9 Mass. counties now subject to CDC masking guidance as COVID-19 cases climb

More people in Massachusetts are being advised to wear masks while indoors in public places even if they are vaccinated against the coronavirus. The CentersRead More

Train service restored, NTSB investigating after Green Line trolley collision in Brighton leaves 25 hospitalized

The National Transportation Safety Board on Saturday announced it has launched an investigation after two Green Line trolleys collided on Friday evening, injuring at leastRead More

Cleanup underway after woman backs car into Middleton ice cream shop

A car crashed into a popular ice cream shop in Middleton on Thursday night. Broken glass and debris littered the parking lot outside Richardson’s IceRead More

Father accused of swinging knife, bat at teen lifeguards in Worcester to appear in court

A father accused of swinging a knife and a bat at teenage lifeguards at a Worcester pool is set to face a judge Thursday. CarlosRead More

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CDC changes course on indoor masks in some parts of the US

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors inRead More

New England Patriots training camp to get underway as NFL implements new COVID-19 protocols

The New England Patriots are opening training camp Wednesday as the National Football League implements new COVID-19 rules. The league sent a memo to allRead More

Preparations underway for children’s COVID-19 vaccine ahead of third pandemic-influenced school year in Mass.

Outreach to schools, pediatricians and families is an early step the state is taking to prepare to vaccinate the more than 880,000 Massachusetts children in lineRead More

‘Something you see in the movies’: Tractor-trailer with 2 dogs in cab crashes into Braintree home

Neighbors say a tractor-trailer with two dogs in the cab smashed into the side of a Braintree home Saturday, and police are investigating the causeRead More

Provincetown officials say positive COVID-19 cases declining

Officials in Provincetown said they are seeing a decline in positive COVID-19 cases after a spike earlier in the month, and visitors said they areRead More

3-year-old boy in critical condition after being pulled from Plymouth pond

 A 3-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was pulled from a pond in Plymouth on Thursday night. The child was airlifted to BostonRead More