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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.


A Canton rink's roof collapsed Saturday morning due to heavy snow. (WBZ-TV)

State Officials Discussed Snow Buildup Before Roof Collapse At Canton Rink

State officials discussed the snow buildup at a Canton skating rink before the partial roof collapse occurred Saturday morning, sources told WBZ.


Ice skaters. (File photo)

Mass. DCR To Reopen 2 Skating Rinks On Sunday

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced Saturday night that some of the skating rinks that were closed recently due to heavy snowfall concerns will reopen on Sunday.


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DCR Closes Several Skating Rinks Due To Heavy Snowfall

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced that several skating rinks will be closed Friday evening until further notice due to heavy snowfall.


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Kayaker Threatened With $150 Fine For Bringing Own Boat To Stoneham Pond

A WBZ-TV viewer was stunned recently when he visited Spot Pond in Stoneham with his new kayak and was threatened with a $150 fine.


M Street Beach

Mass. State Beaches, Waterfronts To Open Early

A number of state beaches and waterfronts will open early this season due to the hot weather forecast for this week.


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New Traffic Pattern Puts Bumper-To-Bumper Damper On Nahant Beach Days

Nahant police said the traffic backup was the worst they’ve seen in a long time, stretching from the beach along the Nahant causeway to the rotary at the Lynn line.


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Public Skating Rinks Open In Mass.

Another sign that winter is right around the corner is the opening of public skating rinks in Massachusetts.


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Mass. Firefighters Travel To Quebec To Help Battle Wildfires

Fifteen state firefighters have traveled to Quebec, Canada to help battle fires that have raged across more than one million acres since last month.


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List Of DCR-Run Freshwater Beaches In Mass.

If pools aren’t for you and the ocean’s too far of a drive, there’s no need to worry. DCR manages more than 50 ponds and freshwater beaches for you to enjoy.

CBS Boston–06/24/2013