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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...→

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...→

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...→

WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Virus Emerged From Lab

WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Virus Emerged From Lab

In a statement at odds with one from President Donald Trump a day earlier, the head of emergencies at the World Health Organization reiterated Friday that the [...] Read full article: WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Viru...→

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...→

Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in Karyn Polito’s hands

Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in Karyn Polito’s hands

Putting Karyn Polito in charge of the state’s economic recovery from coronavirus? I feel better already. What, Vice President Mike Pence wasn’t available? Read full article: Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in K...→

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

An unimpressed Gov. Charlie Baker shot down the idea of statewide antibody testing Monday, as Mayor Marty Walsh trumpeted a major antibody testing initiative i [...] Read full article: Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opp...→

Trump said his suggestion about disinfectant injections as coronavirus treatment was

Trump said his suggestion about disinfectant injections as coronavirus treatment was "sarcastic"

Just hours after his White House Press Secretary claimed his remarks were merely taken out of context, the president offered a new explanation for why he sugge [...] Read full article: Trump said his suggestion about disinfec...→

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...→

Advocates call on Charlie Baker to release inmates as COVID-19 spreads in jails, prisons

Advocates call on Charlie Baker to release inmates as COVID-19 spreads in jails, prisons

Ninety-eight prisoners have tested positive for the coronavirus, and five have died from complications related to the illness in state prisons and jails. Read full article: Advocates call on Charlie Baker to relea...→

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...→

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...→

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh toned down his fiery criticism of lax residents flaunting COVID-19 precautions today as the mandatory mask orders and continued shutdo [...] Read full article: Marty Walsh urges residents to stick wit...→

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...→

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 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...→

Charlie Baker signs bill blocking evictions, foreclosures during coronavirus pandemic

Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday signed a bill that will halt evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus pandemic — a hotly debated issue that pitted landlo [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker signs bill blocking evicti...→

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...→

Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn't Have a Clue'

Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn't Have a Clue'

One day after a rare criticism from a past president, President Donald Trump lashed back at Barack Obama and "Sleepy Joe" Biden, hailing his task force's respo [...] Read full article: Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever ca...→

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said President Donald Trump is using a “fear tactic” by threatening to withhold coronavirus funding from sanctuary cities.  Read full article: Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tacti...→

Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening state

Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening state

Gov. Charlie Baker detailed the first step toward reopening Massachusetts Tuesday while extending the state’s shutdown order to May 18, announcing that an advi [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening s...→

Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home directive to May 18

Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home directive to May 18

Gov. Charlie Baker today said he is extending the stay-at-home directive to May 18 as the state still sees coronavirus cases continuing. This is a developing s [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home direc...→

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

“Thankfully, the information I have now is, she’s been upgraded to good condition,” Walsh said Friday. Read full article: 10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet ...→

Georgia set to reopen nonessential businesses despite rebuke from Trump

Georgia set to reopen nonessential businesses despite rebuke from Trump

Georgia is forging ahead with its plans to reopen some nonessential businesses Friday — despite an increase in coronavirus deaths in the Peach State and Presid [...] Read full article: Georgia set to reopen nonessential busin...→

Charlie Baker signs housing bill to pause evictions, foreclosures

Charlie Baker signs housing bill to pause evictions, foreclosures

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a housing security bill on Monday to put a pause on evictions and foreclosures until after the coronavirus pandemic abates, finalizin [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker signs housing bill to paus...→

Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of Re-Opening Economy Irresponsible

Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of Re-Opening Economy Irresponsible

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said federal officials are being “completely irresponsible” by talking about re-opening the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of R...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever ca...→

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...→

Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening state

Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening state

Gov. Charlie Baker detailed the first step toward reopening Massachusetts Tuesday while extending the state’s shutdown order to May 18, announcing that an advi [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening s...→

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

An unimpressed Gov. Charlie Baker shot down the idea of statewide antibody testing Monday, as Mayor Marty Walsh trumpeted a major antibody testing initiative i [...] Read full article: Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opp...→

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

“Thankfully, the information I have now is, she’s been upgraded to good condition,” Walsh said Friday. Read full article: 10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet ...→

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...→

Charlie Baker signs housing bill to pause evictions, foreclosures

Charlie Baker signs housing bill to pause evictions, foreclosures

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a housing security bill on Monday to put a pause on evictions and foreclosures until after the coronavirus pandemic abates, finalizin [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker signs housing bill to paus...→

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...→

Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn't Have a Clue'

Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn't Have a Clue'

One day after a rare criticism from a past president, President Donald Trump lashed back at Barack Obama and "Sleepy Joe" Biden, hailing his task force's respo [...] Read full article: Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn...→

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...→

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...→

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh toned down his fiery criticism of lax residents flaunting COVID-19 precautions today as the mandatory mask orders and continued shutdo [...] Read full article: Marty Walsh urges residents to stick wit...→

WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Virus Emerged From Lab

WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Virus Emerged From Lab

In a statement at odds with one from President Donald Trump a day earlier, the head of emergencies at the World Health Organization reiterated Friday that the [...] Read full article: WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Viru...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said President Donald Trump is using a “fear tactic” by threatening to withhold coronavirus funding from sanctuary cities.  Read full article: Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tacti...→

Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in Karyn Polito’s hands

Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in Karyn Polito’s hands

Putting Karyn Polito in charge of the state’s economic recovery from coronavirus? I feel better already. What, Vice President Mike Pence wasn’t available? Read full article: Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in K...→

Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home directive to May 18

Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home directive to May 18

Gov. Charlie Baker today said he is extending the stay-at-home directive to May 18 as the state still sees coronavirus cases continuing. This is a developing s [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home direc...→

