Buzzards Bay


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Buzzards Bay,

inlet of the Atlantic Ocean, 30 mi (48 km) long, from 5 to 10 mi (8–16 m) wide, SE Mass., connected with Cape Cod Bay by the Cape Cod Canal and bounded on the SE by the Elizabeth Islands. Its shores are very irregular. The village of Buzzards Bay (1990 pop. 3,250), seat of Cape Cod Canal administration, is in the town of BourneBourne,
town (1990 pop. 16,064), Barnstable co., SE Mass., crossed by Cape Cod Canal; settled 1627, inc. 1884. Bourne Bridge (1935), across the canal, made the town an entry point to Cape Cod and a resort and commercial center.
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 on the shore of the bay.
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Attorney's Office is committed to protecting the precious natural resources in Buzzards Bay and throughout the Commonwealth," stated U.
He installed a new radio system in his car with a hands-free telephone so he could make phone calls during his commute to Buzzards Bay.
Specific funding highlights include: $1 million to the Narragansett Bay Estuary Program and $1 million to the Buzzards Bay National Estuary Program for priority projects in these watersheds; approximately $1.
Beginning in 1999 their winter months were spent on the Cape in Falmouth and Buzzards Bay.
Michelle Sano and Edward Delorie, both of Buzzards Bay, have been selected one of six couples who are finalists in the PlentyofFish $100,000 Wedding Contest.
mercenaria were hand collected by scuba divers at a water depth of 15 m July 2010 from Buzzards Bay, Woods Hole, Cape Cod, MA (41.
New Bedford, an hour's drive south of Boston, was the perfect base for relaxing in the sun at scenic spots dotted along nearby Buzzards Bay.
And, in 2003, a tanker spilled 100,000 gallons of that oil into Buzzards Bay.
The first 21,000-square-foot unit sold in March to Rod Tirell of Buzzards Bay, Mass.
Buzzards Bay, winner of the 2005 Santa Anita Derby and a pair of graded stakes, including the Oaklawn Park Handicap a year ago, established himself as a leading contender for the $750,000 Hollywood Gold Cup on June 30 with the victory in the 54th running of the Grade II Californian.
The Buzzards Bay area is known to have the warmest waters north of Virginia because of warm water eddies from the Gulf Stream, with water temperatures ranging from a summer maximum of 71.