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Massachusetts Schools Move to Full-Time, In-Person Learning in Fall
State education officials say Massachusetts public schools will be required to offer full-time, in-person learning this fall.
New Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Chair Promises Integrity
The new chair of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Council says his goals are to unite tribal members, promote economic development and preserve the tribe’s culture.
Massachusetts to Close Four Vaccination Sites for More Focused Approach
Massachusetts plans on closing four of its seven mass vaccination sites by the end of June in favor of a more targeted approach.
Shaw’s, Star Market Truckers Go on Strike in New England
Truck drivers for Shaw’s represented by the Teamsters in Maine have gone on strike, stopping shipments to Shaw’s and Star Market stores in New England.
Helicopter to Distribute Rabies Vaccines Over Cape Cod
Starting today, a helicopter will drop oral rabies vaccine baits intended for raccoons and other wildlife over portions of Barnstable and Plymouth counties.
Five Fishermen Rescued From Burning Vessel [VIDEO]
The aircrew directed the fishermen into the water where they were hoisted aboard a rescue helicopter and transported back to shore.
Massachusetts House OKs Its Version of $47.7B State Budget
The Massachusetts House approved its version of the state budget Thursday for the 2022 fiscal year that begins July 1.
Rhode Island Regulators Delay Vote on Wind Farm Project
Orsted is proposing up to 15-turbines in a wind farm on Rhode Island Sound.
Former Fall River Mayor’s Corruption Trial Begins
Opening arguments began Monday in the federal trial of former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia.
Massachusetts to Resume Getting Shipments of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine
Massachusetts is getting about 4,000 doses of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine this week.