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Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Veterans fought for our right to wear masks

Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Veterans fought for our right to wear masks

His voice rising, Gov. Charlie Baker delivered an impassioned plea for Massachusetts residents to wear face masks on the kickoff of the Memorial Day weekend, s [...]

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Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiting Occupancy to 40% Capacity

Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiting Occupancy to 40% Capacity

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released “mandatory safety standards” for “reopening” churches, limiting occupancy to 40 percent capacity.

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Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants is shear ignorance

Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants is shear ignorance

If you’re a barber who hasn’t worked in two months, you’re probably wondering, like everybody else, if Gov. Charlie Parker is going to end your house arrest th [...]

Read full article: Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants...→
Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former New York Times reporter and Fox Nation host Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Pennsylvania Gov. Thom [...]

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Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...]

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When will coronavirus shutdown end? No answers from Charlie Baker

When will coronavirus shutdown end? No answers from Charlie Baker

With unemployment skyrocketing and hundreds more dying every day from the coronavirus, Massachusetts still has no plan to reopen for business, ceding that to n [...]

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Time to tee up Charlie Baker for the golf ban

Time to tee up Charlie Baker for the golf ban

Massachusetts: First in shots heard ‘round the world. Last in shots heard ‘round the links. Yes, you can finally play golf in the Bay State, but no thanks to G [...]

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Report: Golf courses in Massachusetts will open before this weekend

Report: Golf courses in Massachusetts will open before this weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to announce specific guidelines for the sport's reopening on Thursday.

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Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Gov. Charlie Baker said businesses will not be allowed to reopen before May 18 on the day a mandatory mask order went into effect.

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Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, planting seed for non-essential businesses’ comeback

Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, planting seed for non-essential businesses’ comeback

Business is finally blooming for florists. Gov. Charlie Baker’s newly loosened restrictions on some small businesses arrives just in time for Mother’s Day. “We [...]

Read full article: Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, p...→
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What you need to know about Gov. Baker’s face mask order

What you need to know about Gov. Baker’s face mask order

Face masks will be required of all Massachusetts residents in public places beginning Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration has ordered.

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Photos: Large crowd of protesters swarms in front of Mass. State House demanding reopening of economy

Photos: Large crowd of protesters swarms in front of Mass. State House demanding reopening of economy

The protest targeted Gov. Charlie Baker keeping all nonessential businesses closed until at least May 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Polito more than just a backing player for Baker

Polito more than just a backing player for Baker

She is 20 feet from stardom. That’s Karyn Polito, the lieutenant governor. She is to Gov. Charlie Baker what background singers like Darlene Love and Judith Hi [...]

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Charlie Baker orders all Massachusetts residents to wear face masks in public

Charlie Baker orders all Massachusetts residents to wear face masks in public

All Massachusetts residents who are unable to social distance when out in public spaces such as grocery stores will now be required to wear a face mask, accord [...]

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Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever case in defense of gun store coronavirus shutdowns

Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever case in defense of gun store coronavirus shutdowns

Gov. Charlie Baker is citing a Supreme Court ruling related to a 1902 yellow fever outbreak as part of his rejection for the re-opening of gun retailers in Mas [...]

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Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...]

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Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachusetts, Maine, N.H.

Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachusetts, Maine, N.H.

Several dozen protesters gathered near the Swampscott home of Gov. Charlie Baker on Saturday.

Read full article: Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachus...→
'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners Still Waiting For Reopening Plan

'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners Still Waiting For Reopening Plan

There is still no answer from Governor Charlie Baker on who will actually open on Monday.

Read full article: 'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners...→
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New Hampshire reopening could offer preview for Massachusetts of ‘new normal’

New Hampshire reopening could offer preview for Massachusetts of ‘new normal’

Massachusetts residents wondering how Gov. Charlie Baker’s gradual economic reopening might work can look at their neighbor north for a preview. Several kinds [...]

Read full article: New Hampshire reopening could offer prev...→
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Answer the call by talking with MA COVID Team

Answer the call by talking with MA COVID Team

Gov. Charlie Baker imparted a clear message on Thursday to certain Massachusetts residents looking for a “chance to fight back” against COVID-19: Pick up the p [...]

