Massachusetts

The channel for anyone interested in the state of Massachusetts.

spinner

Rhode Island health authorities warn of fentanyl disguised as prescription pillsRhode Island authorities are warning of fake pills that may look like prescription drugs — but are actually full of the dangerous and potent fentanyl.

Boston Herald Shared .

As e-bike sales boom during coronavirus pandemic, Harley-Davidson joins the marketAs electric bicycles explode in popularity amid the coronavirus pandemic, a legendary motorcycle brand is jumping into the e-bike boom.

Boston Herald Shared .

Mass. Teachers Association blasts suggestion that red zone schools should stay openThe Massachusetts Teachers Association is blasting education officials for suggesting on Tuesday that districts in the red zone should stay open until there is coronavirus transmission in school buildings.

Boston Herald Shared .

Trillium pausing some on-site operations until spring due to coronavirus concerns"COVID is still a very real concern for your safety and that of our team, and winter in New England is coming," the popular brewing company said in an Instagram post.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

NICU babies at UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester get decked out for HalloweenThe hospital tweeting out these photos of the newborns in their Halloween costumes.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Europe and US facing new round of shutdowns amid virus surgeA new wave of lockdowns and business closings swept across France, Germany and other places in Europe on Wednesday as surging coronavirus infections there and in the U.S. wipe out months of progress against the scourge on two continents.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .
Advertisement Google Ad Network

UConn suspends free tuition program for low-income studentsSTORRS, Conn — The University of Connecticut is suspending a new free-tuition program for lower-income students as it struggles to raise private funds during the pandemic.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

S&P 500 sinks 3.5% as surging virus cases lead to shutdownsThe Dow Jones Industrial Average sank 943 points Wednesday as surging coronavirus cases forced more shutdown measures in Europe and raised fears of more restrictions in the U.S.

Boston Herald Shared .

7NEWS gets inside look at early voting process in QuincyIts a busy scene inside Quincy City Hall as election workers count up thousands of ballots.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Hurricane Zeta crashes onshore in storm-weary LouisianaHurricane Zeta slammed into storm-weary Louisiana on Wednesday with New Orleans squarely in its path, threatening to push up to 9 feet of sea water inland and batter homes and businesses with fierce winds in a Gulf Coast region already pounded by multiple storms this year.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Teachers, parents confused after BPS superintendent mistakenly says some students can return to classTeachers and parents were left stunned on Tuesday when Boston Public Schools Superintendent Brenda Cassellius mistakenly said certain students with high needs could return to class as soon as Thursday.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Social media CEOs get earful on bias, warning of new limitsWASHINGTON — With next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies' social media platforms.

Boston Herald Shared .

Body cam, 911 tapes in Walter Wallace killing to be releasedThe police commissioner in Philadelphia said Wednesday that her department will release 911 tapes and footage from police body cameras "in the near future" in the shooting death of a Black man following two nights of protests that set off clashes with police and break-ins of stores on the other side of the city.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Majority of voters want coronavirus relief package before Election Day: FPU-Herald pollA strong majority of Americans believe Congress should pass another coronavirus relief package before the Nov.

Boston Herald Shared .

Patriots Week 8 injury report: NKeal Harry held out of Wednesdays practiceCarl Davis was also out and eight more players were limited at Wednesday's practice.

Boston.com Shared .

Ticker:A Home, condo sale prices set September records; Stocks take hit on virus concernsHome and condo sales and prices skyrocketed across Massachusetts in September, with the median single-family home price surging to $472,000.

Boston Herald Shared .

Charlie Baker says no on Question 2, says ranked-choice voting too much 'complication'Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito are saying "no" to ranked-choice voting, a Tuesday announcement that aligned them with the views of the state Republican Party and making them the first officials in statewide office to come out against Question 2.

Boston Herald Shared .

How Cam Newton made a fan out of Bills coach Sean McDermottFor years, Bills coach Sean McDermotts job was to stop Cam Newton. Carefully. As the Panthers defensive coordinator from 2011-16, McDermott competed against Newton regularly in practice and was a first-hand witness of his rise from No.

Boston Herald Shared .

Stephen Schaefer's Hollywood and MineAs ‘The Undoing, ’ HBO’s new six episode murder mystery series reunites the ‘Big Little Lies duo of screenwriter David E. Kelly and Nicole Kidman.

Boston Herald Shared .

Joe Biden holds commanding lead in final week, new Franklin Pierce University-Boston Herald poll revealsDemocratic nominee Joe Biden - fueled by a surge of early voting - continues to hold a commanding lead over President Trump and Republicans need a major surge of late support to catch up in the final week, a new nationwide Franklin Pierce University-Boston Herald poll shows.

Boston Herald Shared .

Swampscott Trump rallies have included KKK robe, man in blackfaceAround two weeks ago, the group of Trump supporters included a man appearing to wear a white Ku Klux Klan robe holding a “KKK for Dianna” sign, a reference to Dianna Ploss, a New Hampshire conservative talk radio personality fired from hosting her show on WSMN 1590 after shouting at landscapers in Nashua to speak English back in July.

Boston.com Shared .

Body cam, 911 tapes in Walter Wallace killing to be releasedPHILADELPHIA — The police commissioner in Philadelphia said at a briefing Wednesday that her department will release 911 tapes and footage from police body cameras “in the near future” in the shooting death of Walter Wallace Jr.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

2021 Boston Marathon postponed at least until the fallBoston Marathon organizers said Wednesday that the 2021 race won't be run on Patriots Day because of the coronavirus pandemic, the second straight year that it has been moved from the April weekend that was its home for more than a century.

Lowell Sun Shared .
Advertisement Google Ad Network

MLB says Turner violated protocols when he returned to fieldARLINGTON, Texas  Justin Turner violated coronavirus protocols when he celebrated on the Globe Life field with his Los Angeles Dodgers teammates and he refused instructions from security to leave the field, behavior that Major League Baseball said risked the safety of others.

Boston Herald Shared .

Baker Nominates Justice Kimberly Budd As SJC Chief JusticePlus, as part of the city's economic efforts to aid struggling families, Chelsea is making a bold policy decision: direct cash payments to residents, to spend however they'd like.

Radio Boston Shared .

What's At Stake In The 2020 Election For Massachusetts: Health Care And The ACAWe discuss the impact of the Affordable Care Act since it was enacted in 2010 and its future.

Radio Boston Shared .

Chelsea Pilots Cash Payments To Residents In NeedTo learn how the new program will work and its goals, we speak with Chelsea city manager Tom Ambrosino and Jill Shah, president of the Shah Family Foundation, which has donated some 1 million dollars to the Chelsea program.

Radio Boston Shared .

