COVID cases are on the rise as we get closer and closer to the first day of school and some Massachusetts lawmakers are wondering if the state is doing enough to protect our unvaccinated kids. “I think we need to have a more transparent conversation,” said Democratic State Rep. Marjorie...
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Boston Nightclub To Require Proof Of Vaccination. Jacques Cabare is requiring proof following the recent circular of the Delta variant. [WHDH]. Advocates Urge Maine To Protect Atlantic Salmon. The Atlantic Salmon is nearly extinct, worrying and motivating many to try and step in. [Boston.com]. Black Lives Matter Mural Created In...
The long-awaited annual fireworks spectacular returned to Patriot Place in Foxborough Saturday night. The show was cancelled last year due the pandemic and then postponed earlier this month due to poor weather. “It’s definitely a good show. That’s why we always come back for it,” said Bridget Ezekiel, who watched...
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BOSTON — School districts in Massachusetts know when they’ll be welcoming students back for the 2021-2022 academic year. What they suddenly don’t know is what that year will look like, thanks to the sudden surge in Covid cases fueled by the Delta variant. In the last three weeks, cases in...
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MATTAPAN (CBS) – The City of Boston is working to get shots in arms where the COVID vaccination rate is still low. The city held a free pop-up vaccination clinic in Mattapan this weekend. The clinic works out of a modified van run by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Brookside Community Health Center. According to the Boston Public Health Commission, Mattapan has just under 40% of residents who have gotten the COVID shot. That’s compared to 70.9% of people in Allston/Brighton vaccinated, 67.1% in Jamaica Plain, and 72.5% in Boston’s South End.
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FRAMINGHAM – The ongoing effects of the COVID-19 pandemic will continue to present the most significant challenges for Framingham, But the pandemic has also exposed critical local government bureaucratic deficiencies and leadership shortcomings that need to be fixed. Framingham needs a new and experienced leader, who will work collaboratively, respectfully...
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The Boston-area coronavirus wastewater tracker is again showing a rise in COVID-19 sewage samples as cases across Massachusetts spike amid the delta variant. The amount of COVID-19 traces in Boston-area wastewater had dropped significantly amid the vaccine rollout, but the data has recently climbed to levels that haven’t been seen in months.
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MARSHFIELD — Following the emotional roller coaster of COVID-19, students' emotional wellbeing has become an even greater priority for educators. To address this increased need, the state is sending $100,000 to Marshfield school to design and implement additional mental health education and awareness programs. A conversation between state Sen. Patrick...
Cambridge [UK], July 25 (ANI): A new study has found that cells sampled at the time of diagnosis from patients who later developed severe COVID-19 show a muted antiviral response. The findings were published in the journal Cell. Over the past 18 months, researchers have learned much about COVID-19 and...
Protesters marched through Boston on Saturday to call on state legislators to approve Medicare For All. The demonstrators marched from Nubian Square to Boston Common as other protesters across the country also made demands on their local leaders. Organizers said that Medicare for All bills have been filed on Beacon Hill for years, and the measure needs to pass.
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Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Boston: 1. 55 Summer St (617) 426-2690; 2. 350 Longwood Ave (617) 731-5753; 3. 874 Harrison Ave (617) 442-0309; 4. 218 Hanover St (617) 720-4935; 5. 1065 Commonwealth Avenue 617-782-4585; 6. 90 Causeway St 857-409-3410; 7. 757 Gallivan Blvd
The 3,000 students on the residential campuses of the Vermont State Colleges will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester. The executive committee of the Vermont State College System Board of Trustees voted Thursday to require the vaccines for students at Castleton University, Northern Vermont University and Vermont Technical College.
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KAWAGOE, Japan — (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau's hopes of getting his season back on track with an Olympic medal cratered Sunday after he tested positive for COVID-19 before leaving the United States for Tokyo. The 2020 U.S. Open champion will be replaced by Patrick Reed. USA Golf sent word on...
Attend meetings on campaign finance reforms, unarmed public safety and Covid grant priorities. Ordinance Committee, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday. This committee run by city councillors Dennis Carlone and Marc McGovern picks up conversation from Feb. 24 on two campaign finance reform concepts: limiting campaign donations from certain developers or people planning to do business with the city, and capping individuals’ campaign contributions at $200 per City Council candidate per year, while limiting candidate loans to their own campaigns at $3,000 in an election cycle – the latter of which would have get the approval of the state Legislature. Televised and watchable by Zoom video conferencing.
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PROVINCETOWN (CBS) – The Hana family is off to Provincetown from Boston’s Seaport for the town’s annual family week of activities. But this time around, they thought more about their travel plans due to the increased cases of COVID-19. “We heard a lot of talk about increased cases, but we’re more focused on going to the beach and spending time with the family we’re staying with,” said Jason Hana. The Department of Public Health now confirms some of the more than 430 cases in Provincetown are linked to the highly contagious delta variant. Travelers like Ken Coronet have vaccination cards at the ready as...
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Cambridge and Nantucket are joining Provincetown as the latest Massachusetts communities to recommend donning face masks indoors again as new outbreaks of COVID-19 are emerging in the Bay State. Boston Acting Mayor Kim Janey also said Thursday that the city’s public school students will be required to wear face masks...
BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston nightclub will be requiring proof of vaccination for people hoping to go maskless in the club. The new policy at Jacques Cabaret is due to the recent uptick in the Delta variant. It will go into effect for all shows starting two weeks from Friday.
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. — Genetic sequencing of initial samples associated with the recent COVID-19 cluster in Provincetown, Massachusetts, have tested positive for the delta variant, the Department of Public Health said. The delta variant is known to be more transmissible than the original COVID-19 virus, the DPH said. "Individuals infected with...
Drag queen Amanda Playwith is performing again after being off stage for 16 months because of the pandemic. "I like to be near people," she said. "I like to play with them and give them a good show." But that requires getting up close and personal in a compact setting.