The Coast Guard joined the Marshfield Harbormaster this week in hosting a “Commercial Fishing Vessel Safety Day” at Marshfield Municipal Airport, Harlow Field. The event open to the public focused on safety, preparedness, and survival skills at sea and was geared toward commercial mariners, specifically fisherman and charter boat operators.
Visitors had the opportunity to tour an MH-60T helicopter and meet a Coast Guard flight crew on hand to answer questions on safety practices and life saving techniques. The event included a display of the Coast Guard Defender Class 25-foot safe boat, survival rafts and equipment, and a demonstration on Coast Guard P-6 dewatering pumps, the use of flares, and required boat safety equipment.
The event provided hands-on training and presented an opportunity for fishermen to learn, interact and build partnerships with other mariners to further promote safety awareness.
MassDOT, MBTA Launch Focus40 posted on May 23
MassDOT and the MBTA will kick off development of a long-term investment plan for the MBTA at Northeastern University’s Curry Student Center at 5 p.m., on Tuesday, May 24. Known as Focus40, the effort looks ahead at how the MBTA can serve the people of …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA Launch Focus40
MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program posted on May 21
MassDOT’s Highway Division and the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs’ Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife hosted an event on Friday, May 20 to highlight the joint Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program and other cross-agency efforts to help with the recovery, conservation and …Continue Reading MassDOT, MassWildlife Event Highlights Peregrine Falcon Nest Box Program
Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking posted on May 20
MassDOT officials joined Leominster Mayor Dean Mazzarella today to celebrate groundbreaking for the reconstruction of Mechanic Street. The project will reconstruct Mechanic Street from its intersection with Laurel Street and east to the Leominster Connector to make it safer for vehicle and pedestrian traffic and …Continue Reading Leominster: Mechanic Street Groundbreaking