Check The Score: World Series Outcome, Boston Marathon UpdateWith the Los Angeles Dodgers now the 2020 World Series champions, and a developing story regarding the 2021 Boston Marathon, we Check the Score with Radio Boston's Chris Citorik.

Radio Boston Shared .

Gov. Baker Nominates Justice Kimberly Budd To Lead The State's Highest CourtIf confirmed, Budd would be the first Black woman to ever hold the position in the history of the state's highest court.

Radio Boston Shared .

No. 9 Wisconsin cancels Nebraska game; Chryst tests positiveThe pandemic hit Big Ten football just two weeks into its season Wednesday as No.

Boston Herald Shared .

A video ritual to banish demagogues and wannabe despots to the flames.For vegans: remember you can replace the baloney w/ tofurkey, light life slices, etc. and the ritual will still work.

Boston Hassle Shared .

Rhode Island father charged with abusing infant daughterPAWTUCKET, R.I. — A Rhode Island man was charged Wednesday with breaking his 2-month-old daughter’s legs and fracturing her skull, police said.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Here's what to expect from Thursday's weather forecastThe rainfall will be heavy at times Thursday night into Friday morning — and that’s when parts of the region could see the first snowflakes of the season.

Boston.com Shared .

UNH testing campus sewage as part of virus surveillanceThe University of New Hampshire is testing sewage on campus as part of its surveillance for the coronavirus.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Investigation underway after manhole explodes on busy Worcester streetAuthorities are investigation after a manhole abruptly exploded on a busy street in Worcester on Wednesday afternoon.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Harvard study: Flying has lower COVID-19 risk than grocery shopping or eating outThere has been little evidence of transmission of the disease on planes, according to the study.

Boston.com Shared .

Baker outlines vision for "pretty decent" FY22 budgetBOSTON — Gov. Charlie Baker, while still hoping that lawmakers will deliver him an overdue fiscal 2021 state budget by the end of November, looked ahead to next year on Wednesday, forecasting a "pretty decent" spending plan for fiscal year 2022.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Kimberly Budd tapped by Charlie Baker in historic nomination to lead SJCBOSTON — Noting the "bittersweet" circumstances of her nomination to lead the state's top court, Supreme Judicial Court Justice Kimberly Budd said she hopes to emulate the late Chief Justice Ralph Gants's respect and collegiality if she is confirmed, making history Wednesday by becoming the first Black woman nominated to the state's highest...

Lowell Sun Shared .

What's open, what's closed for Halloween 2020 around BostonHalloween 2020 in Boston will feature plenty of masks, but far fewer crowds and events than a normal year.

Boston Herald Shared .

Biden draws contrast with Trump on coronavirus as pandemic worsens in campaign's final daysATLANTA — Just days before the presidential election, millions of mail ballots have yet to be returned in key battleground states, and election officials warn that time is running out for voters who want to avoid a polling place on Election Day.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

'Hocus Pocus' sequel: Bette Midler says key cast members want to return"They’ve asked us if we were interested, and, of course, all of us said yes."

Boston.com Shared .

Should the Patriots be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline? Heres what Boston.com readers think.Should the Patriots be buyers or sellers at the trade deadline? Here's what Boston.com readers think.

Boston.com Shared .

Dracut got social at the Florence ClubThis year has certainly seen many changes due to the pandemic. The way we spend our time has been greatly impacted.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Massachusetts coronavirus cases rise 1,137, eclipsing 1,000 for fifth straight dayMassachusetts health officials on Wednesday reported 1,137 coronavirus cases, the fifth straight day above 1,000 as cases surge, while 36 more people died from the virus.

Boston Herald Shared .

Mass. reports 36 new COVID-19 deaths, 1,137 new casesThe Massachusetts coronavirus data, Wednesday, Oct.

Boston.com Shared .

Mass. Reports 36 New Deaths as Daily COVID Case Number Tops 1,000 for 5th Straight DayMassachusetts has now confirmed more than 150,000 cases of the new coronavirus, health officials said Wednesday, the state's fifth straight day reporting more than 1,000 cases after not reporting any since May.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Patriots WR N'Keal Harry absent, RB Damien Harris limited at practice WednesdayThe Pats added several new names to their practice report Wednesday.

Boston Herald Shared .

Quarterback Neglect Is Coming Back to Haunt Belichick and the PatriotsBetter to be a year too early than a year too late. It's one of the most tried and true clichés when it comes to how the Patriots have operated under Bill...

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Author of 2018 'Anonymous' op-ed critical of Trump revealedThe anonymous senior Trump administration official who wrote a 2018 New York Times op-ed and a subsequent book critical of President Donald Trump is Miles Taylor, he revealed in a statement to CNN on Thursday.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

RI governor warns of new restrictions as COVID cases surgeRhode Island could pump the brakes on the states economic recovery plan if the current surge in coronavirus cases continues, Gov.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

AP sources: Morey in advanced talks to lead 76ersPHILADELPHIA  The Philadelphia 76ers are in advanced negotiations with former Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to become president of basketball operations as part of their front-office overhaul that began after an underachieving season, multiple people with direct knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press.

Boston Herald Shared .

BPR Full Show 10/28/20: Heated!CNN analyst Juliette Kayyem discussed rising cases of COVID-19 throughout the U.S., and explained why she's reassured by the deployment of National Guard troops to cities throughout Texas ahead of the.

Boston Public Radio Shared .

Germany, France to impose lockdowns to curb rebounding virusBERLIN — German officials agreed to impose a four-week partial lockdown and the French government announced a nationwide lockdown Wednesday as European governments sought to stop a fast-rising tide of coronavirus cases sweeping the continent.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Sy Montgomery: Social Distancing In The Animal WorldNaturalist Sy Montgomery spoke with Boston Public Radio on Wednesday about how other animal species practice social distancing when signs of disease show in their something is off, that might draw predators to your group, so you want to get away from the one who's going to attract the shark or hyena," she said."

Boston Public Radio Shared .

Bill Belichick explains Bills QB Josh Allen's giant leap this seasonAllen ranks third in the NFL in QBR this season, ahead of quarterbacks like Russell Wilson, Tom Brady and Drew Brees.

Boston Herald Shared .

Charlie Baker says Connecticut adding Mass. to travel advisory a 'bad idea'The move means that visitors from Massachusetts will be required to quarantine or have a negative COVID-19 test result if they plan to stay for more than a day.

Boston.com Shared .

Social media CEOs get earful on bias, warning of new limitsWith next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies' social media platforms - and were warned of coming restrictions from Congress.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Massachusetts added to Connecticut coronavirus travel advisory list after spike in casesMass Gov Charlie Baker speaks as the Gov. introduces Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court justice Kimberly Budd as his pick to head the state supreme court on October 28, 2020 in Boston, MA.

Boston Herald Shared .

