New England

  • coronavirus outbreak Mar 19

    MAP: 17,000+ Coronavirus Cases, 370 Deaths in New England

    This map gives a look at a map of the number of states’ coronavirus cases reported so far, broken down by county where available.

  • Weather Mar 27

    Delightful Weather Starts the Weekend

    For many, this is a much-needed weekend for rest and recuperation after an unsettling and stressful week. For others, the days continue to blend together from one to the next.  Either way, this weekend offers weather that will cater to those who want to be outside in fresh air, and those who need an excuse from nature to lay low...

  • forecast Mar 27

    Clear and Cool Friday Evening

    Overnight Friday: Clear, cool. Lows in the 30s.
    Saturday: Morning sun to afternoon clouds. Night showers arrive. Highs in the 50s.
    Sunday: Periodic showers, mountain mix and cool. Highs 40s south, 30s north.

  • forecast Mar 27

    Sunny Friday Ahead of Clear Evening

    Friday: Sun with highs 55-60.
    Overnight Friday: Clear, cool. Lows in the 30s.
    Saturday: Morning sun to afternoon clouds. Night showers arrive. Highs in the 50s.
    Sunday: Periodic showers, mountain mix and cool. Highs 40s south, 30s north.

  • maternity wards Mar 27

    Coronavirus Prompts Strict Visitor Policies for Expecting Parents

    The coronavirus pandemic is causing a lot of additional anxiety for expecting parents. Maternity wards across the nation are putting restrictions on visitors, and in some places, hospitals are even prohibiting significant others from being in the delivery room. The visitor policies in New England aren’t yet that strict, but they are prohibitive. Doctors say it’s what’s necessary to...

  • coronavirus in new england Mar 26

    Concord Coach to Suspend Bus Service Throughout New England

    Concord Coach Lines says it will suspend bus service throughout New England on Saturday after a former passenger tested positive for the coronavirus.   The state Health Department said Tuesday the passenger was on a Concord Coach Lines bus on four separate trips between March 11 and March 16. The Concord Monitor reports the company will continue its current schedule…

  • coronavirus Mar 26

    Here’s How Many Have Filed for Unemployment in New England Amid Coronavirus Shutdowns

    More than 3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week — over four times the previous record set in 1982 — amid the widespread economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus. That included the six New England states, all of which have enacted strict restrictions of their own because of the outbreak, including school and business closures. Below is a…

  • Weather Mar 24

    Quick Melting of Spring Snow

    Many New Englanders woke up to fresh spring snow Tuesday morning, with two to four inches generally falling north and west of Boston, but as much as just over half a foot of heavy, wet snow in higher terrain of central Massachusetts into Southern New Hampshire.  As is typical of spring snow, melting will come fast on the heels...

  • forecast Mar 24

    Mild Tuesday Evening

    Tuesday: Mild, low to mid-50s
    Wednesday: Showers return. Some wet snow in the Worcester Hills. Low to mid-40s.
    Thursday. Mostly sunny. Temperatures in the upper 40s

  • forecast Mar 24

    Mostly Sunny and Mild Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and mild Low to mid-50s Wednesday: Showers return. Some wet snow in the Worcester Hills. Low to mid-40s. Thursday. Mostly sunny. Temperatures in the upper 40s

  • Weather Mar 23

    A Shot of Snow Headed for Interior New England

    Clouds will stay with New England through the day Monday, coupling with a cold start in the 20s to keep temperatures from rising much beyond 40 degrees.   This means when precipitation moves in during the afternoon from west to east — for many of us between 3 and 5 p.m. — we’ll see not only rain but also snow…

  • forecast Mar 23

    Snow to Rain Monday Evening

    Monday evening: Snow to rain. Tapering off after midnight. Lows in the 30s.
    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and milder. Low to mid 50s
    Wednesday: Showers return. Some wet snow in the Worcester Hills. Low to mid 40s.

  • forecast Mar 23

    Tuesday: Cloudy With Rain and Snow Developing

    Monday: Turning cloudy with rain and snow developing. Highs in the upper 30s.
    Tuesday: Clearing, mild. Highs in the mid-50s.

  • coronavirus cases Mar 15

    Coronavirus in New England: 228 Cases Reported So Far

    Here is a breakdown of the number of cases reported in each state across New England, a number that is expected to grow over the coming weeks.

  • coronavirus Mar 15

    Number of Cases in Massachusetts Grows to 138

    The number of coronavirus cases in Massachusetts has risen to 138, health officials announced Saturday, up 15 from Friday. It’s the second consecutive day of a 15-person increase in the commonwealth. Also announced Saturday were the first cases in Cape Cod and Worcester.

  • Ivy League Mar 11

    Ivy League Cancels Spring Sports Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

    The Ivy League is cancelling all spring athletics due to the coronavirus outbreak. After announcing Tuesday that it would cancel conference basketball tournaments to prevent the COVID-19 spread, the Ivy League announced in a statement on Wednesday that it will cancel all spring athletics practices and competition throughout the remainder of the academic year. “With further developments in the outbreak…

  • New England Mar 11

    Forecast: Last Burst of Spring Temperatures For a Few Days

    Wednesday: Sunny, pleasant. Highs in the 50s.
    Wednesday Night: Still air, clear sky. Lows around 30 degrees.
    Thursday: Fair, cooler. Highs in the 40s.

  • Weather Mar 6

    Powerful Offshore Storm Could Bring Snow to Some

    Just when you thought it was safe to put away the snowblower, a nor’easter blows up offshore. But hang on. It’s not nearly as sinister as it sounds. Sure, we’ll be on the extreme edge of the storm Friday night, but it’s not like we’re guaranteed widespread accumulation. In fact, the minor accumulations seem to be sequestered to the...

  • Weather Mar 6

    Powerful Storm Offshore

    Just when you thought it was safe to put away the snowblower, a nor’easter blows up offshore. But hang on. It’s not nearly as sinister as it sounds. Sure, we’ll be on the extreme edge of the storm Friday night, but it’s not like we’re guaranteed widespread accumulation. In fact, the minor accumulations seem to be sequestered to the...

  • James Beard Award Feb 27

    These New England Chefs and Restaurants Are 2020 James Beard Semifinalists

    Some 40 New England chefs, restaurants and wine and beer programs were nominated this week as semifinalists for the prestigious James Beard Awards. Chef Karen Akunowicz’ Fox & the Knife in Boston and Tanám in Somerville, Massachusetts were nominated for best restaurant. Fox & the Knife is not new to praise, having been celebrated for its Italian food since opening…

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