“People need to stay mad,” said Ade Laurent, a protester. “When they stay mad, that’s when we’ll get a change.”
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.
Newton Covenant Church spearheaded the initiative to raise money for the Boston Resiliency Fund and the Newton COVID-19 Care Fund with music.
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.
Boston City Councilor Liz Breadon encouraged BC, BU, and Harvard students to assist them in petitioning their universities to stay on campus.
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.
Several Massachusetts colleges have moved to online classes due to rising concerns of the spread of the novel coronavirus. Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts.
Governor Charlie Baker declared a state of emergency in Massachusetts in response to coronavirus during a press conference at the State House on Tuesday.