The Novel Kitchen will open within Brookline Booksmith in November 2020"We want this to be really experiential," said owner Jenn Mason.

Boston.com Shared .

Kayyem: Current U.S. COVID Spike is "Deja Vu All Over Again"Cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in the U.S., something national security expert Juliette Kayyem described as "deja vu all over again.".

Boston Public Radio Shared .

7 taken to hospitals after Trump Omaha airport rally, police sayMany people underestimated the distance from the event back to the parking lot on foot.”.

Boston.com Shared .

Kansas developer enamored of Japanese capsule hotels wants to build one on High Street downtownThe Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let Chris Elsey, a developer from Manhattan, KS, build a 14-story hotel on what is now a tiny parking lot on High Street with 100 two-person pods, similar to, if a bit larger than.

Universal Hub Shared .

New York, Connecticut Travel Advisories a€˜Bad Idea,' Baker SaysAs Massachusetts residents find other governors warning their constituents not to visit the Bay State as COVID-19 transmission rates climb, Gov.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Boston school officials walk back statements that buildings will open soonBoston Teachers Union President Jessica Tang said she was "completely thrown off and stunned" by the statements.

Boston.com Shared .

White House lists ending COVID-19 pandemic as an accomplishment despite cases spiking to record levelsThe White House included ending the coronavirus pandemic on a list of the Trump administration's science and technology accomplishments, despite nearly half a million Americans tested positive for Covid-19 in just the last week.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

FIRST ALERT: Heavy Rain, Wind and Snow Expected for Parts of New EnglandA First Alert has been declared for Thursday afternoon through Friday morning due to the heavy rain, gusty wind and snow across the southern two thirds of New England.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Yes, thats Elizabeth Warren doing the Time Warp in Tenacious Ds get-out-the-vote videoWarren joins Pete Buttigieg, Sarah Silverman, John Waters, Susan Sarandon, Jamie Lee Curtis, Reggie Watts and more in the clip.

Boston.com Shared .

Juno mission observes 'sprites' dancing in Jupiter's atmosphereCNN)  Blue sprites and elves have been detected twirling in the upper atmosphere of Jupiter by NASAs Juno mission.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

No Boston Marathon this coming April, either; maybe in the fallThe Boston Athletic Association announced today it's called off the 2021 Boston Marathon on Patriots Day, but held out some hope it might be able to reschedule the race to sometime in the fall.

Universal Hub Shared .

Boston Marathon will not take place in April 2021, pushed to at least the fall amid coronavirus pandemicSEPTEMBER 14: Artem Samokaysh of Brooklyn NY runs over the Boston Marathon finish line after running the virtual race as his wife Tetiana, left and friend Danielle Buchma of Boston celebrate on September 14, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Boston Herald Shared .

Boston Marathon will not be held in April 2021, BAA announcesWith fewer than six months until Patriots’ Day and with road races prohibited until Phase 4 of the Massachusetts reopening plan, we are unable to host the Boston Marathon this coming April, ” Tom Grilk, CEO of the BAA, said in a statement.

Boston.com Shared .

Baker: New York, Connecticut travel advisories 'bad idea'As Massachusetts residents find other governors warning their constituents not to visit the Bay State as COVID-19 transmission rates climb, Gov.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

2021 Boston Marathon Postponed Amid Pandemic, BAA SaysThe 2021 Boston Marathon has been postponed until at least the fall of 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Boston Athletic Association said Wednesday.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Panera adds pizza to its menu to double down on dinnerCNN)  Panera fans, rejoice! The fast chain is adding pizza to its menu. Three pizza options will be available to Panera customers.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Hillary Clinton says she is an Electoral College elector in New YorkCNN)  Hillary Clinton said Tuesday she is one of the 538 electors in the Electoral College.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

BAA: 125th Boston Marathon postponed until at least fall 2021The Boston Athletic Association has announced that the 125th Boston Marathon, traditionally held on the third Monday in April—Patriots’ Day in the Commonwealth of be postponed until at least the fall of 2021 amid the coronavirus pandemic.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Amid controversy, Dracut selectmen don't look far in filling DATV vacancyControversy continues to snarl relations between the Board of Selectmen and Dracut Access Television with the appointment this week of Brian Genest, who is married to board member Alison Genest, to fill a vacancy on the DATV’s Board of Directors and charges of attempts to silence board members.Â.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Dominican restaurant in Jamaica Plain seeks to stay open until 1 a.m., to try to recoup the loss of business due to Covid-19The Boston Licensing Board decides tomorrow whether to let Mangu, 264 Hyde Park Ave., extend its closing time from 9 p.m.

Universal Hub Shared .

Kimberly Budd set to be 1st Black female chief of Mass. Supreme CourtThe Boston Bar Association praised the governor’s pick of Budd as chief.

Boston.com Shared .

Miller family says they're selling Jazz to Ryan SmithSALT LAKE CITY  The majority interest of the Utah Jazz is being sold to technology entrepreneur Ryan Smith, a move that when formally approved by the NBA will end the Miller familys 35-year run as owners of the franchise.

Boston Herald Shared .

HBO Max is filming a pilot about Julia Child in the Boston areaHere are all the details about the prospective series, including the nine towns and cities where production crews are filming.

Boston.com Shared .

N'Keal Harry among four Patriots missing at practice WednesdayHarry left Sundays home loss to the 49ers with a head injury and did not return.

Boston Herald Shared .

Police: N.H. woman, 35, struck, injured in I-95 domestic incidentPolice were called to the highway near the I-93 exit in Canton around 10:25 p.m.

Boston.com Shared .

Why did Massachusetts close ice rinks? Charlie Baker says blame the adultsThe governor said that “most” teams refused to hand over rosters to help contact tracers follow up with players and their families.

Boston.com Shared .

New coronavirus testing site now open at Boston's Logan AirportOfficials on Wednesday unveiled a new coronavirus testing site for travelers and workers at Bostons Logan International Airport.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Justin Turner, the Dodgers, and the desire to live in the fantasyPulled late from the World Series clincher after a COVID-19 positive, everyone sort of said, "Eh." And I get it.

Boston.com Shared .

2 Boston men held without bail after shots fired in busy section of Back BayRashawn Bly, 24, and Walter Coleman, hid behind a door during their arraignment Wednesday in Boston Municipal Court after their attorneys suggested that police arrested the wrong men.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Workers Tell Lawmakers of Dysfunction at Veterans' HomeWorkers at a Massachusetts home for sick veterans where 76 residents who contracted the coronavirus died told lawmakers that the facility wasn't adequately staffed, they weren't given enough protective equipment, and they were bullied by management during the outbreak.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Hundreds stranded in the cold waiting for buses in chaotic post-Trump rally sceneCNN)  When President Donald Trump left Omaha on watched and cheered in the frigid air as Air Force One took off into the night sky.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Winter sports in Maine delayed as virus cases keep growingPORTLAND, Maine — The Maine winter sports season has been indefinitely delayed, the Maine Principals’ Association has decided.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Downtown Crossing CharlieCard store reopens TuesdayThe MBTA said today it's reopening the CharlieCard store at Downtown Crossing on Tuesday, several months after it was shut due to Covid-19 concerns.

