Gov. Chris Sununu said the state is "looking to set records" this weekend as it sets New Hampshire Motor Speedway up as a mass COVID vaccination site for residents whose appointments are not scheduled until April or May. Katie Johnston reports.
Mayor Seeks ‘Rightful Owner’ Of Possibly Stolen SwordThe mayor of Leominster is looking for the “rightful owner” of a sword that may have been stolen decades ago. Mayor Dean Mazzarella posted photos to social media of the ornate sword that he said was sent to his office. Katie Johnston reports.
Report: Patriots Terminate Julian Edelman’s ContractJulian Edelman’s career with the Patriots appears to be over. Katie Johnston reports.
BMC Cancels Vaccine Appointments After Registration Link 'Inappropriately Shared On Social Media'Boston Medical Center said a COVID vaccine appointment link for city residents was shared “inappropriately” on social media, prompting the cancellation of some scheduled shots. Katie Johnston reports.
John Wilson, Charged In College Admissions Scam, Sues Over Portrayal In Netflix ShowLynnfield resident John Wilson, charged in the college admissions scam, filed a defamation lawsuit against Netflix over how he was portrayed in the streaming service’s series on the case. Katie Johnston reports.
Report: It's 'Doubtful' That Julian Edelman Can Play Entire 2021 SeasonIt is "doubtful" that Julian Edelman will be able to play a full season in 2021, according to the Boston Herald's Karen Guregian. Katie Johnston reports.
Tom Brady Compares Buccaneers To Patriots: 'There's Another Way That People Do Things'Tom Brady has learned that Bill Belichick's way is not the only route to success in the NFL. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: George Clooney, Ben Affleck Spotted In Watertown Shooting Scene For New MovieGeorge Clooney and Ben Affleck were spotted at Bemis Park in Watertown Wednesday shooting a scene for their new movie The Tender Bar.
'Extreme Cruelty And Abuse': Lawrence Police Seek Tips After Dog's Body Found Along Walking TrailPolice are asking the public for information after a 1-year-old dog was found dead in Lawrence. The dog, which had been placed in a plastic bag, suffered “extreme cruelty and abuse.” Katie Johnston reports.
Red Sox Unveil New Boston Marathon-Themed Uniforms For Patriots' Day WeekendThe Red Sox will look a lot different over Patriots' Day weekend. The team unveiled new Marathon-themed uniforms on Tuesday, part of the Nike MLB City Connect Series. Katie Johnston reports.
Winchendon Woman Falls Off Rock Ledge While Hiking In New Hampshire's Monadnock State ParkA Winchendon woman was injured Sunday while hiking in New Hampshire when she tumbled over a rock ledge after night fell and she was lost without a light. Katie Johnston reports.
From Brady To Edelman To Gronk: Bill Belichick's Greatest Hits In NFL DraftWe highlighted Bill Belichick's draft misses, so now it's time to give the guy some credit for his hits. Katie Johnston reports.
White House Sends Commemorative Easter Eggs To East Boston COVID Vaccine SiteThere won't be a traditional Easter egg roll on the South Lawn of the White House this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Bill Belichick's Biggest Misses In NFL DraftThe NFL draft is one of the most important weekends for teams looking to build its roster into a contender. Teams can add a boatload of cheap talent onto its roster, setting themselves up for years of success down the road. Katie Johnston reports.
Massachusetts Says Schools Should Not Hold Proms This SpringMassachusetts schools are urged not to hold proms this spring amid concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Baker On 11th Graders Possibly Not Having To Take MCAS For 2022 Graduation RequirementCommissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Jeffrey C. Riley announced Thursday he will recommend that the state modify graduation requirements so that this year’s 11th graders will not be required to take the MCAS test. On Thursday, Baker said about the recommendation, “I think the Commissioner is making what I would describe as a tiered approach to dealing generally with MCAS and with assessments overall.”
Gov. Baker Issues Warning About Gatherings For Passover and EasterDuring his press conference on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said about gatherings for the holidays that, “It would be great if people could continue to celebrate with their immediate household.”
Uno Pizzeria Giving $50 Gift Cards To Every Employee That Gets COVID VaccineBoston-based Uno Pizzeria & Grill is helping its employees get vaccinated - and offering an incentive for them to do so. Katie Johnston reports.
Fire Causes Heavy Smoke At KFC And Taco Bell In BrocktonSkyEye video shows firefighters responding to a fire at the KFC and Taco Bell in Brockton.
Former Patriots WR Kenbrell Thompkins Charged With Fraud, Identity TheftFormer New England Patriots wide receiver Kenbrell Thompkins has been indicted on federal charges of access device fraud and aggravated identity theft for allegedly withdrawing $230,000 in fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits. Katie Johnston reports.
Sabra Recalls Some Classic Hummus Products For Possible Salmonella ContaminationSabra Dipping Company is recalling some Classic Hummus products distributed in 16 states, including Maine, because they might be contaminated with salmonella. Katie Johnston reports.
Staples Extends Offer Of Free COVID Vaccine Card LaminationStaples is extending its offer to laminate COVID vaccine cards for free. The promotion from the Framingham-based office supplies retailer, originally set to end April 3, will now go until May 1, a spokeswoman for the company said. Katie Johnston reports.
Bill Belichick Chats Up 49ers' John Lynch, Kyle Shanahan At Alabama Pro DayAs if it weren't already silly season in the NFL, we've now got this: Photographic evidence of Bill Belichick chatting with 49ers GM John Lynch and head coach Kyle Shanahan at Alabama's pro day on Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
'Hitchhiking Lizard' Stows Away In Car From Florida To MassachusettsThe Animal Rescue League of Boston took in a “hitchhiking lizard” that stowed away for a ride from Florida to Massachusetts. Katie Johnston reports.
Cost Of Gas Stays The Same In Massachusetts; Lower Prices 'Could Be Around The Corner'Gas prices are holding steady in Massachusetts and nationwide after several weeks of increases. The average cost in the state is $2.76 per gallon, the same as last week, according to AAA. Geoff Petrulis reports.