Chris Flanagan, Boston 25 News

Chris Flanagan

Boston 25 News

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Chris:

Volunteers are making isolation gowns, while at the same time giving some a second chance

At a time when a shortage of personal protective equipment is real, a local group has converted space in Brighton into a full scale PPE facility. → Read More

Legendary 90-year-old Cape Cod barber retiring but not due to his age

Andy Dufresne said it’s finally time to retire. But it’s not because of his age. → Read More

Marshfield gym receives donations from across the country after benches are stolen

A South Shore community has rallied around one of its small businesses that had a couple of benches stolen right as they were re-opening. → Read More

Teens not able to work on local farms that provide produce to needy families

On a typical summer day, you’d see dozens of kids working on the farms but due to COVID-19 restrictions, they’re not being allowed to. → Read More

MIT researchers develop robot to disinfect Greater Boston Food Bank warehouse

In an effort to fight COVID-19, a team of researchers at MIT has developed a robot that helps disinfect the Greater Boston Food Bank warehouse. → Read More

Rodney King’s cousin is a doctor at Boston Medical Center fighting racial injustice

A doctor at Boston Medical Center, who is making his voice heard in the movement, was related to the man at the center of one of the most notorious incidents of police brutality ever captured on video. → Read More

Harvard professor believes AC may be contributing to spike in COVID-19 cases down south

Many states down south are seeing huge spikes in the number of new COVID-19 cases. An infectious disease expert at Harvard University believes he may know why. → Read More

North Shore siblings battling ALS start nonprofit to fight for more treatment options

Mike and Stephenie Moutsoulas share a tight bond as brother and sister. They also share something incredibly devastating; both Mike and Stephenie have been diagnosed with ALS. → Read More

Cape Cod port-a-potty business thriving thanks to improvised handwash stations

The Fourth of July holiday is typically the busiest time for the M.A. Frazier Disposal Company in Wellfleet, which supplies port-a-pottys up and down the Cape. → Read More

New digital billboards profess love for Massachusetts

As you hit the road you will likely see some brand new billboards professing love for our state. → Read More

Travel advisories are inconsistent among northeast states

You cannot miss the MassDOT highway signs as your drive into Massachusetts. They urge out-of-state visitors to quarantine for 14 days because of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

BU researcher develops app to track fireworks in Boston

It’s happening in small towns and big cities and they are the sound of the summer this year. Fireworks piercing the skies of Boston. Night after night after night. → Read More

Cardiologist believes COVID-19 has shown some elective surgeries may not be needed

Many hospitals are resuming elective surgeries, but one doctor said some may not be needed after all. → Read More

Med Spas get green light to reopen in Massachusetts

As Massachusetts moves forward with its reopening plan, medical spas are now seeing patients, but with strict guidelines since they come into close contact with them. → Read More

Thousands of Massachusetts restaurants to stay closed permanently

While restaurants in Massachusetts are reopening Monday for indoor dining, many won’t be opening at all. → Read More

Driving schools get the green light to reopen

There are many milestones in life. One is getting your driver’s license. → Read More

South Shore girl fights racism by selling painted shells

Ten-year-old Elle Popp is keeping busy, painting shells inside her home. → Read More

Charlestown couple develops facemask to be worn while dining out

Bob and Jennifer McMahon have a new business venture; it’s one they never saw coming. It was born out of the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Popular South Shore sports complex and amusement park gets OK to reopen in Phase 2

They are racing and playing once again at Starland Sportsplex and Fun Park in Hanover after being closed for the past three months due to the coronavirus. → Read More

Funeral homes reopen Monday during Phase 2

Retail stores and restaurants with outdoor seating reopened Monday under Phase 2 of Gov. Baker’s reopening plan. Funeral homes are now open, too. → Read More