Boston Public Schools announced that students will be fully remote beginning Thursday due to an increase in the COVID-19 positivity rate in the City of Boston.
Boston Community Fridge Provides Free Food
The first Boston community fridge, which opened on Sept. 4 is for everyone and anyone—anyone can take food from the fridge, and anyone can leave food when they are able.
Councilor Breadon Calls BC’s COVID-19 Testing Plan ‘Insufficient’
Breadon said that BC’s current testing plan is “insufficient,” especially in comparison to other colleges and universities in the city and surrounding area.
Newton Judge to Face Trial for Obstruction
A federal judge denied suspended Newton Judge Shelley Joseph and retired court officer Wesley MacGregor’s request to dismiss their charges of conspiracy and obstruction of justice.
Protest Against Killing of George Floyd Held at City Hall, Boston Common
“People need to stay mad,” said Ade Laurent, a protester. “When they stay mad, that’s when we’ll get a change.”
Governor Baker Announces Plan to Reopen Massachusetts
Mass. Governor Charlie Baker released a four-phase plan for reopening the state, including specifics for the reopening of institutions of higher education.
Newton Senior Sells Handsewn Masks to Benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank
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 Hosts Virtual Concert Benefitting Boston Public Schools
Newton Covenant Church spearheaded the initiative to raise money for the Boston Resiliency Fund and the Newton COVID-19 Care Fund with music.
Feed the Fight Boston Supports Both Medical Personnel and Local Businesses
Feed the Fight Boston is donating meals to those on the front lines in hospitals. It was started by four women from Newton in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Local Businesses Struggle as BC Students Leave Campus
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.