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Massachusetts reported 10 new deaths from COVID-19 on Thursday in addition to 579 new cases of the disease, bringing the state's total case count to 2,417 and its death tally to 25. The Department of Public Health reported that an additional 3,827 people... Read more
At-large City Councillor Michael Flaherty of South Boston sees his most important role during the ongoing health emergency as connecting worried constituents to vital, accurate information resources. “With new details and orders from the governor and the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot to death behind 86 American Legion Highway, near Franklin Hill Avenue, around 7:35 p.m. on Friday.
Massachusetts has a goal of conducting a minimum of 3,500 coronavirus tests each day, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday, and is on track to get to that level through "an enormous increase" in testing capacity by early next week. Baker, Lt. Gov. Karyn... Read more
It's not the first time there's been a big tent set up outside the Codman Square Health Center on Washington Street. But, in the past the tent has been set up to house one of Dorchester's biggest parties of the year: the Men of Boston Cook for Women's... Read more
One of Dorchester’s key health centers is bracing for disruption and testing for the COVID-19 virus this week. Michelle Nadow, CEO of DotHouse Health on Dorchester Avenue, told the Reporter on Tuesday that the facility will continue to see patients and... Read more
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh said 33 Bostonians have tested positive for COVID-19 at a press conference this afternoon in which he also announced the suspension of all activity at construction sites— except for security measures— and the closure of Boston... Read more
MBTA subways, buses and commuter rail trains will operate on reduced schedules while ferries will be taken offline completely in an effort to enforce social distancing and meet reduced demand amid the coronavirus outbreak. Starting Tuesday, the four core... Read more
Tent is not meant for 'walk-in' testing, says spokesman A tent that has been erected outside of Carney Hospital's emergency department today is for future outpatient lab screenings associated with the COVID-19 outbreak. Nicholas Puleo, a spokesman for... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting Danilo Soto, 26, of Brighton on a charges he repeatedly stabbed another man on Adams Street near Ronan Park around 6 a.m. on March 7. On Feb. 7, a federal judge released Soto on $10,000 bond and under the... Read more


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