Department Of Conservation And Recreation

Revere Beach (Credit: DCR)

List Of DCR-Run Ocean & Saltwater Beaches In Mass.

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.

CBS Boston–06/24/2013

Artesani Wading Pool, Brighton (Credit: DCR)

List Of Free DCR-Run Pools & Spray Decks 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.

CBS Boston–06/24/2013

Boathouse on the Charles River.

Businesses Score Dream Leases At Taxpayers’ Expense

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.

05/21/2012

Great Brook Farm Ice Cream stand in Carlisle.

DCR Shuts Down Popular Carlisle Ice Cream Stand

The Department of Conservation and Recreation has shut down a popular ice cream stand and now the community is looking for answers.

05/15/2012

Revere Beach

Warnings Posted Over High Bacteria Counts At Some North Shore Beaches

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.

07/22/2011

Boston’s Best Parks For Kids

Boston’s Best Parks For Kids

Boston offers plenty of escapes within the city where kids can be kids, and parents can enjoy watching them.

CBS Boston–05/23/2011

Massachusetts State House in Boston (credit: AP)

New DCR Commissioner Named

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.

01/21/2011

Frog Pond

Boston’s Best Outdoor Winter Outings For The Family

Bundle up, pack a thermos of hot cocoa, and head out to enjoy these fun outdoor winter outings with kids.

CBS Boston–01/02/2011

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