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Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

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Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 425 new coronavirus cases

May 19, 2021

Massachusetts reported 425 new coronavirus cases Wednesday, a rise from the 359 new infections reported Tuesday. The death toll rose by 14.  Wednesday’s report marks the third time this week that...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts reports 359 new coronavirus cases

May 18, 2021

Massachusetts reported 359  new coronavirus cases Tuesday, a rise from the 281 new infections reported Monday. The death toll rose by 6.  Tuesday marks the second time this week that cases have dropped...

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Massachusetts reports 281 new coronavirus cases

May 17, 2021

Massachusetts reported 281 new coronavirus cases Monday, a decline from the 494 new infections reported Sunday. The death toll rose by 19.  Monday’s report marks the first time since Aug. 21, 2020,...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker

Massachusetts COVID-19 restrictions lifting May 29

May 17, 2021

By May 29, more than two months ahead of the schedule previously announced, Massachusetts intends to lift all remaining COVID-19 restrictions and the state of emergency that's been in place since March...

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. speaking at a COVID-19 update inside the Massachusetts State House.

Gov. Baker lifts 9:30 pm curfew on restaurants, other businesses

January 21, 2021

Citing improvements to COVID-19 metrics since the start of the year, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Thursday that he will lift the 9:30 p.m. curfew that he imposed in November on restaurants and other businesses,...

Joe Biden walks with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh during a visit to the city n 2019.

Walsh poised to jump to Biden team as Labor Secretary

January 7, 2021

President-elect Joe Biden formally nominated Boston Mayor Marty Walsh to serve as labor secretary Thursday night, solidifying Massachusetts' influence on the incoming administration and opening up what...

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh speaking at a press conference on June 1, 2020.

Walsh: latest Boston COVID-19 data heading in “right direction”

November 25, 2020

On paper at least, the coronavirus situation in Boston looks to be improving to the point that leaders could soon start planning to bring students back into classrooms, Mayor Martin Walsh said Wednesday...

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