Emerson College's student newspaper

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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker updates the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan on December 9, 2020 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Baker outlines state plan to vaccinate for COVID-19

December 9, 2020

The Baker administration plans to distribute 300,000 COVID-19 vaccines over the next three months to Massachusetts residents and workers who face the highest risks for the virus, starting its immunization...

Marty Walsh speaks to reporters after casting a vote for Presidential Candidate Joe Biden at The Lower Mills branch of The Boston Public Library on November 3, 2020.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh gives voice to “shutting things down”

December 3, 2020

Boston stands at a crucial inflection point in the pandemic's latest surge, and the arc of case growth over the next few days could determine whether city leaders reinstate a near-total shutdown, Mayor...

MBTA to cut services after midnight, layoff employees amid pandemic losses

MBTA to cut services after midnight, layoff employees amid pandemic losses

November 9, 2020

All weekend commuter rail service, 25 bus routes, ferry service, any rapid transit after midnight, and far more would be eliminated next year under a package of service cuts that MBTA officials will propose...

Emersons testing site is located at a Tufts Medical Center facility on the corner of Harrison Ave. and Kneeland St.

Massachusetts surpasses 2,000 single day cases

November 6, 2020

Massachusetts reported 2,038 new coronavirus cases Friday. The total increased from 1,761 cases reported Thursday. The number of deaths fell from 23 to 21.  New infections continue to rise in the state—cases...

The Department of Public Health reported more new COVID-19 cases Thursday among those aged 0 to 19 than any other age group, the first time during the outbreak that the youngest group has represented the largest jump in infections.

New COVID-19 Numbers Highest in State’s Youngest Age Group

October 23, 2020

Confirmed COVID-19 infections among Massachusetts residents younger than 20 are higher than they have been through the entire pandemic, prompting one leading expert to say the rising caseload is likely...

The Orange Line will be closed until Sept. 18 for safety repairs.

Significant delays forecast for new Orange, Red Line fleets

October 5, 2020

The long-awaited transformation of commuting on the Red Line or the Orange Line will require an even longer wait. MBTA officials announced Monday that the all-new full fleets set to replace decades-old...

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