Read full article: Answer the call by talking with MA COVID...→
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Contact tracing ‘key’ to stopping pandemic in Massachusetts, Charlie Baker says

Contact tracing ‘key’ to stopping pandemic in Massachusetts, Charlie Baker says

Tracking the containing the spread of the coronavirus will be a key element of stopping the pandemic in Massachusetts and Gov. Charlie Baker and public health [...]

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Boston business leaders see 3 ‘major barriers’ to reopening the economy

Boston business leaders see 3 ‘major barriers’ to reopening the economy

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce says the state should release its economic plan to businesses before Gov. Charlie Baker's current order expires on May 1 [...]

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Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in response to the protest to reopen the economy during the coronavirus pandemic

Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in response to the protest to reopen the economy during the coronavirus pandemic

The Republican governor said the most important part of handling the COVID-19 crisis in the state was doing "everything we possibly could to keep people safe a [...]

Read full article: Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in r...→
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Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trending ‘in right direction’ as hospitalizations decrease, Baker says

Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trending ‘in right direction’ as hospitalizations decrease, Baker says

Gov. Charlie Baker for the first time on Monday said Massachusetts coronavirus “numbers have started to trend in the right direction,” but said there “won’t be [...]

Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trendi...→
Coronavirus: Mass. Businesses Won't Be 'Off To The Races' May 18

Coronavirus: Mass. Businesses Won't Be 'Off To The Races' May 18

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said that while he hopes some businesses will be able to resume operations soon after May 18, he added it will be a gradual pr [...]

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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, officials demand

Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, officials demand

Mask up — or else, Gov. Charlie Baker ordered, as Boston Mayor Martin Walsh chewed out “millennials” who have been flouting officials’ pleas to cover up to pre [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, ...→
Coronavirus contact tracing in Massachusetts off to ‘good’ start: Charlie Baker

Coronavirus contact tracing in Massachusetts off to ‘good’ start: Charlie Baker

Gov. Charlie Baker touted positive early returns on his first in the nation contact tracing program as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a similar plan.

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Charlie Baker pushes back at Donald Trump’s comment on ‘sanctuary city adjustments’ tied to coronavirus aid

Charlie Baker pushes back at Donald Trump’s comment on ‘sanctuary city adjustments’ tied to coronavirus aid

Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday pushed back at President Trump’s comment that states will need to make “sanctuary city adjustments” to receive emergency corona [...]

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Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Caution When Reopening Churches

Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Caution When Reopening Churches

Even though Gov. Charlie Baker gave houses of worship the green light to resume in-person services, some religious leaders are urging caution.

Read full article: Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Cautio...→
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How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Governor Charlie Baker's Plan

How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Governor Charlie Baker's Plan

Gov. Charlie Baker is allowing some businesses in Massachusetts to reopen under a new plan revealed Monday that includes hair salons, barbershops, construction [...]

Read full article: How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Gove...→
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No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

As Massachusetts moves forward under Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said he is preparing a community [...]

Read full article: No need for brawls over masks, social di...→
Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

The coronavirus has proven to be a “tremendous tragedy” for long-term care facilities, Gov. Charlie Baker said, defending the industry when asked about campaig [...]

Read full article: Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, cal...→
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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduces 4-step plan to reopen state

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduces 4-step plan to reopen state

Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a four-step plan on Monday to begin reopening Massachusetts by May 18. 

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How New England states are reopening from coronavirus, and why Massachusetts remains closed

How New England states are reopening from coronavirus, and why Massachusetts remains closed

As states across New England begin to ease their coronavirus restrictions and pressure mounts on Gov. Charlie Baker to follow suit, one thing remains clear — M [...]

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Gun sales could start up as soon as Saturday

Gun sales could start up as soon as Saturday

Massachusetts gun store owners could reopen as soon as Saturday thanks to a federal order that slammed Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision to close the stores during [...]

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Worcester Pastor Fined For Holding Church Service Despite Coronavirus

Worcester Pastor Fined For Holding Church Service Despite Coronavirus

A Worcester church has been fined for a second time after holding service in defiance of Gov. Charlie Baker’s coronavirus order prohibiting gatherings of more [...]

