Man Charged With Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl At DCR Pool Pleads Not GuiltyA Watertown man charged with assaulting an 11-year-old girl at a Department of Conservation and Recreation swimming pool in Waltham pleaded not guilty during his arraignment on Monday.
State Extending Summer Hours At Some Pools, Athletic FacilitiesGov. Charlie Baker says the goal is to offer more recreational opportunities for children to promote a healthy, fun and safe summer.
DCR Pools, Beaches Open On Time Despite Lifeguard ShortageDespite a lifeguard shortage threatening to close many state pools and beaches, the Department of Conservation and Recreation opened venues for swimming throughout the state on Saturday.
Esplanade's Renovated Lawn Unveiled At Hatch ShellAfter several months of renovations, the Hatch Shell Oval Lawn was unveiled during a ceremony on Friday at the Esplanade.
Massachusetts DCR Scrambling To Fill Hundreds Of Lifeguard PositionsMassachusetts officials are trying to fill hundreds of vacant lifeguard positions before the summer season gets in full swing.
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.
State Officials Discussed Snow Buildup Before Roof Collapse At Canton RinkState officials discussed the snow buildup at a Canton skating rink before the partial roof collapse occurred Saturday morning, sources told WBZ.
Mass. DCR To Reopen 2 Skating Rinks On SundayThe 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.
DCR Closes Several Skating Rinks Due To Heavy SnowfallThe Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation announced that several skating rinks will be closed Friday evening until further notice due to heavy snowfall.
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.
Mass. State Beaches, Waterfronts To Open EarlyA number of state beaches and waterfronts will open early this season due to the hot weather forecast for this week.
New Traffic Pattern Puts Bumper-To-Bumper Damper On Nahant Beach DaysNahant 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.