mask mandate 6 mins ago

Provincetown, Mass., COVID Cluster Reportedly Among Reasons Behind CDC Reversing Mask Guidelines

Findings from the investigation into the Provincetown COVID-19 outbreak helped formulate the CDC’s decision to recommend that all Americans, even if they are vaccinated, wear masks indoors, acco...

  • USA Basketball 7 hours ago

    A'ja Wilson leads US Women's Basketball Team to Victory Over Japan

    The U.S. women’s basketball team looks to go 2-0 in group play when it takes on Japan at 12:40 a.m. Friday.

  • coronavirus 19 hours ago

    What We Know About the Latest Mask Guidance for All 6 New England States

    The CDC announced Tuesday that it was recommending fully vaccinated people begin wearing masks indoors again in places with high COVID transmission rates, a reversal of previous guidance. The agency is also recommending that school children wear masks this fall, though the guidance is not a mandate, and decisions will be left to the state and ...
  • vaccine Jul 29

    Maine to Promote COVID-19 Shots in Schools as Fall Nears

    Maine is going to support free coronavirus vaccine clinics in schools and promote education about vaccines as part of a push to protect schools from the virus. The Maine Department of Health and Human Services and Maine Department of Education said Wednesday they’re working on the effort in the wake of new guidance from the federal government. The ...
  • coronavirus 13 hours ago

    Provincetown COVID Cluster Now Approaching 900 Cases

    Nearly 50 new cases associated with the growing Provincetown COVID-19 cluster were reported over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number to 882. The cluster jumped Thursday after almost 100 new cases were reported Wednesday, bringing the total number to 833. The previous report released over the weekend had attributed 430 cases to the outbreak...
  • Weather 6 hours ago

    Spectacular Saturday on Tap Before Rain Returns Next Week

    A potent weather system is spinning away this morning. Thunder and downpours were the big features overnight, but in it’s wake, the wind will start to kick up. It’s not a typical late July day with the dew points falling and the cooler air rushing in (after a vigorous weather system), but this July has been anything but normal....

  • Weather 7 hours ago

    Strong Storms Move Through Region Overnight

    Showers moved across southern New England Thursday evening and some strong storms moved in overnight. All this instability is due to a warm front approaching the region. Non-severe storms have and will continue to push through southern New England, but at this time, we’re seeing the window narrow for severe storms. The threat will be as early...
  • Worcester 15 hours ago

    Teenage Lifeguards Attacked by Man With Knife, Bat in Worcester, Police Say

    A 42-year-old Massachusetts man is accused of trying to stab and beat with a bat teenage lifeguards after they asked his children to leave a community pool in Worcester Wednesday. Carlos Betancourt is accused of attacking a 17-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl after the lifeguards asked a group of youth to leave the Lincoln Village pool house becau...
  • coronavirus 17 hours ago

    No New Mask Guidance for Boston, or Vaccine Mandate for City Workers

    Boston may soon institute a coronavirus vaccine mandate for city workers — Mayor Kim Janey said she’s “leaning toward” one — but she didn’t commit to that during a news conference Thursday. Nor did she implement new mask rules for the city, despite rising COVID metrics. Instead, she encouraged mask use for everyo...
  • VaxMillions 17 hours ago

    Massachusetts Announces 1st VaxMillions Winners

    Monday is the first drawing in the Massachusetts’ VaxMillions giveaway, and millions of people are in the running for 10 big prizes.

  • First Alert 18 hours ago

    Threat of Severe Thunderstorms, Flash Flooding Overnight

    A cold front approaching our region from the Great Lakes will trigger showers and thunderstorms Thursday afternoon. Expecting an overall dry day for most, with high temperatures reaching into the mid 70s to 80 degrees. Overnight, we turn our focus to the potential for severe thunderstorms along the South Coast as a surface disturbance tracks just s...
  • suni lee Jul 29

    Suni Lee Wins Gold in Gymnastics All-Around

    American gymnast Sunisa Lee stepped up and shone in a clutch performance Thursday. At the start of Olympic gymnastics competition in Tokyo, it would have been foolish to bet on anyone else but Simone Biles to take home gold in the women’s all-around. But when Biles withdrew from the team finals and all-around competition to focus on her menta...
  • Maine Jul 29

    Body Recovered From 112 Feet of Water in Maine Quarry

    The state medical examiner’s office will determine the cause of death of a man whose body was recovered in 112 feet of water in a quarry, but police said there’s nothing to suspect foul play. The body of Joshua D. Clapp, 38, of Rockport, was recovered Tuesday night, hours after police found a bicycle at the quarry’s gate and...

  • Vermont Jul 29

    Planning Date Night? This Vt. Restaurant Has Been Crowned Nation's Best Spot

    A restaurant in a southern Vermont resort town is earning high praise — and a new award — from users of a popular travel site. “I spent the whole rest of the night sort of floating a few inches above the floor — I was pretty excited,” said Melody French of The Silver Fork in Manchester, describing her reaction when…

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