Boston Mayor Marty Walsh thanked President-elect Joe Biden for the opportunity to serve the American people.
Del's Lemonade Plans To Open First Boston-Area Store This SpringA favorite frozen treat based in Rhode Island is coming to the Boston area. Del's Lemonade is planning to open in Arlington sometime this spring. Katie Johnston reports.
Cam Newton Releases Video To Tell His Side Of Viral Sideline Interaction With TeenagerCam Newton made some news this week for getting heckled -- and responding -- while coaching a team in a 7-on-7 tournament. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Baker Announces Return Of Fans To Massachusetts Stadiums, Capacity Limits Eased For Indoor BusinessesIn a press conference on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker announced Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park, and TD Garden will be permitted to reopen with a 12 percent capacity limit. He also said indoor performance venues and indoor recreational activities can reopen, with capacity limits across all sectors can increase to 50 percent.
Humpback Whale Often Seen In Gulf Of Maine Founded Dead In MarylandA humpback whale with a long history of being spotted in New England waters has been found dead off the coast of Maryland. Katie Johnston reports.
Advocacy Group Files Federal Civil Rights Complaint Against City Of BostonBlack Economic Council of Massachusetts Executive Director Segun Idowu talks with WBZ-TV's Anaridis Rodriguez about filing a federal complaint asking the Department of Justice to investigate and intervene into alleged discriminatory practices at Boston City Hall.
Toro Snowblowers Sold At Home Depot, Ace Hardware Recalled For 'Amputation Hazard'About 6,700 snowblowers sold nationwide are being recalled due to an "amputation hazard." Anyone who bought a Toro Power Max Snowthrower should stop using it immediately, a recall notice shared by the Consumer Product Safety Commission says. Katie Johnston reports.
Tom Brady Fires Back At His Doubters On Social MediaIf you've ever said something bad about Tom Brady, chances are he's filed it away to use for motivation further down the road. Maybe he'll even use it during one of his victory laps. Katie Johnston reports.
Dozens Of Undelivered, Damaged Amazon Boxes Discovered In Plympton WoodsPlympton Police are working with Amazon to figure out how dozens of undelivered boxes were left in woods in town on Wednesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Baker On Proving Comorbidities For Vaccine Eligibility: 'It Is Based On An Honors System'"I think the overwhelming majority of folks try to be honest about this stuff,” Gov. Charlie Baker said in a press conference on Wednesday after the state announced that those with two or more eligible medical conditions can make a COVID vaccine appointments beginning on Thursday.
Gov. Baker: New Appointments 65 And Older Residents Will Become Available At 8 A.M. ThursdayAfter it was announced people 65 and older and those with two or more eligible medical conditions will be eligible to make COVID vaccine appointments beginning on Wednesday, Gov. Baker warned that "it will take us at least a month for people in these new groups to be able to book their first vaccine appointment."
'Opening Day Is Kind Of Far From Now': Gov. Baker Mum On Fenway Hosting Fans For Opening DayWhen asked about the possibility of Fenway having fans for Opening Day, Gov. Charlie Baker said ““If there's some positive development there it’ll make a big difference with respect to how we make decisions about all kinds of things, including [Opening Day at Fenway].”
Gov. Baker On Why Mass. Doesn't Have A Waiting List For COVID Vaccines Outside Of Regular RegistrationsIn a press conference on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker stressed that the reason the state isn't setting up a waiting list for coronavirus vaccines is because he doesn't want people who have appointments to worry that they might not have one anymore.
Gov. Baker Warns Seniors To Not Let People 'Take Advantage' Of State's Vaccine Plan For CaregiversDuring a press conference on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said, “If you're 75 years or older and you need assistance going through the vaccination process, you should only reach out to somebody that you know or trust to bring you.”
Legislation Would Ban Sale Of Fur Products In MassachusettsThere's a push to ban fur sales in Massachusetts. Democratic Sen. John Velis, of Westfield, and Rep. Jack Patrick Lewis, of Framingham, are sponsoring House and Senate bills with a goal of "prohibiting the sale of fur products" in the state. Katie Johnston reports.
Baker Says Allowing Caregivers To Get Shots Will Help Get More Seniors VaccinatedCaregivers for those over age 75 will now also be able to get vaccinated in Massachusetts starting Thursday.
Rare Yellow Lobster Named Banana Caught In Gulf Of MaineA rare yellow lobster caught off Maine has a new home and a perfect name. "Banana" arrived earlier this month to the University of New England's Marine Science Center in Biddeford, Maine. Katie Johnston reports.
Tom Brady Played The Long Game To Absolutely Roast Tyreek Hill With Super Bowl LV VictoryTyreek Hill was disrespectful. When the speedy Chiefs receiver spoke to ESPN last summer about chasing Michael Jordan, he knew what he was doing. He was being disrespectful. Katie Johnston reports.
Tyrann Mathieu Deletes Tweet After Accusing Tom Brady Of Saying Something Bad During Super Bowl AltercationOne notable moment during Super Bowl LV came when Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass to Antonio Brown, giving the Buccaneers a 21-6 lead over the Chiefs just before halftime. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: Hospice Worker Says Trip To Super Bowl A 'Dream' After Many 'Dark And Long' DaysCathy Bean works in hospice in South Portland, Maine. She told WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall going to the Super Bowl on the Patriots jet has been a "dream" after so many dark and long days during the pandemic.
Web Extra: Health Care Hero's First-Ever Flight Is On Patriots Plane To Super BowlDionne Hamilton works in housekeeping at Berkshire Medical Center. She had never been on a plane until Sunday when she got to fly to the Super Bowl with 79 others on the Patriots team jet. She was very nervous.
Web Extra: Robert Kraft Wishes He Could Have Brought More Health Care Heroes To Super BowlNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft told WBZ-TV's Dr. Mallika Marshall in Florida Sunday he wanted to bring even more health care heroes to the Super Bowl than the 80 who flew on the Patriots plane.
Web Extra: Dr. Mallika Marshall Flies To Tampa With Health Care Heroes On Patriots PlaneWBZ-TV’s Dr. Mallika Marshall and photographer Chris Gobeille were on the Patriots plane Sunday with the health care heroes who went to Tampa for the Super Bowl.
Baker Announces New COVID-19 Vaccine Call Center For Massachusetts ResidentsIn a press conference on Friday, Gov. Charlie Baker said there will be over 500 live call center workers to help residents book an appointment over the phone.
Baker: 20,000 Coronavirus Vaccine Appointments Still Available Across 3 Mass Vaccination StateIn a press conference on Friday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said there are still 20,000 appointments available across the sites at Gillette Stadium, Fenway Park and the Eastfield Mall in Springfield.