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LIST: These Massachusetts Cities And Towns Have Issued Face Mask Mandates Or Advisories

(CBS) — As coronavirus cases in Massachusetts and around the country have risen due to the highly contagious Delta variant, some communities are starting to re-issue face mask advisories or mandates. The Centers For Disease Control has recommended that even fully vaccinated Americans in areas with substantial or high COVID transmission mask up indoors. Statewide, the Department of Public Health is advising fully vaccinated people to wear face masks indoors in public if they have have a weakened immune system, an underlying condition that puts them at risk for severe infection, or lives with someone who is at risk or unvaccinated. Below is a list of cities and towns that have made face mask announcements: Cambridge: Urging residents to wear a mask “in situations where transmission is likely” Nantucket: Advising all residents and visitors to wear masks indoors and in crowded public locations Provincetown: Masks are required for indoor public spaces, restaurants, performance venues, bars and dance floors, fitness centers, retail and personal service shops, offices and other public facilities Somerville: Strongly recommending masks be worn inside public places Wellfleet: Masks required in public buildings, recommended at businesses indoors  

Providence police investigating overnight stabbing on Federal Hill

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE)- Providence police are investigating after a man was stabbed on Federal Hill early on Saturday morning. The 28-year-old man is in critical condition at Rhode Island Hospital. Officers responded to reports of a stabbing at 303 Atwells Avenue at about 2 a.m. Police said that the officers...
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Early morning stabbing leaves man in critical condition

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A man is in critical condition after police said he was stabbed early Saturday morning. Investigators say the vicitm, who is not being identified at this time, was stabbed outside of Opa Restaurant on Atwells Avenue at 2 a.m. Police said that no one has been...
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Cranston man charged in connection with Harris Avenue shootout

A Cranston man was arrested Friday in connection with a gunfight that occurred the night of July 22 outside a home on Harris Avenue. Angelo J. Lucchetti, 24, faces charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, carrying a pistol without a license or permit and firing a gun in a compact area, according to the Cranston police.
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Yes, Covid-19 vaccine mandates are legal

In 1902, the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, faced a smallpox outbreak. In response, the local health board ordered the city’s residents over the age of 21 to be vaccinated against this disease. Violators faced a $5 fine. After a local pastor was fined for violating this vaccine mandate, he appealed...
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Are Masks Back In Massachusetts? Officials Weigh A Mandate Following CDC Guidance

BOSTON (CBS) – In the 48 hours since the CDC announced new guidance recommending mask-wearing indoors regardless of vaccination status, Governor Charlie Baker has not announced what that means for Massachusetts. According to the CDC’s COVID-19 risk map, Barnstable, Bristol, and Suffolk counties are all considered to have “substantial” or more spread of COVID-19, meaning the indoor mask guidance for all people is recommended. As of Wednesday, Baker said he was still “processing,” calling a potential mask mandate a “tough decision.” Out in Boston on Thursday, some people are already masking up again. “Slightly concerned for my safety and the safety of...

Warwick man, 60, dies in crash on Main Avenue

A 60-year-old Warwick man was fatally injured Wednesday in a head-on crash on Main Avenue. Michael A. Paliotti was at the wheel of a westbound Nissan Maxima that crossed over the middle of the avenue and collided with an eastbound Honda Ridgeline pickup around 4:58 p.m. Wednesday, according to Warwick police.
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Fall River man accused of setting fire to garage in Somerset

SOMERSET, Mass. (WJAR) — Somerset police said Thursday they charged a man accused of setting a fire that injured a firefighter. Interim Chief Todd Costa said Jason Gibson, 31, allegedly set fire to a detached garage Tuesday afternoon on Fairview Avenue. Crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames, but...
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Wagamama - Japanese Inspired Food - Boston, MA

While at Faneuil Hall in Boston, we wanted to grab a meal. Faneuil is a huge food hall of wonderful vendors with seafood, gyros, pastries, really anything you could possibly want for sale. It was packed, with hundreds of people fitting in the narrow hall all the food lines. I was amazed at how many people fit in such a tight space. It probably isn't the safest spot to go right now, but my boyfriend and I are vaccinated so we felt comfortable going.
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Police: Rollover crash spills laundry detergent across Wrentham highway

WRENTHAM, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a rollover crash spilled laundry detergent across the highway in Wrentham Saturday, officials said. Officers responding to reports of a crash on I-495 northbound between Route 1A and King Street found a rollover accident and car fire, police said. A large quantity of laundry detergent had also spilled on the road.
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Woman Killed In Shooting Near Roslindale Pharmacy

BOSTON (CBS) — A woman has died after being shot Thursday afternoon near Sullivan’s Pharmacy in Roslindale. Boston Police say they were notified of the shooting just a little after 1 p.m. The woman was rushed to the hospital and later pronounced dead. Gunfire in broad daylight in busy Roslindale Square unnerved the neighborhood. Evidence markers dotted Birch Street, with police combing the area. “I’m just horrified because I come here all the time, and it’s usually a nice, quiet area with nice, friendly people,” said Carla Odaija of Roslindale. Boston Police have released few details about the shooting, but say it is not...