Moose Goes For Swim In Belchertown's Quabbin ReservoirTuesday's heat proved to be too much for one local moose, who decided to go for a swim in the Quabbin Reservoir Spillway.
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.
Man Charged With Assaulting 11-Year-Old Girl At DCR Pool In WalthamState Police say a Watertown man has been charged with assaulting an 11-year-old girl at a Department of Conservation and Recreation swimming pool in Waltham on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
List Of Free DCR-Run Pools & Spray Decks In MassachusettsWhether 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.
Businesses Score Dream Leases At Taxpayers' ExpenseWhether 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.
DCR Shuts Down Popular Carlisle Ice Cream StandThe Department of Conservation and Recreation has shut down a popular ice cream stand and now the community is looking for answers.
Warnings Posted Over High Bacteria Counts At Some North Shore BeachesPeople 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’s Best Parks For KidsBoston offers plenty of escapes within the city where kids can be kids, and parents can enjoy watching them.
New DCR Commissioner NamedEnergy 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.

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