Mass. to ease some pandemic business restrictions, lift stay-at-home advisory

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts will begin to ease some of its pandemic restrictions on businesses as spikes in the number of hospitalizations and new casesRead More

New CDC director takes over beleaguered agency amid crisis

NEW YORK (AP) — As the coronavirus swept across the globe last year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sank into the shadows, underminedRead More

City officials investigating after mysterious 5 foot hole opens up in Boston park

The Department of Conservation and Recreation is investigating after a 5-foot-deep hole mysteriously opened up along the bank of the Muddy River. The DCR hasRead More

Law enforcement on high alert in Mass. on Inauguration Day

Officials in Massachusetts say they aren’t aware of any specific threats of violence directed toward government buildings in the area, but that they are takingRead More

‘Regret that I went’: Fall River business owner discusses his participation in Capitol riot

A Fall River business owner who participated in the riot at the United States Capitol last week described the tension he felt there that dayRead More

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Boston Public Schools superintendent details timeline for return to in-person learning

Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius on Thursday detailed a timeline for returning more students to in-person learning amid the coronavirus pandemic. She also calledRead More

Mass. poised to send National Guard members to D.C.

As Washington, D.C. prepares for next week’s inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden while dealing with the fallout from last week’s deadly siege on the U.S.Read More

Capitol assault a more sinister attack than first appeared

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under battle flags bearing Donald Trump’s name, the Capitol’s attackers pinned a bloodied police officer in a doorway, his twisted face andRead More

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Police officer’s death intensifies Capitol siege questions

WASHINGTON (AP) — A police officer has died from injuries suffered as President Donald Trump’s supporters stormed the Capitol, a violent siege that is forcingRead More

Trump acknowledges electoral defeat as lawmakers raise prospect of ousting him

WASHINGTON (AP) — With 12 days left in his term, President Donald Trump has finally bent to reality amid growing talk of trying to forceRead More