Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

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

By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service / 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...

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”

By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service / 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...

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

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

By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service / 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...

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

By Charlie McKenna and Chris Lisinski / 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...

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

By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service / 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...

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

Significant delays forecast for new Orange, Red Line fleets

By Chris Lisinski, State House News Service / 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...