Department Of Conservation And Recreation
Despite 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.
Massachusetts officials are trying to fill hundreds of vacant lifeguard positions before the summer season gets in full swing.
Is there anything better than the ocean breeze on a hot and humid day? Those who answered “no” will want to read on. Here is a list of all of the DCR-run saltwater beaches in Massachusetts.
Whether you’re trying to beat the heat or just looking for a place to hang out, Massachusetts has plenty of pools you can use for free.
Whether it’s a boathouse on the Charles River, or a small private yacht club in Quincy, they have two things in common: They both sit on state property, and they have a deal at taxpayer’s expense.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation has shut down a popular ice cream stand and now the community is looking for answers.
People trying to beat the heat at Revere Beach and two other popular North Shore beaches are being advised against swimming because of unusually high bacterial counts.
Boston offers plenty of escapes within the city where kids can be kids, and parents can enjoy watching them.
Energy and Environmental Affairs Secretary Rick Sullivan has picked former Fall River Mayor Edward Lambert to replace him as commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Recreation.
Bundle up, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, and head out to enjoy these fun outdoor winter outings with kids.