UMaine cancels baseball games during threat investigation

The university said in a statement that the campus is not in lockdown, but out of an abundance of caution, there are extra police patrols in the area. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mass. reports 1,265 new COVID-19 cases, 7 new deaths

The state also reported 701 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Here’s the data reported Sunday, April 18, 2021. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mass. reports 2,037,794 people have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Overall, 3,041,808 people have received the first dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Here’s the data for Sunday, April 18. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Alma Wahlberg, mother of Mark, Donnie Wahlberg, dies at 78

“My angel. Rest in peace,” Mark Wahlberg tweeted. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Pembroke mourns deaths of 2 former high school hockey stars

“We lost two outstanding young men today who positively impacted everyone around them,” the Pembroke High School hockey team wrote in a tweet. “Our condolences to the Birolini and Hickey families. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.” Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

3 die in wrong-way crash on Interstate 84 in Sturbridge, Mass.

One driver was traveling west on the eastbound side of the highway in Sturbridge at about 6 p.m. Saturday. Police received a report of the wrong-way driver and headed to the area. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Three Boston men arrested for Newton burglaries

The burglaries occurred throughout March. The Globe reported that at least 11 burglaries happened in that month in Newton. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Two men seriously injured in Pembroke crash

Both men received first aid at the scene but were transferred to South Shore Hospital due to the severity of their injuries, police said. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

How art and mixing drinks come together at this Brookline bar

“I was surrounded by a new style of creativity,” Katie Hubbard, Taberna de Haro and Straight Law Bar’s bar manager, said. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Five endangered turtles that were cold-stunned in Mass. returned to Gulf after being rehabilitated

The turtles were among 18 sent to the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in December after being stranded in Massachusetts, WLOX-TV reports. The other 13 are still being rehabilitated. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Emily Rooney apologizes for ‘offensive remarks’ during ‘Beat the Press’ segment

“I have since received a lot of feedback, and now understand that my comments were uninformed, dismissive, and disrespectful.” Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mass. reports 1,962 new COVID-19 cases, 13 new deaths

The state also reported 699 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Here’s the data reported Friday, April 16, 2021. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Mass. reports 1,694 new COVID-19 cases, 10 new deaths

The state also reported 693 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Here’s the data reported Saturday, April 17, 2021. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

US deports woman who lied about role in Rwandan genocide

“Her deportation means a lot in terms of justice delivery to genocide victims,” said Thierry Murangira, spokesperson for the Rwanda Investigation Bureau, according to The New Times. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Man revived, hazmat team called to Chelsea apartment complex Saturday morning

While on scene, Chelsea police officers found three small bags of a white powdery substance believed to be fentanyl, Houghton said. A hazmat team was called in and neutralized the scene. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Man seriously injured after crash on Route 130 in Sandwich

The man was driving near Burke Lane in the Forestdale section of the Cape Cod town when the crash occurred just before 7 p.m., police said in a statement. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Clammers digging through pandemic, but shellfish are fewer

In Maine, the largest clam producing state, fishermen produced their lowest haul in more than 90 years at a little more than 1.3 million pounds in 2020. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

In a changing Boston, a new mayor challenges the police

Janey, one of six candidates running for election in November, was faced with a choice: Should she keep the internal police records private, as Walsh, her predecessor in City Hall, had, citing the accusers’ desire for privacy? Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

State pulls back on Revere Beach paid parking plans

Some of the spaces that were slotted for meters will now be marked for residents. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Temporary admissions policy to go forward for Boston exam schools, federal judge rules

The policy eliminates the required exam for this year. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Photos: Boston remembers those lost during the marathon bombings on One Boston Day

Some gathered at the memorial where the bombings took place. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

Vaccine eligibility expands Monday to all Massachusetts adults. Here are 3 routes for landing an appointment.

Tips and advice from those who know best. Top Featured Tags: – Massachusetts NewsPress Release Distribution Service

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