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March 25, 1639: First U.S. Water Power Canal

March 25, 1639: “America’s first canal to provide industrial water power began (dug by colonists in Dedham, MA); ran from Charles River to Neponset River at Mill Creek.” 103 more words


Charles River, Boston

After all the warm climate photos, I’ve been posting this one of a frozen Charles River is to remind myself that soon we will be back in New England. 66 more words


Spring Scale

The hubby and I went for a brief walk along the Charles River. And -hooray! – We saw the very first sign of spring. I took this picture while standing on a footbridge over the river. 76 more words


Relentless Boston Winter Forces Duck Boats To Stay On Land

BOSTON (CBS) – New England’s seemingly never-ending winter has taken another toll. For the time being, the city’s famous duck boats have been relegated to land duties. 166 more words



Ask anyone who’s seen the wild ocean and they’ll tell you: the water you see in Boston and New York is not that. The ocean is blue, grey, foaming white, green, black, even purple sometimes, but never brown. 293 more words

The Importance of Sunshine

This past weekend was a gloomy one. I felt very alone and unloved even though I knew that I have the love and support of everyone in my life. 98 more words

Dog Rescued From Icy Charles River

WELLESLEY (CBS) — Firefighters rescued a dog trapped on the ice on the Charles River Sunday morning.

Wellesley police said the golden doodle was stuck in the area behind Livingston Road. 100 more words