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A town on hold: Hingham chronicles the pandemic

The Hingham Historical Society wants to remember, collect, and preserve everything about the novel coronavirus crisis in a project it’s calling “Hingham on Hold.”

With each day, hoping this virus will end

Time. Reality. Yesterday. Today. They’re all smudged.

Newton

Newton closes city tennis, basketball courts to help combat coronavirus spread

Mayor Ruthanne Fuller also has prohibited people in separate households from playing sports together, according to a statement issued Monday.

Revere sets up hotline for residents to seek food assistance, other services during COVID-19 crisis

Revere officials on March 30 announced the establishment of a new hotline for community members to seek food assistance and other services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DEDHAM

Norfolk DA works to reduce number incarcerated at Dedham correctional center

Norfolk District Attorney Michael Morrissey said it is "important that we take steps to safely decrease the number of non-violent offenders in custody.”

Braintree

‘Bread fairies’ surprise Braintree seniors with loaves on their doorsteps

Seniors at two elderly housing complexes in Braintree woke up to fresh loaves on bread on their doorsteps.

NORTH OF BOSTON

Essex County residents can explore heritage at home

Essex County residents looking for safe indoor or outdoor activities to enjoy during the COVID-19 pandemic now have a convenient new way to locate them.

Framingham

Virtual science learning gets a boost from Christa McAuliffe Center

Framingham State University is offering help to teachers and parents searching for interactive science content for students at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.