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Walsh, Gross hold prayer service following death of George Floyd, arrests in Boston

Walsh, Gross hold prayer service following death of George Floyd, arrests in Boston

Mayor Martin Walsh, Police Commissioner William Gross and faith leaders held a public prayer service on the steps of Boston City Hall as protests over deaths i [...]

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Boston high school seniors to graduate in virtual ceremony broadcast on TV

Boston high school seniors to graduate in virtual ceremony broadcast on TV

Graduating seniors of Boston Public Schools will be honored in a televised graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 13, Mayor Martin Walsh and Superintendent Bren [...]

Read full article: Boston high school seniors to graduate i...→
Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...]

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Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said.

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Walsh: Boston ‘still experiencing surge’ in coronavirus cases as testing expands

Walsh: Boston ‘still experiencing surge’ in coronavirus cases as testing expands

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Friday said that Boston is “still experiencing a surge” in coronavirus cases before announcing that the city has “sign [...]

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Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Boston will not reopen next Monday as the number of coronavirus cases is still peaking, Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday while announcing an antibody testing int [...]

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Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Re-opening the economy and even running the Boston Marathon this fall will depend on a major increase in testing for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Martin Walsh [...]

Read full article: Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hing...→
Boston rolling out construction coronavirus rules even as industry remains closed

Boston rolling out construction coronavirus rules even as industry remains closed

Boston is rolling out guidelines for construction, a key step before opening work back up — though Mayor Martin Walsh isn’t doing so yet.

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Marty Walsh says coronavirus surge ‘in motion,’ full peak to arrive at the end of April

Marty Walsh says coronavirus surge ‘in motion,’ full peak to arrive at the end of April

The impending surge of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts “in motion now,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said in a Monday press conference, adding that the full peak i [...]

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Boston gives healthcare workers a break on parking tickets amid coronavirus

Boston gives healthcare workers a break on parking tickets amid coronavirus

Doctors and nurses can get a break on many parking tickets, Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday.

Read full article: Boston gives healthcare workers a break ...→
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Mask up! Mayor Martin Walsh gives Boston new directives

Mask up! Mayor Martin Walsh gives Boston new directives

Boston residents are being asked to abide by a curfew and to wear masks whenever they leave their homes as Mayor Martin Walsh on Sunday again expressed frustra [...]

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Boston preps convention center as field hospital, announces coronavirus assistance programs

Boston preps convention center as field hospital, announces coronavirus assistance programs

Mayor Martin Walsh announced plans for turn the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center into a field hospital and put $5 million toward helping businesses and re [...]

Read full article: Boston preps convention center as field ...→
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Takeout continues at Boston restaurants as surrounding communities clamp down amid coronavirus concerns

Takeout continues at Boston restaurants as surrounding communities clamp down amid coronavirus concerns

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said restaurant takeout will continue in Boston as long as establishments “practice social distancing” even as neighboring cities and [...]

Read full article: Takeout continues at Boston restaurants ...→
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City eases parking restrictions during coronavirus pandemic

City eases parking restrictions during coronavirus pandemic

Boston residents will have one less worry as the coronavirus pandemic escalates — towing and parking tickets are no longer being issued for most infractions, B [...]

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Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help track coronavirus cases

Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help track coronavirus cases

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh is rolling out a new way of getting answers during the coronavirus outbreak. A new “Data Dashboard” has...

Read full article: Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help...→
Coronavirus makes for tougher road for any Boston mayoral challengers against Walsh

Coronavirus makes for tougher road for any Boston mayoral challengers against Walsh

The coronavirus crisis is making it increasingly hard for any challengers to take on Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, political watchers say as the calendar approach [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus makes for tougher road for a...→
Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is criticizing the early release of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic for contributing to the city’s recent spate of violence — [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus inmate releases contributing...→
Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges caution in reopening, says he’ll put health and safety first

Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges caution in reopening, says he’ll put health and safety first

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday offered a cautious glimpse into what reopening the city from its coronavirus shutdowns will look like, indicating he would [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges cauti...→
Ticker: Resiliency Fund distributes $1M; GM profit slumps

Ticker: Resiliency Fund distributes $1M; GM profit slumps

Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Resiliency Fund Steering Committee Wednesday announced distribution of $1 million in grants to assist 14 organizations workin [...]

