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‘Let’s not give opinions’: Marty Walsh says it’s time for white people to listen

Following another peaceful protest this week against police brutality the night before, Mayor Marty Walsh on Wednesday encouraged white people to listen to their Black neighbors and learn from their experiences. “I’ve been meeting with our Black employees and employers of color. I’ve been listening, and, to be quite honest, what I’ve been hearing has been heartbreaking,” Walsh said during a… → Read More

Northeastern police explain why officers were unloading bricks from truck

A video surfaced amid unfounded claims that bricks were placed in cities across the country to stir up violence during protests against police brutality. → Read More

Mass. legislators and officials react to Boston protests over death of George Floyd

"It’s important that we separate the march from the incidents that took place after the program ended," Boston City Councilor At-Large Annissa Essaibi-George said. → Read More

Rachael Rollins: ‘People are disgusted and outraged, and they should be’

"To the white community that is now waking up to see this rage: We have been telling you this forever." → Read More

Ayanna Pressley urges focus on movement, legislation in wake of violence in Boston

"We can’t allow those destroyers, who seek to distract, to derail, to undermine, to co-opt this movement." → Read More

Charlie Baker says he was ‘outraged’ by video of George Floyd’s death

"I can’t imagine why people wouldn’t want to get out on the streets and make a point about it." → Read More

Necco Wafers are coming back, nearly exactly as they were before

The classic candy is coming back after a two-year absence. → Read More

Mass. college presidents have released a ‘framework’ for how campuses can reopen. Here’s what it says.

Over a dozen college and university presidents from across Massachusetts have outlined how school campuses could potentially reopen to students and classes — a framework that relies heavily on coronavirus testing availability. The recommendations were developed by the Massachusetts Higher Education Working Group and submitted this week to the Reopening Advisory Board convened by Gov. Charlie… → Read More

1 man stabbed, 6 others shot, with 1 dead in Boston overnight

Police say the violence unfolded in two incidents. → Read More

How does curbside shopping work, exactly?

Retailers across Massachusetts can now offer customers the option of picking up orders outside their stores. → Read More

What you need to know if you’re planning to get a haircut next week

This won't be your standard visit to the barber. → Read More

Grubhub says a cap on delivery fees in Boston would be an ‘overstep.’ Restaurants say the costs are unsustainable.

"I would rather have fewer orders and make money on every order rather than lose money on every order and have lots of those orders." → Read More

Construction sites and manufacturers can reopen in Mass. Here’s what to know.

The two sectors are among the first in the state to get the green light to go back to work amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

What Boston meteorologists are saying about Friday’s thunderstorms

"Damaging wind gusts and quarter sized hail are the main threats, however, an isolated tornado can't be ruled out." → Read More

Medford motorcycle crash leaves one dead, one injured

A 29-year-old Malden man was declared dead at the scene. → Read More

State educators are thinking about what school could look like in September. It’s complicated.

How students and teachers return to classrooms amid the coronavirus pandemic will require a lot more changes – and money. → Read More

Northeastern University president says planned fall reopening ‘not going to be easy’

Bringing students back to campus amid the coronavirus pandemic is "going to involve that we re-think every single aspect of what we do," President Joseph Aoun told CNN Wednesday. → Read More

Some construction will resume in Boston. What does that mean for workers?

"Keeping the crew and the clients safe has never been a bigger priority, and it’s also never been so hard.” → Read More

At least 4 children are hospitalized in Boston with illness linked to COVID-19, doctors say

The rare condition reportedly comes weeks after a child may have been exposed to COVID-19. → Read More

A portion of the Blue Line will close for two weeks this month. Here’s what to know.

Shuttle buses will be offered starting May 18 for certain stops, the MBTA says. → Read More