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Amid pandemic Thanksgiving, even pie is not a slice of normal

Some said Saturday that while each customer is ordering fewer pies, more people than ever are placing orders. 2 hours ago

KEVIN CULLEN

Marty Walsh is expected to run for Boston mayor again

The rumors and speculation won’t go away — especially that he may get a job in the Biden administration — but Mayor Walsh is full steam ahead in his bid for a third term. A formal announcement is expected in January, depending on the pandemic. 2 hours ago

Amtrak to furlough 1,950 employees throughout the month of November amid decreased ridership

Amtrak said they are planning to furlough approximately 1950 employees over the month of November following decreased ridership throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said in a conference call Monday afternoon.

Coast Guard to search all night for missing boat with four fishermen 20 miles off Provincetown coast

Fierce winds hampered the Coast Guard’s search Monday for the fishing vessel Emmy Rose and its four crew members in an area of the Atlantic Ocean about 20 miles northeast of Provincetown.

State trooper shot during traffic stop in Hyannis released from hospital; suspect or suspects remain at large

State Police said Trooper John Lennon, 28, will remain on injured leave as he recovers.

Police seeking man who spat at hikers in Ashburnham who were not wearing masks, claiming he had COVID-19

Two women who stopped at Hudson’s Overlook on the Midstate Trail in Asburnham were approached and spat at by a bearded man in his 60s who was furious they were not wearing masks.

Police believe they have found body of missing motorcyclist in Fall River

Investigators said a body washed up about 1.5 miles from where divers had been looking. Monday was the second day of the search for the motorcyclist, believed to be a 35-year-old Fall River man.

Severe thunderstorms race from Martha’s Vineyard to Cape Cod

Forecasters warned of a possible tornado as the storm raced from Martha's Vineyard to Cape Cod.

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Holiday open house, New England crafts, and ugly sweaters

Lowell’s Boat Shop and Museum in Amesbury is changing up its Holiday Open House this year.

Dave Epstein

Mild start to the weekend, but chilly by Sunday

Somewhere around 10 a.m. yesterday morning, the temperature went above freezing and it will remain there for the foreseeable future. This is good news for our heating bills after a very cold 24 hours by November standards.

Newton officials ease burden for commercial taxpayers over COVID-19

Newton’s City Council on Monday approved new tax rates for Fiscal 2021 aimed at helping to ease some of the burden on commercial property owners.

Everyone was a winner in Newton Needham chamber’s contest to support local restaurants

The contest not only motivated people to order from local restaurants more frequently than usual but also inspired restaurant owners to be proactive in their efforts to appeal to the public.

Newton proposes hybrid learning for high schools featuring live-streamed classes

The plan Newton would bring students back into buildings in January, and offer live streaming of classes to those learning from home.

NEWTON

Newton panel recommends affordable housing for armory

A city panel is supporting Mayor Ruthanne Fuller’s proposal that Newton purchase the armory property on Washington Street for $1 and use it to create new affordable housing.

He charted improbable life journeys, and then found out that his surgeon had followed such a path

The patient, Howard London, asked the doctor, Genaro Villa, a neurosurgical resident at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, questions he did not expect -- questions about himself.

Maine to make Mass. travelers quarantine or show recent negative test

Those who travel from Massachusetts to Maine will have to meet stricter requirements.

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