Popular local health club plans to charge members during coronavirus shutdown

POPULAR LOCAL HEALTH CLUB PLANS TO CHARGE MEMBERS DURING CORONAVIRUS SHUTDOWN

The club's parent company has been hit with a class action lawsuit in New York over this very issue.

Baker extends stay-at-home advisory, closure of nonessential businesses

BAKER EXTENDS STAY-AT-HOME ADVISORY, CLOSURE OF NONESSENTIAL BUSINESSES

In addition, a Worcester arena is being converted into an emergency hospital to help address the COVID-19 crisis in Massachusetts.

 
 
 
Gov. Baker expands list of Massachusetts essential employees

GOV. BAKER EXPANDS LIST OF MASSACHUSETTS ESSENTIAL EMPLOYEES

The list is now five pages longer and includes professions like credit card manufacturers and tow truck drivers.

Market Basket, Whole Foods workers test positive for COVID-19

MARKET BASKET, WHOLE FOODS WORKERS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

Market Basket in Chelsea and Whole Foods in Brookline confirm workers at those stores have tested positive for COVID-19.

 
 
 
6 of 13 deaths at veterans' home blamed on COVID-19

6 OF 13 DEATHS AT VETERANS' HOME BLAMED ON COVID-19

Thirteen people at the Holyoke Soldiers' Home home have died, and at least six of those deaths have been confirmed to be from COVID-19,...

Petition circulating to close Cape bridges because of COVID-19

PETITION CIRCULATING TO CLOSE CAPE BRIDGES BECAUSE OF COVID-19

Cape Cod has been sounding the alarm about New York residents seeking refuge, and now some residents are taking new action.

 
 
 
Coronavirus increases concerns about possible rise in domestic violence

CORONAVIRUS INCREASES CONCERNS ABOUT POSSIBLE RISE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

The situation is only made worse, she said, by skyrocketing unemployment and increasing financial pressures.

Boston Medical Center Health System furloughs hundreds of employees

BOSTON MEDICAL CENTER HEALTH SYSTEM FURLOUGHS HUNDREDS OF EMPLOYEES

The hospital system said the coronavirus pandemic has had a significant impact on the company's financial stability.

 
 
 
Red Cross holding blood drives amid COVID-19 outbreak

RED CROSS HOLDING BLOOD DRIVES AMID COVID-19 OUTBREAK

The American Red Cross hosted two blood drives Tuesday amid a growing need for donors.

Born in 1908, this Brit is officially the world's oldest man alive

BORN IN 1908, THIS BRIT IS OFFICIALLY THE WORLD'S OLDEST MAN ALIVE

Born on March 29, 1908, Robert Weighton has officially been confirmed as the new title holder by Guinness World Records.

 
 
 
Worcester arena will house coronavirus patients in stable condition

WORCESTER ARENA WILL HOUSE CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS IN STABLE CONDITION

The temporary field medical station will be managed by UMass Memorial Health Care and staffed by a partnership that includes city officials.

Gov. Baker announces extension of stay-at-home advisory

GOV. BAKER ANNOUNCES EXTENSION OF STAY-AT-HOME ADVISORY

"I want everybody to know that we appreciate the huge impact on our economy and on our daily lives that these decision have and they...

 
 
 
Mayor slams manager of veterans home after 11 residents die

MAYOR SLAMS MANAGER OF VETERANS HOME AFTER 11 RESIDENTS DIE

“There was a clear lack of urgency and we were repeatedly told that these were folks with underlying health conditions. That's certainly...

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

A LOOK AT SELENA'S LEGACY, 25 YEARS AFTER HER MURDER

Twenty-five years have passed since the "Queen of Tejano music" was killed by her fan club president but her songs and style still...

 
 
 
Whole Foods worker tests positive for COVID-19

WHOLE FOODS WORKER TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19

An employee of Whole Foods in Brookline has tested positive for COVID-19, the grocer confirmed Tuesday.

Hackers tap into Zoom calls, FBI says

HACKERS TAP INTO ZOOM CALLS, FBI SAYS

The FBI says hackers taped into two Zoom calls that were hosted by Massachusetts schools.

 
 
 
Hospital making own swabs to conserve supply

HOSPITAL MAKING OWN SWABS TO CONSERVE SUPPLY

For hospital workers, the challenges of COVID-19 creates the need for constant adjustments.

Video: Chilly night to end March; April begins dreary, wet

VIDEO: CHILLY NIGHT TO END MARCH; APRIL BEGINS DREARY, WET

Temperatures will drop below freezing in many parts of Massachusetts overnight, and dreary, cold, damp weather will rule the day on...

 
 
 
Information sought about arson at former Weymouth naval air station

INFORMATION SOUGHT ABOUT ARSON AT FORMER WEYMOUTH NAVAL AIR STATION

A reward is being offered for information about an arson fire that tore through several vacant buildings at the Union Point development...

Here's what nurses treating coronavirus patients want you to know

HERE'S WHAT NURSES TREATING CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS WANT YOU TO KNOW

"We all have a part to play in flattening the curve. We are begging you to do yours, so we can do ours."

 
 
 



McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

McConnell: Impeachment 'diverted attention' from coronavirus

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says President Trump's impeachment trial distracted the government from paying attention to the novel coronavirus. Read more ...

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

Journalist Chris Cuomo diagnosed with coronavirus

The CNN anchor and brother of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday that he is self-quarantined in his basement. Read more ...

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

NFL team owners vote to expand playoffs to 14 teams

NFL team owners voted Tuesday to expand the playoffs by one team in each conference, for a total of 14, next season as they continue to plan for the 2020 season to begin on time. Read more ...

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

A look at Selena's legacy, 25 years after her murder

Twenty-five years have passed since the "Queen of Tejano music" was killed by her fan club president but her songs and style still loom large in the memories of her fans. Read more ...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit...

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively donate $400,000 to New York's hardest-hit hospitals

It comes two weeks after they donated $1 million to Feeding America and Food Banks Canada. Read more ...

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour begins making medical face masks

Under Armour has begun to manufacture and assemble face masks, face shields and specially equipped fanny packs for health care providers and staff. Read more ...

Coronavirus latest: 2,199 cases in Ohio; 591 in Kentucky; 2,159 in Indiana

Coronavirus latest: 2,199 cases in Ohio; 591 in Kentucky; 2,159 in Indiana

The COVID-19 outbreak is continuing to change everyday life for millions of Americans. Leaders across the county, including the Tri-State area, are implementing measures to... Read more ...

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tests positive for coronavirus

CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tests positive for coronavirus

Chris Cuomo, the TV-host brother of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, has the coronavirus, he said Tuesday. Read more ...

New York City has opened a human rights probe into Amazon's firing of a...

New York City has opened a human rights probe into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker who led a strike against the company over coronavirus safety concerns

New York City's human rights commissioner has opened an investigation into Amazon's firing of a warehouse worker the same day he participated in a strike against the company, a... Read more ...

The US Navy is trying to get sailors off the aircraft carrier hit by a...

The US Navy is trying to get sailors off the aircraft carrier hit by a coronavirus outbreak, but it is having trouble finding enough beds

Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly told CNN Tuesday that the service is trying to get sailors off the USS Theodore Roosevelt, a deployed aircraft carrier that was forced... Read more ...