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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, ...→
Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh pushed back on President Trump’s suggestion that the amount of federal resources available could depend on whether they’re “sanctuary [...]

Read full article: Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied...→
Boston city councilors call for more equity in coronavirus relief funds

Boston city councilors call for more equity in coronavirus relief funds

Boston city councilors and businesses people are calling on Mayor Martin Walsh’s administration to be more equitable in handing out coronavirus relief money to [...]

Read full article: Boston city councilors call for more equ...→
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Teachers call on governor to keep schools closed as coronavirus surges in Massachusetts

Teachers call on governor to keep schools closed as coronavirus surges in Massachusetts

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday said there “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the [...]

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Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some construction projects can begin again

Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some construction projects can begin again

Mayor Martin Walsh is expected to announce this hour that more construction projects can start up again in Boston, the Herald has learned. The mayor is set to [...]

Read full article: Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some...→
Coronavirus racial health inequities task force to monitor disease in Boston

Coronavirus racial health inequities task force to monitor disease in Boston

A city task force staffed with many well-known Boston names will focus on racial and ethnic disparities in Boston’s coronavirus response, Mayor Martin Walsh an [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus racial health inequities tas...→
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Boston mayor distributes additional $3 million to those providing essential services to front line workers

Boston mayor distributes additional $3 million to those providing essential services to front line workers

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Monday that an additional $3 million will be distributed to a number of organizations providing essentia [...]

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Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, announces citywide curfew to fight coronavirus

Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, announces citywide curfew to fight coronavirus

Every city resident is being directed to wear masks when out in public and a citywide curfew is being instituted between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. said Boston Mayor Ma [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, a...→
Boston announces coronavirus $3M rent,  $2M business assistance programs

Boston announces coronavirus $3M rent, $2M business assistance programs

Mayor Martin Walsh announced $3 million in assistance for renters and $2 million for small business as officials warn of the coronavirus crisis peaking in the [...]

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Walsh announces 90 new coronavirus cases in Boston, tells residents to stay distant

Walsh announces 90 new coronavirus cases in Boston, tells residents to stay distant

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced 90 new coronavirus cases in the city, bringing the total to 825 confirmed cases, as he...

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Marty Walsh: ‘We haven’t seen the surge yet’ in coronavirus cases

Marty Walsh: ‘We haven’t seen the surge yet’ in coronavirus cases

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he expects coronavirus cases to rise this week and believes Boston hasn’t seen the surge in cases some expect, during comments S [...]

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Walsh: More than $1M to support immigrants during the coronavirus emergency

Walsh: More than $1M to support immigrants during the coronavirus emergency

The Boston Immigrant COVID-19 Collaborative now has $2.4 million in funding available to members of the immigrant community, Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Th [...]

Read full article: Walsh: More than $1M to support immigran...→
Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandemic could last ‘8 months’ as he rolls out restaurant, small business aid

Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandemic could last ‘8 months’ as he rolls out restaurant, small business aid

Boston is paving the way for restaurants to use more outdoor seating as eateries look to welcome back customers amid a pandemic Mayor Martin Walsh said could l [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandem...→
1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus antibodies, new study shows

1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus antibodies, new study shows

One in 10 residents in the study had developed coronavirus antibodies and about one in 40 asymptomatic individuals were positive for COVID-19 and potentially i [...]

Read full article: 1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus anti...→
All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer gatherings such as parades, festivities and road races will be cancelled this year due to health concerns surrounding coronavirus, Mayor Marti [...]

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All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

The school district updated its learning plan to give more guidance for students and teachers about attendance, assignments, grading, and scheduling, Mayor Mar [...]

Read full article: All Boston Public Schools students to ad...→
Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Reports of young people frolicking on the beach in Southie amidst the coronavirus have caused calls and emails to pour into City Hall, Mayor Martin Walsh said, [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need...→
Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten hefty fines to enforce mask orders

Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten hefty fines to enforce mask orders

As Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh urge people to wear face masks to slow the spread of coronavirus, Cambridge, Somerville and Peabody are now [...]

