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Water taxis are local secret

Fleet's owner sees room for new wave of customers

By Ami Albernaz
Globe Correspondent / May 11, 2008

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Take a good look out on the harbor and you might spot one of Rob McPherson's water taxis, a melon-and-white checkered flag flying from the bow, breezing along to retrieve or deposit a passenger. Relatively little-known to Bostonians, McPherson's nine-boat fleet, collectively known as City Water Taxi, operates on the same principle as street cabs: Call when you need one, ... (Full article: 917 words)

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