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Massachusetts Restaurants Will Expand Seating To 10 People Per Table, though Boston will not
"Massachusetts restaurants on Monday, the Baker administration giving the green light for bar seating as long as you order food and are properly Socially distance, also expanding the party size at tables. When this goes into effect, restaurants will be able to see 10 people to a table, which is up from a previous limit of six. Not update will apply to endure and outdoor events. We also want to help restaurants use their space is more effectively well. Bars remain closed in Massachusetts restaurants with bar seeding. Now use the spaces for food service with the right distance measures in place. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says his city will not be joining the rest of the state unseating guidelines, The governor announced that the maximum per table could go to 10. We're keeping the maximum table in the city of Boston at six, six, and and the the city city of of Worcester Worcester will will also also be be taking taking similar similar precautions precautions as as Boston Boston It's It's 11 11 03 03 time time for for traffic traffic and and
Miami Heat Beat Boston Celtics 125-113 To Advance To NBA Finals
"Puerto Bow on the season for the Boston Celtics somewhat disappointing ending I guess it's always disappointing especially if you're affiliated with the Boston, Celtics if you don't raise that championship trophy at. The end of the year, there were some bright spots, Jalen. Brown played pretty well on Sunday night. He had twenty six points in only seventeen shots on scale. Few things stood out. As you mentioned, Daniel Types really struggled to guard Bam out of bio during that crucial stretch in the fourth quarter and then Gordon Hayward I thought he came off a significant injury. He left the bubble for the birth of his child on scale. He looked a little sub part of me. He wasn't quite as energetic locked himself on Sunday night and I think the Celtics needed him to be that in order to have a chance to beat this Miami.
Massachusetts Restaurants Will Expand Seating To 10 People Per Table, Whilst Boston Will Remain at 6 Per Table
"Big changes for Massachusetts restaurant starting on Monday, the Baker administration giving the green light for bar seating as long as you order food and are properly socially distant, also expanding the party size of tables. When this goes into effect, restaurants will be able to see 10 people to a table. And that update will apply to endure and outdoor events. We also want to help restaurants use their space is more effectively. Bars remain closed in Massachusetts restaurants with bar seeding. They now use those spaces for food service with the right distance measures in place. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says his city will not be joining the rest of the state conceding guidelines. The cover announce that the maximum per table could go to 10. We're keeping the maximum table in the city of Boston at six in the city of Worcester will also be taking similar precautions.
Boston - Man Struck In Fatal Hit And Run Crash In Stoughton
"Stone police there looking for answers. After a fatal hit and run W B Z sit. Sherry Small has more details. A man writing a mope Ed was hit and killed in stone overnight in a hit and run accident. The Norfolk County district attorney's office says it happened on route 1 39 by the 24 overpass, a four lane roadway. It happened right around 2 A.m.. Someone who came upon the scene called police. The victim, a man in his twenties. Pronounced dead at the scene. Police are investigating and searching for the driver. So far, no arrests cherry
5 Teenagers Hurt In Rollover Crash In Upton, Southwest of Boston
"Teenagers hurt in a rollover crash in Upton. Police tweeting the rollover on Hartford Street early yesterday involving teenagers between 13. And 15 3 of them ejected from the vehicle, police said. Those three taken to local hospitals with non life threatening injuries cause of the crash is being investigated
Cluster of COVID-19 cases at Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital rises to 28
"A covert outbreak at Brigham and Women's Hospital is now up to 28 confirmed cases with 600 people connected to the cluster now being traced and tested. Yesterday, the hospital announced plans to test every single patient at the hospital there, also offering free voluntary testing two employees of the 28 positive test that's 19 employees and nine patients. So far, the infection control team says it's been traced to inpatient units. The outbreak no definitive Source on the outbreak has been identified just yet.
College admissions scandal: Former Houston test administrator pleads guilty to taking bribes in a Boston court
"Entrance entrance exam exam administrator administrator has has pleaded pleaded guilty guilty to to taking taking bribes bribes to to help help wealthy wealthy parents parents rigged rigged their their kids kids test test scores scores all all part part of of Operation Operation Varsity Varsity blues blues off all of that college admissions bribery scheme, Nicky Williams, playing Friday in Boston court via video and is among about 40 people who have admitted to charges in the case. It exposed to scheme to get teenagers into college with fake athletic credentials or manipulated test scores. Williams, by the way, is a former employee of the Houston Independent School District. The 46 year old sentencing is in December and Attorney says Williams regrets the harm she has caused her school, her students and the companies that trusted her.