Read full article: Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten ...→
Coronavirus shutdowns could last several more weeks, Walsh says

Coronavirus shutdowns could last several more weeks, Walsh says

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Thursday that coronavirus shutdowns could plague the city for several more weeks as a top hospital doctor urged waiting for case [...]

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‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

There “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the state, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Mo [...]

Read full article: ‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 am...→
‘Standing together by staying apart’: Walsh encourages personal reflection on One Boston Day

‘Standing together by staying apart’: Walsh encourages personal reflection on One Boston Day

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh says this year’s One Boston Day, marking the 7th anniversary of the marathon bombing, will be much different due to the c [...]

Read full article: ‘Standing together by staying apart’: Wa...→
Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increase amid coronavirus outbreak

Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increase amid coronavirus outbreak

Mayor Martin Walsh is counting on property taxes to hold up as he proposes a budget increase — if a reduced one — in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increa...→
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Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face mask as coronavirus cases surge in Boston

Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face mask as coronavirus cases surge in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - BOSTON (WHDH) – Mayor Martin J. Walsh is recommending a 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew among other new guidelines after Boston...

Read full article: Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face ma...→
Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help with rent during coronavirus

Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help with rent during coronavirus

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the city is ready to help people pay their rent. The city is dedicating $3 million “to assist Bostonians who are at risk of [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help ...→
Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a public parks in Boston as coronavirus spreads

Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a public parks in Boston as coronavirus spreads

Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday announced a series of new measures to crack down on gatherings at public parks in Boston in an attempt to slow the spread of coron [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a ...→
Boston’s homeless see first case of coronavirus, city adds 550 more beds

Boston’s homeless see first case of coronavirus, city adds 550 more beds

Coronavirus has hit Boston’s homeless population, Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Sunday, unveiling a plan to bring hundreds more beds online in an effort to p [...]

Read full article: Boston’s homeless see first case of coro...→
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Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t being taken seriously enough: Walsh

Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t being taken seriously enough: Walsh

Mayor Martin Walsh took to task people who aren’t taking social distancing seriously, vowing to name names of places where people are are flouting coronavirus [...]

Read full article: Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t bei...→
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Walsh, Gross hold prayer service following death of George Floyd, arrests in Boston

Walsh, Gross hold prayer service following death of George Floyd, arrests in Boston

Mayor Martin Walsh, Police Commissioner William Gross and faith leaders held a public prayer service on the steps of Boston City Hall as protests over deaths i [...]

Read full article: Walsh, Gross hold prayer service followi...→
Walsh: More than $1M to support immigrants during the coronavirus emergency

Walsh: More than $1M to support immigrants during the coronavirus emergency

The Boston Immigrant COVID-19 Collaborative now has $2.4 million in funding available to members of the immigrant community, Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Th [...]

Read full article: Walsh: More than $1M to support immigran...→
Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is criticizing the early release of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic for contributing to the city’s recent spate of violence — [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus inmate releases contributing...→
Boston high school seniors to graduate in virtual ceremony broadcast on TV

Boston high school seniors to graduate in virtual ceremony broadcast on TV

Graduating seniors of Boston Public Schools will be honored in a televised graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 13, Mayor Martin Walsh and Superintendent Bren [...]

Read full article: Boston high school seniors to graduate i...→
1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus antibodies, new study shows

1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus antibodies, new study shows

One in 10 residents in the study had developed coronavirus antibodies and about one in 40 asymptomatic individuals were positive for COVID-19 and potentially i [...]

Read full article: 1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus anti...→
All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

The school district updated its learning plan to give more guidance for students and teachers about attendance, assignments, grading, and scheduling, Mayor Mar [...]

Read full article: All Boston Public Schools students to ad...→
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, ...→
Walsh: Boston ‘still experiencing surge’ in coronavirus cases as testing expands

Walsh: Boston ‘still experiencing surge’ in coronavirus cases as testing expands

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Friday said that Boston is “still experiencing a surge” in coronavirus cases before announcing that the city has “sign [...]

Read full article: Walsh: Boston ‘still experiencing surge’...→
Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten hefty fines to enforce mask orders

Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten hefty fines to enforce mask orders

As Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh urge people to wear face masks to slow the spread of coronavirus, Cambridge, Somerville and Peabody are now [...]

