Charles River

Barry Burbank stand up paddling on the Charles River. (WBZ-TV)

Adventure Week: Kayaking, Stand Up Paddle Board On Charles River

Barry Burbank had never ventured out on the Charles River, until now.

07/03/2015

Charles River (WBZ-TV)

Boston’s Charles River Gets B-Plus For Clean Water

The federal Environmental Protection Agency has given the Charles River a B-plus for water quality, down slightly from last year’s A-minus.

05/29/2015

(Photo Credit: Sandra Mu/Getty Images)

Boston Area’s Best Family-Friendly Bike Trails

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!

04/10/2015

(Image Credit: Boston Duck Tours)

Relentless Boston Winter Forces Duck Boats To Stay On Land

Boston Duck Tours opened for the season on Saturday, but will be forced to stay out of the water until further notice.

03/21/2015

A dog rescued by firefighters from the Charles River (Photo credit Wellesley police)

Dog Rescued From Icy Charles River

Firefighters rescued a dog trapped on the ice on the Charles River Sunday morning.

03/08/2015

(Image Credit: Teresa Pagliuca)

State Police: Walking On Frozen Charles River Can Be ‘Dangerous And Deadly’

Though the Charles River may seem frozen enough for a stroll, state police and DCR officials say it is not.

03/03/2015

CambridgeSide Galleria (WBZ)

Suspected Shoplifter Jumps Into Charles River To Dodge Police

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.

12/25/2014

(Image Courtesy: Head of the Charles)

Head Of The Charles Regatta Underway In Boston

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.

10/18/2014

The Head of the Charles regatta is set for October 18 and 19. (Photo Credit: Carlos Ridruejo)

Boston Mascots ‘Train’ For Upcoming Head Of The Charles Regatta

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.

10/10/2014

(Photo from Head of the Charles Regatta/Facebook)

5 Things You Didn’t Know About The Head Of The Charles Regatta

Here are five things you didn’t know about the Head of the Charles Regatta.

09/29/2014

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