The team is in charge of ramping up enforcement of coronavirus restrictions.
Gov. Baker On COVID Variant: 'Do Exactly The Same Things We've Been Asking People To Do'In talking about the new strain of COVID-19 in the U.S., Baker also added, “All the vaccines that have been approved, plus the ones that are currently in clinical trials, have all been deemed to be effective and safe in dealing with a number of variants.”
Gov. Baker Announces 'Gradual Easing' Of COVID Restrictions In Mass.Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced a “gradual easing” of coronavirus restrictions that were put into place in November ahead of the holiday season.
'She's Done A Terrific Job': Baker Praises Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack As She Leaves For Biden Administration JobTransportation Sec. Stephanie Pollack is headed to Washington, D.C. after six years of leading MassDOT. Pollack was announced Thursday as the deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration for President Joe Biden's administration.
Gov. Baker: Mass. Will See More COVID Vaccine Site Infrastructure 'Within The Next 10 Days To 2 Weeks'“I think within the next 10 days to two weeks, you're going to see a lot more site infrastructure in Massachusetts - a lot more,” Baker said during his press conference on Thursday.
'We Are Proud': Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Discusses Gillette Stadium Becoming A COVID Vaccination Site“We are proud to become the first professional sports venue in the northeast to provide large scale vaccinations," Kraft said in a press conference at Gillette Stadium on Thursday.
Butternut Squash Products Sold In 11 States Recalled Over Listeria ConcernsA number of butternut squash products sold in 11 states, including Maryland, are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination. Katie Johnston reports.
'Every Dollar Counts': Dave Portnoy On Barstool Fund, Importance Of Helping Small BusinessesWBZ-TV’s Rachel Holt talks with Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy about the fund that has raised more than $25 million for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peter DeMarco, Husband Of Laura Levis, Speaks After 'Laura's Law' Was Signed By Gov. BakerDemarco spoke after Gov. Charlie Baker signed ‘Laura’s Law’ on Friday. The legislation requires the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to create regulations to improve hospital signs, lighting, and surveillance.
Sudbury's Chris Evans Reportedly In Talks To Reprise Captain America Role For MarvelWill Chris Evans be picking up his shield? A new report says the actor who grew up in Sudbury is in talks to play Captain America once again in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Katie Johnston reports.
Author Steven Hassan Discusses His New Book, 'The Cult Of Trump'Cult Expert Steven Hassan talks with WBZ-TV's Nick Emmons about his new book that weighs in on the behavior of violent supporters of President Trump.
Gov. Baker Confirms Massachusetts Will Send National Troops To D.C.In his press conference on Thursday, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said the state will be sending personnel "as part of the force that they're putting together for the inaugural activities."
Kyrie Irving Reportedly 'Furious' At NetsThe Kyrie Irving saga in Brooklyn continues to get more and more interesting by the day. To the shock of no one in Cleveland or Boston, Irving is making life pretty difficult for his hometown Nets. Katie Johnston reports.
Health Chief Marty Martinez: 'I'm Absolutely Considering Running For Mayor'During a press conference on Thursday, Boston's Chief Of Health And Human Services Marty Martinez said he is considering running for Mayor with Marty Walsh having taken a position with the Biden administration.
'This Virus Will Not Beat Us': Mayor Walsh Thanks Bostonians For Resilience During PandemicDuring his press conference on Thursday, Boston Mayor Marty Walsh thanked the people of Boston for their strength during the pandemic and said, "This virus will not beat us, will not beat the city.”
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Gov. Charlie Baker Says Mass. Prisons, Group Homes, Shelters To Start COVID Vaccinations MondayIn his press conference on Wednesday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker announced the details for vaccinations for residents and staff in congregate-care facilities, including residential facilities, shelter programs and corrections.
Banana Boat Ice Cream Shop Closing After 43 Years On Revere BeachAn ice cream shop with a presence on Revere Beach for decades is shutting down permanently. The Banana Boat, which ended its 2020 season in September, announced Tuesday it is closing after 43 years in business. Katie Johnston reports.
Baker: Mass. Vaccination Plan Aims To Preserve Health Care SystemGov. Charlie Baker said the state would look at the CDC's advice to allow vaccinations for everyone 65 and older.
Baker: Gillette Stadium Will Be State's First Mass Vaccination SiteGov. Charlie Baker said the first doses will be administered to first responders on Thursday.
Boston Metro Area Has Multiple 'Million-Dollar Cities' As Home Prices SoarA "pandemic-driven housing boom" is driving up home prices across America, and Boston is one of the most expensive markets in the country. Katie Johnston reports.
Mayor Marty Walsh Speaks After He Is Formally Nominated To Be Labor SecretaryBoston Mayor Marty Walsh thanked President-elect Joe Biden for the opportunity to serve the American people.
Biden Formally Introduces Marty Walsh As Labor Secretary NomineeBoston Mayor Marty Walsh was formally introduced as President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Labor Secretary.
How Does COVID-19 Pool Testing Work?Massachusetts schools will soon get COVID-19 pool testing. Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders explained how it worked Friday.
Baker Announces New Weekly COVID-19 Pool Testing Program For SchoolsThe governor said the testing should help get more students back in classrooms.