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Activist ordered to stay away from Charlie Baker’s home after leaving used needles outside

“I’m afraid of being physically hurt in one way or another,” Massachusetts First Lady Lauren Baker said in court testimony. → Read More

4 things to know about Michelle Wu’s ‘food justice’ agenda

"We must center restaurants, bodegas, and other food businesses as critical food infrastructure for racial and economic justice." → Read More

Highway exit renumbering has begun in Massachusetts

Crews started on Route 140 in Taunton Sunday night. → Read More

Boston jogger stopped by ICE joined by supporters on West Roxbury run

Bena Apreala had company on two of his runs Monday. → Read More

The tale of the ‘Pinckney Piper:’ Meet Beacon Hill’s roaming pandemic bagpiper

Jeremy Bell's weekly neighborhood serenades have kept music – and joy – on the streets of Boston since COVID-19 hit. → Read More

Boston schools delay phased-in reopening as citywide coronavirus rate rises

The city's COVID-19 positivity rate hit 4.1 percent as of Oct. 3, officials said. → Read More

Italian American group ‘surprised’ over plans for Boston’s Christopher Columbus statue

Mayor Marty Walsh announced this week the sculpture won't be returning to its former location. → Read More

Boston’s Christopher Columbus statue won’t return to its usual perch once it’s repaired

"I don’t think we’ll ever get to unanimous 100 percent support of what should happen there." → Read More

Man who allegedly drove through Newton Black Lives Matter demonstration arraigned

Stephen Wicks, 55, of Needham, was ordered to stay away from and have no contact with witnesses of the July 7 incident. → Read More

Here’s what Michelle Wu said about Andrea Campbell entering the 2021 mayoral race

"I’m excited for the conversation that the City of Boston will have over this next year about what our future should be." → Read More

The number of hospitalized coronavirus patients is on the rise in Massachusetts

“Many are predicting a less tall, but much longer curve, spread out over a longer period of time." → Read More

Arrest made after police hunt down stolen Boston water tank truck

A police pursuit of the vehicle ended in Westport. → Read More

Here’s what Marty Walsh has said about the 2021 mayoral election

"I'm not a person who likes to look down the road too much." → Read More

A racist robocall is making the rounds in North Andover during a state rep. race

A race-baiting robocall is making the rounds to voters in North Andover, where Vietnamese-American state Rep. Tram Nguyen won in a major upset against the now current head of the Massachusetts Republican Party two years ago, state Democratic officials say. The caller supposedly supports Nguyen, who beat out Jim Lyons in 2018 and is now facing newcomer Republican Jeffrey P. DuFour, of Tewksbury,… → Read More

Boston’s plastic bag ban is back in effect

The law was temporarily suspended at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

9 Atteleboro firefighters and 2 dispatchers have tested positive for coronavirus

The department's deputy chief is hospitalized in serious condition. → Read More

2 people arrested after stabbing at Danvers sports complex

An employee of the facility was attacked, according to the owner. → Read More

Here’s why Boston is holding off moving through Phase 3 of reopening

"The virus is unpredictable and again, it’s within the control of all of us, the public, to keep those rates down." → Read More

14 more COVID-19 cases emerge from cluster at Brigham and Women’s Hospital

There were 42 total cases connected to the outbreak as of Monday, officials said. → Read More

Here’s what Marty Walsh said about Andrea Campbell entering the mayoral race

"We’ve worked on a lot of different issues together." → Read More