Universal Hub Shared .

Ebenezer McIntosh HouseFirst owned by a tavern keeper, the Ebenezer McIntosh House was also home to a doctor with a creative way to find out who was stealing from his garden.

Walkies Through History Shared .

No. 4 Notre Dame, others look to end No. 1 Clemson's ACC runCLEMSON, S.C.  Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly doesn't try to hide it: The Fighting Irish are looking directly at No.

Boston Herald Shared .

The Search for a Missing Mass. Animal Sanctuary Goat Continues, Reward Offered for Safe Return IncreasesAs the search for the missing Norton goat, "Blossom," continues, the reward increases.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Man who says he was overcharged $55 in notary fees sues for millions in damages, but court says, no, he wasn't overchargedThe Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that, aside from one very specific set of documents that almost nobody uses anymore, Massachusetts notaries can charge whatever the market can bear and that a man's legal demand for damages for what he feels were overcharges for getting documents notarized should fail because his claim relies on a law...

Universal Hub Shared .

State Sustains Pressure on Districts to Have Kids in ClassroomsMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker and his top education advisors urged schools Tuesday not to overreact to the rise in COVID-19 cases this fall, telling even those districts in communities deemed to be at the highest risk for transmission of the virus to stick with in-person learning unless there is evidence of spread within the school system.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Framingham Cracks Down on Parties, Issues Fines Ahead of HolidaysFramingham is cracking down on parties during the pandemic, issuing at least $5,000 in fines to people who have violated state rules.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Pollard Banknote Awarded Instant Game Contract by Massachusetts State LotteryPollard Banknote Limited is pleased to announce that following a competitive procurement process, it has been awarded a...

Pollard Banknote Limited Shared .

Watch: Charlie Baker to nominate Kimberly Budd to be first ever black woman to serve as chief justiceGov. Charlie Baker will nominate Kimberly Budd to become the next chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, who if confirmed will become the first female to lead the state's high court in its 328-year history.

Boston Herald Shared .

Horrorland: All Hallow's EveHorrorland is a column within Cinema Quarantino, the Hassle’s ongoing series of alternative streaming picks for the self-quarantined and the socially distanced, in which Hassle film staff writer Alexis den Boggende delves into the ins, outs, and deeper meanings within the horror genre.

Boston Hassle Shared .

QAnon's ‘Save the Children' morphs into popular sloganMORRIS, Ill.  At a busy intersection in this small Illinois town, Lynn Vermillion smiles at passing drivers who honk their support for the colorful posters she and friends wave:.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Boston Herald staffers distance themselves from paper's Trump endorsement"The Herald's small editorial group sure as hell doesn't speak for me."

Boston.com Shared .

Billerica upgraded to coronavirus "red zone" by Board of HealthFollowing an increase in coronavirus cases, the Billerica Board of Health announced on Tuesday that the town's case status has been upgraded to red, designating it as a higher risk community.

Lowell Sun Shared .

These Boston restaurants are offering food and drink events for HalloweenMurder mysteries, Halloween dinner kits, and ghoulish pop-ups abound this year.

Boston.com Shared .

Neighboring States Issue Travel Restrictions for Massachusetts: Here's What to KnowWith COVID-19 cases spiking in Massachusetts, neighboring states are issuing new coronavirus rules and advisories for people traveling to and from the Bay State.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Justin Turner celebrates World Series title with Dodgers after being pulled over positive coronavirus testLos Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner, who was pulled from Game 6 of the World Series after the team learned he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, returned to the field after the team clinched the championship, celebrating with his teammates and pulling down his mask for team photos with the trophy.

Boston.com Shared .

Offseason Preview Series: Boston Celtics Jayson Tatum's contract extensionBoston will sign Tatum to a max contract extension before 2020-21 tips off.

Celtics Blog Shared .

Bill Belichick responded to reports of the Stephon Gilmore trade rumors"The question then becomes what you’re willing to take for him."

Boston.com Shared .

Gov. Baker to elevate Associate Justice Kimberly Budd to SJC chiefCharlie Baker on Wednesday morning intends to nominate Associate Justice Kimberly Budd to become the next chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court, who if confirmed will become the first female black chief justice in the history of the top court.

Boston Herald Shared .

These Halloween horror movies are awful, and you must watch them"It is truly a terrible film, which may be why few have heard of it."

Boston.com Shared .

Blowin in the wind: Long-lost Bob Dylan interviews surface at a Boston auction houseFor nearly half a century, they were blowin’ in the wind: lost interviews that contained surprising new insights about celebrated singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.

Boston.com Shared .

2020-2021 MLB Offseason CalendarWe'll cross that bridge when we get to it, though. In the meantime, there are a lot of dates to keep track of this time of year and it can be annoying to have to Google for each specific one.

Over The Monster Shared .

Bill Belichick on Stephon Gilmore trade rumors: 'I don't know anything about those'Bill Belichick isn’t getting into trade rumors, and specifically any talk about Stephon Gilmore getting dealt.

Boston Herald Shared .

Boston snow maps, Friday, October 30, 2020Coronavirus       Daily #s      Town #s       Deaths       Map       Charts       Testing locations       Resources       Boston Helps.

Boston.com Shared .

Coronavirus Testing Site Opens at Logan AirportBoston Logan International Airport on Wednesday opened a new coronavirus testing site, becoming the latest airport to offer the service to travelers amid an ongoing swoon in air travel.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

UML grad Noelle Lambert one of 10 Women of WorthUMass Lowell graduate Noelle Lambert has been named one of 10 2020 Women of Worth honorees by the world’s No.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Gov. Says RI May Need to Go Back to Phase 2 of Reopening Due to Rise in COVID CasesGov. Gina Raimondo said she is considering rolling back Rhode Island's reopening as coronavirus cases continue to rise.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

CTI employees treated to Lenzi's chicken piesIn a show of appreciation and gratitude to staff for their hard work during the pandemic, Community Teamwork’s executive team partnered with Lenzi’s in Dracut to provide and hand out Lenzi’s famous chicken pies to each staff member.

Lowell Sun Shared .

MCC plans 3 open houses for fallMiddlesex Community College will host three virtual Pathway Open Houses throughout the fall semester. The first is set for Thursday, Oct.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Report Card: Celtics rookie Javonte Green earned future NBA opportunityGreen's path to the Celtics included both load and pain management, following a high school injury persisted into college.

