Lisa Kashinsky, Boston Herald

Lisa Kashinsky

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Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Lisa:

Black Lives Matter art installation vandalized in Boston, police say

Boston police are looking for two people in connection with a vandalized Black Lives Matter art installation in Allston. → Read More

Trump wears mask in public for first time during coronavirus pandemic

President Trump was seen wearing a mask in public for the first time during the coronavirus pandemic during a Saturday visit to Walter Reed military hospital. → Read More

Romney blasts Trump for commuting Roger Stone’s sentence

Mitt Romney is slamming President Trump for commuting the sentence of longtime confidant Roger Stone, the Republican U.S. Senator joining the chorus of Democrats denouncing the decision. → Read More

Plimoth Plantation to change its name

Plimoth Plantation will change its name to better incorporate the history of the Native Americans who have long lived in the region. → Read More

Massachusetts reports 167 new coronavirus cases, 14 deaths as hospitalizations drop

Massachusetts public health officials reported another 167 coronavirus cases and 14 deaths Saturday as hospitalizations dropped and several key metrics remained low. → Read More

Kennedy rolls out plan to get Americans back to work amid coronavirus

U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III is rolling out a coronavirus-era New Deal that seeks to put Americans back to work in jobs that would help the country recover from the pandemic while also boosting economic opportunities in Black and brown communities. → Read More

Kennedy, Markey head to jail to talk criminal justice reform

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey and U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III called for sweeping criminal justice reform that extends far beyond jails during a forum Tuesday that showed little room between the Democratic primary rivals when it comes to addressing policing and mental health issues. → Read More

Marty Walsh, William Gross condemn violent week in Boston

Mayor Martin Walsh and Police Commissioner William Gross condemned the recent spate of violence in Boston that resulted in seven deaths, with the city’s top cop saying “we will never, ever jeopardize the safety of our communities” as the battle continues over police funding. → Read More

Boston could be the first city that ‘truly recovers’ from coronavirus, Marty Walsh says

Mayor Marty Walsh says Boston could be the first major city that “truly recovers from COVID-19” as he looks to bring tourists back to the Hub while coronavirus cases remain low in Massachusetts. → Read More

Garabedian: Red Sox ‘revictimizing’ sexual assault victims, should pay $5M each

Attorney Mitchell Garabedian says the Red Sox are “revictimizing” Crawford and 20 other men who claim abuse by Fitzpatrick by refusing to acknowledge their plight — and is pushing the team to pay the men $5 million each to provide “a sense of healing.” → Read More

A second coronavirus surge is ‘almost inevitable’ in Massachusetts, but experts say it can be mitigated

Massachusetts may have flattened its coronavirus curve, but experts eyeing spikes across the Sun Belt are saying now is not the time to grow lax — warning that a second wave is "almost inevitable" here and that it could have devastating health and economic impacts. → Read More

‘Say her name’: Boston Black Lives Matter protesters recognize women lost to violence

Hundreds of people gathered on the Fourth of July to recognize the Black and brown women who have been victims of police violence in Boston and beyond, and to continue the calls for justice and equality that have grown across the nation since the killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. → Read More

Brookline Police chief is latest Boston-area top cop to step down

Brookline’s police chief has announced his intention to step down as the department’s leader, saying it was “untenable” for him to remain at the helm, making him the latest of several chiefs to depart as debates over policing continue to rage. → Read More

How to celebrate the Fourth of July virtually in Massachusetts

The Fourth of July is going digital this year with a slew of virtual concerts, reenactments and fireworks shows planned in honor of Independence Day. → Read More

Holyoke Soldiers’ Home Coalition pushes Baker for funding, renovations after deadly coronavirus outbreak

Advocates and families of veterans at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home are pushing the Baker administration for a seat at the table when it comes to charting the facility’s future, and for the money to make major improvements they say have long been necessary to better care for those who've served. → Read More

Police to summons man who allegedly followed Groveland woman

The man who allegedly followed a Black Groveland woman in his car resulting in a tense encounter caught on video will now be criminally charged by police. → Read More

Warren, Markey investigation estimates 7,000 coronavirus deaths in assisted living facilities

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Edward Markey are calling for more federal oversight of assisted living facilities alongside their release of a devastating report that estimates some 7,000 residents of the centers may have died from coronavirus nationwide. → Read More

Columbia Gas to leave Massachusetts by fall, pay $56 million per AG settlement

Columbia Gas will leave Massachusetts by the fall and pay another $56 million for its role in the Merrimack Valley gas disaster, according to a settlement announced Thursday by state Attorney General Maura Healey. → Read More

Massachusetts coronavirus rates by city and town: Brockton, Lawrence, Revere trend down amid second surge concerns

The surge in coronavirus infections across the Sun Belt is worrying leaders of Massachusetts cities hardest hit by the pandemic even as the first wave of cases here continues to recede. → Read More

Warren, Markey, Sanders introduce bill to end qualified immunity

U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Edward Markey and Bernie Sanders are seeking to end qualified immunity for police officers that can prevent them from being held personally liable for misconduct. → Read More