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  • Juan Santiago 13 hours ago

    Police Investigating Mysterious Disappearance of Mass. Man in Texas

    Police in Texas are asking for the public’s help finding a Massachusetts man who has been missing for a month. Juan Santiago, 37, was last seen June 20 in San Antonio along the 5500 block of IH-35 near Goldfield, police told NBC affiliate WOAI-TV. Authorities said Santiago traveled from Massachusetts to Texas with a friend to find employment. It’s possible…

  • BOSTON Aug 12

    Woman Held Up Man With Taser After Meeting on Dating App, Police Say

    A woman is scheduled to face a judge after police say she allegedly robbed a man at a Boston hotel after meeting him on an online dating app. Selena Rivera-Apodaca, 24, of Kent, Washington, was arrested at the Hyatt Regency Tuesday morning and faces an armed robbery charge, police said. Officers arrived to the hotel at about 11:50 a.m. for…

  • school reopening plan Aug 12

    RI Gov. Raimondo Delays First Day of School to Sept. 14

    Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Wednesday the start of school in Rhode Island will be delayed by a couple more weeks to give administrators and families more time to prepare amid the coronavirus pandemic. Raimondo made the announcement at an afternoon news conference saying school will now start Sept. 14. “It gives schools a little more time to be ready,” Raimondo…

  • Moderna Aug 12

    US Gov't to Buy 100M Doses of Moderna's COVID-19 Vaccine for $1.5B

    Massachusetts biotech firm Moderna Inc. will produce 100 million doses of its in-development vaccine for the new coronavirus for the U.S. government, the Cambridge-based company and President Donald Trump announced Tuesday.

  • Black Lives Matter Aug 12

    4 Acts of Vandalism Involving Black Lives Matter Signage Reported in Arlington

    Four acts of vandalism involving Black Lives Matter signage were reported Monday morning in Arlington, Massachusetts, police said. The incidents took place at First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington, Calvary Church, and at two private residences, according to police. At First Parish Unitarian Universalist, police said someone spray-painted over a BLM banner. “I can’t begin to understand the motivation...

  • New Hampshire Aug 11

    Sununu Orders Masks Be Worn at Large, Organized Gatherings in NH

    Gov. Chris Sununu is now requiring people to wear face coverings when they’re part of organized gatherings of 100 people or more in New Hampshire, a change that comes ahead of a large annual gathering, Laconia Motorcycle Week. Images of people ignoring social distancing measures at another major motorcycle gathering, this weekend’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, factored...

  • Spencer Aug 10

    Woman Swimming in Spencer Dies in Apparent Drowning, DA Says

    A Massachusetts woman died Sunday in an apparent drowning while swimming in Spencer, Massachusetts, authorities said. Police and fire officials were called about 4:20 p.m. to Stiles Reservoir, where a neighbor had been performing CPR, the Worcester County District Attorney’s office said Monday. First responders took over giving CPR from the neighbor, the district attorney said, and the 48-year-old...

  • Rhode Island Aug 5

    RI Steps Up Enforcement on Out-of-State Travelers, Orders Bars to Close Earlier

    Rhode Island is stepping up enforcement of rules for out-of-state travelers and ordering bars to close earlier due to an increase in new cases of the coronavirus, according to Gov. Gina Raimondo. Eleven percent of new cases stem from out-of-state travel, she said at a Wednesday news conference. Beginning Sunday, anyone coming from one of the 33 states on Rhode…

  • New Hampshire Aug 4

    NH Coronavirus Testing Sites Closed Tuesday, Wednesday Due to Isaias

    Due to Tropical Storm Isiasis moving northward into New England, New Hampshire state officials announced Tuesday that coronavirus testing sites would be closed for the next couple of days “for the safety of staff and patients.” During a Tuesday news conference with Gov. Chris Sununu, Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Lori Shibinette said the state-run testing facilities were…

  • EEE Aug 4

    First Human Case of EEE in 2020 Detected in Mass.

    The first human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis this year has been detected in Plymouth County, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The human case of EEE has been reported in Middleborough, according to a Facebook post by the town manager. “No outdoor activities are permitted on town-owned property from dusk to dawn,” read the post. The person…

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