Massachusetts

Restaurants allowed to sell beer, wine with takeout, delivery orders

Restaurants allowed to sell beer, wine with takeout, delivery orders

2 hours ago   |   WCVB

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a bill into law that will hopefully give Massachusetts restaurants the boost they need during the coronavirus state of emergency.
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Family mourns loss of 31-year-old man killed by coronavirus

Family mourns loss of 31-year-old man killed by coronavirus

4 hours ago   |   WCVB

The family of Riley Rumrill is speaking out, after he became one of the youngest victims of the COVID-19 pandemic in Massachusetts.
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Supreme Judicial Court acts to free criminal defendants amid pandemic crisis

5 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Some criminal defendants who are being held on bail awaiting trial for nonviolent crimes can be freed, the state's Supreme Judicial Court said in a mixed ruling that...
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Child rapist ordered released to keep him safe from coronavirus

Child rapist ordered released to keep him safe from coronavirus

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

A Massachusetts man convicted of repeatedly raping a 12-year-old boy was ordered released from jail Friday - because he suffers from health conditions that can make him...
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CDC recommends Americans wear non-medical cloth masks as U.S. coronavirus cases top 270,000

6 hours ago   |   NBC News

New coronavirus cases are flooding emergency rooms in states like Michigan, Massachusetts, Louisiana and New Jersey. While some are stepping up protective measures, several...
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Boston veterans coronavirus ‘buddy' program draws strong response

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

City officials were optimistic about their new program to pair up volunteers with veterans in coronavirus isolation, but they weren't necessarily expecting what happened...
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15 vets who died at Holyoke Soldiers' Home had COVID-19

15 vets who died at Holyoke Soldiers' Home had COVID-19

8 hours ago   |   WCVB

More veterans at a Holyoke facility have died of COVID-19-related illness, Massachusetts Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders said Friday.
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Massachusetts extends 3 casino closures from Tuesday to May 4

8 hours ago   |   Review Journal

The five-member Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously Friday to extend Gov. Charlie Baker's casino closure order from April 7 to May 4 at noon.
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38 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 1,436 new cases identified in Massachusetts

38 additional coronavirus deaths reported, 1,436 new cases identified in Massachusetts

9 hours ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has released updated COVID-19 numbers for the state.
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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: 192 deaths and 10,402 total cases

9 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

Thirty eight new coronavirus deaths and 1,436 new cases were reported by state health officials on Friday, the fourth straight day of more than 30 deaths from COVID-19 in the...
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President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will...

White House: Anyone 'in close proximity' to president, vice president will get rapid COVID-19 test

The White House will give rapid COVID-19 tests to anyone who will come in close proximity with either President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Read more ...

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin tests positive for coronavirus

Baldwin is the second CNN anchor to test positive for the virus. Chris Cuomo tested positive earlier in the week. Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower...

Trump fired the intelligence official who handled Ukraine whistleblower complaint

Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson will be out of the job in 30 days, according to a letter from President Donald Trump that was reported on Friday... Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

The recommendation tells Americans to cover their mouths and noses in public, though medical-grade masks are just for medical workers. President Trump said mask wearing is... Read more ...

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

Shoppers In Mexico Are Panic-Buying Beer During The Coronavirus Crisis

To the shock of many, alcoholic beverage production was listed as a nonessential business during the shutdown to aid social distancing. Then came the beer hoarding. (Image... Read more ...

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Hobby Lobby closing stores temporarily, furloughing workers

Stores close at 8 p.m. Friday. Read more ...