Trump said his suggestion about disinfectant injections as coronavirus treatment was

Trump said his suggestion about disinfectant injections as coronavirus treatment was "sarcastic"

Just hours after his White House Press Secretary claimed his remarks were merely taken out of context, the president offered a new explanation for why he sugge [...] Read full article: Trump said his suggestion about disinfec...→

Georgia set to reopen nonessential businesses despite rebuke from Trump

Georgia set to reopen nonessential businesses despite rebuke from Trump

Georgia is forging ahead with its plans to reopen some nonessential businesses Friday — despite an increase in coronavirus deaths in the Peach State and Presid [...] Read full article: Georgia set to reopen nonessential busin...→

Charlie Baker signs bill blocking evictions, foreclosures during coronavirus pandemic

Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday signed a bill that will halt evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus pandemic — a hotly debated issue that pitted landlo [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker signs bill blocking evicti...→

Advocates call on Charlie Baker to release inmates as COVID-19 spreads in jails, prisons

Advocates call on Charlie Baker to release inmates as COVID-19 spreads in jails, prisons

Ninety-eight prisoners have tested positive for the coronavirus, and five have died from complications related to the illness in state prisons and jails. Read full article: Advocates call on Charlie Baker to relea...→

Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of Re-Opening Economy Irresponsible

Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of Re-Opening Economy Irresponsible

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said federal officials are being “completely irresponsible” by talking about re-opening the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of R...→

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 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...→

Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn't Have a Clue'

Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn't Have a Clue'

One day after a rare criticism from a past president, President Donald Trump lashed back at Barack Obama and "Sleepy Joe" Biden, hailing his task force's respo [...] Read full article: Trump Lashes Back at Obama Rebuke: 'Didn...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

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...→

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Marty Walsh urges residents to stick with masks as weather warms

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh toned down his fiery criticism of lax residents flaunting COVID-19 precautions today as the mandatory mask orders and continued shutdo [...] Read full article: Marty Walsh urges residents to stick wit...→

WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Virus Emerged From Lab

WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Virus Emerged From Lab

In a statement at odds with one from President Donald Trump a day earlier, the head of emergencies at the World Health Organization reiterated Friday that the [...] Read full article: WHO Again Disputes Trump Suggestion Viru...→

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...→

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...→

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 [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker cites 1902 yellow fever ca...→

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...→

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...→

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tactic' By Threatening To Withhold Coronavirus Aid From Sanctuary Cities

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said President Donald Trump is using a “fear tactic” by threatening to withhold coronavirus funding from sanctuary cities.  Read full article: Walsh: President Trump Using 'Fear Tacti...→

Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening state

Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening state

Gov. Charlie Baker detailed the first step toward reopening Massachusetts Tuesday while extending the state’s shutdown order to May 18, announcing that an advi [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker won’t budge on reopening s...→

Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in Karyn Polito’s hands

Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in Karyn Polito’s hands

Putting Karyn Polito in charge of the state’s economic recovery from coronavirus? I feel better already. What, Vice President Mike Pence wasn’t available? Read full article: Charlie Baker puts state’s recovery in K...→

Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home directive to May 18

Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home directive to May 18

Gov. Charlie Baker today said he is extending the stay-at-home directive to May 18 as the state still sees coronavirus cases continuing. This is a developing s [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker extends stay-at-home direc...→

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opposite corners

An unimpressed Gov. Charlie Baker shot down the idea of statewide antibody testing Monday, as Mayor Marty Walsh trumpeted a major antibody testing initiative i [...] Read full article: Antibody testing has Baker, Walsh in opp...→

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet recovering, says Mayor Marty Walsh

“Thankfully, the information I have now is, she’s been upgraded to good condition,” Walsh said Friday. Read full article: 10-year-old girl struck by stray bullet ...→

Trump said his suggestion about disinfectant injections as coronavirus treatment was

Trump said his suggestion about disinfectant injections as coronavirus treatment was "sarcastic"

Just hours after his White House Press Secretary claimed his remarks were merely taken out of context, the president offered a new explanation for why he sugge [...] Read full article: Trump said his suggestion about disinfec...→

Georgia set to reopen nonessential businesses despite rebuke from Trump

Georgia set to reopen nonessential businesses despite rebuke from Trump

Georgia is forging ahead with its plans to reopen some nonessential businesses Friday — despite an increase in coronavirus deaths in the Peach State and Presid [...] Read full article: Georgia set to reopen nonessential busin...→

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...→

Charlie Baker signs bill blocking evictions, foreclosures during coronavirus pandemic

Gov. Charlie Baker on Monday signed a bill that will halt evictions and foreclosures during the coronavirus pandemic — a hotly debated issue that pitted landlo [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker signs bill blocking evicti...→

Charlie Baker signs housing bill to pause evictions, foreclosures

Charlie Baker signs housing bill to pause evictions, foreclosures

Gov. Charlie Baker signed a housing security bill on Monday to put a pause on evictions and foreclosures until after the coronavirus pandemic abates, finalizin [...] Read full article: Charlie Baker signs housing bill to paus...→

Advocates call on Charlie Baker to release inmates as COVID-19 spreads in jails, prisons

Advocates call on Charlie Baker to release inmates as COVID-19 spreads in jails, prisons

Ninety-eight prisoners have tested positive for the coronavirus, and five have died from complications related to the illness in state prisons and jails. Read full article: Advocates call on Charlie Baker to relea...→

Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of Re-Opening Economy Irresponsible

Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of Re-Opening Economy Irresponsible

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said federal officials are being “completely irresponsible” by talking about re-opening the economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Coronavirus: Marty Walsh Says Talks Of R...→