Celtics Blog Shared .

What resume crimes can be forgiven? Elaine Varelas discussesResume crimes, or red flags, can include overlapping experience, a series of short-term roles, or role progression that doesn't make sense.

Boston.com Shared .

Boston Coronavirus Cases: Superintendent Seeking to Bring Students Back to ClassThe superintendent of Boston Public Schools is working to get students with the highest needs back in the classroom, a move that would come after the district went fully remote last week due to coronavirus safety concerns.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Baker to elevate Kimberly Budd to SJC ChiefGov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday morning intends to nominate Associate Justice Kimberly Budd to become the next chief justice of the Supreme Judicial Court.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Should the Patriots consider trading Stephon Gilmore?Why would any team decide to trade away its best defensive player who still has a year left on his contract?

Boston.com Shared .

Boston snow forecast, Friday, October 30, 2020"Snow is more of a novelty with the storm."

Boston.com Shared .

Salem video arcade tries to continue suit against Charlie Baker over Covid-19 shutdown even after he lifts ban on arcadesThe arcade, which in addition to traditional stand-up games features tabletop games that let players eat as they control a Pac-Man, said the only difference between casino slot machines and its wares is "the content of the expression in the video game console" and so sued Baker for violating both its First Amendment right to free expression and...

Universal Hub Shared .

Budd set to be 1st Black female chief of Mass. Supreme CourtBOSTON — Justice Kimberly Budd was nominated to be chief of the states highest court by Gov.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Harvard doctor rips White House for saying it ended COVID-19 pandemicA Harvard epidemiologist is blasting the Trump administration after the White House listed “ending the COVID-19 pandemic” as one of President Donald Trump’s first-term accomplishments.Â.

Boston.com Shared .

Belichick Sounds Happy With Gilmore as Trade Rumors Swirl: a€˜Steph Works Hard'The rumors are swirling around the reigning Defensive Player of the Year ahead of next week's trade deadline.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Taco Bell giving away free tacos in honor of first stolen base in 2020 World SeriesWHDH) — The nation can celebrate the end of the 2020 World Series with a free taco from Taco Bell on Wednesday.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

A€˜We Need Her Leadership': Baker Taps Kimberly Budd for SJC ChiefGov. Charlie Baker on Wednesday nominated Associate Justice Kimberly Budd as the next chief justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, paving the way for her to become the first Black woman to lead the body.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Los Angeles Dodgers' Justin Turner pulled mid-game during World Series win after positive COVID-19 testCNN)  The World Series hadnt seen anything quite like it in what was the most extraordinary of finales that posed as many questions as...

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Police investigate online threats against Providence police officersPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island State Police are investigating what appear to be social media threats made against Providence police officers.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Report: Patriots star Stephon Gilmore lists Massachusetts home amid trade rumorsAs the trade rumors swirl in the NFL, New England Patriots defensive back Stephon Gilmore's name has come up.

Chicagotribune.com Shared .

Massachusetts Reports 1,137 New Coronavirus Cases, 36 Additional DeathsBOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health reported 1,137 new confirmed coronavirus cases and 36 additional deaths in the state on Wednesday.

CBS Boston Shared .

Two charged for Back Bay gun battleBoston Police report arresting two of four men they say exchanged gunfire yesterday afternoon that left Fairfield Street between Newbury and Boylston streets littered with spent shells.

Universal Hub Shared .

Boston Red Sox Offseason Preview: Resetting the roster ahead of the offseasonHere's everyone on the roster along with their contract status, plus six who will likely be added.

Over The Monster Shared .

Coronavirus Cluster Tied to Martha's Vineyard Wedding Sickens at Least 8 PeopleHealth officials in Martha’s Vineyard are investigating a coronavirus cluster that apparently stemmed from a wedding on the island earlier this month and has sickened several people.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

State police seize 14 kilos of fentanyl during traffic stopFRAMINGHAM, Mass.  Massachusetts State Police seized about 14 kilograms of fentanyl during a traffic stop this week, the agency said on social media.

Boston Herald Shared .

Collins, Gideon Facing Off in Final Debate Before Critical ElectionThe final debate of the U.S. Senate race will feature GOP incumbent Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Sara Gideon going head to head Wednesday evening without the two independents candidates on the ballot.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

OTM Open Thread 10/28: It is WednesdayHappy Wednesday everyone. And happy offseason! With the World Series over, it's officially offseason baseball time.

Over The Monster Shared .

Baker: Surge in new virus cases driven by people under 30"Our young people need to be serious about dealing with COVID."

Boston.com Shared .

Buy Me Boston 2After the mega-success of the first edition Buy Me Boston, author Brian Coleman is back again with the second edition of cultural print from the Boston area.

Flea Market Funk Shared .

The Los Angeles Dodgers win the World Series; Justin Turner tests positive for COVID-19And, depressingly fittingly, there was a COVID controversy in the midst of it.

Over The Monster Shared .

2020 draft profiles: late first round wings to targetWith two picks scheduled for late in the first round, there's plenty of opportunity to add shooting to the wing group.

Celtics Blog Shared .

Ye Old Burying GroundYe Old Burying Ground is the oldest cemetery in Lexington, Mass., with the most aged tombstone dating back to 1690.

Walkies Through History Shared .

Tuesday's high school scores and highlightsTUESDAY’S RESULTS BOYS CROSS COUNTRY Nauset 18, Sandwich 50 Norwell 25, Cohasset 32 St. John’s 22, Malden Catholic 37 St. John’s Prep 25, BC High 31 GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY Franklin 29, Mansfield 30 Hingham 26, Silver Lake 29 Marshfield 17, Whitman-Hanson 46 FIELD HOCKEY Attleboro 0, King Philip 0 Bishop Stang 1, St. Mary’s.

Boston Herald Shared .

Neighboring States Issue Travel Restrictions for MassachusettsWith a recent spike in coronavirus cases, Massachusetts now meets the criteria for certain travel advisories.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Boston Red Sox News: Alex Cora, Martin Perez, Mookie BettsOnce the offseason officially gets underway and the 2020 season is officially put in the books, both A.J. Hinch and Alex Cora will be eligible to be hired again, with both having a decent chance at getting a manager job right away.

Over The Monster Shared .

Beef stew and fall a recipe for successI don't know about you, but I'm loving this cooler fall weather. There's something just so cozy about having to pull on a sweater on my morning walks, and even though I'm not a fan of leaf-raking, it's great not having to sweat my way through yardwork.

Boston Herald Shared .

Yes, character of elected officials matters… a lotMake no mistake, there's a difference between character and the cast of characters who are currently leading our nation.

Boston Herald Shared .

