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Police: Stranded Boy’s Story Of Friend Missing In Merrimack River Was Hoax

Boats, divers and helicopters were deployed to search the river Tuesday night when the boy told police his 17-year-old friend had fallen into the river from a stolen boat and never resurfaced.

08/20/2014

The roof of this trailer was torn off when a truck driver tried to fit it beneath the top of the Bailey Bridge in Amesbury. (WBZ-TV)

Too-Tall Truck Hits Top Of Bailey Bridge In Amesbury

A truck driver failed miserably when he tried to fit his 13-foot-6-inch high tractor-trailer under the 10-foot-3-inch high Bailey Bridge in Amesbury Friday morning.

06/20/2014

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Environmental Concerns Over Crane Caught In Rising Merrimack River

It could be several days before crews are able to reach a crane that is stuck in the river.

01/17/2014

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DA: Skeletal Remains Found In Merrimack River Belong To Missing Woman

The woman went missing in November, 2006, District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett said Wednesday.

08/28/2013

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59-Year-Old Drowns After Falling In Merrimack River In Concord, NH

New Hampshire State Police have recovered the body of a fisherman who drowned in the Merrimack River in Concord, N.H.

07/06/2013

The Whittier Bridge connects Newburyport and  Amesbury (CBS)

Washington Bridge Collapse A Wake-Up Call For Mass.

The partial bridge collapse in Washington state has transportation officials in Massachusetts taking a close look at our own list of structurally deficient bridges.

05/24/2013

A police car. (Photo credit should read Mandy Cheng/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Found In Merrimack River

Police were called to Riverdale Ave. after a body was found in the Merrimack River.

01/20/2013

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Body Found In Merrimack River In Dracut

A body was found in the Merrimack River in Dracut on Sunday, the Middlesex District Attorney’s office confirmed.

07/08/2012

A man drowned after jumping into the Merrimack River near Pawtucket Street at Walker Street in Lowell.

Lowell Suspect Drowns After Escaping Police Custody

A Lowell man who tried to escape from police on Friday night, wound up drowning in the Merrimack River.

10/08/2011

(Photo credit: Kim Tunnicliffe)

Newburyport Beaches Closed To Swimmers Due To Bacteria

Swimming is banned at Newburyport beaches this long holiday weekend because of high bacteria counts.

09/04/2011

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