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Newton Schools Foundation grants up to $85,500 for Chromebooks

The cost of 300 Chromebook computers will go to students who need online access while classrooms remain closed during the coronavirus outbreak.

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East Bridgewater postpones town election due to coronavirus crisis

The East Bridgewater election had been scheduled for April 11 but was moved to June 6 by a vote of the Board of Selectmen.


COVID-19 testing site opens outside Chestnut Hill mall

The site will allow prescreened Newton first responders to be tested for the virus, according to Newton Mayor Ruthanne Fuller.

A mysterious mask gets delivered to her house

A mysterious mask arrives in the mail, a nun's outfit raises concerns, and other odd tales from local police blotters.


Wenham closes parks, fields, playgrounds, and trails in response to COVID-19

Officials said the closures took effect April 3 and will extend through at least May 4.


Charitable fund offers emergency help to Lynn residents

Priority will be given to those families facing particular economic hardship due to the pandemic.


New rules at Needham’s recycling and transfer station in light of COVID-19

Needham's new rules are intended to protect residents and workers from exposure to COVID-19.


Weymouth to restore playgrounds and trails at Sarah Brassil Playground

Weymouth’s Community Preservation Committee voted to spend approximately $235,000 on the project.