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Two bridges in Somerville to reopen following work on GLX project

Two bridges in Somerville to reopen following work on GLX project

5 hours ago   |   WCVB

Both bridges were closed in the spring of 2019 and rebuilt to accommodate the Green Line Extension project.
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Somerville mayor defies Baker, Trump by capping attendance at houses of worship

22 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Somerville is ordering all places of worship to limit attendance to 10 congregants, defying both Gov. Charlie Baker's and President Trump's coronavirus reopening...
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Cities hard-hit by coronavirus face strain enforcing reopening standards

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Enforcing the state's mandatory safety standards for reopening businesses is falling to municipalities already strained by the coronavirus crisis - and leaders of several...
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Somerville's mayor taking slower approach to reopening city's businesses

Somerville's mayor taking slower approach to reopening city's businesses

6 days ago   |   WCVB

“We are trying to work through the issues of what constitutes safe economic activity in the middle of a pandemic," the mayor said.
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Mayors send mixed messages as coronavirus reopening starts

10 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Bay State residents seeking clarity and consistency from Gov. Charlie Baker's reopening plan today should buckle up for a bumpy ride as renegade municipal pols like Somerville...
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Well-known rodeo cowboy from Houston killed in head on crash near Lake Somerville

16 days ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Justin Richard was in a suburban with 3 other passengers, including a 6-year-old, when they were hit head on by a truck.
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Coronavirus in Massachusetts: Leaders of hard-hit cities push for regional, phased reopening

18 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Leaders of major Massachusetts cities and those hard hit by the coronavirus crisis are calling for a regional, phased approach to reopening - and are cautioning residents and...
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Marty Walsh calls $300 face mask fine ‘uneven'

22 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh raised serious concerns about the $300 penalty for ignoring the state's new face mask mandate, saying that ticketing has been “uneven or even...
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Pioneer Institute study: Small businesses could lead reopening plan in Massachusetts

27 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Small businesses could be the first to reopen in Massachusetts amid the coronavirus pandemic, followed by restaurants if a spike in new cases doesn't occur, a new study by the...
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Donald Trump: States need to make ‘sanctuary city adjustments' to get coronavirus aid

29 days ago   |   Boston Herald

President Trump on Tuesday said states financially crippled because of the coronavirus pandemic would have to make “sanctuary city adjustments” in order to receive emergency...
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Trump signs social media executive order challenging platforms' liability...

Trump signs social media executive order challenging platforms' liability protections

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order aimed at the major social media platforms, denouncing the tech behemoths as “tantamount to a monopoly.” The order may... Read more ...

Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety'...

Minnesota rolls out National Guard to stop riots & looting, ‘ensure safety' of peaceful protests over George Floyd killing

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has called in National Guard units after law enforcement failed to “provide safety” in Minneapolis as furious protests over the police killing of... Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

NFL coaches could return to team facilities next week

NFL coaches could return to team facilities next week

Roger Goodell said Thursday that the virtual offseason is being extended for two more weeks. Read more ...