The university’s first operating deficit since 2013 is a sign of how much economic havoc the coronavirus pandemic has caused in higher education.
"I support US Representative Ayanna Pressley’s endorsement of no-cost calls for prisons and jails. Currently, those incarcerated and their families provide revenue to sheriffs and the Department of Correction."
Ireland became the first European country to reimpose a nationwide lockdown because of coronavirus concerns, with its government urging everyone who can to “stay at home.”
James W. Hunt Jr. is is retiring as chief executive of the Massachusetts League of Community Health Centers where he played a pivotal role in creating the network of 52 community health centers, with nearly 250 locations, that provide care to 1 million mostly low-income residents across the state.
Former President Barack Obama blasted President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus, his culpability in national discord and his overall fitness for the job on Wednesday as he made his first in-person campaign pitch for his former vice president, Joe Biden.
The Boston School Committee on Wednesday night appeared poised to drop admissions tests for the city’s prestigious exam schools for one year because of the coronavirus pandemic, instead determining eligibility and acceptance using grades, MCAS scores, and ZIP codes.
The Providence police say they plan to release footage from body cameras worn by officers.
Hours after Pope Francis for the first time endorsed same-sex civil unions, Providence Bishop Thomas J. Tobin called such relationships “objectively immoral” and said the Catholic church should not accept them.
For months, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said close contact meant spending a solid 15 minutes within 6 feet of someone who tested positive for coronavirus. On Wednesday, the CDC changed it to a total of 15 minutes or more — so shorter but repeated contacts that add up to 15 minutes...
Governor Gina Raimondo repeated her request that residents avoid large gatherings or traveling for Thanksgiving, and said if the virus isn't contained, she'll restrict businesses again and move the state back to Phase 2.
Dr. Scott Gottlieb issued the warning Monday night on CNBC-TV, saying the country was about a week away from seeing a "rapid acceleration” in cases.
All Boston Public Schools students will return to remote-only learning starting Thursday, as the city’s coronavirus positivity rate continues to rise, officials announced Wednesday.
A University of Massachusetts model suggests the state’s coronavirus death tally will pass the 10,000 mark in several weeks.
The Suffolk County town of Winthrop said Wednesday that it’s hired its first-ever COVID-19 inspector, a position that comes with “Health Department enforcement-level” powers and a focus on helping the community combat the spread of the deadly contagion.
Trump is ignoring the coronavirus, putting tens of thousands of American lives in jeopardy. If he is reelected, this tragedy will continue.
The newest surge sets the stage for a grueling winter that will test the discipline of many Americans who have spent warmer months gathering in parks and eating outdoors, where the virus is known to spread less easily.
Stepfather of injured man calls for a peaceful protest, but one police officer was hospitalized after getting hit with an object
The Revere gather was disclosed as the death toll from confirmed coronavirus cases in Massachusetts rose by five to 9,537, the Department of Public Health reported; the number of confirmed cases climbed by 821, bringing the total to 142,295.
''Congress intended for these taxpayer funds to save jobs, not to provide windfalls to thriving businesses,'' wrote Representative James Clyburn, chairman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform subcommittee on the coronavirus crisis.