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School buses left after dropping students off at the Mattahunt elementary school in Mattapan in mid-December.

How many coronavirus cases have been reported in Mass. schools? Check our map

The Globe is tracking coronavirus clusters and other reported cases in Massachusetts schools. 2 hours ago

Jasiel F. Correia II (center) left Moakley Federal Court on Friday.

Jury convicts ex-Fall River mayor Jasiel F. Correia II of extortion, wire fraud, filing false tax returns

Correia, 29, a Democrat who served as Fall River’s mayor from 2016 to 2019, was found guilty of 21 of 24 charges after 22 hours of deliberations over four days by the jury. 2 hours ago

Police investigating fatal shooting in Lawrence

The victim's body was found Friday morning in a back yard on Haverhill Street, officials said.

These 6 Massachusetts communities are at high risk for COVID-19

This week’s total marks the fifth week in a row that the number of high-risk communities has dropped.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey speaks during a press conference on April 20, 2021.

Janey to brief reporters on Boston Police Department leadership Friday

Acting Mayor Kim Janey said she’ll brief reporters Friday on leadership issues facing the Boston Police Department, which has been rocked by separate scandals involving the new commissioner and the former head of the patrolmen’s union.

Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker.

Baker says Mass. to update reopening plans next week in wake of CDC guidance

Governor Charlie Baker said on Friday that he will issue an update the state’s reopening plans early next week.

An image of Qinxuan Pan

MIT grad student, suspect in killing of Yale student, arrested after months-long search

MIT graduate student Qinxuan Pan, who was sought in connection with the February murder of Yale student Kevin Jiang, was captured Friday morning in Montgomery, Alabama after a months-long search, according to the US Marshals Service.

Acting Mayor Kim Janey.

Watch live: Acting Mayor Kim Janey to discuss future of Boston Police leadership

Acting Mayor Janey is expected to discuss the Boston Police at 4 p.m.

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Sawyer Free Library's Community Librarian Julie Travers regularly updates the new Gloucester Connection website with new information.

Free website connects Gloucester residents to services in 104 languages

Gloucester residents seeking child care, an affordable apartment, or a ride to the doctor’s office have a convenient new place to look for those and other services regardless of what language they speak.

The campus of Newton North High School.

Newton School Committee approves later start times for high schools

Newton is poised to begin later start times for the city’s two high schools this fall, after the School Committee on Monday supported a plan for students to begin classes at 9 a.m.

Should Newton impose zoning regulations on gun shops?

Read two views and vote in our online poll.

Newton officials and many residents are fighting a proposed gun shop at 709 Washington St. in Newtonville.

Newton residents speak out on proposed gun store rules

Dozens of Newton residents weighed in Monday night on proposed rules to regulate gun stores and other firearms businesses, some making passionate cases to officials about the role gun ownership and the Second Amendment should play in the city.

Earlier this year, the city purchased the armory for $1 from the state.

Newton seeks input before soliciting plans for armory

As Newton moves forward on a proposal to transform the West Newton armory into affordable housing, the city is seeking public comment on the latest step in the process.

I Voted stickers on the table at Hyde Community Center during Newton's election in 2019.

Nomination papers for Newton’s city election in November now available

Nomination papers for Newton’s upcoming municipal election on Nov. 2 will be available starting Monday, according to the city clerk’s office.

A group of ducklings was rescued from a Malden storm drain on Mother’s Day morning and reunited with their mother, according to police.

Malden ducklings reunited with mom on Mother’s Day

A group of ducklings was rescued from a Malden storm drain on Mother’s Day morning and reunited with their mother, according to police.

This outfit is a style worn by suffragists, such the women in this 1917 photo taken in New York.

‘No bolt fell on our audacious heads.’ Concord Museum features women who blazed a path to today

To mark the centennial of the 19th Amendment guaranteeing women the right to vote, Concord Museum is launching an exhibition celebrating the town's female authors, artists, and activists.

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