Isolation hotel in works to protect homeless during surge

Massachusetts could soon make more beds available for homeless people who need a safe place to isolate while recovering from COVID-19, Health and Human ServicesRead More

Wynn rethinking development plans near Encore Casino

Wynn Resorts is tapping the brakes on its plan to develop the land across the street from its Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett toRead More

State group pushes turning Mass. strip malls into low-income housing

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, JAN. 11, 2021…..Outdated and decaying strip malls can be found in most Massachusetts towns — ghosts of what were once thriving spotsRead More

Salem Mayor Driscoll joins Democrats vying for lieutenant governor

Five-term Salem Mayor Kim Driscoll is joining the crowded field of Democrats running for lieutenant governor, becoming the first mayor to enter the race andRead More

MBTA feeling pinch of omicron, extreme cold

Bundle up and prepare for delays: with the potent omicron variant cutting into the on-duty workforce and frigid cold forecast for Tuesday, the MBTA continues to faceRead More

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MBTA feeling pinch of omicron, extreme cold

Bundle up and prepare for delays: with the potent omicron variant cutting into the on-duty workforce and frigid cold forecast for Tuesday, the MBTA continuesRead More

Senate restarting push for homeless ID cards

After last session’s effort died in the House, the Massachusetts Senate is taking another run at the idea of creating a process for homeless individualsRead More

Convention gatherings moving ahead amidst surge

As the latest variation of the coronavirus disrupts businesses and gatherings, events at Massachusetts Convention Center Authority properties are moving ahead as planned, Executive DirectorRead More

Boston Mayor Wu reports progress on clearing encampment

Eighty-three people have moved into new housing from encampments in the area of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard, and space is available for theRead More

COVID hospitalizations jump 40% in one week

Massachusetts now has more COVID-19 patients hospitalized than at any point since May 2020, surpassing the tally of patients during last winter’s surge as theRead More