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Rockport, Mass. (Image: iStockphoto)

Best Getaways For Parents Near Boston

Whether the kids come along or stay behind, there are plenty of getaway choices for parents within about an hour of New England’s largest hub.

09/27/2014

(Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

North Shore School Allows Yoga Pants Back After One-Day Ban

After facing backlash over its enforcement of a dress code ban on yoga pants, a local middle and high school has decided to take a second look at the decision.

02/11/2014

A Rowley couple got engaged while dressed as Santa and Mrs. Claus. (Courtesy "Angela Cook Oasis Rockport")

North Shore Firefighter Proposes To ‘Mrs. Claus’ In Downtown Rockport

Anneke Sharp thought she was going downtown Rockport to get her picture taken as part of a holiday card with boyfriend Eric Beaulieu.

12/10/2013

Senator Tarr and the Harrison family testifying at the hearing on Senate Bill 409. (Credit: Sen. Tarr's Office)

‘Caleigh’s Bill’ Would Create Flag Safety Program For Mass. Beaches

Lawmakers are weighing a bill that would create a uniform warning and safety flag program for all Massachusetts beaches.

05/07/2013

A boat burns Saturday, April 27, in Rockport. (Credit: Courtesy Noelle Hermann)

Men Rescued From Burning Boat In Rockport, Witness Says

Two men escape a boat fire near a wharf in Rockport on Saturday, a witness told CBS.

04/27/2013

Many houses and businesses along the North Shore were coated with layers of ice and snow from the blizzard.

North Shore Begins Path To Recovery After Blizzard

With the blizzard of 2013 come and gone, towns throughout the state have begun to take stock of the damage and start cleaning up.

02/10/2013

Caleigh Anne Harrison (Photo Credit: Mass. State Police)

Search For Missing Rockport Toddler Caleigh Harrison Moves To Gloucester

The search for missing Rockport toddler Caleigh Harrison resumed Wednesday, five days after a pair of pink pants washed ashore in Gloucester.

11/14/2012

Investigators believe these may be the remains of Caleigh Anne Harrison's pants

Pants Found On Gloucester Beach May Be Linked To Missing Rockport Girl

The remains of a pair of pants that washed ashore in Gloucester last week may be linked to a 2-year-old girl who vanished off a Rockport beach last spring.

11/12/2012

The dead whale on Oct. 31, the day before burial. (Photo courtesy: Kim Diebboll for Good Morning Gloucester/http://goodmorninggloucester.wordpress.com/)

Dead Finback Whale Will Be Buried On Rockport Beach Thursday

The dead Finback whale that washed up on Boston Harbor Islands before making its way to Rockport will be buried Thursday.

10/31/2012

A whale that washed ashore in Rockport may be left to decompose.

Rockport Officials May Leave Beached Dead Whale To Decompose

A dead 50-foot finback whale first spotted floating in Boston Harbor more than two weeks ago has beached more than 30 miles to the north in Rockport, where town officials are trying to figure out what to do with it.

10/23/2012

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