Barry Burbank had never ventured out on the Charles River, until now.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given the Charles River a B-plus for water quality, down slightly from last year’s A-minus.
National Bike Day is April 19th this year, and after the winter Boston has endured this season, the odds are fairly good that this warm spring day can’t come soon enough for many. Here are just a few recommended trails to hit up this National Bike Day!
Boston Duck Tours opened for the season on Saturday, but will be forced to stay out of the water until further notice.
Firefighters rescued a dog trapped on the ice on the Charles River Sunday morning.
Though the Charles River may seem frozen enough for a stroll, state police and DCR officials say it is not.
Police say a 28-year-old shoplifter had to be rescued from the Charles River after he jumped into the water to try and escape police on Christmas Eve.
Thousands of competitors and spectators are in Boston for the Head of the Charles regatta, expected to generate at least $54 million to the Massachusetts economy.
Wally the Green Monster, Slyde of the New England Revolution, and Lucky from the Boston Celtics hit the waters of the Charles River in honor of the upcoming regatta.
Here are five things you didn’t know about the Head of the Charles Regatta.