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Most people in Massachusetts recognize MCAS as the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System, which public schools use to test students in a variety of subjects from grade 3 into high school.  In these times, though, ... Read more.

Covid, the No. 1 killer in the country, is preventable with a vaccine. Massachusetts is one of the world’s great centers of medicine and research, home to four outstanding medical schools and several of the world’s ... Read more.

As February began this week, the rush to get appointments for Covid-19 vaccinations moved to full throttle. On Monday, the door was opened wide for seniors 75 and over to get on schedules for their first shots after which ... Read more.

State lawmakers and advocates called for the swift passage of legislation that would limit cooperation between local police and federal immigration officials during a virtual press conference on Tuesday. 

The Safe ... Read more.

With a US Senate hearing to review Mayor Martin Walsh’s credentials to serve as the next US Secretary of Labor set for Thursday morning in Washington, D.C., the City Council was poised to vote through a measure on ... Read more.

Glenway Street fire

Boston firefighters responded around 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday to 157 Glenway St. for a fire that shot through the roof and sent one resident to the hospital with burns. ... Read more.

The Reporter's Bill Forry joined NECN's Sue O' ... Read more.

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans by the owner of Antonio’s HiFi Pizza and Bosburger in Fields Corner to open a recreational marijuana mart at 43 Freeport ... Read more.

Last month was kind to City Councillor Andrea Campbell’s campaign effort. Her team announced on Monday that she has raised more than $272,000 in January, an infusion fueled in part, no doubt, by Mayor Walsh’s imminent ... Read more.

This is gonna be interesting...

The race to succeed Mayor Marty Walsh has begun in earnest.

The mayor is expected to resign within a matter of days. Walsh's first — and perhaps only— confirmation hearing ... Read more.

The Hip Hop Transformation (THHT), a youth organization co-led by local rap artist Red Shaydez, will partner with the Lower ... Read more.

Saying it's similar to the large Section 8 federal program, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh on Monday launched a new city housing voucher program, predicting it will provide rental assistance to hundreds of low-income city ... Read more.

COVID-19 IN THE NEWS

State tops 500k cases; Baker pushes on sites; Walsh tends to openings

On Monday afternoon, as a winter storm was beginning its assault on New England, ... Read more.

Mayor Martin Walsh swore in Dorchester native Dennis White as the city's 43rd police commissioner during a ceremony at Faneuil Hall on Monday morning.

After being sworn in, White said he is accepting this honor on ... Read more.

The mass vaccination sites open around Massachusetts had a "very good week" last week and Gov. Charlie Baker predicted Monday morning that those efforts are "gonna have a very good week this week too," despite a winter ... Read more.

As Boston looks back on one year since the first COVID-19 case was announced in the city, Mayor Marty Walsh on Monday cited a continued improvement in COVID numbers and the city officially moved forward into Phase 3, Step ... Read more.

Boston Police this weekend released images of a man they want to find in connection to the murder of a 19-year-old Dorchester woman who was shot to death near Four Corners on Jan. 22.

The unidentified male is ... Read more.

A winter storm that could dump more than a foot of snow on the city has prompted Mayor Walsh to declare a snow emergency beginning tomorrow at noon. The order includes a parking ban ... Read more.

Congressman Stephen Lynch tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, his office announced.

Lynch is "asymptomatic and feels fine," his communications director Molly Rose Tarpey said in a statement, and he will self- ... Read more.

Fuller Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 110 Fuller St. around 1:30 p.m. on ... Read more.

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