SEABROOK, N.H. – Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff will discuss the 2019 safety performance of the Seabrook, New Hampshire, nuclear power plant during a virtual meeting June 3.
BOSTON -- Responding to a Columbia University disease model suggesting tens of thousands of lives could have been saved if social distancing had been implemented a week or two earlier, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said that data show that "government matters" and ripped the Trump administrati…
BOSTON – The Massachusetts House and Senate have agreed to changes in the state’s unemployment insurance program to help residents and employers hurt by the COVID-19 pandemic.
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police are investigating vandalism to the Puerto Rican Veterans Memorial in the South End that happened the day before Memorial Day.
BOSTON — When Gov. Charlie Baker in early April recommended people wear masks or face coverings to prevent spread of the coronavirus, Salem went a step further to require them in grocery stores and other public places.
We here at FishOn, like all good pandemic doobies, are trying to do our part with a campaign of buying all meals, groceries and beverages locally. We're using the Ed Muskie template from the 1972 New Hampshire primary. Anybody got a flatbed truck we can borrow?
BEVERLY — Victoria "Vicki" Mori of Beverly was hoping to raise $2,020 for her sixth year walking in the North Shore Cancer Walk in honor of her mother, Carol, who receives regular treatments at the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center, which benefits from the proceeds of the event.
With prom on hold and graduation rescheduled for August, five Gloucester High School seniors representing the school's Student Council are working together to salvage their senior year.
As of Sunday, there were more than 92,675 coronavirus cases reported in Massachusetts after the state added more than 1,000 new cases. There were 68 new deaths reported, bringing the state's death toll to 6,372.
A group in Salem that's supporting restaurant workers laid off due to COVID-19 was nearly given a heart attack at the hands of Facebook late last week — but the issue has now been resolved.
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts bill that would pressure companies to refund the cost of school trips cancelled because of the coronavirus emergency will be the subject of a virtual public hearing.
ANDOVER — Luck would have to be in the air — and the water — for a river herring to come swimming below the footbridge right now and be counted.
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has won approval to participate in a pilot program designed to let households that receive food assistance benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program purchase groceries online with Electronic Benefit Transfer cards.
ESSEX — BB Botanics is in talks with town officials and anticipates reaching a host community agreement soon, a consultant for the recreational marijuana startup told about 30 residents who attended a community outreach meeting Thursday night.
Action Inc. recently asked for help with weekend meals at the shelter it is running in conjunction with the Grace Center and the Cape Ann YMCA at the YMCA gym, and the community took action.
Memorial Day weekend is arriving with low gas prices, nice weather and a stern warning from state leaders to stay home and stay off the roads and the MBTA.
BOSTON — Retail and restaurant groups are blasting the state's reopening plans that are keeping them on the sidelines during a usually busy Memorial Day weekend.
Each of their stories was different, but common strains repeat: Of humility and generosity; of finding joy in the unpretentious; of a sharp mind disappearing into fog or a hale body betrayed by age.
State labor officials announced Friday that Massachusetts shed 623,000 jobs in April, the first full month during which non-essential businesses were ordered to close their physical locations to employees and customers and most residents were urged to stay at home whenever possible.
New state guidance allows for high schools to hold in-person, outdoor graduation ceremonies starting July 19, with certain safety precautions in place and as long as public health data around COVID-19 allows the state to continue along its reopening plan.
After two months of being closed to the general public to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic, Cape Ann's beaches will once again see footprints in their sands.
For two months, all houses of worship in Massachusetts have had to close their doors to the community in order to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus.
The death toll rose and optimism waned, as Cape Ann entered its third week of the Spanish flu pandemic in the autumn of 1918.
BEVERLY — As more people rely on financial assistance and food assistance programs in the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis, organizations like Beverly Bootstraps are busier than ever.
WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) —CVS Health says it's returning more than $43 million in coronavirus stimulus funds because it believes the federal aid could be put to better use elsewhere.
BOSTON — Sandwich's Rep. Randy Hunt wasn't surprised that his party on Tuesday lost a state Senate seat in Plymouth and Barnstable counties that had been in Republican control since 2015. In fact, he predicted it.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal justice officials have been pressing states including Massachusetts to reopen houses of worship as the country battles the spread of the coronavirus, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday.
“Full House” actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, agreed to serve prison time as part of a deal to plead guilty to cheating the college admissions process, according to court papers filed Thursday.
There was nothing subtle about the Spanish flu pandemic that hit Cape Ann in the Indian summer of September 1918.
While seniors at Gloucester High School will not be able to walk across a stage in caps and gowns this June because of the coronavirus pandemic, they will not go uncelebrated.
BOSTON — Attorney General Maura Healey has asked a bankruptcy court to give people more time to file claims against OxyContin manufacturer Purdue Pharma.
BOSTON — Newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Massachusetts dipped below 900 Tuesday, bringing the total number of people who have tested positive for the disease caused by the coronavirus to nearly 88,000.