Peter Lucas: Nancy Pelosi isn't helping Massachusetts, governorGov. Charlie Baker should stop whining. It is not a good look — or sound — and it does not do much for the people of Massachusetts.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Dan Warner: Is America on a steady decline?His rationale is that American has gone into a big black hole and likely cannot be saved, except, perhaps, if we get rid of President Trump on Nov.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

How to Library from HomeWhile access remains limited for library goers, there are lots of ways to still enjoy all the free resources our libraries have to offer from home.

Boston Moms Blog Shared .

Revolution can earn a playoff spot with a win at Red Bulls Ne York.Injured Revolution playmaker Carles Gil has returned to the lineup for the stretch run to the MLS playoffs.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Celtics social initiative begins with a voting ground gameThe Celtics, under the umbrella of a project called Celtics United, have committed $25 million over the next 10 years to racial justice initiatives, with voting and civic engagement the first of the six so-called “pillars” to mobilize due to the urgency of Nov.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

District Attorney Rachael Rollins takes bold step with gunsAnd so it came as a somewhat of a surprise Monday when Rollins promised to fight against bail for defendants charged with firearms crimes.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Morning Skate: Raising the barA nice donation from the mayor.

Stanley Cup Of Chowder Shared .

The Craft: Legacy will soon be forgottenLEGACY” Rated PG-13. On Apple TV, VUDU, Amazon, Google Play, etc. Grade: C+ A weak follow-up to “The Craft, ” the 1996 entry that developed a cult following over the years, “The Craft: Legacy” begins once again with the arrival of a new girl in town just in time to be inducted.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Pumpkin Cheesecake Day gets our voteI decided early on that I wanted to do bars for National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Bruce Cassidy weighs in on Bruins' rosterBut it's quite possible that there will be no more major acquisitions to start the upcoming season.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Patriots offensive braintrust believes Cam Newton can be fixedNew England Patriots quarterback Cam Newton, left, speaks with New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, right, during an NFL football training camp practice, Tuesday, Aug.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, Turner tests positiveARLINGTON, Texas  No large dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face  the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Read the full coronavirus guidelines for Thanksgiving this year in MassachusettsOfficials say the traditional holiday dinner with multiple households is a higher-risk activity.

Boston.com Shared .

Theres just no way around it: Amid rising COVID-19 cases, Massachusetts officials say Thanksgiving must be different"Gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus."

Boston.com Shared .

Guregian: NFL Power Rankings Week 8The Men of Steel managed to stay perfect, holding off the previously unbeaten Titans. Stephen Gostkowski missed a potential game-tying field goal in the closing seconds to seal the deal.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Storm to Deliver Plowable Snow to Parts of New England This WeekZeta will weaken while continuing to move northeast across the southeast United States and off the mid-Atlantic coast by Thursday night, but will send a push of moisture north, arriving to New England Thursday morning and afternoon from the south coast to central New England, slowing the Thursday evening commute and dropping a soaking rain on...

NBC10 Boston Shared .

NH Woman Hit by Car After Domestic Dispute in CantonA woman is in the hospital with serious injuries after getting hit by a car during a domestic dispute in Canton, according to Massachusetts State Police.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Kevin Cash's explanation for removing Blake Snell in World Series loss doesn't add upSnell said he wanted the whole game. He wanted to “burn the tank and see how far I could go.”.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

Best Betts: Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988ARLINGTON, Texas  No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face  the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could...

Lowell Sun Shared .

Cash roasted for pulling Snell, Rays' season ends in Game 6Blake Snell turned away from his manager and yelled an expletive as Kevin Cash headed to the mound.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Letter: Re-elect Sheila HarringtonI am a lifelong resident of the town of Ayer. I raised my family there and now I have retired here. I am writing today because I think it is so important to get a few words out on behalf of State Representative Sheila Harrington.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Regarding Locking down until there is a vaccineRecently, one of your letter writers advocated for ignoring a balanced plan proposed by two scientists from Harvard and Stanford for the “normalizing” of the economy.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Oa€™Connor forA U.S. SenateIt’s time for unenrolled voters to declare their independence from this state’s liberal Democrat establishment and elect Republican Kevin O’Connor to that six-year U.S. Senate seat.

Lowell Sun Shared .

No Kamala, PTSD isna€™t a punchline! AIgnorant, petty, sarcastic, and condescending are the words some use to describe Democratic Vice-Presidential candidate, Kamala Harris.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Massachusetts Added To Connecticut's Coronavirus Travel AdvisoryMassachusetts has been added to Connecticut's coronavirus travel advisory.

CBS Boston Shared .

The Latest: Dodgers' Turner tests positive for coronavirusARLINGTON, Texas  The Latest on Game 6 of the World Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays.

Boston Herald Radio Shared .

New York discourages travel to Massachusetts, adds California to advisoryALBANY, N.Y. — New York’s governor on Tuesday urged residents to avoid nonessential travel to neighboring Massachusetts, and added California to the state’s COVID-19 advisory list.

The Mercury News Shared .

Voters Have Cast 1.1M Mail-In Ballots In Massachusetts. Will the Rest Arrive in Time?Mail-in ballots will factor heavily in this historic election, and all eyes are on the U.S. Postal Service.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Billerica state Rep. candidates clash over how to handle coronavirus during virtual debateMarc Lombardo and Challenger Teresa English faced off in their first and only virtual debate last week, where the pair notably took opposing stances on how they aim to tackle the coronavirus pandemic and whether or not they’d support a future COVID-19 vaccine mandate.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Mookie Betts' speed, bat help Dodgers win first World Series title since 88Betts bolted from third for the go-ahead run on Corey Seager's infield grounder in the sixth and led off the eighth with a punctuating homer.

Boston.com Shared .

Best Betts: Dodgers win first World Series title since 1988ARLINGTON, Texas — Mookie Betts came to the Dodgers to make a World Series difference.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

The town says his lighthouse is part of Hull, he says it isn't even in Mass.It's a mystery brewing at sea; who is overseeing a historic lighthouse sitting off the coast of Massachusetts?

WFXT Shared .

Biden vows to unify and save country; Trump hits MidwestWARM SPRINGS, Ga.  Joe Biden traveled Tuesday to the hot springs town where Franklin Delano Roosevelt coped with polio to declare the U.S. is not too politically diseased to overcome it...

Lowell Sun Shared .

Peter Lucas: Nancy Pelosi isn't helping Massachusetts, governorGov. Charlie Baker should stop whining. It is not a good look — or sound — and it does not do much for the people of Massachusetts.

MSN Shared .

Asian stocks fall on worries over rising virus cases, US aidTOKYO  Asian shares headed lower Wednesday on worries about rising virus counts and Washingtons inability to deliver more aid to the economy.

