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.
The 124th Boston Marathon, originally set to take place on April 20 and rescheduled for September, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Newton senior Izzy Klein launched Masks by Izzy to provide hand sewn masks for protection against the coronavirus, while donating half of the proceeds to the Greater Boston Food Bank.
The attorney for a suspended Newton District Court judge charged with helping a man escape from ICE has issued a letter accusing District Attorney Andrew Lelling of political bias and the state government of improper leaks to the press.
Intruders Display ‘Hate-Filled Images and Speech’ in Virtual AP Chinese Class at Newton South High School
A group of intruders infiltrated a Newton South High School Advanced Placement Chinese class conducted on Zoom on Wednesday and spreaded “hate-filled images and speech,” according to a statement from Newton South Principal Joel Stembridge.
Historic Newton is working to ease anxiety and bring Newtonites together with a new project called Newton Connects. It will be sharing submitted photos and written entries about residents’ thoughts and emotions surrounding COVID-19.
As Boston College students and faculty are adapting to their new online environment, the stores closely linked to BC have felt the impact of the University’s decision on their business.
Mayor Walsh said at a press conference on Tuesday that the coronavirus has not affected plans to hold the Boston Marathon. He announced that the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade would be canceled.