Read full article: Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten ...→
Boston city councilors call for more equity in coronavirus relief funds

Boston city councilors call for more equity in coronavirus relief funds

Boston city councilors and businesses people are calling on Mayor Martin Walsh’s administration to be more equitable in handing out coronavirus relief money to [...]

Read full article: Boston city councilors call for more equ...→
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Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Re-opening the economy and even running the Boston Marathon this fall will depend on a major increase in testing for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Martin Walsh [...]

Read full article: Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hing...→
‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

There “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the state, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Mo [...]

Read full article: ‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 am...→
Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some construction projects can begin again

Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some construction projects can begin again

Mayor Martin Walsh is expected to announce this hour that more construction projects can start up again in Boston, the Herald has learned. The mayor is set to [...]

Read full article: Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some...→
Marty Walsh says coronavirus surge ‘in motion,’ full peak to arrive at the end of April

Marty Walsh says coronavirus surge ‘in motion,’ full peak to arrive at the end of April

The impending surge of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts “in motion now,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said in a Monday press conference, adding that the full peak i [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh says coronavirus surge ‘in m...→
Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increase amid coronavirus outbreak

Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increase amid coronavirus outbreak

Mayor Martin Walsh is counting on property taxes to hold up as he proposes a budget increase — if a reduced one — in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

Read full article: Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increa...→
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Boston mayor distributes additional $3 million to those providing essential services to front line workers

Boston mayor distributes additional $3 million to those providing essential services to front line workers

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Monday that an additional $3 million will be distributed to a number of organizations providing essentia [...]

Read full article: Boston mayor distributes additional $3 m...→
Mask up! Mayor Martin Walsh gives Boston new directives

Mask up! Mayor Martin Walsh gives Boston new directives

Boston residents are being asked to abide by a curfew and to wear masks whenever they leave their homes as Mayor Martin Walsh on Sunday again expressed frustra [...]

Read full article: Mask up! Mayor Martin Walsh gives Boston...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help with rent during coronavirus

Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help with rent during coronavirus

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the city is ready to help people pay their rent. The city is dedicating $3 million “to assist Bostonians who are at risk of [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help ...→
Boston announces coronavirus $3M rent,  $2M business assistance programs

Boston announces coronavirus $3M rent, $2M business assistance programs

Mayor Martin Walsh announced $3 million in assistance for renters and $2 million for small business as officials warn of the coronavirus crisis peaking in the [...]

Read full article: Boston announces coronavirus $3M rent, ...→
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Takeout continues at Boston restaurants as surrounding communities clamp down amid coronavirus concerns

Takeout continues at Boston restaurants as surrounding communities clamp down amid coronavirus concerns

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said restaurant takeout will continue in Boston as long as establishments “practice social distancing” even as neighboring cities and [...]

Read full article: Takeout continues at Boston restaurants ...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Boston’s homeless see first case of coronavirus, city adds 550 more beds

Boston’s homeless see first case of coronavirus, city adds 550 more beds

Coronavirus has hit Boston’s homeless population, Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Sunday, unveiling a plan to bring hundreds more beds online in an effort to p [...]

Read full article: Boston’s homeless see first case of coro...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Marty Walsh: ‘We haven’t seen the surge yet’ in coronavirus cases

Marty Walsh: ‘We haven’t seen the surge yet’ in coronavirus cases

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he expects coronavirus cases to rise this week and believes Boston hasn’t seen the surge in cases some expect, during comments S [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh: ‘We haven’t seen the surge ...→
Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help track coronavirus cases

Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help track coronavirus cases

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh is rolling out a new way of getting answers during the coronavirus outbreak. A new “Data Dashboard” has...

