Ruth Bader Ginsburg 55 mins ago

‘A Fearless Trailblazer': New England Politicians Remember Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death swept across the nation Friday night, New England politicians were quick to react on social media, calling the Supreme Court Justice a “hero,” ...

  • search and rescue 6 hours ago

    Body Found in Auburn Reservoir After Hours-Long Search

    Authorities have located the body of a boater who went missing Thursday night at a reservoir in Auburn, Massachusetts. The boater — identified late Friday night as Doug Flink — was found by divers with the help of a K-9 around 9:30 a.m. Friday, Auburn Deputy Fire Chief Glenn Johnson said in a press conference. Flink — a resident o...
  • higher education 6 hours ago

    These Massachusetts Colleges Are Among the Best in the Country, New Ranking Finds

    Harvard University was on the top of the list for the fourth consecutive year Universities in Massachusetts topped the charts in this year’s Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education’s list of best colleges in America. Harvard University was on the top of the list for the fourth consecutive year, followed by the Massachusetts Institute of Te...
  • coronavirus 9 hours ago

    Here's How Many COVID Cases Have Been Reported at Massachusetts Colleges

    Nearly 500 students at Massachusetts colleges and universities have tested positive for the coronavirus over the past month, according to new data released by the state. For the first time, state health officials began reporting COVID-19 testing data from colleges and universities on Wednesday. The report included information from 59 higher ed...
  • coronavirus 11 hours ago

    Mass. Reports 431 More COVID-19 Cases, 8 New Deaths

    Massachusetts reported 431 new confirmed coronavirus cases Friday and an additional eight deaths. There have now been 9,059 deaths and 124,570 confirmed cases, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The percentage of coronavirus tests coming back positive, on average, remains at 0.8%, according to the report. The total number o...
  • Travel ORder 11 hours ago

    Mass. Adds 1 State Back to Travel Restriction List

    Starting Saturday, Massachusetts will no longer allow quarantine-free travel from a state that was recently declared to be of low risk. Wyoming is now being removed from the list of low-risk states, according to an update Friday on Massachusetts’ COVID-19 travel order page, meaning travelers coming from there will once again be required to qu...
  • coronavirus 13 hours ago

    Red Sox Lay Off 10% of Full-Time Staff

    The Red Sox have laid off 10% of their full-time employees as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Boston Globe reported Thursday that about 40 workers on the business side were let go. Earlier this month, the team told nine baseball operations employees in player development, amateur scouting and pro scouting that their contracts would not be re...
  • coronavirus 14 hours ago

    Providence College Moves to Remote Learning After 80 Students Test Positive for COVID

    Providence College has issued a stay-at-home order and moved to remote learning after over 80 students tested positive for the coronavirus, the school announced Thursday night. College President Rev. Kenneth Sicard said in an email to students and faculty that the school is issuing a stay-at-home order for all students and all students living on ca...
  • forecast 14 hours ago

    Fall Air Moves in for the Weekend

    Fall air is streaming into New England. It briefly bisected the northern periphery of moisture associated with the remnant of once-Hurricane Sally, resulting in morning rain on Cape Cod.  As dry, Canadian air moves into New England on a northerly wind, Cape rain will depart by midday Friday. Sunshine will ease south, though clouds will be stub...
  • fire 14 hours ago

    19 People Displaced After Multiple-Building Fire in Dorchester

    A fire in a three-family home in Dorchester spread to buildings on each side and ignited a nearby garage and car early Friday morning, according to the Boston Fire Department. Boston Fire Commissioner Jack Dempsey said 19 people are now displaced, including two children. The people who live in the buildings self-evacuated and no injuries were repor...
  • Laura Dern 16 hours ago

    Laura Dern Says Documentary With Pete Souza Captures the ‘Great Gifts' of His White House Photos

    Pete Souza, the Chief White House photographer in both the Barack Obama and Ronald Reagan White House, pulls back the curtain on the upcoming documentary “The Way I See It” along with producer Laura Dern. Souza recounts the amazing images he captured through his lens as history unfolded around him.

  • Joe Biden 18 hours ago

    At Town Hall, Biden Blasts Trump's ‘Criminal' Coronavirus Response

    Joe Biden on Thursday went after President Donald Trump again and again over his handling of COVID-19, calling Trump’s downplaying of the pandemic “criminal” and his administration “totally irresponsible.”

  • outdoor dining 18 hours ago

    North End Restaurants Want Expanded Outdoor Dining — But Some Say Rules Are Being Ignored

    Restaurants in Boston’s North End are hoping to expand outdoor dining capabilities as the city receives numerous complaints about non-compliance with coronavirus protocols in the historic neighborhood. The Boston Licensing Board held an emergency virtual hearing Thursday night as residents voice concerns about tables not being spaced far enou...
  • Celtics Sep 18

    Celtics Squander Another Lead, Now Trail Heat 2-0

    Goran Dragic scored 25 points, Bam Adebayo led a big third-quarter rally to finish with 21, and the Miami Heat pulled off another comeback to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 and take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals Thursday night. Duncan Robinson scored 18 points, Jimmy Butler had 14, Jae Crowder 12 and Tyler Herro 11. The Heat…...
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