One person is dead and four others seriously injured in a canoeing accident in a reservoir on the Fitchburg-Leominster line. Rescue officials were called to the scene near Route 2 early Saturday morning. They say two of the victims may have been in the water as long as an hour. They were taken by air to area hospitals.
The Charles River in Boston is a great place to go out and get some fresh air, people watch and exercise.
Canoeists and crew teams are an everyday sight on the Charles River in Needham. Alligators aren’t quite as common.