Bruins legend Bobby Orr pens thank you letter to 'true heroes' at MGH

BRUINS LEGEND BOBBY ORR PENS THANK YOU LETTER TO 'TRUE HEROES' AT MGH

The Hall of Famer shared words of support for the Massachusetts General Hospital community during the coronavirus pandemic.

Big E fairgrounds to serve as state's next first responder testing center

BIG E FAIRGROUNDS TO SERVE AS STATE'S NEXT FIRST RESPONDER TESTING CENTER

Coronavirus testing for public safety personnel will soon be available in West Springfield during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 
 
Nurses demonstrate proper way to wear face mask

NURSES DEMONSTRATE PROPER WAY TO WEAR FACE MASK

They say the most important part of the process is hygiene.

Demand at Greater Boston Food Bank has doubled amid coronavirus crisis

DEMAND AT GREATER BOSTON FOOD BANK HAS DOUBLED AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS

The increased demand comes as more people are struggling to get unemployment money during the coronavirus state of emergency.

 
 
 
Video: Rain, thunderstorms from approaching system

VIDEO: RAIN, THUNDERSTORMS FROM APPROACHING SYSTEM

A storm approaching from the west will bring heavy downpours, lightning and the threat for severe weather.

How do you sell your home in the coronavirus outbreak? One realtor might have the answer

HOW DO YOU SELL YOUR HOME IN THE CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK? ONE REALTOR MIGHT HAVE THE ANSWER

With real estate sorely dwindled, and warnings of a spring slump to follow, realtors have to get innovative to get their clients' houses...

 
 
 
'We stand united with you': Amid pandemic, first lady thanks medical, frontline responders

'WE STAND UNITED WITH YOU': AMID PANDEMIC, FIRST LADY THANKS MEDICAL, FRONTLINE RESPONDERS

"We stand united with you and we salute your courageous and compassionate efforts," first lady Melania Trump said.

Reduced capacity among new guidelines for grocery stores

REDUCED CAPACITY AMONG NEW GUIDELINES FOR GROCERY STORES

The latest guidelines from state health officials include limiting occupancy to 40% of the store's maximum capacity during the coronavirus...

 
 
 
Mass. system struggling with unprecedented rush for unemployment benefits

MASS. SYSTEM STRUGGLING WITH UNPRECEDENTED RUSH FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

There are still many people stuck waiting for help with their claims, others who can't apply under new eligibility rules not yet in...

GE employees picket for more safety protections amid coronavirus pandemic

GE EMPLOYEES PICKET FOR MORE SAFETY PROTECTIONS AMID CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

The company says it has increased cleaning efforts at its facilities, but the union contends more needs to be done to keep workers...

 
 
 
Mass. issues guidelines on rationing ventilators, other resources

MASS. ISSUES GUIDELINES ON RATIONING VENTILATORS, OTHER RESOURCES

A surge of coronavirus cases is expected later this month, and with it comes the potential for hospitals to be overwhelmed with not...

How will Mass. real estate market be impacted by coronavirus

HOW WILL MASS. REAL ESTATE MARKET BE IMPACTED BY CORONAVIRUS

The Warren Group, which reports and analyzes state real estate records, expects a price dip in April, and a much bigger drop in May...

 
 
 
Brigham's Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes answers your coronavirus questions

BRIGHAM'S DR. DANIEL KURITZKES ANSWERS YOUR CORONAVIRUS QUESTIONS

Dr. Daniel Kuritzkes, the chief of infectious diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital, talks about what hospitals are seeing with...

New analysis shows coronavirus hitting minority communities hard

NEW ANALYSIS SHOWS CORONAVIRUS HITTING MINORITY COMMUNITIES HARD

As the coronavirus tightens its grip across the country, it is cutting a particularly devastating swath through an already vulnerable...

 
 
 
Mass. issues guidelines on rationing ventilators, other medical resources

MASS. ISSUES GUIDELINES ON RATIONING VENTILATORS, OTHER MEDICAL RESOURCES

The public health department has issued the guidelines to help hospitals ration who would get access to care such as ventilators if...

Here's why Gov. Baker says pot shops are nonessential businesses

HERE'S WHY GOV. BAKER SAYS POT SHOPS ARE NONESSENTIAL BUSINESSES

The governor says opening recreational marijuana facilities in Massachusetts would go completely against the state's strategy during...

 
 
 
What Boston's Logan Airport looks like with passenger traffic down almost 97%

WHAT BOSTON'S LOGAN AIRPORT LOOKS LIKE WITH PASSENGER TRAFFIC DOWN ALMOST 97%

We visited an eerily quiet Logan Airport, where only a handful of people were waiting to depart flights and even fewer were at the...

Video: Drenching rain, windy, cold Thursday

VIDEO: DRENCHING RAIN, WINDY, COLD THURSDAY

Mike Wankum says the threat of storms is possible as a line of heavy rain moves across the state during the afternoon.

 
 
 
Boston Pops cancels spring 2020 season amid COVID-19 concerns

BOSTON POPS CANCELS SPRING 2020 SEASON AMID COVID-19 CONCERNS

The 2020 Boston Pops spring season has been canceled due to ongoing concerns over the spread of COVID-19, the famed ensemble announced...

Baker files liability protection bill for health care workers

BAKER FILES LIABILITY PROTECTION BILL FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS

The legislation would protect doctors, nurses and others from civil liability and lawsuits during the coronavirus pandemic.

 
 
 



Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

Biden vs. Trump: General election battle is now set

In Biden and Trump, voters will choose between two candidates with dramatically different prescriptions for health care, climate change, foreign policy and leadership in an era... Read more ...

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Linda Tripp, who provided Lewinsky tapes against President Clinton, dies at 70

Former Pentagon worker Linda Tripp, who provided tape-recorded conversations of former White House intern Monica Lewinsky about former President Bill Clinton, has died. Read more ...

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

Man accused of stabbing family feared coronavirus would kill them

A Wisconsin man accused of stabbing four family members, killing two of them, said he did it because "the coronavirus was going to get them, so I had to kill them," according... Read more ...

Officials recover body of 8-year-old grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

Officials recover body of 8-year-old grandson of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend

The body of the grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, who had been missing for almost a week, was recovered Wednesday afternoon, Maryland Natural... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 presidential race

Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 presidential race

Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race, his campaign announced in an email to supporters on Wednesday. His exit from the race makes former... Read more ...

HHS to work with GM under Defense Production Act to produce 30,000...

HHS to work with GM under Defense Production Act to produce 30,000 ventilators for national stockpile

Hospitals around the country have been struggling for weeks to secure much-needed ventilators that are used for critical coronavirus patients. Read more ...

Teen pilot flies medical supplies to rural hospitals

Teen pilot flies medical supplies to rural hospitals

He's turned his flying lessons into missions of mercy, bringing desperately needed supplies to rural hospitals in need. Read more ...

Disney+ now has more than 50 million subscribers

Disney+ now has more than 50 million subscribers

That's a lot of paid subscribers. Disney today announced that its Disney+ streaming service now has more than 50 million paid subscribers globally. That number comes just five... Read more ...

22-year-old man who recently became a father dies after battle with coronavirus

22-year-old man who recently became a father dies after battle with coronavirus

One of the latest victims of the coronavirus was a 22-year-old Oklahoma man who had made multiple trips to area medical facilities before he was tested. Read more ...

JetBlue consolidating service at several major airports to reduce 'excess...

JetBlue consolidating service at several major airports to reduce 'excess flying'

JetBlue announced Wednesday that it will temporarily consolidate operations in five major metropolitan areas for eight weeks. Read more ...