Sunday, July 25, 2021


Home Authors Posts by Patrick Whittle

Patrick Whittle


Scallop harvest to decline again this year, but still strong

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Fishermen are harvesting fewer scallops off the East Coast as the population of the valuable shellfish appears to be on...

River herring, once eyed for endangered list, grow in counts

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A small fish that has been the subject of conservation efforts for years appears to be growing in number in...

Federal government approves Vineyard Wind offshore wind project

An offshore wind project off Massachusetts that would create enough electricity to power 400,000 homes and is touted by backers as a key piece of America's...

Fate of boats owned by ‘The Codfather’ heading to court

A legal dispute over the sale of fishing boats once owned by a disgraced former fishing magnate nicknamed “The Codfather” is headed to state...
NEW BEDFORD company Blue Harvest announced it has reached an agreement to buy a dozen of boats belonging to Carlos Rafael, pictured above, along with his remaining permits for fish. / AP FILE PHOTO/JOHN SLADEWSKI/STANDARD TIMES

Fishmonger’s finale: The Codfather’s boats are sold

Most of what's left of the boats owned by a fishing magnate known as the Codfather, who was forced out of the industry after...

Stay up to date with PBN's Morning Call & Daily Edition newsletters.

- Featured Event -

Latest News

Register to read all articles free - This week only!


One week only, get full access to all articles on when you create a complimentary account.

One week only, get full access to all articles on when you create a complimentary account.


Register today >>

Sign-up to get the

PBN Daily Edition

A collection of all the published news of the last 24 hours, as well as selected features from PBN’s weekly print edition.

By submitting the form you agree to PBN's Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

We’re glad you are enjoying PBN.