Police in Lowell say swift action by two lifeguards and a pair of bystanders saved a man from drowning at the Greater Lowell YMCA pool.
A number of state beaches and waterfronts will open early this season due to the hot weather forecast for this week.
State officials closed a Cambridge swimming pool for the day after they say a patron fought with a lifeguard and threatened gun violence.
Possible evidence in the Molly Bish homicide investigation is being sent from the Massachusetts State Police crime lab to a private lab in Texas for forensic testing, authorities said.
A lifeguard on his last day on the job for the summer saved a man at Carson Beach.