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Many Massachusetts businesses could reopen by mid-May after coronavirus shutdowns, says Charlie Baker

Many Massachusetts businesses could reopen by mid-May after coronavirus shutdowns, says Charlie Baker

Coronavirus shutdowns could be coming to an end for many Massachusetts that have been shuttered for six weeks in an effort to slow the spread of the virus, but [...]

Read full article: Many Massachusetts businesses could reop...→
Order requiring Mass. residents to wear face coverings in public goes into effect

Order requiring Mass. residents to wear face coverings in public goes into effect

Gov. Charlie Baker announced the order last Friday, stating that anyone who cannot maintain 6 feet of distance between themselves and others and is not wearing [...]

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Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusetts florists, retail ease ahead of Mother’s Day

Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusetts florists, retail ease ahead of Mother’s Day

Gov. Charlie Baker is giving a green thumbs-up to florists and a slew of other non-essential businesses saying they can finally open — on a remote basis — in t [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusett...→
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Massachusetts golf course owner set to defy state's lockdown, will reopen for business

Massachusetts golf course owner set to defy state's lockdown, will reopen for business

A Massachusetts business owner is planning on reopening her two family-run golf courses in defiance of the statewide ban on golfing implemented by Republican G [...]

Read full article: Massachusetts golf course owner set to d...→
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Charlie Baker’s order could be met with face mask frustrations

Charlie Baker’s order could be met with face mask frustrations

Gov. Charlie Baker’s statewide mandatory face mask order could thrust the cautious Republican into an already-roiling battle about personal liberties during th [...]

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Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 victims, says contact tracers have reached out to thousands of Mass. residents

Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 victims, says contact tracers have reached out to thousands of Mass. residents

BOSTON (WHDH) - Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday expressed his condolences for every family who has lost a loved one to the coronavirus after the...

Read full article: Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 vi...→
Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Veterans fought for our right to wear masks

Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Veterans fought for our right to wear masks

His voice rising, Gov. Charlie Baker delivered an impassioned plea for Massachusetts residents to wear face masks on the kickoff of the Memorial Day weekend, s [...]

Read full article: Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Ve...→
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Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Caution When Reopening Churches

Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Caution When Reopening Churches

Even though Gov. Charlie Baker gave houses of worship the green light to resume in-person services, some religious leaders are urging caution.

Read full article: Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Cautio...→
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Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...]

Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→
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Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants is shear ignorance

Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants is shear ignorance

If you’re a barber who hasn’t worked in two months, you’re probably wondering, like everybody else, if Gov. Charlie Parker is going to end your house arrest th [...]

Read full article: Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants...→
No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

As Massachusetts moves forward under Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said he is preparing a community [...]

Read full article: No need for brawls over masks, social di...→
'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners Still Waiting For Reopening Plan

'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners Still Waiting For Reopening Plan

There is still no answer from Governor Charlie Baker on who will actually open on Monday.

Read full article: 'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners...→
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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduces 4-step plan to reopen state

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduces 4-step plan to reopen state

Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a four-step plan on Monday to begin reopening Massachusetts by May 18. 

Read full article: Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introdu...→
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Answer the call by talking with MA COVID Team

Answer the call by talking with MA COVID Team

Gov. Charlie Baker imparted a clear message on Thursday to certain Massachusetts residents looking for a “chance to fight back” against COVID-19: Pick up the p [...]

Read full article: Answer the call by talking with MA COVID...→
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When will coronavirus shutdown end? No answers from Charlie Baker

When will coronavirus shutdown end? No answers from Charlie Baker

With unemployment skyrocketing and hundreds more dying every day from the coronavirus, Massachusetts still has no plan to reopen for business, ceding that to n [...]

Read full article: When will coronavirus shutdown end? No a...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Gun sales could start up as soon as Saturday

Gun sales could start up as soon as Saturday

Massachusetts gun store owners could reopen as soon as Saturday thanks to a federal order that slammed Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision to close the stores during [...]