Coronavirus Outbreak At Boston's Brigham And Women’s Hospital Grows To 28 Known Cases
"Covert outbreak at Brigham and Women's Hospital is now up to 28 confirmed cases with 600 people connected to the cluster being traced and tested. Yesterday, the hospital announced plans to pass to every single patient at the hospital and are offering free voluntary testing two employees of the 28 possible positive test that's 19 employees and nine patients. The infection control team says the outbreaks been traced to too impatient units. No definitive source has been. I don't If I'd just yet
Boston - Massachusetts Residents Urged To Report Sightings Of Spotted Lanternfly
"State agricultural officials urging all of us keep an eye out for an invasive pest known as thie. Spotted lantern fly. Residents urged to report any sightings to dead spotted lantern flies found in Milford. And in Norwood. Now these insects came to Massachusetts on material shipped from Pennsylvania counties that are under AH Spotted lantern fly quarantine. So if you see any of them, you might get them on landscaping materials, outdoor furniture plants, Check carefully there large and gray there about an inch long. They have black spots and red. Under wings. If you do see them get in touch with the State Agricultural Department. They have only been in the United States since 2014
Boston Celtics 'relax,' take control in second half to keep season alive
"On study for the Celtics, trailing the Heat by seven at the half the Celtics score 41 3rd quarter points and go on to win by 13 Jason Tatum with a game high 31 28 for Jalen Brown. We knew on the first day that we were playing with a lot of energy, but it was kind of over the base and we just had Dollard in when we had to write my session of virginity game, But it was a little bit all over the place and must be no settled in a little bit, kept the same intensity it worked out for 15 points. 13 rebounds for Daniel ties. The Celtics have come back from 31 deficits twice, both against the Sixers in 1968 and 1981 in Atlanta.
Miami Heat vs. Celtics: Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown help Boston force a Game 6 against Miami
"Was simple for the Celtics win or leave the bubble. Boston used a big 41 25 advantage in the third quarter, their race that he won 21 1 await to force a game six. But we played with great tenacity defensively. Are often followed suit. They're very hard, like That's easy for me to sit up here and say Be it our very best get stops on every possession. This is a heck of an offensive pain, Well coached Team party, Brad Stevens. You got 31 points and 10 rebounds from Jason Tatum 28 from jail in Brown, and he held Miami to 19% shooting from distance. Seven of 36 is Miami's Lian. The serious shrunk to three games to two.
Families Grateful Charges Were Filed In Soldiers’ Home Coronavirus Deaths, West Of Boston
"The Holyoke soldiers home now facing charges in connection with the deaths of dozens of veterans there from covert 19 Attorney General Maura Healey. Criminal charges against superintendent than at Walsh. And former medical director David Clinton. Thes charges stem from their alleged role in the deadly coded 19 outbreak at the Holy Oak Soldiers home. We believe this is the first criminal case in the country. Brought against those involved in nursing homes during the Cobain 19 pandemic more from WNBC TV Cheryl Fiandaca, Thank God I was just so grateful that was Laurie Mandeville bowed its reaction to the criminal charges filed against the former Holyoke soldiers, home superintendent and its medical director. Lori's dad, Jim, one of 76 veterans who died after getting Cove in 19 at the state run facility. I personally believe they deserve the maximum sentence under law. Cheryl Blaze feels the same way. Her dad Robert, also died of Covitz at Holy Oak, the decisions that they made to put Bets together in a room that somewhere positive somewhere negative. It was criminal. It was awful. I'm thrilled. I'm really, really happy that they're being held accountable. Attorney Tom Lesser represents more than 20 families. In a civil rights lawsuit, heartened that Bennett walls and Dr David Clinton are indicted, but says others are also to blame for the tragic deaths. We have. I've defended. We have the secretary of Veterans of Bears Arena we have the director of nursing You have the assistant director of nursing We think those are the five people most responsible. The family say they know they have a long road ahead. But they now believe they're one step closer to justice. Coming up Bloomberg
Suffolk DA Rollins Issues List Of 136 Boston Area Police Officers Accused Of Misconduct
"A new public record, making it easier to identify noncredible cops in the Boston area. We find out more from W busies match here. 136 names appear on the list of Suffolk County cops with credibility issues. District Attorney Rachel Rollins released the spreadsheet last night at nine PM as a large protest took place downtown, calling for police reform. Along with each officer's name. The list includes their agency alleged misconduct and any repercussions they faced. The recent state police overtime scandal is the most common offence. But other more serious allegations include assault with a deadly weapon and rape. Prosecutors are required by law to notify the defense of these matters if an officer is to be a witness in a court case, the Boston Globe and pressure DEA Rollins into making this list public after she initially refused. Middlesex in Norfolk counties have already published their lists. Others are working on it.
