Even Without Tom Brady, Boston Ranked 3rd On List Of 'Best Cities For Football Fans'It was a tough year for the New England Patriots, but Boston is still one of the top places to be if you're a football lover, according to a new ranking. Katie Johnston reports.
Red Sox Second Baseman Dustin Pedroia Announces His RetirementIt’s an end of an era for the Boston Red Sox. Second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who won three World Series championships during his 17 seasons with the franchise, announced his retirement from baseball on Monday.
Gov. Baker On Biggest Criticisms Of First Day Of Phase 2 COVID Vaccine RegistrationIn his press conference on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker highlighted the need for call centers as one of the biggest issues for people 75 and older who tried to sign up for a COVID vaccine appointment.
Gov. Baker Announces Thousands Of COVID Vaccine Appointments Will Be Added Weekly To Mass Vaccination SitesIn his press conference on Thursday, Gov. Charlie Baker said, “Right now there's obviously a high demand for a limited number of appointments. But more importantly, people should know that appointments are being added to many sites every day, and at the mass vaccination sites once a week.”
Baker Says Supply Issues Are Factor In Massachusetts COVID Vaccination DelaysGov. Charlie Baker said the supply of COVID vaccines in Massachusetts is a big factor in the frustrating delays to get shots in arms.
'You Need To Be Patient,' Baker Says To Frustrated Residents About Vaccine Signup DelaysMassachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said he understands the difficulty about the delays in vaccination signups across the state, but he said "you need to be patient."
Lawmakers Say Lyme Disease 'Vastly Under-Reported' In USA bipartisan push for more data about Lyme disease has yielded a new estimate that nearly a half million people are diagnosed and treated for the disease every year. Katie Johnston reports.
Boston To Move Into Phase 3, Step 1 Of COVID Reopening Plan On Feb. 1Mayor Marty Walsh said starting Monday, February 1 in Boston, gyms, movie theaters, museums and more can re-open with capacity limits.
Secretary Sudders: Massachusetts Has Distributed 98% Of COVID Vaccine DosesIn a press conference on Monday, Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders said because most COVID vaccines doses have been distributed that hospital systems "need to utilize what they have in hand."
Massachusetts Phase 2 Vaccine Groups Will Begin On February 1In his press conference on Monday, Gov. Baker said, “ Consistent with CDC guidance, we're also moving residents aged 65, and older ahead in the order. This group will start getting vaccines after residents aged 75 and older."
Gov. Baker Announces 7 More Mass COVID Vaccination Sites Across MassachusettsSites will be opened in Springfield, Danvers and Roxbury.
Best States To Retire In: New Hampshire Makes Top 10 ListNew Englanders in search of the perfect retirement destination may not have to look far. A ranking of the best states to retire in 2021 puts New Hampshire high on the list. Katie Johnston reports.
Hospital Workers Reveal Engagement While Being Vaccinated TogetherTwo health care workers in Boston revealed their engagement Friday in the most 2021 way possible. Olivia and Cole, employees at Children's Hospital, made the big announcement while getting their coronavirus vaccines. Katie Johnston reports.
Rep. Lynch Speaks On Loss Of Vaccine Doses At VA Medical Center In Jamaica PlainMassachusetts Rep. Stephen Lynch explains why nearly 2,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine were compromised at the VA Medical Center in Jamaica Plain.
Gov. Baker On COVID Variant: 'Do Exactly The Same Things We've Been Asking People To Do'In talking about the new strain of COVID-19 in the U.S., Baker also added, “All the vaccines that have been approved, plus the ones that are currently in clinical trials, have all been deemed to be effective and safe in dealing with a number of variants.”
Gov. Baker Announces 'Gradual Easing' Of COVID Restrictions In Mass.Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker announced a “gradual easing” of coronavirus restrictions that were put into place in November ahead of the holiday season.
'She's Done A Terrific Job': Baker Praises Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack As She Leaves For Biden Administration JobTransportation Sec. Stephanie Pollack is headed to Washington, D.C. after six years of leading MassDOT. Pollack was announced Thursday as the deputy administrator of the Federal Highway Administration for President Joe Biden's administration.
Gov. Baker: Mass. Will See More COVID Vaccine Site Infrastructure 'Within The Next 10 Days To 2 Weeks'“I think within the next 10 days to two weeks, you're going to see a lot more site infrastructure in Massachusetts - a lot more,” Baker said during his press conference on Thursday.
'We Are Proud': Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Discusses Gillette Stadium Becoming A COVID Vaccination Site“We are proud to become the first professional sports venue in the northeast to provide large scale vaccinations," Kraft said in a press conference at Gillette Stadium on Thursday.
Butternut Squash Products Sold In 11 States Recalled Over Listeria ConcernsA number of butternut squash products sold in 11 states, including Maryland, are being recalled due to possible listeria contamination. Katie Johnston reports.
'Every Dollar Counts': Dave Portnoy On Barstool Fund, Importance Of Helping Small BusinessesWBZ-TV’s Rachel Holt talks with Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy about the fund that has raised more than $25 million for small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Peter DeMarco, Husband Of Laura Levis, Speaks After 'Laura's Law' Was Signed By Gov. BakerDemarco spoke after Gov. Charlie Baker signed ‘Laura’s Law’ on Friday. The legislation requires the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to create regulations to improve hospital signs, lighting, and surveillance.
Sudbury's Chris Evans Reportedly In Talks To Reprise Captain America Role For MarvelWill Chris Evans be picking up his shield? A new report says the actor who grew up in Sudbury is in talks to play Captain America once again in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Katie Johnston reports.
Author Steven Hassan Discusses His New Book, 'The Cult Of Trump'Cult Expert Steven Hassan talks with WBZ-TV's Nick Emmons about his new book that weighs in on the behavior of violent supporters of President Trump.