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UMass Medical School to Begin Enrolment in Moderna's Teen COVID Vaccine Trail

UMass Medical School in Worcester is slated to begin enrollment for Moderna’s clinical trial on the coronavirus vaccine among teenagers next month. Cambridge-based biotech firm Moderna said adol...

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  • CDC 10 hours ago

    Where Each New England State Ranks in COVID Vaccine Distribution Right Now

    While vaccine distribution is in full swing nationwide, some states are outperforming others when it comes to doses distributed and administered. A few New England states are near the top of one or both of those lists, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s COVID Data Tracker, last updated Monday evening. But some show d...
  • vaccine 12 hours ago

    If Students Aren't Getting COVID-19 Vaccines, Will Schools Be Safe?

    With most K-12 schools in Massachusetts remaining in some sort of hybrid or remote learning so far this school year, many districts have set a goal of returning to more traditional learning in the fall. But there are currently no plans to vaccinate children — which means we’d be relying on the herd immunity of adults only in the hope…...
  • Rockport 12 hours ago

    Lawsuit Filed Against Mass. Town's Leadership in Fire Department Feud

    An attorney for the suspended fire chief of Rockport, Massachusetts, filed a lawsuit against town leaders on Monday, arguing that they’re breaking a variety of laws by the way they’re managing the all-volunteer fire department.  The 57-page complaint filed on behalf of 10 taxpayers targets decisions made by both the Board of Selectmen and the town ...
  • Listeria 13 hours ago

    Listeria Contamination Fears Prompt Recall of Some Butternut Squash Products

    The Rhode Island Health Department issued a recall notice Monday over the possible contamination of prepared foods made with butternut squash made by the company Lancaster Foods. The foods may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which can make people sick, and can be deadly in young children, the elderly and people who are frail or ...
  • Massachusetts 8 hours ago

    Child Falls From Ski Lift in Canton

    A child fell from a ski lift Monday afternoon in Canton, Massachusetts. The victim, a 7-year-old boy from Rockland, fell about 35 feet from a lift at the Blue Hills Ski Area, fire officials said. Crews responded shortly before 4:30 p.m. The boy suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. A Boston MedFlight helicopter was c...
  • coronavirus 15 hours ago

    Mass. Confirms 3,477 New Coronavirus Cases, 45 More Deaths

    Massachusetts reported 3,477 new confirmed coronavirus cases and an additional 45 deaths on Monday. There have now been 479,402 confirmed cases and 13,889 deaths, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Another 289 deaths are considered probably linked to COVID-19. Generally, Massachusetts’ coronavirus metrics have been tr...
  • POLICE 15 hours ago

    Police, DA Conducting Investigation in Dedham

    State and local police and the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office are conducting an investigation in Dedham, Massachusetts, on Monday afternoon, authorities said. Dedham police said on Twitter that their officers, state police and the district attorney are all at 205 Providence Highway “conducting an investigation.” The district a...
  • coronavirus 15 hours ago

    NH Reverses Course, Says It Won't Allow Vaccines for Out-of-State Homeowners

    New Hampshire health officials reversed course Monday on an earlier statement that anyone who owns property in the state would be allowed to get the coronavirus vaccine there, regardless of where they actually live. “The intent of the vaccination plan is to make it as easily and efficiently as possible for people in NH to get vaccinated, not to thr...
  • Massachusetts 17 hours ago

    Ex-Tribal Massachusetts Chairman Seeks Dismissal in Casino Bribery Case

    The former chairman of a Massachusetts tribe is seeking to dismiss some of the federal bribery and extortion charges he’s facing over the tribe’s long planned casino project. Cedric Cromwell, former chairman of the Mashpee Wampanoags, filed a motion last week to dismiss three bribery counts. Cromwell also said in the filing that he reserv...
  • forecast 8 hours ago

    Widespread Snow Is Returning to New England. Here's How Much to Expect

    This week brings us more winter-like weather with even some light snow accumulation by midweek.  Tonight stays dry with a clear sky and lows in the single digits, teens to 20s south and a diminishing wind. Tomorrow will be near calm with increasing clouds from southwest to northeast and highs in the 20s to 30s. The first half of the......
  • celtics 17 hours ago

    Jayson Tatum to Return for Bulls Game, Kemba Walker Out

    Celtics star Jayson Tatum is finally back for Monday’s game against the Bulls after a five-game absence.

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