- When staff members at Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club in Brewster spotted six inches of white stone peeking out of the sand Tuesday, they promptly began to unearth it. They didn’t want a guest to trip.
- When a 43-foot gray whale was spotted off the Israeli town of Herzliya last year, scientists came to a startling conclusion: it must have wandered across the normally icebound route above Canada, where warm weather had briefly opened a clear channel three years earlier.
Lucky find in Charlestown saves whaler’s restoration
- MYSTIC, Conn. —-For the antiquarian shipbuilders who are painstakingly restoring the world’s only surviving wooden whale ship here, an essential ingredient can be very hard to find: lumber that’s big enough and strong enough for a massive 19th-century seafaring vessel, and cheap enough for a restoration project’s budget.