Read full article: Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help...→
Coronavirus makes for tougher road for any Boston mayoral challengers against Walsh

Coronavirus makes for tougher road for any Boston mayoral challengers against Walsh

The coronavirus crisis is making it increasingly hard for any challengers to take on Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, political watchers say as the calendar approach [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus makes for tougher road for a...→
Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandemic could last ‘8 months’ as he rolls out restaurant, small business aid

Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandemic could last ‘8 months’ as he rolls out restaurant, small business aid

Boston is paving the way for restaurants to use more outdoor seating as eateries look to welcome back customers amid a pandemic Mayor Martin Walsh said could l [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandem...→
Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges caution in reopening, says he’ll put health and safety first

Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges caution in reopening, says he’ll put health and safety first

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday offered a cautious glimpse into what reopening the city from its coronavirus shutdowns will look like, indicating he would [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges cauti...→
Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...]

Read full article: Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences o...→
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All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer gatherings such as parades, festivities and road races will be cancelled this year due to health concerns surrounding coronavirus, Mayor Marti [...]

Read full article: All large summer events in Boston cancel...→
Ticker: Resiliency Fund distributes $1M; GM profit slumps

Ticker: Resiliency Fund distributes $1M; GM profit slumps

Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Resiliency Fund Steering Committee Wednesday announced distribution of $1 million in grants to assist 14 organizations workin [...]

Read full article: Ticker: Resiliency Fund distributes $1M;...→
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Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said.

Read full article: Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff t...→
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Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Reports of young people frolicking on the beach in Southie amidst the coronavirus have caused calls and emails to pour into City Hall, Mayor Martin Walsh said, [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need...→
Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh pushed back on President Trump’s suggestion that the amount of federal resources available could depend on whether they’re “sanctuary [...]

Read full article: Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied...→
Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Boston will not reopen next Monday as the number of coronavirus cases is still peaking, Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday while announcing an antibody testing int [...]

Read full article: Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as ...→
Coronavirus shutdowns could last several more weeks, Walsh says

Coronavirus shutdowns could last several more weeks, Walsh says

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Thursday that coronavirus shutdowns could plague the city for several more weeks as a top hospital doctor urged waiting for case [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus shutdowns could last several...→
Teachers call on governor to keep schools closed as coronavirus surges in Massachusetts

Teachers call on governor to keep schools closed as coronavirus surges in Massachusetts

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday said there “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the [...]

Read full article: Teachers call on governor to keep school...→
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Boston rolling out construction coronavirus rules even as industry remains closed

Boston rolling out construction coronavirus rules even as industry remains closed

Boston is rolling out guidelines for construction, a key step before opening work back up — though Mayor Martin Walsh isn’t doing so yet.

Read full article: Boston rolling out construction coronavi...→
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‘Standing together by staying apart’: Walsh encourages personal reflection on One Boston Day

‘Standing together by staying apart’: Walsh encourages personal reflection on One Boston Day

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh says this year’s One Boston Day, marking the 7th anniversary of the marathon bombing, will be much different due to the c [...]

Read full article: ‘Standing together by staying apart’: Wa...→
Coronavirus racial health inequities task force to monitor disease in Boston

Coronavirus racial health inequities task force to monitor disease in Boston

A city task force staffed with many well-known Boston names will focus on racial and ethnic disparities in Boston’s coronavirus response, Mayor Martin Walsh an [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus racial health inequities tas...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Boston gives healthcare workers a break on parking tickets amid coronavirus

Boston gives healthcare workers a break on parking tickets amid coronavirus

Doctors and nurses can get a break on many parking tickets, Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday.

Read full article: Boston gives healthcare workers a break ...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face mask as coronavirus cases surge in Boston

Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face mask as coronavirus cases surge in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - BOSTON (WHDH) – Mayor Martin J. Walsh is recommending a 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew among other new guidelines after Boston...

Read full article: Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face ma...→
Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, announces citywide curfew to fight coronavirus

Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, announces citywide curfew to fight coronavirus

Every city resident is being directed to wear masks when out in public and a citywide curfew is being instituted between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. said Boston Mayor Ma [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, a...→
Boston preps convention center as field hospital, announces coronavirus assistance programs

Boston preps convention center as field hospital, announces coronavirus assistance programs

Mayor Martin Walsh announced plans for turn the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center into a field hospital and put $5 million toward helping businesses and re [...]

Read full article: Boston preps convention center as field ...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a public parks in Boston as coronavirus spreads

Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a public parks in Boston as coronavirus spreads

Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday announced a series of new measures to crack down on gatherings at public parks in Boston in an attempt to slow the spread of coron [...]