Read full article: Gun sales could start up as soon as Satu...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Contact tracing ‘key’ to stopping pandemic in Massachusetts, Charlie Baker says

Contact tracing ‘key’ to stopping pandemic in Massachusetts, Charlie Baker says

Tracking the containing the spread of the coronavirus will be a key element of stopping the pandemic in Massachusetts and Gov. Charlie Baker and public health [...]

Read full article: Contact tracing ‘key’ to stopping pandem...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Report: Golf courses in Massachusetts will open before this weekend

Report: Golf courses in Massachusetts will open before this weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to announce specific guidelines for the sport's reopening on Thursday.

Read full article: Report: Golf courses in Massachusetts wi...→
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Many Massachusetts businesses could reopen by mid-May after coronavirus shutdowns, says Charlie Baker

Many Massachusetts businesses could reopen by mid-May after coronavirus shutdowns, says Charlie Baker

Coronavirus shutdowns could be coming to an end for many Massachusetts that have been shuttered for six weeks in an effort to slow the spread of the virus, but [...]

Read full article: Many Massachusetts businesses could reop...→
Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, planting seed for non-essential businesses’ comeback

Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, planting seed for non-essential businesses’ comeback

Business is finally blooming for florists. Gov. Charlie Baker’s newly loosened restrictions on some small businesses arrives just in time for Mother’s Day. “We [...]

Read full article: Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, p...→
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Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusetts florists, retail ease ahead of Mother’s Day

Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusetts florists, retail ease ahead of Mother’s Day

Gov. Charlie Baker is giving a green thumbs-up to florists and a slew of other non-essential businesses saying they can finally open — on a remote basis — in t [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusett...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trending ‘in right direction’ as hospitalizations decrease, Baker says

Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trending ‘in right direction’ as hospitalizations decrease, Baker says

Gov. Charlie Baker for the first time on Monday said Massachusetts coronavirus “numbers have started to trend in the right direction,” but said there “won’t be [...]

Read full article: Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trendi...→
Photos: Large crowd of protesters swarms in front of Mass. State House demanding reopening of economy

Photos: Large crowd of protesters swarms in front of Mass. State House demanding reopening of economy

The protest targeted Gov. Charlie Baker keeping all nonessential businesses closed until at least May 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read full article: Photos: Large crowd of protesters swarms...→
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Charlie Baker’s order could be met with face mask frustrations

Charlie Baker’s order could be met with face mask frustrations

Gov. Charlie Baker’s statewide mandatory face mask order could thrust the cautious Republican into an already-roiling battle about personal liberties during th [...]

Read full article: Charlie Baker’s order could be met with ...→
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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, officials demand

Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, officials demand

Mask up — or else, Gov. Charlie Baker ordered, as Boston Mayor Martin Walsh chewed out “millennials” who have been flouting officials’ pleas to cover up to pre [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, ...→
Charlie Baker orders all Massachusetts residents to wear face masks in public

Charlie Baker orders all Massachusetts residents to wear face masks in public

All Massachusetts residents who are unable to social distance when out in public spaces such as grocery stores will now be required to wear a face mask, accord [...]

Read full article: Charlie Baker orders all Massachusetts r...→
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Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 victims, says contact tracers have reached out to thousands of Mass. residents

Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 victims, says contact tracers have reached out to thousands of Mass. residents

BOSTON (WHDH) - Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday expressed his condolences for every family who has lost a loved one to the coronavirus after the...

Read full article: Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 vi...→
Charlie Baker pushes back at Donald Trump’s comment on ‘sanctuary city adjustments’ tied to coronavirus aid

Charlie Baker pushes back at Donald Trump’s comment on ‘sanctuary city adjustments’ tied to coronavirus aid

Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday pushed back at President Trump’s comment that states will need to make “sanctuary city adjustments” to receive emergency corona [...]

Read full article: Charlie Baker pushes back at Donald Trum...→
Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiting Occupancy to 40% Capacity

Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiting Occupancy to 40% Capacity

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released “mandatory safety standards” for “reopening” churches, limiting occupancy to 40 percent capacity.

