Tag: shore

  • New R.I. shore access law, new shore access disputes this summer

    The Boston Globe “You can do whatever you would normally do on the beach in that 10-foot window,” said Westerly Town Manager Shawn Lacey, part of a group of town officials who met with state regulators to discuss the law. Laurie Bates poses for a photo on the beach in front of her home on…

  • FBI seizes more than 200 pounds of drugs in North Shore bust, including fentanyl meant to look like candy hearts

    Crime Law enforcement arrested three men in connection with the drug bust, including the alleged “ringleader.” The FBI allegedly seized over 200 pounds of drugs during a raid on the North Shore last week. Massachusetts U.S. Attorney’s Office An FBI raid on the North Shore last week led to “one of the largest single location…

  • How did Marylou’s Coffee become a South Shore staple?

    Wickedpedia “I don’t know and don’t want to know how much sugar is in this drink, but sometimes you just have to treat yourself!” Beginning with a single shop in Hanover in 1986, Marylou’s Coffee has built itself a loyal following in a sea of Dunkin’ and Starbucks. Marylou’s Coffee/Instagram Some Bay Staters get their…

  • 3 beautiful hikes on the North Shore

    Travel Explore these three hikes recommended by Mass Audobon. The Rockery Trail at Mass Audobon Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary in Topsfield. Ipswich Wildlife Sanctuary The North Shore is an excellent place for hiking due to its variety of habitats, said Carole McCauley, regional director of Mass Audobon North Shore. “There’s traditional New England forest land,”…

  • Nothing screams North Shore like getting lost at the Cummings Center

    The Boston Globe The mixed-use development, once home to the world’s largest factory, has a system for navigating the maze-like complex of more than 2 million square feet. And some people even claim to understand it. A banner hangs on the facade of a photograph taken when the factory was under construction. David L. Ryan/Globe…

  • Your perfect fall weekend on the North Shore

    New England Travel From apple picking to spooky tours to leaf peeping. A pair of children plow through the maze at Connors Farm in Danvers. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff ‘Tis the season for fall fun, and the North Shore is bursting with autumnal activities for all ages. From apple picking to spooky tours to leaf peeping,…

  • Your perfect fall weekend on the South Shore

    New England Travel From colorful fall hikes to pumpkin patches to historic lighthouses. A family walks through a pumpkin patch with a wagon. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Those looking for weekend fun this fall season have plenty of options on the South Shore, from colorful fall hikes to pumpkin patches to historic lighthouses. Ahead, get ideas…

  • South Shore residents warned to protect domestic animals after bear reportedly kills livestock

    Local News “Unfortunately a resident reported to us today that our local bear and their livestock had a negative interaction.” A bear attacked livestock in Hanson, police said. Hanson police Residents of one South Shore community are being urged to “take steps” to protect their domestic animals after a bear reportedly killed livestock.  Black bears…

  • A developer proposed nearly 500 apartments on South Shore Plaza. Then residents killed it.

    The Boston Globe A plan for what would have been Braintree’s largest apartment project ran into a buzz saw of neighborhood opposition. By Andrew Brinker, The Boston Globe updated on October 5, 2023 | 11:43 AM There was a buzz among the crowd that packed the auditorium at Braintree Town Hall last January. A few…

  • A South Shore pumpkin patch was voted the best in Massachusetts

    New England Travel You’ll find it in Plympton. Cut pumpkins sit in the field of the back patches. Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Pumpkins are a necessity for many fall activities, from baking a delicious pie to carving haunting jack-o-lanterns. According to a recent FamilyDestinationsGuide.com poll, the best pumpkin patch in Massachusetts can be found at Sauchuk’s…