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Southie beaches ranked high on the list. (Credit:WBZ NewsRadio's Kim Tunnicliffe)

Report Card Grades Mass. Beaches As Season Starts

A clean harbor advocacy group is giving strong grades to most Boston Harbor beaches in its second annual report card, but it’s also highlighting some problems.

05/26/2013

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Two If By T: Best MBTA-Accessible Beaches Around Boston

So, sitting in Cape Cod traffic isn’t your thing? Good news. There are some great beaches around Boston you can get to without even having to set foot in a car. Paul Revere never had […]

CBS Boston–07/25/2012

Artesani Wading Pool, Brighton (Credit: DCR)

Mass. State-Run Beaches & Wading Pools

In anticipation of this week’s high temperatures, a number of state-run beaches and wading pools will be opening a few days early.

CBS Boston–06/19/2012

Martha's Vineyard

Several Martha’s Vineyard Beaches Shut Down Over Bacteria Concerns

Several Martha’s Vineyard beaches have been shut down over bacteria concerns.

07/14/2011

Freeman Lake Beach in Chelmsford has been closed due to high E. coli readings.

E. Coli Forces Closure Of Beaches In Chelmsford, Holliston

Higher-than-normal E. coli readings have led to the closure of two Massachusetts beaches.

07/13/2011

(File photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

No Lifeguards At Bourne Beaches This Summer

Residents and tourists swimming at Bourne’s beaches this summer are on their own if they get into trouble in the water.

06/21/2011

Chatham Beach (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Sixth Grey Seal Found Shot Dead On Cape Cod Beach

A sixth grey seal has been found shot to death on a Cape Cod beach.

06/10/2011

Chatham Beach (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Five Seals Found Shot To Death On Cape Cod Beaches

Five gray seals have been found shot to death on Cape Cod beaches in recent weeks.

06/09/2011

File Image (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lifeguards To Work State Beaches Early Due To Hot Weather

State officials are scrambling to get lifeguards in their chairs at beaches across the Bay State because of the heat.

06/08/2011

discks

Volunteers Scour Beaches For Wayward Wastewater Disks

More volunteers are turning out to help clean up millions of small plastic disks swept downriver from a New Hampshire wastewater treatment plant to the ocean shores of New Hampshire and Massachusetts.

03/19/2011

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