Read full article: Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a ...→
Walsh announces 90 new coronavirus cases in Boston, tells residents to stay distant

Walsh announces 90 new coronavirus cases in Boston, tells residents to stay distant

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced 90 new coronavirus cases in the city, bringing the total to 825 confirmed cases, as he...

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City eases parking restrictions during coronavirus pandemic

City eases parking restrictions during coronavirus pandemic

Boston residents will have one less worry as the coronavirus pandemic escalates — towing and parking tickets are no longer being issued for most infractions, B [...]

Read full article: City eases parking restrictions during c...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t being taken seriously enough: Walsh

Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t being taken seriously enough: Walsh

Mayor Martin Walsh took to task people who aren’t taking social distancing seriously, vowing to name names of places where people are are flouting coronavirus [...]

Read full article: Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t bei...→
  • #Martin Walsh
Walsh, Gross hold prayer service following death of George Floyd, arrests in Boston

Walsh, Gross hold prayer service following death of George Floyd, arrests in Boston

Mayor Martin Walsh, Police Commissioner William Gross and faith leaders held a public prayer service on the steps of Boston City Hall as protests over deaths i [...]

Read full article: Walsh, Gross hold prayer service followi...→
Coronavirus makes for tougher road for any Boston mayoral challengers against Walsh

Coronavirus makes for tougher road for any Boston mayoral challengers against Walsh

The coronavirus crisis is making it increasingly hard for any challengers to take on Boston Mayor Martin Walsh, political watchers say as the calendar approach [...]

Read full article: Coronavirus makes for tougher road for a...→
Walsh: More than $1M to support immigrants during the coronavirus emergency

Walsh: More than $1M to support immigrants during the coronavirus emergency

The Boston Immigrant COVID-19 Collaborative now has $2.4 million in funding available to members of the immigrant community, Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Th [...]

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Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Coronavirus inmate releases contributing to increased violence in Boston, says Walsh

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh is criticizing the early release of inmates during the coronavirus pandemic for contributing to the city’s recent spate of violence — [...]

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Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandemic could last ‘8 months’ as he rolls out restaurant, small business aid

Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh says pandemic could last ‘8 months’ as he rolls out restaurant, small business aid

Boston is paving the way for restaurants to use more outdoor seating as eateries look to welcome back customers amid a pandemic Mayor Martin Walsh said could l [...]

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Boston high school seniors to graduate in virtual ceremony broadcast on TV

Boston high school seniors to graduate in virtual ceremony broadcast on TV

Graduating seniors of Boston Public Schools will be honored in a televised graduation ceremony on Saturday, June 13, Mayor Martin Walsh and Superintendent Bren [...]

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Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges caution in reopening, says he’ll put health and safety first

Coronavirus in Boston: Walsh urges caution in reopening, says he’ll put health and safety first

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Tuesday offered a cautious glimpse into what reopening the city from its coronavirus shutdowns will look like, indicating he would [...]

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1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus antibodies, new study shows

1 in 10 Bostonians have coronavirus antibodies, new study shows

One in 10 residents in the study had developed coronavirus antibodies and about one in 40 asymptomatic individuals were positive for COVID-19 and potentially i [...]

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Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Boston sees ‘devastating’ consequences of coronavirus in city nursing homes

Coronavirus has ripped through Boston’s nursing homes with “devastating” effects, Mayor Martin Walsh said  Monday as he vowed to keep a close eye on long-term [...]

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All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer events in Boston canceled, Marty Walsh says

All large summer gatherings such as parades, festivities and road races will be cancelled this year due to health concerns surrounding coronavirus, Mayor Marti [...]

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Ticker: Resiliency Fund distributes $1M; GM profit slumps

Ticker: Resiliency Fund distributes $1M; GM profit slumps

Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Resiliency Fund Steering Committee Wednesday announced distribution of $1 million in grants to assist 14 organizations workin [...]

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All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

The school district updated its learning plan to give more guidance for students and teachers about attendance, assignments, grading, and scheduling, Mayor Mar [...]