Read full article: Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiti...→
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How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Governor Charlie Baker's Plan

How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Governor Charlie Baker's Plan

Gov. Charlie Baker is allowing some businesses in Massachusetts to reopen under a new plan revealed Monday that includes hair salons, barbershops, construction [...]

Read full article: How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Gove...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachusetts, Maine, N.H.

Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachusetts, Maine, N.H.

Several dozen protesters gathered near the Swampscott home of Gov. Charlie Baker on Saturday.

Read full article: Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachus...→
Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former New York Times reporter and Fox Nation host Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Pennsylvania Gov. Thom [...]

Read full article: Former NY Times reporter bashes governor...→
Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

The coronavirus has proven to be a “tremendous tragedy” for long-term care facilities, Gov. Charlie Baker said, defending the industry when asked about campaig [...]

Read full article: Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, cal...→
  • #Charlie Baker
New Hampshire reopening could offer preview for Massachusetts of ‘new normal’

New Hampshire reopening could offer preview for Massachusetts of ‘new normal’

Massachusetts residents wondering how Gov. Charlie Baker’s gradual economic reopening might work can look at their neighbor north for a preview. Several kinds [...]

Read full article: New Hampshire reopening could offer prev...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...]

Read full article: Massachusetts businesses closed over cor...→
  • #Charlie Baker
How New England states are reopening from coronavirus, and why Massachusetts remains closed

How New England states are reopening from coronavirus, and why Massachusetts remains closed

As states across New England begin to ease their coronavirus restrictions and pressure mounts on Gov. Charlie Baker to follow suit, one thing remains clear — M [...]

Read full article: How New England states are reopening fro...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Time to tee up Charlie Baker for the golf ban

Time to tee up Charlie Baker for the golf ban

Massachusetts: First in shots heard ‘round the world. Last in shots heard ‘round the links. Yes, you can finally play golf in the Bay State, but no thanks to G [...]

Read full article: Time to tee up Charlie Baker for the gol...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Worcester Pastor Fined For Holding Church Service Despite Coronavirus

Worcester Pastor Fined For Holding Church Service Despite Coronavirus

A Worcester church has been fined for a second time after holding service in defiance of Gov. Charlie Baker’s coronavirus order prohibiting gatherings of more [...]

Read full article: Worcester Pastor Fined For Holding Churc...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Boston business leaders see 3 ‘major barriers’ to reopening the economy

Boston business leaders see 3 ‘major barriers’ to reopening the economy

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce says the state should release its economic plan to businesses before Gov. Charlie Baker's current order expires on May 1 [...]

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Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Gov. Charlie Baker said businesses will not be allowed to reopen before May 18 on the day a mandatory mask order went into effect.

Read full article: Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen St...→
Order requiring Mass. residents to wear face coverings in public goes into effect

Order requiring Mass. residents to wear face coverings in public goes into effect

Gov. Charlie Baker announced the order last Friday, stating that anyone who cannot maintain 6 feet of distance between themselves and others and is not wearing [...]

Read full article: Order requiring Mass. residents to wear ...→
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Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in response to the protest to reopen the economy during the coronavirus pandemic

Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in response to the protest to reopen the economy during the coronavirus pandemic

The Republican governor said the most important part of handling the COVID-19 crisis in the state was doing "everything we possibly could to keep people safe a [...]

Read full article: Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in r...→
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What you need to know about Gov. Baker’s face mask order

What you need to know about Gov. Baker’s face mask order

Face masks will be required of all Massachusetts residents in public places beginning Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration has ordered.

Read full article: What you need to know about Gov. Baker’s...→
Massachusetts golf course owner set to defy state's lockdown, will reopen for business

Massachusetts golf course owner set to defy state's lockdown, will reopen for business

A Massachusetts business owner is planning on reopening her two family-run golf courses in defiance of the statewide ban on golfing implemented by Republican G [...]

Read full article: Massachusetts golf course owner set to d...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Coronavirus: Mass. Businesses Won't Be 'Off To The Races' May 18

Coronavirus: Mass. Businesses Won't Be 'Off To The Races' May 18

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said that while he hopes some businesses will be able to resume operations soon after May 18, he added it will be a gradual pr [...]

