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BOSTON (AP) — The superintendent of a Massachusetts veteran's home was removed from his duties Monday after 11 residents died, including at least five who had tested positive for coronavirus and another five whose results are pending.Bennett Walsh was placed on paid administrative leave …
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox starter Chris Sale had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow on Monday, his 31st birthday, waiting 11 days after doctors said he needed the operation because of difficulty in scheduling during the coronavirus pandemic.Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said the …
Democratic lawmakers are calling out an apparent lack of racial data that they say is needed to monitor and address disparities in the national response to the coronavirus outbreak.In a letter sent Friday to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Ayanna …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Madden has signed a three-year contract with the Los Angeles Kings. The forward recently completed his sophomore season at Northeastern University before signing Monday with LA.Madden was originally selected by the Vancouver Canucks in third round of the 2018 draft, …
BOSTON (AP) — Strong special teams play has been one of the staples of the Patriots under Bill Belichick.Few players know that more than longtime special teams captain Matt Slater, one of the most recognized leaders in New England’s locker room. The unit has already undergone big …
BOSTON (AP) — Gasoline prices are quickly approaching the $2 per gallon level in Massachusetts, AAA Northeast said Monday.The average price of a gallon of self-serve, regular fell 11 cents in the past week to an average of $2.05, the organization said.Massachusetts’ price is 4 cents …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — School children in Rhode Island will continue distance learning through at least the end of April as the state grapples with the growing coronavirus pandemic, Gov. Gina Raimondo announced Monday.Although online attendance rates have been higher than anticipated since …
BOSTON (AP) — A tribe is losing reservation status for its more than 300 acres in Massachusetts, raising fears among Native American groups that other tribes could face the same fate under the Trump administration.The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe was notified late Friday by the federal Bureau of …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The cost of a gallon of gasoline in Rhode Island continues to nosedive as residents out of a job or working from home amid the coronavirus pandemic have little need to drive.Self-serve, regular fell 9 cents in the past week and is now selling for an average of $2.17 …
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — ESPN will air NBA doubleheaders on Wednesday nights during April showcasing key NBA Finals games.The doubleheaders begin this Wednesday with two games from the 2016 NBA Finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors, where the Cavaliers became the …
It was during Act 1 of the final dress rehearsal for Puccini’s “La Rondine” at the Peabody Conservatory that the school president sent out an email canceling all nonessential gatherings because of the coronavirus pandemic. Cast members quickly messaged friends, who streamed …
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An arm of the federal government is temporarily waiving the need for some fishing vessels to carry at-sea monitors.At-sea monitors and fishery observers collect data on board fishing boats that help inform the management of U.S. fisheries. The National Oceanic and …
WAREHAM, Mass. (AP) — A Wareham man is heading to court Monday to face a murder charge in the death of a 57-year-old woman who lived in the same home as him.Danny Sherman, 54, was arrested on Friday afternoon after the woman's body was found, according to the office of Plymouth District …
A look at developments related to the coronavirus around New England. CONNECTICUTPresident Donald Trump has approved a disaster declaration for Connecticut, allowing federal help for state, tribal, and local recovery efforts in parts of the state affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The …
Jim Klug's office phone rings off the hook with anxious anglers inquiring about the status of their upcoming fly-fishing trips.It's a stressful time for the co-owner of a fishing travel company as he postpones and re-books international and domestic expeditions due the coronavirus pandemic.The …
BERKLEY, Mass. (AP) — Two teenagers died and a third was injured in a fiery car crash in Massachusetts, officials said.A grey BMW hit a tree in Berkley around 6 p.m. Friday and caught fire, according to the Bristol County District Attorney's office. An officer made several attempts to free …
Something was wrong. The chow hall line at New York’s Rikers Island jail had halted. For three hours, the men stood and waited, without food, until a correctional officer quietly delivered the news: A civilian chef was among those who tested positive for the coronavirus.“We was like, …
WESTERLY, RI (AP) — The Rhode Island National Guard started going door to door on Saturday in coastal areas to inform any New Yorkers who may have come to the state that they must self-quarantine for 14 days while Gov. Gina Raimondo expanded the mandatory self-quarantine to anyone visiting …
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released two immigration detainees from a facility in Massachusetts following a lawsuit that was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts and immigration attorneys.A petition was filed Wednesday for the …
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A look at developments related to the new coronavirus around New England:MASSACHUSETTSThe number of cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts jumped by more than 1,000 to a total of 4,257, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said Saturday. The state also had nine …

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