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State crews begin work to replace storm-damaged staircases at Salisbury Beach

Crews began working at Salisbury Beach on Thursday to tear down wooden staircases over the sand dunes that were damaged by storms in December and January, leaving some beach access unusable, officials said.

Voters north of Boston resoundingly reject plan for new $445 million facility for Whittier Tech

As has been the case during much of the tumult, the vote came down to Haverhill against everyone else.

Lynn man sentenced to more than 2 years in prison for role in North Shore drug trafficking operation

Melvin Nieves, 25, was sentenced in US District Court in Boston to 27 months in prison and three years of supervised release after he pleaded guilty in October to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, prosecutors said.

A flaming tower of Christmas trees, for all to see

Christmas Tree beach bonfires, a longstanding North Shore tradition, gather communities to marvel at a unique inferno.

Rockport police officer, good Samaritan rescue older couple from burning home

The two combined efforts to rescue an older couple from their home after the rescuers saw it was burning, fire officials said.

In Lynn, an ice swimming prodigy emerges

J.B. Lanza has searched hard for the one thing she could be great at. When she started swimming in icy water, she found it.

A new Whittier Tech building would cost $445 million. The price has shocked the North Shore and Merrimack Valley.

Whittier Tech has given 11 communities an ultimatum: either build a new school at close to a half-billion dollars, or spend more in the long run to renovate the current building.

Three adult family members found dead in Nahant home with elevated carbon monoxide levels, officials say

The three were found in their Cottage Street home Monday evening after Nahant police and firefighters were sent there for a well-being check, officials said.