Dogs From South Carolina's 'Largest-Ever Animal Cruelty Case' Going Up For Adoption In MassachusettsTwenty dogs arrived at the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem from South Carolina this week, including three that were part of that state's largest-ever animal cruelty case. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Two Million 'Brand Name' Dehumidifiers Recalled Due To Fire RiskAbout 2 million dehumidifiers are being recalled because they can overheat and catch fire. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Moving Truck 'Storrowed' Near Mass General, Causing Traffic DelaysAn over height moving truck had its roof ripped after hitting a bridge around noon on Wednesday.
Burlington Schools To Require Masks, Regardless Of Vaccination StatusAll staff members and students in Burlington Public Schools will be required to wear masks this year, regardless of vaccination status. Katie Johnston reports.
CVS Will Raise Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour In 2022CVS announced Wednesday it is raising minimum wage to $15 an hour for all employees, starting in July 2022. Katie Johnston reports.
NH's Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For All EmployeesAll Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health employees are now required to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the end of September. Katie Johnston reports.
Robert Kraft Visits Brighton Rabbi Shlomo Noginski, Calls Him ‘Hero’ After StabbingPatriots owner Robert Kraft recently paid a special visit to the Shaloh House Jewish Day School in Brighton and the home of Rabbi Shlomo Noginski, who was stabbed outside the school on July 1. Katie Johnston reports.
Microsoft Is Latest Employer To Require COVID VaccinesMicrosoft is joining the growing list of companies that are requiring workers to get vaccinated. Katie Johnston reports.
Gabby Thomas, Mass. Native And Harvard Grad, Sprints To 200 Meter Bronze In Tokyo OlympicsMassachusetts native and Harvard graduate Gabby Thomas earned a bronze medal in the 200 meter sprint at the summer Olympics in Tokyo Tuesday. Katie Johnston reports.
Gas Prices Rise Again In Massachusetts And NationwideMassachusetts gas prices, already averaging above $3, continue to rise. AAA said Monday that the average gas price in the state is up a penny from last week to $3.03 a gallon. Katie Johnston reports.
Target Requiring Workers In Substantial, High-Risk COVID Areas To Wear Face MasksTarget is updating its face mask policy for employees in light of new Centers For Disease Control guidance. Katie Johnston reports.
Generac Portable Generators Recalled After Several Finger Amputations IncidentsThe manufacturing company Generac is recalling more than 320,000 of their portable generators because an unlocked handle can pinch someone's fingers, crushing or even severing it. Katie Johnston reports.
Hingham Police: Crash Video Reminder 'Why You Should ALWAYS Wear Your Seat Belt'Police said a crash that was caught on camera in Hingham serves as a reminder of the importance of wearing seat belts. Katie Johnston reports.
Baseball Hall Of Fame Denies Curt Schilling's Request To Be Removed From BallotCurt Schilling fell just short of enshrinement in the Baseball Hall of Fame this year. Prior to learning the results of this year's voting, Schilling politely asked the Hall of Fame to remove his name from the ballot next year, which will be Schilling's final year of eligibility. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Car Crashes Into McDonald’s In NewburyportFirst responders say it’s fortunate that no one was hurt after a car crashed through a McDonald’s in Newburyport. Katie Johnston reports.
Crash Caught On Camera Amid Uptick In Complaints About Off-Road Vehicles In Pelham, NHPolice in one New Hampshire town have seen an uptick of complaints about off-road vehicles recently, including one crash that was caught on a home security camera. Katie Johnston reports.
Red Sox To Celebrate Disability Awareness Night At Fenway ParkThe Boston Red Sox on Monday will celebrate "Disability Awareness Night" at Fenway Park. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Massachusetts Gas Prices Remain Above $3 Per Gallon; 'Could Be Less Expensive In August'Gas prices in Massachusetts are still averaging above $3 per gallon, holding steady at $3.02 for another week. Geoff Petrulis reports.
Bill Belichick, Roger Goodell, Adele Among Guests At Robert Kraft's Star-Studded Surprise Birthday PartyA long list of celebrities attended a star-studded surprise birthday party for Patriots owner Robert Kraft over the weekend in the Hamptons. Katie Johnston reports.
Massachusetts Schools Ranked The Best In The Country In New SurveyMassachusetts schools are second to none, a new study finds. WalletHub released its annual ranking of the best and worst school systems among the 50 states and Washington, D.C. Geoff Petrulis reports.
LOOK: Police Find 3,100 Bags Of Heroin In Frosted Flakes Cereal BoxTwo Vermont men are facing drug trafficking charges after a trooper in western Massachusetts pulled them over and found 3,100 bags of heroin inside a cereal box. Katie Johnston reports.
Gov. Baker Says He'd Be 'Hard-Pressed To Support Changing' Massachusetts’ Happy Hour BanDuring a press conference on Thursday, Baker stated that he did not support reversing the state's "Happy Hour" ban, saying he remembered "horrible, awful, horrible, terrible experiences on a very regular basis that came with happy hours back in the day."
Gov. Baker Not Looking At Bringing Back COVID Restrictions In Mass. Despite Rise In CasesAs a press conference on Cape Cod Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said he is not "looking at changing any of our existing rules or policies" despite a recent rise in COVID cases.
Muffins Sold At Stop & Shop Among Those Recalled For Listeria ContaminationThe baked goods from "Give and Go Prepared Foods" were sold at a number of retailers nationwide including Walmart and 7-Eleven. Katie Johnston reports.