Merrimack River

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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

Charles Panek (Photo courtesy: The Lowell Sun)

Dad Says Lowell Officer Who Drowned Was ‘Great Son’

Even as they grieve the death of their son, a Lowell police officer who drowned in the Merrimack River in Tyngsboro on Saturday night, his parents laugh as they recall how driven their son was.

07/25/2011

Four Boaters were rescued from the Merrimack River in Salisbury. (Photo Credit: John Ray, Mass DOT)

Passing Boat Helps Rescue 4 From Merrimack River

Four people were rescued Friday night after a small boat capsized at the mouth of the Merrimack River.

07/09/2011

Man’s Body Discovered In Merrimack River In Lawrence

A man’s body was recovered from the Merrimack River Friday afternoon.

07/08/2011

The round, plastic white disks have been washing up on beaches from Hampton, N.H. to Newburyport, Mass. (credit: NH DES)

4 To 8 Million Sewage Plant Disks In NH River

The latest estimate of how many plastic disks were washed out of a New Hampshire wastewater treatment plant into the Merrimack River has grown to between four million and eight million.

03/16/2011

The round, plastic white disks have been washing up on beaches from Hampton, N.H. to Newburyport, Mass. (credit: NH DES)

NH Sewage Plant Disks Wash Ashore At Mass. Beaches

Thousands of small plastics disks from a Hooksett, N.H., sewage treatment plant are washing up on the sea shore in N.H. and Mass.

03/14/2011

The car was pulled from the Merrimack River Tuesday morning.

Driver Killed In Bridge Plunge Identified

The driver who was killed when his car went off the Whittier Bridge into the Merrimack River Monday night has been identified as a man from New Hampshire.

02/01/2011

Dive teams searched the Merrimack River for the car and driver Monday night.

Driver Killed After Car Plunges Off Whittier Bridge

State Police say a driver was killed after a car plunged off an Interstate 95 bridge and into the Merrimack River Monday night.

01/31/2011

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