON — A new Coast Guard initiative launched in September charges every service member with the responsibility for attracting and retaining a diverse workforce for the Coast Guard that better reflects the diverse fabric of American society.

One dead after Coast Guard responds to swimmer who did not resurface

BOSTON – The Coast Guard responded to a swimmer who went under and did not resurface near Oven Point in West Addington, Vt., Sunday at 11:18 a.m.

Severe weather keeps Lake Champlain responders busy

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine – The Coast Guard urges boaters to be cautious while on Lake Champlain today due to strong winds and waves that have kept the Coast Guard and state and local rescue crews busy.

Coast Guard conducts search for possible boater in distress

BOSTON — The Coast Guard searched Lake Champlain near Mallet Bay, Vt., Friday for a possible vessel taking on water.