WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Faces Challenges for the Future As Learn to Cope continues to grow, support group meetings held by each chapter across the state are the backbone of helping people deal with the opioid and addiction crisis.
Mass Pike Electronic Tolling Begins Friday, Expect 'Short-Term Inconvenience'With the switch to all-electronic tolling on the Massachusetts Turnpike set to begin Friday, MassDOT wants drivers to be prepared for a "short-term inconvenience" as the old toll booths are demolished.
WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Support Group Meetings Help FamiliesEvery day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose - 29 from heroin alone. Each of the 25 chapters of "Learn to Cope" in Massachusetts holds a weekly group support meeting, where family members get together to share their addiction challenges, and hear from experienced facilitators.
Sex Offender Arrested On Parole Violation Held Without BailA Level 3 sex offender who was recently cited in Weymouth for violating his parole was arrested in his new home of Boston.
Cambridge Banning Foam Food ContainersStarting on Thursday, Cambridge will prohibit businesses from serving food or drinks in single-use, disposable polystyrene containers.
WBZ Cares: Support Group Leader Finds Strength at "Learn to Cope"Every day, 78 people in the U.S. die from an opiate overdose - 29 from heroin alone. Today a recovering addict now leads group meetings through "Learn to Cope."
Thousands Of Boy Scouts Hold Urban Camp-Out Along Charles RiverThousands of campers are taking part in SOAR--Scouting's Outdoor Adventure--the largest urban camp-out they've ever done.
WBZ Cares: "Learn to Cope" Supports Families Dealing with AddictionLearn to Cope,"a support organization, based in Taunton, offering education, resources, and peer support for families coping with a loved one addicted to opiates or other drugs.
WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Achieves a Major MilestoneSince 2002, this organization has helped nearly a million children thrive at home, at school, and at play
WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Is Highly Rated By a Charity EvaluatorCradles to Crayons has been given a 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, the country's largest charity evaluator. They've won this high rating for the 8th year in a row.
WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Distributes Thousands of Backpacks To Children in NeedFor ten years, Cradles to Crayons has distributed backpacks full of books and school supplies to children in need across the state, as they begin a new school year.
WBZ Cares: Cradles to Crayons Helps Needy Children ThriveThis month WBZ Cares features "Cradles to Crayons," a Boston-based organization which provides children from birth through age 12 with essential items - clothes shoes, school supplies and toys - which they need to thrive at home, at school, and at play.