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Meet Hawkins, The 6-Month Old Gravely Ill Fox Rescued In Wilmington By Animal Control Officer Christopher Sullivan

CHELMSFORD, MA — Meet Hawkins, a 6-month-old fox rescued by Wilmington Animal Control Officer Christopher Sullivan and brought to Newhouse Wildlife Rescue in Chelmsford. Hawkins was suffering from emaciation, sarcoptic mange, hookworms, roundworms, and blood clotting issues due to rodenticide poisoning. According to vets, he likely would not have lived another 24 hours in the wild.
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Body Found On Side Of Route 1 Near Lynnfield Restaurant

LYNNFIELD (CBS) – A body was found on the side of Route 1 in Lynnfield on Friday during the morning commute. The body, identified as a New Hampshire man, was discovered along Route 1 North near the Fat Cactus restaurant at the bottom of a grassy embankment. Massachusetts State Police said it does not appear foul play was involved. The right lane was closed in the area as a result. No further information is currently available.
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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...
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Massachusetts’ Hmong community celebrates Lee’s Olympic glory

Suni Lee was fresh off her gold-medal-winning gymnastics performance at the Tokyo Olympics when Lisa Estrella Yang’s phone started “blowing up” with text messages from family members. Yang, who lives in Boston, and her 10 siblings were ecstatic that a fellow Hmong American was an Olympic champion. The 18-year-old Lee...

Opinion/Patinkin: A ringside seat for the Elorza-McKee grudge match

Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the Wednesday night fights, a special edition featuring Mayor Jorge Elorza and Gov. Dan McKee. The big event has proven a treat for all fans, whether at home or at ringside this week — in the park next to Hemenway’s restaurant in Providence. That’s where...
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Boston calendar: Events coming up

1. Franco Bonilla en Boston; 2. POXES and PRESCRIPTIONS in Old Boston - A Medical Walking Tour; 3. "My Soul Magnifies the Lord": An Evening with Ruby Sales; 4. Speed Date in Boston UK Style (26-38) | Singles Event | Saturday Night; 5. Boston Lesbian Speed Dating | Singles Event
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MA DPH updates indoor mask recommendations for vaccinated residents

BOSTON — The state’s Department of Public Health released updated guidelines on indoor mask-wearing for fully vaccinated individuals Friday. The department recommended that fully vaccinated individuals wear face coverings indoors when they are not in their own homes if they have weakened immune systems or are at an increased risk because of age or preexisting conditions.
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Hingham Police: Crash Video Reminder ‘Why You Should ALWAYS Wear Your Seat Belt’

HINGHAM (CBS) – Police said a crash that was caught on camera in Hingham serves as a reminder of the importance of wearing seat belts. Hingham Police shared a traffic camera video from Route 3A. Why you should ALWAYS wear your seat belt. Crash Tuesday on Rte. 3A where car pulled out and struck another car causing that car to roll and slide into guardrail. The 24 yr old driver in the rolled car was not seriously injured due to seat belt & airbags. #BuckleUp pic.twitter.com/YpdWsOiTtT — Hingham Police (@HinghamPolice) July 30, 2021 A car pulled out and hit another vehicle, causing the second car to roll onto its side and into the guardrail. The 24-year-old driver whose car rolled over was not seriously hurt, and police credit that to seat belt use and airbags. “Why you should ALWAYS wear your seat belt,” police posted.
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Worcester Father Carlos Betancourt Accused Of Swinging Knife, Then Baseball Bat At Teen Lifeguards

WORCESTER (CBS) – A father in Worcester is accused of trying to stab one lifeguard and trying to hit another with a baseball bat in a violent outburst Wednesday. Police said 42-year-old Carlos Betancourt went to the Lincoln Village pool house on Country Club Boulevard around 5:30 p.m. to confront two lifeguards after they asked a group of teens to leave. Bettencourt stood quietly as he was arraigned in Worcester District Court Thursday, with prosecutors laying out what he did to a group of teenaged lifeguards. Carlos Betancourt in court on Thursday. (WBZ-TV) “He waved a knife at, trying to strike a 17-year-old lifeguard....
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Suspect to face charges in quadruple Dorchester shooting

BOSTON — A man is facing charges in a shooting that injured four people in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood earlier this month. Khary Jones, 37, was taken into custody Thursday at his home in Braintree. The shooting happened July 10 near 34 Cameron St. At the time of the incident, investigators...
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‘I Thought It Was A Scam’: Darrell Washington Of Weymouth, Daniela Maldonado Of Chelsea Named First VaxMillions Winners

BOSTON (CBS) – The first winners of the Massachusetts COVID vaccine lottery, dubbed VaxMillions, were announced Thursday. Darrell Washington, 63, of Weymouth won the initial $1 million prize, while 15-year-old Chelsea High School student Daniela Maldonado won a $300,000 college scholarship. Fully-vaccinated residents in Massachusetts are eligible to sign up for the five drawings. People over 18 can win the $1 million prizes, while residents 12-17 years old can win college scholarships. Gov. Charlie Baker announced the first winners at a news conference at the State House. “Today is a pretty big day,” said Baker. Both Washington and Maldonado said when they received the...
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‘This Virus Is A Very Powerful Thing’: Fully Vaccinated Cambridge Man Gets COVID-19 Breakthrough Infection

CAMBRIDGE (CBS) – Jeff Davis says his kids were exposed to COVID-19 at summer camp. Then days later, he tested positive, even though he’s fully vaccinated. “It’s a challenging time. It’s frustrating, it’s disappointing,” Davis told WBZ-TV Friday. He is currently in quarantine with a breakthrough case of COVID-19. His two boys, who are too young to be vaccinated, tested positive. Then, on Monday, he tested positive too. “My fever spiked, my temperature was spiking, all the signs were hitting me. Congestion, sore throat, muscle aches, I was extremely, extremely tired,” he said. Jeff Davis tested positive for COVID after his two kids were...