Christine McCarthy, Boston 25 News

Christine McCarthy

Boston 25 News

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent:
  • Boston 25 News
  • WFTV Eyewitness News
  • WPXI
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • WSOCTV
  • WOKV News
Past:
  • WSB-TV
  • journalnews
  • News 96.5 (WDBO)

Recent articles by Christine:

State releases guidelines for restaurants to reopen beginning with outdoor dining only

When restaurants finally begin seating customers in the second phase of the state's reopening plan, initially only outdoor dining with restrictions will be allowed. → Read More

West Boylston church sends thousands of ‘Letters of Hope’ to front-line workers during pandemic

Next Level Church, with locations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Florida, launched the "Letters of Hope" project, sending handwritten messages to essential works and others who may need encouragement. → Read More

Wenham Marine recruit honored with parade before leaving for boot camp

Teachers, first responders and friends surprised a Wenham teen with a parade days before he leaves for Marine boot camp. → Read More

With concerts canceled, musician brings live music to neighborhoods upon request

A professional trumpet player who has performed at Symphony Hall and in national tours is now providing live entertainment for special occasions in his hometown of Beverly. → Read More

Coronavirus: New Hampshire mom crashes daughters’ Zoom classes in dozens of embarrassing costumes

Jen Kulesza, the Zoom-bombing mom from Manchester, has donned more than 50 costumes, changing in and out of character as she makes appearances in her daughters' meetings a few times a day. → Read More

Coronavirus: New Hampshire mom crashes daughters’ Zoom classes in dozens of embarrassing costumes

Jen Kulesza, the Zoom-bombing mom from Manchester, has donned more than 50 costumes, changing in and out of character as she makes appearances in her daughters' meetings a few times a day. → Read More

NH mom Zoom-bombs kids’ classes in dozens of embarrassing costumes

A New Hampshire mom who has been crashing her daughters' school Zoom meetings in costume is providing laughs to kids and teachers, as well as complete strangers on social media. → Read More

Organization providing parenting support sees spike in web traffic during pandemic

At a time when parents are experiencing heightened stress and isolation in quarantine, an organization that provides parenting resources is seeing a spike in online traffic. → Read More

Worcester mom meets baby one month after giving birth while positive for coronavirus

A Worcester mother who contracted coronavirus while pregnant finally met her baby 28 days after he was born. → Read More

Retailers disappointed in phase one of state’s reopening plan

Many Mass. retailers taking steps to reopen their shops safely amid the coronavirus pandemic are disappointed in the state's first phase of reopening the economy. → Read More

Coronavirus: Family creates ‘hug curtain’ to embrace grandparents in q

Inspired by a post on social media, Karin Assad and her 18-year-old daughter, Abby, bought some plastic sheeting from Home Depot and got to work. They cut a large section of plastic for a curtain, made some holes in it for their arms and used duct tape to attach plastic sleeves. They then hung their creation from a clothesline in Karin’s parents’ backyard. "The hardest part was putting on the… → Read More

Coronavirus: Family creates ‘hug curtain’ to embrace grandparents in quarantine

A Massachusetts family created a plastic “hug curtain” to safely embrace their grandparents in quarantine. → Read More

Coronavirus: Family creates ‘hug curtain’ to embrace grandparents in quarantine

A Massachusetts family created a plastic “hug curtain” to safely embrace their grandparents in quarantine. → Read More

Coronavirus: Family creates ‘hug curtain’ to embrace grandparents in quarantine

A Massachusetts family created a plastic “hug curtain” to safely embrace their grandparents in quarantine. → Read More

Millbury family creates ‘hug curtain’ to embrace grandparents in quarantine

A Millbury family created a plastic "hug curtain" to safely embrace their grandparents in quarantine. → Read More

Day cares prepare for Jun. 29 reopening with new CDC guidelines

As they prepare to reopen on Jun. 29, Massachusetts day care providers are following a new set of guidelines released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. → Read More

Mass. church plans to sue governor as doors remain closed to coronavirus emergency order

A Westfield pastor plans to sue Governor Charlie Baker as churches remain closed due to the state of emergency order issued amid the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Dental hygienists fear for their safety and patients’ when elective procedures resume

As Massachusetts prepares to slowly reopen its economy amid the coronavirus pandemic, many dental hygienists feel ill-prepared to return to work and keep themselves and their patients safe. → Read More

Malden firefighters surprise five-year-old girl after bike rescue

Hours after freeing a five-year-old girl whose ankle was stuck in her bicycle frame, Malden firefighters returned to surprise the girl with a new bike. → Read More

Two 6-year-old boys, one heart: A story of organ donation

BOSTON - Two 6-year-old boys from cities nearly 1,300 miles apart will forever be connected by one heart through the gift of organ donation. Sean Michael Bridges-Rivera was a loving and kind little boy who enjoyed playing basketball and skateboarding. “He always said, ‘Yes, ma’am,’ and, ‘No, ma’am,’” his mother, Giselle Rivera, told WFXT-TV from her Orlando, Florida-area home via a Zoom call on… → Read More