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Best Family-Friendly Getaways Near Boston

While there are plenty of family-friendly attractions in Boston, it is often nice to get away. Thankfully, families do not have to go very far to get a small vacation.


Beachgoers enjoyed the waves on Nantasket beach on Saturday despite riptide concerns.  (WBZ-TV)

Beachgoers Enjoy Waves Despite Riptide Concerns

Hurricane Arthur prompted officials to warn beachgoers about riptides.


Cleo, a Yorkie, was kicked on Nantasket Beach in Hull.

Police Search For Man Who Kicked Dog In Hull

The Yorkie was so badly injured that it had to have one of its eyes removed.


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Repairs Underway To Prevent Nantasket Beach Seawall From Collapsing

The boulders keep arriving on Nantasket Beach while one machine digs a crater in the sand and another scoops seawater out of it.


Cotuit town dock (credit: Sarah Ginn)

Swimmer Arrested After Chase From Nantasket Beach In Hull

State police say a swimmer who refused to leave Nantasket Beach in Hull during Tropical Storm Irene was arrested Sunday.


State Police say a woman attempted to drown Foxy at Nantasket Beach.

Police Say Woman Tried To Drown Dog At Nantasket Beach

State Police say 60-year-old Barbara O’Driscoll of Cohasset, tried to drown her 12 pound pup at Nantasket Beach.


A body was found along Nantasket Beach Saturday.

Woman’s Body Found Along Nantasket Beach

Hull police and the Plymouth County district attorney’s office have identified the body of a young woman found along Nantasket Beach.


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Hull Refuses To Ban Smoking On Nantasket Beach

The Hull town meeting on Tuesday rejected a proposal by the Hull Beach Management Committee to fine people for smoking or for discarding cigarette butts on the beach after Police Chief Richard Billings said he didn’t have the manpower to enforce such a ban.


Summer fun resumes at Nantasket Beach

Summer fun has resumed at Nantasket Beach, now that Hurricane Earl is out of the way.  WBZ’s Bernice Corpuz is there with details.