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Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Coronavirus deaths lead cemetery staff to work long hours, Boston mayor says

Cemetery staff are working long hours to keep up with the large increase in burials during coronavirus, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said.

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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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Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Coronavirus in Boston: Young people need to wear masks, Marty Walsh urges

Reports of young people frolicking on the beach in Southie amidst the coronavirus have caused calls and emails to pour into City Hall, Mayor Martin Walsh said, [...]

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Walsh: Boston ‘still experiencing surge’ in coronavirus cases as testing expands

Walsh: Boston ‘still experiencing surge’ in coronavirus cases as testing expands

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Friday said that Boston is “still experiencing a surge” in coronavirus cases before announcing that the city has “sign [...]

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Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston coronavirus aid shouldn’t be tied to sanctuary city rules, Marty Walsh responds to Trump

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh pushed back on President Trump’s suggestion that the amount of federal resources available could depend on whether they’re “sanctuary [...]

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Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten hefty fines to enforce mask orders

Cambridge, Somerville, Peabody threaten hefty fines to enforce mask orders

As Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston Mayor Martin Walsh urge people to wear face masks to slow the spread of coronavirus, Cambridge, Somerville and Peabody are now [...]

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Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Mayor Walsh: Boston won’t open May 4 as city still in peak of coronavirus cases

Boston will not reopen next Monday as the number of coronavirus cases is still peaking, Mayor Martin Walsh said Monday while announcing an antibody testing int [...]

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Boston city councilors call for more equity in coronavirus relief funds

Boston city councilors call for more equity in coronavirus relief funds

Boston city councilors and businesses people are calling on Mayor Martin Walsh’s administration to be more equitable in handing out coronavirus relief money to [...]

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Coronavirus shutdowns could last several more weeks, Walsh says

Coronavirus shutdowns could last several more weeks, Walsh says

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Thursday that coronavirus shutdowns could plague the city for several more weeks as a top hospital doctor urged waiting for case [...]

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Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Boston Marathon, re-opening economy hinge on coronavirus testing: Marty Walsh

Re-opening the economy and even running the Boston Marathon this fall will depend on a major increase in testing for the novel coronavirus, Mayor Martin Walsh [...]

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Teachers call on governor to keep schools closed as coronavirus surges in Massachusetts

Teachers call on governor to keep schools closed as coronavirus surges in Massachusetts

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday said there “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the [...]

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‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

‘Kids aren’t back to school’ on May 4 amid coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

There “isn’t any question” students will not return to school on May 4 as the coronavirus pandemic rages on across the state, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said Mo [...]

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Boston rolling out construction coronavirus rules even as industry remains closed

Boston rolling out construction coronavirus rules even as industry remains closed

Boston is rolling out guidelines for construction, a key step before opening work back up — though Mayor Martin Walsh isn’t doing so yet.

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Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some construction projects can begin again

Watch Live: Mayor Walsh to announce some construction projects can begin again

Mayor Martin Walsh is expected to announce this hour that more construction projects can start up again in Boston, the Herald has learned. The mayor is set to [...]

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‘Standing together by staying apart’: Walsh encourages personal reflection on One Boston Day

‘Standing together by staying apart’: Walsh encourages personal reflection on One Boston Day

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh says this year’s One Boston Day, marking the 7th anniversary of the marathon bombing, will be much different due to the c [...]

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Marty Walsh says coronavirus surge ‘in motion,’ full peak to arrive at the end of April

Marty Walsh says coronavirus surge ‘in motion,’ full peak to arrive at the end of April

The impending surge of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts “in motion now,” Mayor Martin J. Walsh said in a Monday press conference, adding that the full peak i [...]

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Coronavirus racial health inequities task force to monitor disease in Boston

Coronavirus racial health inequities task force to monitor disease in Boston

A city task force staffed with many well-known Boston names will focus on racial and ethnic disparities in Boston’s coronavirus response, Mayor Martin Walsh an [...]

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Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increase amid coronavirus outbreak

Boston plans ‘modest’ city budget increase amid coronavirus outbreak

Mayor Martin Walsh is counting on property taxes to hold up as he proposes a budget increase — if a reduced one — in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

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Boston gives healthcare workers a break on parking tickets amid coronavirus

Boston gives healthcare workers a break on parking tickets amid coronavirus

Doctors and nurses can get a break on many parking tickets, Mayor Martin Walsh announced Tuesday.

