Lifeguards

Erynn Johns captured her rip current rescue on camera off Nantucket (Image from Erynn Johns)

Father And Daughter Rescued From Rip Current Off Nantucket

A teen was filming herself with a selfie-stick when she got stuck in a rip current with her father.

07/08/2015

Short Sands Beach (WBZ-TV)

Lifeguards Rescue Two Young Brothers Off Maine’s Rough Ocean Waters

Two young Mass. brothers who were swept out to sea in Maine are safe with family now, thanks to the swift actions of the lifeguards on duty.

06/30/2015

(Photo credit: Duxbury Fire Department)

Massachusetts DCR Scrambling To Fill Hundreds Of Lifeguard Positions

Massachusetts officials are trying to fill hundreds of vacant lifeguard positions before the summer season gets in full swing.

06/12/2015

NH pool

Lifeguard Shortage Leaves NH Pools Struggling To Open

Only two of the four pools in Manchester have opened due to a lifeguard shortage.

06/25/2014

Ney Blut , 5, was hospitalized Thursday after being rescued from a swimming pool in Lowell. (Credit: Family courtesy photo)

5-Year-Old Recovering After Nearly Drowning In Lowell Pool

Family members say a five-year-old boy from Lowell who fell into a pool and nearly drowned on Thursday is recovering in the hospital.

07/05/2013

Lifeguards rescued a child who nearly drowned in a pool in Lowell on Thursday.

Five-Year-Old Rescued After Nearly Drowning In Lowell Pool

A five-year-old boy was hospitalized Thursday after being rescued from a swimming pool in Lowell.

07/04/2013

(File photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Truro Considers Lifeguards At All Town Beaches After Shark Attack

Ever since a Denver man was bitten by a Great White shark, Truro town leaders have been considering adding full time lifeguards to all four town beaches.

08/07/2012

(File photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Bourne To Hold Special Town Meeting To Consider Posting Lifeguards

Bourne may post lifeguards at its public beaches for the remainder of the summer after all.

07/12/2011

Plymouth Beach

3-Year-Old Boy Rescued From Water At Plymouth Beach

A 3-year-old boy nearly drowned at Plymouth Beach on Wednesday, but a lifeguard and nurse helped save him.

06/22/2011

File Image (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lifeguards To Work State Beaches Early Due To Hot Weather

State officials are scrambling to get lifeguards in their chairs at beaches across the Bay State because of the heat.

06/08/2011