Harassment Probe Leads To Shakeup For Mass. Environmental AgencyGov. Charlie Baker's administration is moving to fire one official in the state's embattled environmental agency and has accepted the resignation of a second after a staffer complained of enduring retribution from superiors.
DCR Deputy Commissioner Resigns After Misusing State Vehicle Lights, SirensA top state Department of Conservation and Recreation official has resigned after he inappropriately used the emergency lights and sirens of his state vehicle.
Wire Cables Tied Across Massachusetts Nature TrailsPolice are warning riders and hikers that someone is stringing wire cables across state trails with the intent of causing serious harm.
First Deer Hunt On Blue Hills Reservation In 122 Years UnderwayThere hasn't been a deer hunt on the Blue Hills Reservation since 1893.
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.