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Investigators believe these may be the remains of Caleigh Anne Harrison's pants

Pants Found On Gloucester Beach May Be Linked To Missing Rockport Girl

The remains of a pair of pants that washed ashore in Gloucester last week may be linked to a 2-year-old girl who vanished off a Rockport beach last spring.


Sand scraping on Plum Island ahead of Hurricane Sandy

Plum Island Residents Get OK For Beach Scraping

Sand is pushed from the shoreline and up the beach, where it gets shaped into a giant dune, meant to blunt the impact of Sandy’s waves.


Madaket Beach in Nantucket. (Photo courtesy: Maureen Hogan)

Protecting Your Phones And Gadgets At The Beach

There are all kinds of fancy gadgets you can buy to protect your phone, e-reader or tablet, but Consumer Reports found a simple zip-top plastic bag from the grocery store works just as well.


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Whale Skull Unearthed At Cape Cod Beach

Workers at a Brewster resort started digging out a walking hazard on the beach when they learned it was much bigger and older than they bargained for.


Jack Aiguier (Photo Credit: Quincy Police)

73-Year-Old Man Accused Of Trying Torch Tent With Couple Inside

A 73-year-old man is being held without bail, facing attempted arson and attempted murder charges. Police say Jack Aiguier tried to set fire to a tent where a couple was sleeping on Tuesday morning.


Great white shark off Chatham coast. (Photo credit: George Breen)

New Great White Shark Sightings On Cape Cod

No Cape Cod beaches have been closed to swimming, although officials are warning swimmers to use caution.


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Best Beach Bars Around Boston (And Beyond)

Here are a few of the best beach bars in Massachusetts.

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US President Barack Obama (R) and his daughter Malia ride bikes in Manuel F. Correllus State Forest in West Tisbury, Massachusetts, August 23, 2011, during their family vacation to Martha's Vineyard. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Vineyard Vacation Day 5: Biking, Beach Lunch

The First Family rode their bicycles Tuesday as they continued their vacation on Martha’s Vineyard.


A motorcade carrying U.S. President Barack Obama leaves Blue Heron Farm in Chilmark, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Obama’s Vineyard Vacation Day 3: Beach Trip, Golf

President Barack Obama and his family are enjoying a vacation day at the beach on Martha’s Vineyard.


Some residents of Dennis say the town should buy this property, and create more parking for Mayflower Beach.

Dennis Abandons Plans To Build New Parking Lot At Mayflower Beach

The town wanted to buy a plot near the water to build spaces for 75 more cars.