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By adamg - 4/6/18 - 6:55 pm
A farewell to Larry

A farewell before Larry is released.

Ever since Roche Bros. in West Roxbury re-opened its seafood department before Valentine's Day, one lobster went unsold: The biggest of them all, a lobster so large the other lobsters crowded around the edges of the tank just to stay away from him, so large that shoppers would bring their kids over to see him.

The poor plight of the lobster began to bother some people over in Roslindale, who used a neighborhood Facebook group to begin to ponder doing something about Larry's fate - yes, of course they named him Larry. Read more.

By adamg - 6/26/17 - 1:37 pm
Big lobster at Logan

TSA posted this photo of a TSA agent at Terminal C at Logan Airport holding the 20-lb. lobster he found in a cooler that had been checked for travel to an unspecified location. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/13 - 8:56 am

Kids in Gloucester are hauling 50 lobster traps a day with their solar-powered hauler.

By adamg - 6/8/12 - 7:41 pm

Good Morning Gloucester has the photos and video to prove it.

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By adamg - 11/1/11 - 8:13 am

Three animal groups say lobster pots and fishing lines used off the Massachusetts coast are killing endangered North Atlantic right whales and other large whales.

In a lawsuit filed yesterday in US District Court in Boston, the Humane Society of the US, Defenders of Wildlife and the Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society demand the government do something to stop the deaths - several of which they say occurred after the National Marine Fisheries Service released studies last fall that lobstering and large-scale fishing offshore were not jeopardizing right, humpback, fin and sei whales:

By adamg - 9/4/11 - 10:20 am

After you look at this photo from Gloucester.

By adamg - 11/16/10 - 7:35 am

Good Morning Gloucester posts photos of baby lobsters (and yes, they were released back into the water).

By adamg - 7/17/10 - 5:57 pm
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