The town of Manchester By The Sea has closed one of its beaches to swimming because over high levels of bacteria in the water.
The New England Aquarium has been closed to the public for the day so crews can repair a cracked window in the facility’s signature central ocean tank.
Part of Interstate 495 north in Amesbury was still shut down Thursday morning because of the aftermath of a tractor-trailer accident.
A group of Roman Catholics asked Pope Benedict XVI to reverse the decision by the Boston Archdiocese to close their churches, which sparked a six-year fight and several round-the-clock parishioner vigils.
Prosecutors have formally dropped their case against a man who committed suicide in his jail cell while awaiting trial on charges of killing a masseuse he met through Craigslist.
The Bridgewater skate park has been closed for good, due to continuing vandalism and assaults at the popular Legion Field hangout.
There was quite a mess Sunday at the public safety complex in Somerville. It suffered extensive damage from Saturday’s flash flooding, forcing the building to be closed so it can be thoroughly cleaned.