Lowell Sun Shared .

Going green: Grass laid on infield of Polar ParkThe diamond at Polar Park is going green! The grass was laid on the infield of the future home of the WooSox.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Jon Stewart will be back in the host's chair for Apple TV+Stewart will host an hour-long, current affairs series that will explore topics of national interest as well as his advocacy work, the streaming service said Tuesday.

Boston.com Shared .

'There's just no way around it': Massachusetts officials say Thanksgiving must be 'different'"Gathering in groups indoors for an extended period of time with family and friends is likely the worst possible scenario for spreading the virus."

MSN Shared .

Election Feature: Cutting Their Votes Off Despite The RaceMass Republicans double down on Trump, limp toward November and obscurity.

Dig Boston Shared .

Person found shot in the arm on Alabama Street in MattapanShortly before 9:40 p.m. near the Mattahunt School; although he might have been shot a couple blocks away.

Universal Hub Shared .

US Election 2020 Massachusetts profile: How state voted in 2016, demographics and moreMassachusetts is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

Firstpost Shared .

Secession: A Compelling Read About Our Country's Past And Present Schisms"A lot of abolitionists came together and tried to convince their Northern neighbors to secede from the Union."

Dig Boston Shared .

Interview: Calla Walsh, 16-year-old Political Organizer"We didn't reinvent Ed Markey, we told the truth about his record."

Dig Boston Shared .

16 years later: Can you believe it?Do you like how UHub is doing? Consider a contribution. Thanks!

Universal Hub Shared .

Interview: The People's Memorial ProjectThe intent of this project is to create a glimpse into the future by replacing an antiquated view of history with a vision of tomorrow where all people who have contributed to the growth and prosperity of the local community and the broader nation are recognized and honored” Douglas said.

Dig Boston Shared .

New York discourages travel to MassachusettsResidents from states on New York’s list must self-quarantine for 14 days.

Boston.com Shared .

Trail Gear: The "essential Voter" CollectionSupporting like-minded organizations like Seed the Vote is one of the foundations of 195essential’s mission, which is why we are honored to partner with and support them as a part of our ‘Essential Voter’ collection launch, ” said Jason Harris, co-founder of 195essential.

Dig Boston Shared .

No Show: We Miss Live Music. So Do You. Happy Independent Venue Week"I miss big shows for sure, but I love the feel of a full house in a small room."

Dig Boston Shared .

NY discourages travel to Massachusetts, adds CA to advisoryALBANY, N.Y.  New York's governor on Tuesday urged residents to avoid nonessential travel to neighboring Massachusetts, and added California to the state's COVID-19 advisory list.

Boston Herald Shared .

Hingham dad-daughter duo recreate movie scenes on InstagramThe Instagram account showing off their tributes has nearly 15,000 followers.

Boston.com Shared .

The Volunteers: Gen Z And Millennial Vols Pushing For Local Campaigns"I certainly don't believe in Biden's campaign the way I believed in."

Dig Boston Shared .

Votes Will Be Salvaged In Boston Ballot Box FireWhat are the implications for democracy?

Dig Boston Shared .

Biden plays to expand the map in election's final week as Trump blitzes battlegroundsJoe Biden is spending the final week of the general election pushing to expand the electoral map — a risky move that has echoes of Hillary Clinton’s humiliating defeat at the hands of President Trump four years ago.

Boston Herald Shared .

The new normal: Massachusetts above 1,000 coronavirus cases for fourth day in a rowLatest state stats show 1,025 new Covid-19 cases in Massachusetts, compared to 367 on Sept.

Universal Hub Shared .

Republican voters have choice in 13th Middlesex race for first time in 12 yearsFor the first time in more than a decade voters in the 13th Middlesex district will have the option to vote for a Republican into office in an office that hasn't seen a contest of any kind since 2014.

Boston Herald Shared .

'He Is the Person for This Time': Amy Klobuchar Campaigns for Joe Biden in NHA week ahead of election day, Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota was in New Hampshire making the case for Joe Biden in the presidential race.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Students Say Campus Police Stopped Their Pro-LGBTQ Messages at Assumption UniversityStudents at Assumption University in Worcester used chalk to write messages of support to the LGBTQ community after an email from the school they said had offensive language.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

State parking meter plan in Fenway, Revere draws oppositionFrustrated residents and officials in Boston and Revere say the state's plan to meter more than 1,000 spaces has ignored local concerns and will place an unfair burden on neighbors.

Boston Herald Shared .

NXIVM guru gets 120 years in prison in sex-slaves caseNEW YORK  Disgraced self-improvement guru Keith Raniere, whose NXIVM followers included millionaires and Hollywood actors, was sentenced to 120 years on Tuesday for turning some adherents into sex slaves branded with his initials.

Boston Herald Shared .

Laura is Expecting!I know how hard it can be to deal with miscarriages or infertility, so if it doesn't feel good for you to read about this, please skip this post!

The Boston Day Book Shared .

Holyoke Soldiers' Home staff detail lack of PPE, putting veterans into body bags during coronavirus outbreakHolyoke Soldiers' Home staff members testified before a special legislative oversight committee on Tuesday, in the panel’s third hearing as it investigates the coronavirus outbreak that killed 76 veterans at the facility and infected dozens of employees and residents.

Boston Herald Shared .

Barrett sworn in at court as issues important to Trump awaitWASHINGTON  Amy Coney Barrett was formally sworn in Tuesday as the Supreme Courts ninth justice, her oath administered in private by Chief Justice John Roberts.

Boston Herald Shared .

World Series sets another low for television viewersARLINGTON, Texas — The Los Angeles Dodgers’ 6-2 Game 3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays was the least-watched World Series game ever, beating the record set two days earlier in Game 2.

7News Boston WHDH Shared .

Thanksgiving dinners with family, friends 'worst possible scenario' for spreading coronavirus, says Charlie BakerGov. Charlie Baker didn't go so far as to cancel Thanksgiving, but he did warn the holidays would “look and feel different this year," as he urged people to limit celebrations to immediate family only as the pandemic mounts a comeback in Massachusetts."

Boston Herald Shared .

As COVID Cases Rise and Fall, More Students Are Leaving Public Schools: SurveyClass during COVID hasn't been easy for any Massachusetts school districts, with some switching between remote and in-person learning as coronavirus case...

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Boston College High School alumnus donates $5 million to found 'innovation' centerMore than 40 years after Jack Shields learned to be a “man for others” at Boston College High School in Dorchester, the entrepreneur and philanthropist has made the second-largest donation to his alma mater in the school's history.

Boston Herald Shared .