Two Charged in Coronavirus Outbreak at Veterans’ Home West Of Boston That Left 76 Dead
"And we have breaking news regarding nearly 80 covert 19 deaths in a veteran's home in Massachusetts earlier this year, State Attorney General Maura Healey today I am announcing criminal charges against superintendent than at Walsh. And former medical director David Clinton. These charges stem from their alleged role in the deadly Coben 19 outbreak at the Holy Oak Soldiers home. The charges come three months after a scathing report that called the decisions they made during the pandemic utterly baffling. Walsh was placed on leave later fired. The two men are charged with five counts of criminal neglect, five counts of serious bodily
Boston - Former Holyoke Soldiers’ Home Superintendent, Medical Director Charged In Coronavirus Deaths
"Of the Holyoke Soldiers Home and his medical director are facing criminal charges this afternoon after dozens of veterans and their care died of covert 19 the criminal case, There's a victim in this case there were ultimately 76 Attorney General Mara Healey says a grand jury has indicted former Holyoke soldiers home had been at Walsh and former medical director Dr David Clinton. On 10 counts each of criminal neglect. They were the ultimate decision makers. They were ultimately responsible for the deadly decision to consolidate these two units. General Haley says she believes these are the first prosecutions in the country to come from a covert 19 outbreak in a nursing home. Karen Regal W. B. Z Boston's news radio to
Boston's Fenway Park Approved As Early Voting Location
"Election officials in Boston are expected to approve historic Fenway Park as a venue for early voting seems the Ballpark needs coronavirus guidelines allowing people to vote in maintain social distancing October seventeenth in October eighteenth the days that they're looking at if this happens fenway will join at least two other baseball parks dodger stadium in L. A. and Nationals Park in Washington DC as voting venues along with more than a dozen and be a arenas
Boston - Robert Kraft Prostitution Charges Dropped By Florida Prosecutors
"Florida prosecutors dropping charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is a true happy ending. The 79 year old was accused of soliciting prostitution in a day spa in January of 2019 craft, apologize for his actions, but pleaded not guilty. Our court tossed out a request by Palm Beach County prosecutors to allow video and audio surveillance. Of craft allegedly paying for sex asks at the orchids of Asia spot. They pointed to the Fourth Amendment of the Constitution, which prohibits unreasonable search and seizure. Craft is one of 25 people arrested in the months long investigation of human trafficking. Courts ruled police violated the rights of the clients when they secretly installed video cameras inside massage rooms. And barred the use of those videos.
Can Boston schools actually reopen safely?
"Assessment of the readiness of Boston Public schools reopen as the city continues to deal with Kobe 19 years, W. B C's Mike Macklin. The teachers union turned to the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health for it's a cesspit of Boston's public schools and whether they're safe for students and teachers to return to the classroom October 1st has planned after inspecting six school buildings extensively Mass cautious Jody Sugarman gave the Teachers union a grim assessment. Many people buildings are not yet prepared to be safely. And while we're we're no, we still have a ways to go. We're quickly running out of time before the over one start date. Only 37 schools had H V A C systems. No, he three have only windows endures to depend on for ventilation. And 90% did not have enough personal protective equipment for school nurses. Might Backlund WDC Boston's NewsRadio the
Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell Running For Mayor
"Hat is in the ring as Boston City councilor Andrea Campbell will run for mayor of Boston name is Andrea Campbell and I deeply love this city. I'm running for mayor because The neighborhood deserve real change in a real chance. She makes that announcement official this morning representing Dorchester and Mattapan City Councilor Michelle Wu entered the race for mayor of Boston just last weekend. The new name is Boston City Councilor Andrea Campbell. Also in the running
Boston - 4 Former eBay Employees To Plead Guilty In Cyberstalking Campaign Against Natick Couple
"Have agreed to plead guilty to their roles and sending live spiders and cockroaches to a Massachusetts couple bugs were sent in an effort to intimidate the couple who ran an online newsletter. Highly critical of the auction site. Seven former eBay employees and all have been charged in the case. All have since been fired. Joe Don agrees