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Polito more than just a backing player for Baker

Polito more than just a backing player for Baker

She is 20 feet from stardom. That’s Karyn Polito, the lieutenant governor. She is to Gov. Charlie Baker what background singers like Darlene Love and Judith Hi [...]

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Coronavirus contact tracing in Massachusetts off to ‘good’ start: Charlie Baker

Coronavirus contact tracing in Massachusetts off to ‘good’ start: Charlie Baker

Gov. Charlie Baker touted positive early returns on his first in the nation contact tracing program as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a similar plan.

Read full article: Coronavirus contact tracing in Massachus...→
Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever case in defense of gun store coronavirus shutdowns

Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever case in defense of gun store coronavirus shutdowns

Gov. Charlie Baker is citing a Supreme Court ruling related to a 1902 yellow fever outbreak as part of his rejection for the re-opening of gun retailers in Mas [...]

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Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Veterans fought for our right to wear masks

Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Veterans fought for our right to wear masks

His voice rising, Gov. Charlie Baker delivered an impassioned plea for Massachusetts residents to wear face masks on the kickoff of the Memorial Day weekend, s [...]

Read full article: Charlie Baker’s over the top message: Ve...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Caution When Reopening Churches

Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Caution When Reopening Churches

Even though Gov. Charlie Baker gave houses of worship the green light to resume in-person services, some religious leaders are urging caution.

Read full article: Some Mass. Religious Leaders Urge Cautio...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiting Occupancy to 40% Capacity

Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiting Occupancy to 40% Capacity

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker released “mandatory safety standards” for “reopening” churches, limiting occupancy to 40 percent capacity.

Read full article: Massachusetts 'Reopens' Churches, Limiti...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts relaxing COVID-19 business restrictions

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said some businesses and places of worship will be allowed to reopen starting Monday under the state’s phased reopening proces [...]

Read full article: Gov. Charlie Baker says Massachusetts re...→
  • #Charlie Baker
How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Governor Charlie Baker's Plan

How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Governor Charlie Baker's Plan

Gov. Charlie Baker is allowing some businesses in Massachusetts to reopen under a new plan revealed Monday that includes hair salons, barbershops, construction [...]

Read full article: How Massachusetts Will Reopen Under Gove...→
  • #Charlie Baker
Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants is shear ignorance

Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants is shear ignorance

If you’re a barber who hasn’t worked in two months, you’re probably wondering, like everybody else, if Gov. Charlie Parker is going to end your house arrest th [...]

Read full article: Baker’s lax stance on illegal immigrants...→
Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachusetts, Maine, N.H.

Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachusetts, Maine, N.H.

Several dozen protesters gathered near the Swampscott home of Gov. Charlie Baker on Saturday.

Read full article: Shutdown foes stage rallies in Massachus...→
No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

No need for brawls over masks, social distancing

As Massachusetts moves forward under Gov. Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross said he is preparing a community [...]

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Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former NY Times reporter bashes governors over coronavirus toll in nursing homes: 'A lot to answer for'

Former New York Times reporter and Fox Nation host Alex Berenson told "Tucker Carlson Tonight" Thursday that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Pennsylvania Gov. Thom [...]

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'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners Still Waiting For Reopening Plan

'Everything Is Unknown': Business Owners Still Waiting For Reopening Plan

There is still no answer from Governor Charlie Baker on who will actually open on Monday.

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Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

Charlie Baker defends nursing homes, calls toll of coronavirus ‘tremendous tragedy’

The coronavirus has proven to be a “tremendous tragedy” for long-term care facilities, Gov. Charlie Baker said, defending the industry when asked about campaig [...]

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New Hampshire reopening could offer preview for Massachusetts of ‘new normal’

New Hampshire reopening could offer preview for Massachusetts of ‘new normal’

Massachusetts residents wondering how Gov. Charlie Baker’s gradual economic reopening might work can look at their neighbor north for a preview. Several kinds [...]

