Search is on after empty boat found on Mount Hope Bay

Posted 10/26/12

PORTSMOUTH — Rescue boats scrambled to Mount Hope Bay Friday morning after a small boat was found floating with nobody aboard at around 8:30 a.m. Inside the boat, one official said, was a fishing rod and live bait — green crab often used for …

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