Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts in response to coronavirus during a press conference at the State House on Tuesday.
Boston Public Schools has canceled all domestic school-sponsored trips due to rising concerns of the coronavirus outbreak. The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education relieved schools of attendance and school year requirements, allowing them to make the decision to close in response to coronavirus.
Newton North High School students and teachers who returned from a class trip to Italy completed their first week spent at home instead of in the classroom, as they were asked to stay out of school for two weeks.
The Newton Historical Commission unanimously voted on Thursday for the building at 978 Watertown St. to receive local landmark status.
Joe Biden has won the Massachusetts Democratic primary election, just a day after the most recent polling showed him trailing Senator Bernie Sanders by 10 percentage points.