Buzzards Bay

Buzzards Bay is a bay of the Atlantic Ocean adjacent to the U.S. state of Massachusetts. It is approximately 28 miles (45 kilometers) long by 8 miles (twelve kilometers) wide. It is a popular destination for fishing, boating, and tourism. Since 1914, Buzzards Bay has been connected to Cape Cod Bay by the Cape Cod Canal. In 1988, under the Clean Water Act, the Environmental Protection Agency and the State of Massachusetts designated Buzzards Bay to the National Estuary Program, as "an estuary of national significance" that is threatened by pollution, land development, or overuse.

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Massachusetts Route 25 - History - Completion of The Freeway
... disputes, environmental concerns and resistance from business owners in Buzzards Bay village, who claimed the freeway would divert all the traffic, and their business, elsewhere, leaving a ghost town in its wake ... Grazing Fields Farm before turning westward toward the Buzzards Bay business district and the Bourne Bridge ... The new expressway relieved congestion along US 6 and Route 28 in the Buzzards Bay business district, greatly reducing the number of accidents along the approach to the Bourne Bridge ...
Mattapoisett River
... generally southwards through Mattapoisett to empty into Mattapoisett Harbor, an arm of Buzzards Bay ... Historically, the Mattapoisett River has yielded the bay's most abundant herring populations ... The Lower Herring Weir is one of the few rivers emptying into Buzzards Bay that has electronic fish counters installed ...
Buzzards Bay (horse)
... Buzzards Bay (foaled February 17, 2002 in Florida) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse ... Bred by Jay Shaw, trainer, his sire was Marco Bay, a winner of the Tampa Bay Derby who earned over a quarter of a million dollars during his racing ... Prepared for racing by trainer Rodolfo Garcia, Buzzards Bay made three starts as a two-year-old at Calder Race Course in Miami Gardens, Florida ...
Horseneck Beach State Reservation - Composition
... sticking out from Westport's mainland and mostly into Rhode Island Sound (southwest) and Buzzards Bay (southeast) ... is located along the southern portion of the peninsula, bordering Rhode Island Sound and Buzzards Bay ... It divides part of Rhode Island Sound from Buzzards Bay in the Atlantic Ocean ...

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