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Governor Baker has postponed the reopening of certain businesses. Here are the industries affected

Governor Baker on Friday announced that Massachusetts would need to indefinitely postpone Phase 3 Step 2 of the state’s reopening guidelines due to an uptick in coronavirus cases in the state.

Dave Epstein

Unfortunately, another heat wave is coming

Rainfall remains scant and it doesn’t look like things will improve anytime soon, with temperatures set to climb back above 90 degrees in parts of the region next week.

Gardner hotel fined after hosting two weddings that drew an estimated 420 people, exceeding state limits

A Gardner hotel has been fined $600 after the city learned the hotel hosted two weddings last weekend, both of which exceeded state rules limiting the size of gatherings, officials said.

‘Simply not responsible.’ Baker had sharp words for Mass. residents throwing parties

Governor Baker said on Friday he was slowing the Massachusetts reopening process as coronavirus cases start to tick up across the state, admonishing those who have held large parties or gatherings at private homes or venues, and imploring people to be more careful.

Shark sightings in Wellfleet and Truro temporarily close beaches

Two beaches closed after sharks were spotted off the coast of Wellfleet and Truro Friday afternoon, less than a day after a slew of shark sightings prompted several beaches to close across Cape Cod.

Watch live: Governor Baker speaking about coronavirus in Massachusetts

Governor Baker is scheduled to speak about coronavirus Friday at 1 p.m.

Cuomo clears New York schools statewide to open, carefully

New York’s governor said Friday that he would allow children statewide to return to classrooms for the start of the new school year, citing the state’s success in battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Dedham police searching for suspect involved in assault of child

Dedham police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who was allegedly involved in the assault of a child.

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With art and stories, Lynn’s young people are sharing their truths

Beyond Walls has invited youths to creatively relate their experiences during the months of the pandemic and nationwide protests over racial injustice.

A late bloomer in swimming, Anne Kaduboski now coaches for Bentley

The Dedham High graduate is now an assistant swimming and diving coach at Bentley.

Vigil planned for Eurie Stamps Sr., who was shot by Framingham police in 2011

Eurie Stamps Sr. will be honored during a vigil Saturday, Aug. 15 at the city’s Memorial Building.

Her ‘Captain America’ was also her grandfather

Newton resident Megan Margulies has written a memoir that follows her relationship with her grandfather, famous comic book artist Joe Simon, who co-created Captain America.

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