Christine McCarthy, Boston 25 News

Christine McCarthy

Boston 25 News

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Christine:

Gloucester police launch weekly gaming night to maintain youth outreach during pandemic

Gloucester police have found a unique way to maintain their positive relationships with youth amid the coronavirus pandemic by launching a weekly gaming night that has attracted hundreds of kids. → Read More

Officers fear some K-9 programs will end under proposed police reform legislation

Local law enforcement officers say the current language in proposed police reform legislation could lead to less work for their K-9 partners and an end to some K-9 programs. → Read More

Boston Marathon bombing survivors react to overturned Tsarnaev death sentence

In a range of emotions, survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings reacted on social media Friday to news that convicted bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s death sentence had been overturned. → Read More

Experts say fully reopening primary schools is essential

Experts in infectious disease and education argued fully reopening primary schools safely is essential and doable, in an article published in the New England Journal of Medicine Wednesday. → Read More

Researchers warn New Englanders of coronavirus wave spreading up the East Coast

A Philadelphia epidemiologist tracking an uptick in coronavirus cases spreading north along the East Coast is warning New England and Mid-Atlantic residents a COVID-19 resurgence could be coming. → Read More

SAT, ACT tests optional: Changes to college admissions

From virtual tours to changes in application requirements, college admissions in the age of COVID-19 are looking very different. → Read More

Storm topples trees, damaging properties in Andover, Groveland

Strong winds and heavy rains pounded Andover Thursday afternoon, toppling trees and damaging properties. → Read More

Reopening movie theaters ‘not feasible’ without new releases, concession sales

While local movie theaters can now reopen under Phase 3 of Massachusetts’ reopening plan, a limit on seating capacity, a temporary ban on concession sales, and a lack of new releases are making reopening impractical for many businesses. → Read More

DA: Teen shot and killed in Stoughton, 2 suspects sought

Police in Stoughton are actively investigating a shooting on Jones Terrace in the town, according to local law enforcement. → Read More

Leominster waitress credited with saving choking boy’s life

A waitress who jumped into action when she saw a boy choking Thursday morning is being credited with saving the teen’s life. → Read More

Dispute over mask-wearing ‘Dog Rock’ in Walpole

A painted boulder in Walpole affectionately known as “Dog Rock” has become controversial for some residents after a face mask was added to the pooch’s face. → Read More

Walpole man with autism collects cans and bottles to donate to charity

Since the coronavirus pandemic temporarily shut down his job, a young Walpole man who lives with autism found a new hobby collecting cans and bottles and donating the funds from returns to local charities. → Read More

Summer tutors in demand as students prepare for school in fall

After months of remote learning and with an uncertain school year ahead, many parents are hiring tutors to ensure their kids are ready for the fall. → Read More

Harvard Square business owners disappointed students returning at 40 percent

Harvard University announced Monday the campus will reopen for the fall semester but only to 40 percent of its undergraduate students. → Read More

Boston artist home painting again after lengthy coronavirus battle

A Boston artist who fought a lengthy battle with coronavirus is back at his South Boston home recovering and painting again. → Read More

Mother of groom attends son’s wedding from hospital

BOSTON - A Massachusetts 78-year-old who was hospitalized days before her son's wedding day got a front-row seat to the nuptials, thanks to hospital staff members. Joan DeCruz told her nurses she was upset she was going to miss her son Todd DeCruz's big day last Wednesday. “Unfortunately, my mother got ill the previous weekend,” Todd DeCruz said. “So when she wasn’t going to be able to attend,… → Read More

Mother of groom attends son’s wedding from hospital

A Massachusetts 78-year-old who was hospitalized days before her son's wedding day got a front-row seat to the nuptials, thanks to hospital staff members. → Read More

Mother of groom attends son’s wedding from hospital

A Massachusetts 78-year-old who was hospitalized days before her son's wedding day got a front-row seat to the nuptials, thanks to hospital staff members. → Read More

Mother-of-Groom attends son’s wedding from hospital

A Cohasset 78-year-old who was hospitalized days before her son's wedding day got a front-row seat to the nuptials, thanks to South Shore Hospital staff. → Read More

Boston police release photos of dozens of suspects in Nieman Marcus looting

Boston police are asking the public for help identifying 56 people they say were captured on surveillance cameras looting a high-end store in Boston. → Read More