2 Arrested After Shots Fired in Back BayPolice say two people were arrested after shots were fired Tuesday afternoon in Boston's Back Bay.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Charlie Baker tells people 'stop hosting big parties' as virus rates surge among young peopleCoronavirus cases are surging among people under 30 and Gov. Charlie Baker is begging young revelers to "stop hosting big parties" as coronavirus mounts a comeback in Massachusetts.

Boston Herald Shared .

Howie Carr: A quagmire for our timeWhat Vietnam was for LBJ, the COVID panic is turning into for Gov. Charlie Baker.

Boston Herald Shared .

Wastewater Shows Increased Presence of COVID-19 In MassachusettsThe Massachusetts Water Resources Authority is part of a pilot study looking at wastewater. It has a contract with Cambridge-based Biobot to process the samples.

CBS Boston Shared .

Boston Superintendent says some students returning to school Thursday, union president 'taken aback'Some Boston Public Schools students could be going back to school as early as Thursday, a plan which took Boston Teachers Union President Jessica Tang by surprise during a Tuesday city council hearing.Â.

Boston Herald Shared .

Boston daytime shooting in the Back BayGunshots rang out in the busy Back Bay Tuesday afternoon, sparking a chaotic scene with shell casings landing across from a hotel along with several cars getting struck.

Boston Herald Shared .

University of Maine student accused of voting as roommate"My office will vigorously investigate and prosecute any allegations of election fraud, ” said Attorney General Aaron Frey."

Boston.com Shared .

T-Mobile offers up yet another TV streaming serviceYet another service provider is jumping into the TV streaming wars. This time it's T-Mobile and its TVision service with live news, entertainment and sports channels, starting at $10 a month.

Boston Herald Shared .

NH Health Officials Warn of Possible COVID Exposure at Atkinson Country ClubA person who was at Merrill's Tavern at Atkinson Resort and Country Club is confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

NXIVM sex-cult head Raniere gets 120 years in prisonProsecutors had sought life in prison while defense lawyers said he should face 15 years behind bars.

Boston.com Shared .

BPR Full Show 10/27/20: The Middle ManToday on Boston Public Radio:. We opened Tuesday's show by talking with listeners about Monday's confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Boston Public Radio Shared .

Massachusetts' first snow of season could fall ahead of Halloween"There's a small chance of some wet snowflakes in the Greater Boston area," said National Weather Service meteorologist Matthew Belk, noting that any snowflakes likely will not stick in the Boston region.

Boston Herald Shared .

Massachusetts vote count not expected to drag on, Bill Galvin saysMassachusetts should have most of its votes counted the night of the election, Secretary of State William Galvin's office said, asserting that the state won't be one of the laggards in what's feared to be a protracted presidential election.

Boston Herald Shared .

NH Voter Enthusiasm Produces State's Largest Early Voting TurnoutInside City Hall in Manchester, there was a healthy line of folks filling out absentee ballots. More people in the Granite State are voting early than ever before.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

N.H. woman allegedly drops charges against herselfLisa Landon now faces charges related to impersonation and falsifying evidence.

Boston.com Shared .

New York Discourages Travel To Massachusetts As Coronavirus Cases RiseGov. Andrew Cuomo is instead urging New Yorkers to avoid traveling to Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania.

CBS Boston Shared .

Massachusetts Issues Guidelines for Thanksgiving GatheringsThe safest way to celebrate Thanksgiving this year is with household members only, or virtually with others, Massachusetts Gov.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Ticker: Lottery scratches back to profitability; Pot regulators delay vote on home deliverySeptember sales results show the Massachusetts Lottery has mostly rebounded from pandemic related disruptions earlier in the year.Â.

Boston Herald Shared .

Salem, MA Bucket ListA perfectly creepy place to visit in October, or any time of year, is Salem, MA where real life horror took place when many witches were killed here in a variety of horrible ways.

Living In The Heart Of America Shared .

Shots fired in the Back BayAround 4 p.m. in the area of Boylston and Fairfield streets. Read more.

Universal Hub Shared .

From 'Get Out' to 'Lovecraft Country:' Understanding The Resurgence Of Black HorrorWe talk about the art and history of Black Horror with Kyéra Sterling, an independent academic who is teaching a class on Black Horror at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

Radio Boston Shared .

Coronavirus Cases Are On The Rise Again in MassachusettsThe success of 2017 "Get Out" ushered in a new error of Black Horror, that's continued into the 2020s.

Radio Boston Shared .

Baker: a€˜Youth Hockey Needs to Make Some Changes'Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker shed new light Tuesday on the state’s decision last week to close indoor skating rinks for two weeks in response to an increase in cases linked to youth hockey games.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

Making Sense Of Massachusetts' Coronavirus Case UptickWith more than a thousand new coronavirus cases a day now in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, we speak with a medical expert about what the uptick means, and what to do about it.

Radio Boston Shared .

Attorney Kevin O'Connor On Why He Thinks He Should Be The Next Senator For MassachusettsWe catch up with O'Connor about the state of the race with a week to go until election day.

Radio Boston Shared .

What's At Stake In The 2020 Election For Massachusetts: Early Education And ChildcareWith Election Day just a week away, we're taking some time this week to look at some of the major issues facing the country.

Radio Boston Shared .

Celebrating The Reopening Of Gallery 263: Interviews With Gallery Staff And ArtistsOn September 17th, Cambridgeport's Gallery 263 reopened for the first time, in order to celebrate the 9th anniversary of the Artist Membership...

Boston Hassle Shared .

5th Former eBay Employee Pleads Guilty in Harassment Scheme of Massachusetts CoupleA former supervisor of security operations for eBay Inc.'s European and Asian offices pleaded guilty Tuesday to his role in a cyberstalking campaign that included having live spiders and other disturbing deliveries sent to a Massachusetts couple who published an online newsletter critical of the online auction site.

NBC10 Boston Shared .

An interview w/ Grayskull Booking's Aaron GrayDan Shea: So, who are you and where are you and how have covid times affected your work/music life and life...

Boston Hassle Shared .

Boston and some other cities OK Halloween, while others cancel due to COVID-19Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the Boston Public Health Commission on Tuesday urged residents who choose to celebrate Halloween to take extra precautions due to COVID-19, while some other cities are cancelling festivities altogether.

Boston Herald Shared .

Boston Celtics daily links 10/27/20All the Celtics news you need in one convenient place.

Celtics Blog Shared .

Board rejects six-condo building overlooking the Orange Line in JP as too denseThe Zoning Board of Appeal today rejected a proposed six-unit condo building on Everett Street in Jamaica Plain as too dense for a neighborhood zoned for no more than three-unit buildings.

Universal Hub Shared .

Here's what to expect from Wednesday's weather forecastForecasters expect a rainy morning with showers tapering off in the afternoon. Morning temperatures will be in the 40s, rising into the 50s later in the day.

Boston.com Shared .