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60 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on Cape and Islands

In its daily report Monday, the state Department of Public Health said Massachusetts had 1,376 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 60 on the Cape and Islands.Since the pandemic began, there have been 621,261 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state.There were no new deaths caused by COVID-19 reported in Barnstable County on Cape Cod on Monday.

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60 new COVID-19 cases confirmed on Cape and Islands

Reflective glances at a society separated by virus and glass

As the world divided itself into tiny, isolated “bubbles” during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic, artist Rania Matar made an unexpected connection.“I was staring across my yard at my neighbor in her kitchen, and I thought it was beautiful,” says the Boston-area artist.

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Reflective glances at a society separated by virus and glass

UMass hockey championship puts ‘NewMass’ on the map

Program’s development is not a fluke Though they rarely ever need it in order to party, the student body has cause to celebrate in Amherst.Historically overshadowed and overlooked, scoffed at by supporters of programs with massive legacies at Hockey East foes like Boston College and Boston University, the flagship university of the commonwealth stepped out of those lengthy shadows Saturday night.

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UMass hockey championship puts ‘NewMass’ on the map

The calculus of cannabis: How legalizing pot became a political puzzle

Two key CT legislators are balancing votes and policy Yehyun Kim :: ctmirror.org A CTPharma staff checks on the marijuana flowers at a facility that grows cannabis for the medical market.Whether Connecticut joins New York and Massachusetts in legalizing recreational marijuana may turn on the ability of two prominent members of the legislature’s Black and Puerto Rican caucus to solve a puzzle of politics and numbers.

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The calculus of cannabis: How legalizing pot became a political puzzle

National Report Puts Ipswich River Near Top Of 'Most Endangered' List

The Ipswich River winds along 45 miles of northeastern Massachusetts, through hardwood forests and marshy floodplains, from the town of Burlington to Plum Island Sound.It's known as one of the best rivers in New England for trout fishing, and it also supplies drinking water to more than 350,000 people.

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National Report Puts Ipswich River Near Top Of 'Most Endangered' List

Vehicle Emissions System Still Down After Cyberattack, RMV Confirms Grace Period

The Registry of Motor Vehicles, or RMV, has recently announced that the vehicle emissions system operating in Massachusetts is projected to be back up and running on April 17.The system went down on March 30 due to a cyberattack.Since then, Applus Technologies, the vendor offering the software platform for the testing, has been working non-stop on recovering all affected computers.

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Vehicle Emissions System Still Down After Cyberattack, RMV Confirms Grace Period

COVID-19: April 12, 2021 Update from Representative Dykema

April 12th COVID-19 Update As of last week, over half of all Massachusetts adults have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.We were the first state with over 5 million residents to hit this milestone, and this week, we’re on track to have over 2 million residents fully vaccinated.

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COVID-19: April 12, 2021 Update from Representative Dykema

Woman With Down Syndrome Has Best Reaction When She Learns She'll Be Maid Of Honor.

Chris Garafola of Boston, Massachusetts, is a sought-after model with an impressive portfolio, yet his social media bios don’t mention his credentials or work experience.Instead, his simply reads, “Britt’s brother.” That’s because for Chris, there’s nothing more important than being the best brother he can be to his older sister Brittany!

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Woman With Down Syndrome Has Best Reaction When She Learns She'll Be Maid Of Honor.

Obituaries – 04-14-2021

Gary E. Trudelle Gary E. Trudelle, 79, of Parrish and formerly of Anna Maria, died April 2.He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.He was born in Keene, New Hampshire, in 1941 to Wilfred and Lena (Nadeau).

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Obituaries – 04-14-2021

Most People In Massachusetts Don’t Know About Camp Edwards, An Old German POW Camp

World War II impacted almost every corner of the Earth, including Massachusetts.Between the onset of war in 1939 and the Allied victory in 1945, this state saw its fair share of upheaval, tragedy, and triumph.However, even many lifelong residents don’t know that the Bay State was actually home to a German prisoner-of-war (POW) camp.

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Most People In Massachusetts Don’t Know About Camp Edwards, An Old German POW Camp

Rare Whales Spotted off Boston; Caution Urged

A group of rare whales has been spotted east of Boston, prompting the federal government to urge caution among boaters.BOSTON (AP) — A group of rare whales has been spotted east of Boston, prompting the federal government to urge caution among boaters.The whales are North Atlantic right whales, which number only about 360 in the world.

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Rare Whales Spotted off Boston; Caution Urged

Most Massachusetts Seniors Have Received The COVID-19 Vaccine And Some Are Ready To Tango

Double vaccinated, Sue Lonoff de Cuevas is back at a Medford, Massachusetts dance studio in a close tango embrace with her instructor.The retired academic, who gave her age as “well over 70,” called herself a “tango addict” who would “drive for two hours each way to be able to dance for an hour.” Tango requires constant contact and the vaccine has given her the freedom to return to group social dances.

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Most Massachusetts Seniors Have Received The COVID-19 Vaccine And Some Are Ready To Tango

Street Sweeper Driver Seriously Injured in New Braintree Crash

Street Sweeper Driver Seriously Injured in New Braintree Crash According to the New Braintree Fire Department, a call came in at 11:24 a.m. for a crash involving a street sweeper on Wine Road.The driver of a street sweeper was seriously injured Monday in a crash in New Braintree, Massachusetts, officials said.

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Street Sweeper Driver Seriously Injured in New Braintree Crash

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash; Police Searching for Vehicle

Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash; Police Searching for Vehicle According to Massachusetts State Police, investigators are searching for a white van with front end damage.A pedestrian was critically injured Monday night in a hit-and-run crash in Somerville, Massachusetts, and the search is on for the vehicle involved, state police said.

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Pedestrian Critically Injured in Hit-and-Run Crash; Police Searching for Vehicle

What should parents do for students who struggled with remote learning?

BOSTON — School districts around the country are receiving $123 billion in federal aid and they must reserve 20% for summer programs and other efforts to address learning loss.Those resources will be needed since almost half of Massachusetts parents said they are not sure if their child learned enough to move on to the next grade.

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What should parents do for students who struggled with remote learning?

Video: Skies will remain cloudy this week ahead of potential nor'easter

The higher elevations in Massachusetts could get some appreciable snowfall out of the oncoming storm.Subscribe to WCVB on YouTube now for more: http://bit.ly/1e8lAMZ Get more Boston news: http://www.wcvb.com Like us: https://www.facebook.com/wcvb5 Follow us: https://twitter.com/WCVB Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wcvb5/

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Video: Skies will remain cloudy this week ahead of potential nor'easter

White House gives Massachusetts a C- for its infrastructure

Massachusetts gets a C-minus from the White House for the condition of its infrastructure.The state, consequently, can get a good amount of federal dollars as part of President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion plan to rebuild the country’s infrastructure and economy.For decades, infrastructure in Massachusetts has suffered from a systemic lack of investment, the White House said as part of a state-by-state report card issued Monday.

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White House gives Massachusetts a C- for its infrastructure

Steven Bertone obituary 1961~2021

Steven Bertone,59, passed away April 8, 2021 at home with family by his side.He was born November 27, 1961 in Beverley, Massachusetts the son of the late Anthony and Stella Bertone.Steven married Louise Bertone, the love of his life, on June 8, 1991 and went on to have three children and a grandchild, Owen.

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Steven Bertone obituary 1961~2021