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Boston mayor distributes additional $3 million to those providing essential services to front line workers

Boston mayor distributes additional $3 million to those providing essential services to front line workers

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced Monday that an additional $3 million will be distributed to a number of organizations providing essentia [...]

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Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face mask as coronavirus cases surge in Boston

Walsh recommends curfew, wearing face mask as coronavirus cases surge in Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - BOSTON (WHDH) – Mayor Martin J. Walsh is recommending a 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew among other new guidelines after Boston...

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Mask up! Mayor Martin Walsh gives Boston new directives

Mask up! Mayor Martin Walsh gives Boston new directives

Boston residents are being asked to abide by a curfew and to wear masks whenever they leave their homes as Mayor Martin Walsh on Sunday again expressed frustra [...]

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Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, announces citywide curfew to fight coronavirus

Marty Walsh directs all to wear masks, announces citywide curfew to fight coronavirus

Every city resident is being directed to wear masks when out in public and a citywide curfew is being instituted between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. said Boston Mayor Ma [...]

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Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help with rent during coronavirus

Marty Walsh makes $3M available to help with rent during coronavirus

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the city is ready to help people pay their rent. The city is dedicating $3 million “to assist Bostonians who are at risk of [...]

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Boston preps convention center as field hospital, announces coronavirus assistance programs

Boston preps convention center as field hospital, announces coronavirus assistance programs

Mayor Martin Walsh announced plans for turn the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center into a field hospital and put $5 million toward helping businesses and re [...]

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Boston announces coronavirus $3M rent,  $2M business assistance programs

Boston announces coronavirus $3M rent, $2M business assistance programs

Mayor Martin Walsh announced $3 million in assistance for renters and $2 million for small business as officials warn of the coronavirus crisis peaking in the [...]

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Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a public parks in Boston as coronavirus spreads

Marty Walsh cracks down on gatherings a public parks in Boston as coronavirus spreads

Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday announced a series of new measures to crack down on gatherings at public parks in Boston in an attempt to slow the spread of coron [...]

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Takeout continues at Boston restaurants as surrounding communities clamp down amid coronavirus concerns

Takeout continues at Boston restaurants as surrounding communities clamp down amid coronavirus concerns

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said restaurant takeout will continue in Boston as long as establishments “practice social distancing” even as neighboring cities and [...]

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Walsh announces 90 new coronavirus cases in Boston, tells residents to stay distant

Walsh announces 90 new coronavirus cases in Boston, tells residents to stay distant

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced 90 new coronavirus cases in the city, bringing the total to 825 confirmed cases, as he...

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Boston’s homeless see first case of coronavirus, city adds 550 more beds

Boston’s homeless see first case of coronavirus, city adds 550 more beds

Coronavirus has hit Boston’s homeless population, Mayor Martin Walsh announced on Sunday, unveiling a plan to bring hundreds more beds online in an effort to p [...]

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City eases parking restrictions during coronavirus pandemic

City eases parking restrictions during coronavirus pandemic

Boston residents will have one less worry as the coronavirus pandemic escalates — towing and parking tickets are no longer being issued for most infractions, B [...]

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Marty Walsh: ‘We haven’t seen the surge yet’ in coronavirus cases

Marty Walsh: ‘We haven’t seen the surge yet’ in coronavirus cases

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said he expects coronavirus cases to rise this week and believes Boston hasn’t seen the surge in cases some expect, during comments S [...]

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Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t being taken seriously enough: Walsh

Boston coronavirus guidelines aren’t being taken seriously enough: Walsh

Mayor Martin Walsh took to task people who aren’t taking social distancing seriously, vowing to name names of places where people are are flouting coronavirus [...]

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Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help track coronavirus cases

Walsh rolls out ‘Data Dashboard’ to help track coronavirus cases

BOSTON (WHDH) - Mayor Martin J. Walsh is rolling out a new way of getting answers during the coronavirus outbreak. A new “Data Dashboard” has...

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