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Herald publisher in fishing accident

By Carol Beggy & Mark Shanahan
September 29, 2006

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Boston Herald publisher Pat Purcell is recuperating after suffering a nasty fishing accident yesterday. Purcell was shark fishing off Martha's Vineyard when he mangled his hand adjusting an anchor line. Chilmark Police Chief Timothy S. Rich said the accident happened around 1:30 p.m., while Purcell and some friends were fishing near Nomans Land Island, about three miles offshore. Rich said ... (Full article: 784 words)

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