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Two elderly women in Woburn die from COVID-19

The women, ages 89 and 92 , are the first residents of Woburn to die from the virus, Mayor Scott Galvin said Saturday,


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‘I just don’t want her to wither away’: visiting Mom through an open window

As the coronavirus has spread with terrifying speed, Jean Follett’s daughters have grappled with the same questions confronting anyone with a loved one in an assisted living facility or nursing home.

Edgartown woman identified as Mashpee murder victim

Sandra L. Kumar, 53, was found dead late Thursday morning at a home on Center Street. Marc Audette, 45, was arrested on a charge of murder, officials said.

No dining in restaurants, but what about takeout lines?

Since Governor Charlie Baker ordered restaurants and bars to stop serving food and drinks on site two weeks ago, concerns have been raised about whether the ban just shifted the risk from the dining room to the take-out line as restaurant patrons gather en masse at meal times to pick up food to go.

Two Berkley teens killed in fiery car crash; third teen injured

Christian Couto, 19, and Devyn Crosby, 18, both Berkley residents, died when a 2009 BMW belonging to Couto’s father struck a tree Friday night.

Man, teen arrested on gun charges in Roxbury

Officers approached 135 Humboldt Ave. Two males, matching the given descriptions of suspects, separated from the group and attempted to flee on foot but were stopped shortly, Boston police said. Jamie Reason, 28, of Everett and a 17-year-old from Dorchester were arrested on gun-related charges.

Does Chinatown count?

"There’s nothing so bad that it couldn’t be worse." That old saying was never truer than now. Especially in one Boston neighborhood.

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Lottery opens for affordable housing units in Newtonville

A lottery for affordable and middle-income housing is open for a mixed-use development now under construction in Newtonville.


Newton unveils COVID-19 Care Fund

The fund is intended to support Newton residents, those who work in Newton, families with children enrolled in the public schools, and families with children receiving child-care services in Newton

Teachers’ love for their kids on parade in Clinton

In a season when learning is decidedly on hold, what happened here on Tuesday morning was a life lesson that those who witnessed it will never forget.

Gloucester-based anti-hunger organization to expand

The Open Door is nearing a goal of raising $1.7 million to expand its Gloucester headquarters at 28 Emerson Ave.

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