9 displaced after flames tear through triple-decker in Dorchester

Nine people were displaced after flames tore through a triple-decker in Dorchester Tuesday morning.Crews responding to a reported fire at 26 Crescent Ave. around 9:15 a.m. found flames coming from the second floor of the three-story building, according to the …

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Walsh extends COVID-19 pause in Boston, warns of more restrictions

Mayor Martin J. Walsh on Tuesday announced that Boston will be extending its COVID-19 closures and restrictions for at least another three weeks. He also warned of taking additional measures if public health data continues to trend negatively.
The citywide …

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Police investigating after pedestrian struck, killed in Charlestown

Authorities are investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck by a vehicle in Boston on Tuesday.Officers responding to a reported pedestrian crash at the intersection of Chelsea Street and Rutherford Avenue around 11 a.m. found the victim suffering from life-threatening …

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Baker says about 117,000 virus vaccines have been given

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has administered about 117,000 first doses of the two coronavirus vaccines, about 70,000 of which have gone to hospital workers directly dealing with the pandemic, Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday.
“We’re obviously excited the vaccine process …

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Holyoke Soldiers’ Home trustees get new chairperson

HOLYOKE, Mass. (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker has named a new chairperson for the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home board of trustees, replacing Kevin Jourdain with Maj. Gen. Gary W. Keefe, adjutant general of the Massachusetts National Guard.
Jourdain on Monday confirmed …

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Man, deer rescued from icy waters of Maine lake

PRINCETON, Maine (AP) — A man and a deer were rescued from the icy waters of a Maine lake after the man fell into the water trying to save the struggling deer.
Rick Crowe, 63, of Princeton, was attempting to …

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Mistake allows private school employees access to vaccine

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Eleven employees at a private school in New London received COVID-19 vaccinations after they were mistakenly identified as eligible for shots meant only for health care workers and those in nursing homes.
Mark Fader, the …

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