Giant tree crashes through Wakefield home just moments after family fled to basement

A giant tree uprooted in Wakefield during Sunday’s storms, sending it through the wall of a home just moments after the family inside had fledRead More

Nearly 70,000 lives could be saved in the next 3 months if more Americans wore masks, researchers say

(CNN) — More than 130,000 people could die over the next few months from Covid-19 if leaders across the US don’t implement safety measures like mask mandatesRead More

Boston will begin new year with fully-remote learning, return to class will be phased-in

Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Friday announced that Boston Public Schools will begin the new school year in September with fully-remote learning due to coronavirusRead More

Mass. General researchers find children may play larger role in spreading coronavirus

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have found that children could play a larger role in spreading the coronavirus than previously thought. The study “Pediatric SARS-CoV-2:Read More

Explosion at Rhode Island gas station leaves car totaled, driver injured

An explosion at a Lincoln, Rhode Island gas station left a car heavily damaged and the owner injured Tuesday afternoon. The driver of the whiteRead More

Officials: Bicyclist struck, killed by tractor-trailer in Cambridge was man in his 50s

An investigation is underway after a bicyclist was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer in Cambridge on Tuesday morning, officials said. Officers responding to aRead More

‘I couldn’t have done it without them’: Group effort gets accessible van for Somerset woman

People from close to home and as far away as Michigan came together to help a Somerset woman get an accessible van she needs forRead More

Driver unharmed after vehicle flips upside down during crash in Newton

Emergency crews responded to a crash after a car overturned and burst into flames Friday afternoon in Newton, officials said. Crews responding to the afternoonRead More

Guidance outlines ground rules for school, adult sports

Football, competitive cheerleading, basketball, ice hockey and wrestling are among the activities assigned the highest risk level in new state guidance on youth and adultRead More

Framingham High School students graduate together as loved ones look on virtually

Framingham High School capped their commencement Wednesday with students on the football field but no loved ones in the stands to cheer them on. HundredsRead More