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduces 4-step plan to reopen state

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker introduces 4-step plan to reopen state

Gov. Charlie Baker unveiled a four-step plan on Monday to begin reopening Massachusetts by May 18. 

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Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Massachusetts businesses closed over coronavirus seek ‘clarity’ on Charlie Baker’s four-phase reopening plan

Some businesses could get the green light to open as early as next week if the state’s coronavirus statistics keep trending down, but Gov. Charlie Baker left b [...]

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Answer the call by talking with MA COVID Team

Answer the call by talking with MA COVID Team

Gov. Charlie Baker imparted a clear message on Thursday to certain Massachusetts residents looking for a “chance to fight back” against COVID-19: Pick up the p [...]

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How New England states are reopening from coronavirus, and why Massachusetts remains closed

How New England states are reopening from coronavirus, and why Massachusetts remains closed

As states across New England begin to ease their coronavirus restrictions and pressure mounts on Gov. Charlie Baker to follow suit, one thing remains clear — M [...]

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When will coronavirus shutdown end? No answers from Charlie Baker

When will coronavirus shutdown end? No answers from Charlie Baker

With unemployment skyrocketing and hundreds more dying every day from the coronavirus, Massachusetts still has no plan to reopen for business, ceding that to n [...]

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Gun sales could start up as soon as Saturday

Gun sales could start up as soon as Saturday

Massachusetts gun store owners could reopen as soon as Saturday thanks to a federal order that slammed Gov. Charlie Baker’s decision to close the stores during [...]

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Time to tee up Charlie Baker for the golf ban

Time to tee up Charlie Baker for the golf ban

Massachusetts: First in shots heard ‘round the world. Last in shots heard ‘round the links. Yes, you can finally play golf in the Bay State, but no thanks to G [...]

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Contact tracing ‘key’ to stopping pandemic in Massachusetts, Charlie Baker says

Contact tracing ‘key’ to stopping pandemic in Massachusetts, Charlie Baker says

Tracking the containing the spread of the coronavirus will be a key element of stopping the pandemic in Massachusetts and Gov. Charlie Baker and public health [...]

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Worcester Pastor Fined For Holding Church Service Despite Coronavirus

Worcester Pastor Fined For Holding Church Service Despite Coronavirus

A Worcester church has been fined for a second time after holding service in defiance of Gov. Charlie Baker’s coronavirus order prohibiting gatherings of more [...]

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Report: Golf courses in Massachusetts will open before this weekend

Report: Golf courses in Massachusetts will open before this weekend

Gov. Charlie Baker is expected to announce specific guidelines for the sport's reopening on Thursday.

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Boston business leaders see 3 ‘major barriers’ to reopening the economy

Boston business leaders see 3 ‘major barriers’ to reopening the economy

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce says the state should release its economic plan to businesses before Gov. Charlie Baker's current order expires on May 1 [...]

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Many Massachusetts businesses could reopen by mid-May after coronavirus shutdowns, says Charlie Baker

Many Massachusetts businesses could reopen by mid-May after coronavirus shutdowns, says Charlie Baker

Coronavirus shutdowns could be coming to an end for many Massachusetts that have been shuttered for six weeks in an effort to slow the spread of the virus, but [...]

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Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Baker Holds Firm On Waiting To Reopen State As Masks Become Mandatory

Gov. Charlie Baker said businesses will not be allowed to reopen before May 18 on the day a mandatory mask order went into effect.

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Order requiring Mass. residents to wear face coverings in public goes into effect

Order requiring Mass. residents to wear face coverings in public goes into effect

Gov. Charlie Baker announced the order last Friday, stating that anyone who cannot maintain 6 feet of distance between themselves and others and is not wearing [...]

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Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, planting seed for non-essential businesses’ comeback

Florists reopen ahead of Mother’s Day, planting seed for non-essential businesses’ comeback

Business is finally blooming for florists. Gov. Charlie Baker’s newly loosened restrictions on some small businesses arrives just in time for Mother’s Day. “We [...]

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Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in response to the protest to reopen the economy during the coronavirus pandemic

Here’s what Gov. Charlie Baker said in response to the protest to reopen the economy during the coronavirus pandemic

The Republican governor said the most important part of handling the COVID-19 crisis in the state was doing "everything we possibly could to keep people safe a [...]

