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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

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McDonald’s: Fewer Happy Meal Orders Opting For Soda

McDonald’s says fewer people are picking soda for Happy Meals after it stopped listing the drinks as an option on its menu boards.

06/25/2015

(Photo Credit: KAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images)

Ask A Boston Expert: How To Keep Your Pet Cool This Summer

Keeping your pets cool during the hot summer months is extremely important for their overall health and well-being. From simple ideas to some more creative tips, here you will find some great ways to keep your pet comfortable, while still letting them enjoy the outdoors.

05/15/2015

Palcohol comes in a pouch and can be turned into a cocktail just by adding water. There are four different varieties: rum, vodka, cosmopolitan and "powderita." (WBZ-TV)

Controversial Powdered Alcohol Gets Government Approval

It’s known as “Palcohol” and when mixed with water, it creates an instant cocktail. And even though the federal government now says it’s OK to sell and use, a push for a nationwide ban is now underway. Dr. Mallika Marshall explains.

03/12/2015

Snow melters (WBZ-TV)

Snow Melters Clear The Way For More Anticipated Snow

Two new snow melters were put into action on Friday, turning the snow and ice into steamy water.

02/13/2015

This dog was rescued from icy waters in Wareham Friday morning. (Photo credit: Wareham Harbormaster)

Dog Rescued From Wareham Icy Pond

A dog was rescued after falling through the ice at Mill Pond in Wareham Friday morning.

01/30/2015

Murphy the dog was pulled to safety by police after falling through the ice. (Photo credit: Ashland Police Department)

Ashland Police Save Dog From Icy Waters

Ashland Police came to the rescue of a dog that had fallen through the ice into a reservoir and was struggling to stay afloat.

01/04/2015

Neighbors say this parking lot is to blame for falling water levels. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Back Bay Development May Threaten Historic Buildings

The I-Team has discovered that some neighbors are accusing a well-connected property owner of skirting the rules designed to protect a delicate foundation of wood piles.

11/18/2014

(Photo Credit: Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

A Guide To The Head Of The Charles Regatta

The 2014 Head of the Charles Regatta will be held on the weekend of October 18-19. Races run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Here’s a guide if you’re going.

CBS Boston–10/16/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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