Crowds Pack Esplanade To Run With Michael PhelpsA large crowd turned out at the Charles River Esplanade Tuesday morning to run two miles with Olympian Michael Phelps.
Thousands Of Boy Scouts Hold Urban Camp-Out Along Charles RiverThousands of campers are taking part in SOAR--Scouting's Outdoor Adventure--the largest urban camp-out they've ever done.
Health Officials Warn Of Blue-Green Algae Bloom In Charles RiverThere’s something in the water in the Charles River.
Harvard Student Identified As Charles River Drowning VictimFoul play is not suspected in the death of an 18 year old who drowned in the Charles River Friday night.
17-Year-Old Drowns In Charles RiverThe body of a 17-year-old boy was pulled from the Charles River Friday night, Massachusetts State Police said.
Local Breweries Making Beer With Charles River Water For HUBweek CompetitionLove that dirty water? This September, you could taste a beer that's made from it.
Charles River Receives Strong Water Quality GradeBoston's "dirty water" may not be so dirty after all, according to the grade given by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Group Eyes Building Permanent Swimming Area Along Charles RiverOne non-profit group is trying to change the "dirty water" image of our dear Charles River for good.
Cleanup Underway After More Than 500,000 Attend Fireworks Spectacular On EsplanadeThe morning after about 500,000 people packed both banks of the Charles River to watch the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, cleanup was underway to clear the esplanade.
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular Faces Uncertain FutureBusinessman and philanthropist David Mugar is stepping down as founder and executive director of the celebration after 43 years, and it's not clear who's going to fill the sponsorship and leadership void.
Man's Body Pulled From Charles River In CambridgeA 40-year-old man's body was pulled from the Charles River in Cambridge late Saturday morning.
Restoration Work On Longfellow Bridge's 'Salt And Pepper' Towers Nears CompletionThe work being done on the towers on the Longfellow Bridge--the ones that give it the "Salt and Pepper bridge" nickname--is almost finished.