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Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusetts florists, retail ease ahead of Mother’s Day

Coronavirus restrictions on Massachusetts florists, retail ease ahead of Mother’s Day

Gov. Charlie Baker is giving a green thumbs-up to florists and a slew of other non-essential businesses saying they can finally open — on a remote basis — in t [...]

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What you need to know about Gov. Baker’s face mask order

What you need to know about Gov. Baker’s face mask order

Face masks will be required of all Massachusetts residents in public places beginning Wednesday, Gov. Charlie Baker’s administration has ordered.

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Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trending ‘in right direction’ as hospitalizations decrease, Baker says

Massachusetts coronavirus numbers trending ‘in right direction’ as hospitalizations decrease, Baker says

Gov. Charlie Baker for the first time on Monday said Massachusetts coronavirus “numbers have started to trend in the right direction,” but said there “won’t be [...]

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Massachusetts golf course owner set to defy state's lockdown, will reopen for business

Massachusetts golf course owner set to defy state's lockdown, will reopen for business

A Massachusetts business owner is planning on reopening her two family-run golf courses in defiance of the statewide ban on golfing implemented by Republican G [...]

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Photos: Large crowd of protesters swarms in front of Mass. State House demanding reopening of economy

Photos: Large crowd of protesters swarms in front of Mass. State House demanding reopening of economy

The protest targeted Gov. Charlie Baker keeping all nonessential businesses closed until at least May 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Coronavirus: Mass. Businesses Won't Be 'Off To The Races' May 18

Coronavirus: Mass. Businesses Won't Be 'Off To The Races' May 18

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said that while he hopes some businesses will be able to resume operations soon after May 18, he added it will be a gradual pr [...]

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Charlie Baker’s order could be met with face mask frustrations

Charlie Baker’s order could be met with face mask frustrations

Gov. Charlie Baker’s statewide mandatory face mask order could thrust the cautious Republican into an already-roiling battle about personal liberties during th [...]

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Polito more than just a backing player for Baker

Polito more than just a backing player for Baker

She is 20 feet from stardom. That’s Karyn Polito, the lieutenant governor. She is to Gov. Charlie Baker what background singers like Darlene Love and Judith Hi [...]

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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, officials demand

Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Masks on, officials demand

Mask up — or else, Gov. Charlie Baker ordered, as Boston Mayor Martin Walsh chewed out “millennials” who have been flouting officials’ pleas to cover up to pre [...]

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Charlie Baker orders all Massachusetts residents to wear face masks in public

Charlie Baker orders all Massachusetts residents to wear face masks in public

All Massachusetts residents who are unable to social distance when out in public spaces such as grocery stores will now be required to wear a face mask, accord [...]

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Coronavirus contact tracing in Massachusetts off to ‘good’ start: Charlie Baker

Coronavirus contact tracing in Massachusetts off to ‘good’ start: Charlie Baker

Gov. Charlie Baker touted positive early returns on his first in the nation contact tracing program as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a similar plan.

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Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 victims, says contact tracers have reached out to thousands of Mass. residents

Baker offers condolences for COVID-19 victims, says contact tracers have reached out to thousands of Mass. residents

BOSTON (WHDH) - Gov. Charlie Baker on Thursday expressed his condolences for every family who has lost a loved one to the coronavirus after the...

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Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever case in defense of gun store coronavirus shutdowns

Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever case in defense of gun store coronavirus shutdowns

Gov. Charlie Baker is citing a Supreme Court ruling related to a 1902 yellow fever outbreak as part of his rejection for the re-opening of gun retailers in Mas [...]

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Charlie Baker pushes back at Donald Trump’s comment on ‘sanctuary city adjustments’ tied to coronavirus aid

Charlie Baker pushes back at Donald Trump’s comment on ‘sanctuary city adjustments’ tied to coronavirus aid

Gov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday pushed back at President Trump’s comment that states will need to make “sanctuary city adjustments” to receive emergency corona [...]

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