Get to know the Ward 2 candidates for the Newton elections for ward councilor, councilor-at-large, and School Committee. Elections are Nov. 2.
Twenty years ago, eight Newtonians lost their lives in the tragic events of Sept. 11. Twenty years later, Newtonians gathered in front of the fire department headquarters and around the Sept. 11 memorial. Together they remembered the lives lost on that day.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts will lift all industry COVID-19 restrictions and capacity limits on May 29, Governor Charlie Baker announced on Monday. Gathering limits will be rescinded and all businesses can operate without restrictions, according to the Commonwealth’s website.
As the end of a school year like no other approaches, college students throughout Boston need their caffeine more than ever. In the face of looming finals and a multitude of papers, the Vietnamese coffee shop Cicada Coffee Bar might just be the perfect study escape.
Former Boston City Council President Kim Janey was sworn in as the 55th mayor of Boston on Wednesday morning following the confirmation of Marty Walsh, BC ’09, as Labor Secretary on Tuesday.
Since returning to campus in the fall, Boston College students have grown accustomed to COVID-19 testing, social distancing, and contact tracing. These new measures have created a unique BC experience, but changes to college life are all too familiar to students throughout the Boston area.
The general public, including all residents 16 years and older, will be eligible to receive the vaccine in Massachusetts on April 19, according to Governor Charlie Baker’s announcement on Wednesday.
The notice of the Fenway vaccination site closure follows Baker’s Wednesday announcement that K-12 teachers, childcare workers, and school staff will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 11. This will add an additional 400,000 people to the eligible population, according to Baker.
K-12 teachers, child care workers, and school staff will be able to register for COVID-19 vaccinations at any of the 170 distribution locations within Massachusetts beginning on March 11.