Charles River

(Photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Health Officials Warn Of Potentially Toxic Algae Bloom In Charles River

The “dirty” water in the Charles River is being called dangerous. Health officials say potentially toxic algae is growing near the MIT boathouse. It’s the result of the recent warm weather.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/23/2012

Boathouse on the Charles River.

Businesses Score Dream Leases At Taxpayers’ Expense

Whether it’s a boathouse on the Charles River, or a small private yacht club in Quincy, they have two things in common: They both sit on state property, and they have a deal at taxpayer’s expense.

05/21/2012

Community Sailing

WBZ WaterCooler: What A Week Along The Charles!

This Week At The WBZ Water Cooler: The Boston weather climbs into the 80’s, and it’s still March! We broke a record and the folks along the Charles were thrilled…well, most of them were.

03/24/2012

File image (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Body Found In Charles River In Waltham

The body of a man was found in the Charles River near the Moody Street bridge Sunday afternoon.

02/05/2012

(Photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Sunbathers, Bicyclists, Pets Enjoying Warm October Weather

It’s hard to believe it’s October. Sunbathers, bicyclists, and canoers soaked up the warm sunshine at Artesani Park on Sunday.

10/09/2011

A female college student was hospitalized after she fell off this dock and into the Charles River early Sunday morning.

College Student Hospitalized After Fall Into Charles River

Massachusetts State Police say a college student from Texas is hospitalized in critical condition after falling into the Charles River in Boston.

10/09/2011

Community Sailing

Sailing Program Helps Change Lives In Boston

Community Boating’s Universal Access program is busier than ever. More than 350 people with a wide range of disabilities will became sailors this summer alone.

08/17/2011

File (WBZ-TV)

Student Sexually Assaulted On Esplanade, Thrown In Charles River

Police are investigating reports of another sexual assault on the Esplanade early Sunday morning.

08/14/2011

(Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kathryn E. Macdonald/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

A Guide To Fishing In Boston

If you’re living in Boston, there’s plenty of waterfront for fishing but the question is not where to fish but where to begin.

CBS Boston–08/13/2011

(Photo: Cycling on the Charles River) credit: Cristy Maldonado

A Guide To Enjoying The Charles River

This guide to the Charles River basin will offer you plenty of ideas to help get you out of the house and into the sunshine.

CBS Boston–07/30/2011

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