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BOSTON – Gov. Charlie Baker is ready to let people tee off in Massachusetts again. The administration updated a COVID-19 essential services webpage Thursday morning and said that while golf courses are not considered essential businesses, “private operators of golf courses may permit individuals access to the property so long as there are no gatherings of any […]
BOSTON – The death toll from COVID-19 climbed above 4,000 on Sunday, when the Department of Public Health reported 158 new deaths attributable to the respiratory disease in Massachusetts. The coronavirus-caused disease has now killed 4,004 people in Massachusetts in about a month and a half. The first COVID-19 death in the state was reported […]
BOSTON –  The surge of COVID-19 patients that the state has been planning for has arrived “At this point in time … we are in the surge, yes,” Gov. Charlie Baker said during his daily coronavirus press conference late Wednesday morning. The surge of patients requiring hospitalization was forecast by the Baker administration to hit […]
BOSTON – Usually when all eyes in Massachusetts are on the skies to see the New England Patriots plane touch down it’s because it’s carrying another Lombardi Trophy back from the Super Bowl. But on Thursday afternoon, the Pats plane is expected to land at Logan with more than 1 million N95 masks for Massachusetts […]
By Colin A. Young, State House News Service BOSTON The rate of deaths due to opioid overdoses is slowing in Massachusetts, but still nearly 1,500 people died of an overdose in in the Bay State through the first nine months of the year, officials said this week. The 1,460 confirmed or suspected opioid-related overdose deaths in […]