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Brides, Grooms Encouraged to Manage Expectations as Weddings Can Resume Monday in Mass.

As the state moves into Phase 3, weddings can resume in Massachusetts with restrictions. While event planners and venue owners are excited, they are encouraging brides and grooms to manage their expec...

  • coronavirus Jun 30

    Mass. Reports 0 New Coronavirus Deaths — and Its Death Toll Drops in Data Cleanup

    No coronavirus deaths were reported to Massachusetts health officials in 24 hours, the state’s public health agency said Tuesday. It’s the first time that’s happened in months. At the same time, the state’s official coronavirus death toll dropped by just over 40 people as part of a data clean-up of duplicate reports, the off...
  • crash Jun 30

    Firefighters at Scene of ‘Serious' Crash in Lynn

    Emergency responders are at the scene of a “serious” crash in Lynn, Massachusetts, Tuesday afternoon, firefighters said. Several agencies were sent to the scene of the crash on Lynnfield Street near Cumberland Circle, firefighters said in a tweet. They haven’t offered more information about the incident. The crash comes hours afte...
  • New Hampshire Jun 30

    NH Announces Additional Funds for Individuals, Health Care Facilities Amid Pandemic

    As the number of novel coronavirus cases continues to decline in New Hampshire, Gov. Chris Sununu announced additional funds for individuals and health care facilities amid the pandemic. During a Tuesday news conference, the governor said the moratorium on evictions and foreclosures will end Tuesday but for individuals and families struggling to pa...
  • Worcester Jun 30

    Man Fatally Stabbed in Worcester, Police Say

    A man was fatally stabbed early Tuesday morning in Worcester, Massachusetts, police said. Officers were called to Cutler Street near Grafton Street at about 1 a.m. for a report of a stabbing where they located a 29-year-old man with stab wounds, according to Worcester police. The victim was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, po...
  • The Dish I Miss Jun 30

    How The Food Lens Guided Boston's Restaurant Scene as the Coronavirus Hit

    The Food Lens, a digital guide to restaurants and bars in Boston, was founded in 2017 by Molly Ford and Sarah Jesup, Boston University classmates who traveled the world together compiling Google Docs of their favorite places. “The Boston food scene, it’s kind of like the little sister to New York, like we don’t get enough love and...
  • baby overdoses Jun 30

    Maine Parents Face Charges After Infant Overdoses on Fentanyl: Police

    Two Maine parents are facing a number of charges after police in Auburn say their infant overdosed on fentanyl Friday night. Police were called to an apartment on Washington Street just before 9 p.m. for a report of an unresponsive nine-month-old child. When Auburn Fire and Rescue arrived, police said the child was immediately taken to an area hosp...
  • South Boston Jun 30

    ‘Like a Public Urinal': South Boston Beachgoers Relieving Themselves on Lawns, Residents Say

    With public bathrooms near South Boston’s M Street Beach closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, residents say beachgoers are relieving themselves on homes, lawns and bushes in the area. “You don’t even want to live here, it’s disgusting,” resident Greg Mackin said. “Who would want to live here? It is like a publ...
  • forecast Jul 1

    Scattered Thunderstorms Threaten Floods for Parts of New England

    The same nearly-stalled storm center responsible for recent showers, downpours and thunder is still sitting along the eastern New England coastline. On Tuesday, though, the storm drifts slowly northwest, which is likely to put the focus for heaviest downpours and possible localized flooding or embedded strong thunderstorms over northern, central an...
  • reopening Massachusetts Jun 30

    Mass. Lifts Quarantine Restrictions for Travelers From New England, NY, NJ

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker on Tuesday said visitors from seven nearby states would be exempt from a 14-day quarantine advisory upon arriving the state. In a news conference, Baker said he was able to lift the guidelines for travelers from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York and New Jersey starting Wednesday due ...
  • New England vacation week Jun 30

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  • BOSTON Jun 30

    Residents Vent Frustration Over Illegal Fireworks in Boston

    Boston residents said they were fed up with hearing illegal fireworks going off at all hours of the night for weeks on end during a meeting Monday. Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn held the meeting via video conference call to address some of the concerns constituents have about fireworks continuously being set off across the city. Residents have bee...
  • forecast Jun 30

    Scattered Thunderstorms Tuesday Pose Possible Floods

    Get ready for another day of thunderstorms across the area. Most of the activity will be focused in central and western New England. Temperatures will reach the low 70s at the coast and low 80s inland. Flooding is the primary risk with any thunderstorms that develop. This upper-level low is going to sit in spin over New England through Wednesd...
  • crash Jun 30

    Man Seriously Injured in Lynn Hit-And-Run

    A Massachusetts man was taken to an area hospital Monday night with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car, state police said. Troopers responded to the 330 block of the Lynnway on the southbound side just before 11:30 p.m. after getting calls reporting a pedestrian was struck. The victim, a 55-year-old Lynn man, was taken to Massachuse...
  • Tesla Jun 30

    Police: Tesla That Hit Mass. State Trooper's Vehicle Was In Autopilot

    Maria Smith sat on her front porch in Holbrook and recalled her terrifying experience last December while driving home from college. A Massachusetts State Police trooper had just stopped the 21-year-old at about 10 p.m. on Route 24 in West Bridgewater. As the trooper approached her driver’s side window, Smith reached for her vehicle registrat...
  • BOSTON Jun 30

    ‘Not Appropriate': Boston City Councilors' Homes Targeted by Vandals

    The homes of several members of the Boston City Council were targeted by vandals over the weekend. Annissa Essaibi-George is one of the councilors whose homes were hit. “It is not appropriate at all to think of this group coming in the middle of the night to my home to really vandalize my property and attempt to scare me and…

  • flooding Jun 30

    Flooding Causes Significant Damage at Norwood Hospital, Throughout Town

    The flooding that closed Norwood Hospital caused significant damage across the Massachusetts town Sunday night. New video shows the moments after the flooding began. A worker for a private electric company walks through the hospital to survey damage, and the mess is substantial. Other photos show chairs all moved from the floodwaters, and what appe...
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