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. 4:05 p.m.
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. 2:31 p.m.
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. 2:15 p.m.
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. 11:54 a.m.