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Baker announces he won't run for reelection
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Baker announces he won't run for reelection
Governor Charlie Baker announced today that he will not be seeking a third term, guaranteeing new leadership for the commonwealth in 2022.
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Mass schools face COVID test delays
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Mass schools face COVID test delays
Nearly a month into the semester, nurses at BPS schools said the testing program contracted by the state has been lacking, leaving some students untested and the to-do lists of already busy school nurses more packed than ever.
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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
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Gov’s remote learning ban sparks concern
Because Gov. Charlie Baker has mandated in-person learning for all school districts, effectively banning remote instruction, students who remain home for health reasons, who are quarantined because of close contact with someone infected with COVID or who themselves suffer a COVID infection cannot log into class remotely.
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Candidates make early moves in gov’s. race
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Candidates make early moves in gov’s. race
Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, who represents about half of Boston in the state Senate, has joined two other candidates in the 2022 race for Massachusetts governor.
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Baker and Janey lift mask mandates, business restrictions on May 29
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Baker and Janey lift mask mandates, business restrictions on May 29
After the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced updated mask guidelines for vaccinated and unvaccinated people against COVID-19, Governor Charlie Baker announced Monday that all mask mandates and business restrictions in Massachusetts will be lifted on May 29.
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Baker blocking police reform bill
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Baker blocking police reform bill
Groups of elected officials and organization leaders are publicly criticizing the governor’s amendments to the police accountability bill. Instead of signing the bill as expected, he has fought back on its facial recognition ban and new Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Commission.
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Pols struggle with COVID response
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Pols struggle with COVID response
With the seven-day average of active COVID-19 cases reaching 4,490 in early December according to the city’s dashboard, Mayor Martin Walsh said his goals are to get students back to school, find ways to support restaurants through the winter and increase COVID testing.
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