(MARSHFIELD, Mass.) -- A dozen homes were evacuated after a gas leak caused a massive fire in the middle of a Massachusetts street Saturday morning. The Marshfield Police Department reported the gas leak near Plain Street around 9:24 a.m. ET and closed off the street... Read More.
(ADAMS, Mass.) -- U.S. Capitol Police Officer William "Billy" Evans was remembered in Adams, Massachusetts, on Thursday. While his family, including his 9-year-old son, Logan, and 7-year-old daughter, Abigail, their mother, Shannon Terranova, and Evans' mother, Janice, attended the private funeral mass at the St.... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(FRAMINGHAM, Mass.) -- More than 800 Massachusetts State Police employees declined to receive the COVID-19 vaccine despite being in the first stage of priority for the doses, police sources said.A total of 845 members... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO and ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Nearly 50,000 COVID-19 vaccine appointments in Massachusetts were snatched up in 90 minutes Thursday morning, as residents were told they could be waiting hours, or even days, to schedule one of the... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(BOSTON) -- Elementary school students in Massachusetts may return to in-person learning five days a week by April, education officials said Tuesday.Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Commissioner Jeffrey Riley announced Tuesday morning that... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News(BOSTON) -- The governor of Massachusetts has rescinded a plan to shorten the sentences of inmates in the state's prison system for getting COVID-19 vaccinations, officials said Thursday.Gov. Charlie Baker canceled the controversial plan... Read More.
By STEPHANIE RAMOS, KATIE O'BRIEN, and ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(WORCESTER, Ma.) -- Michael Gadbois, a first responder, was used to going the DCU Center for concerts and sporting events.But his most recent trip there was as a COVID-19... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(SPRINGFIELD, Mass.) -- A fire at a Black church in Springfield, Massachusetts, is under investigation by local, state and federal authorities.The blaze at Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church was reported at 5... Read More.
By JULIA JACOBO, ABC News(WALTHAM, Mass.) -- Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward to find the person, or persons, responsible for a string of violent attacks on the streets of Waltham, Massachusetts.At least 10 men have been attacked... Read More.
BY: BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC NEWS (BOSTON) -- An earthquake struck Sunday off the coast of Massachusetts, jolting residents throughout New England, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.The earthquake measuring 3.6 on the Richter scale struck at 9:10 a.m. in the Atlantic... Read More.
BY: JULIA JACOBO AND ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS (BOSTON) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has issued an overnight stay-at-home order, among other new mandates, in response to a recent rise of COVID-19 cases in the state. The new stay-at-home advisory instructs residents to stay... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER and ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Massachusetts' initial pandemic response is considered to be among the best in the country.Residents have been wearing masks and the state has collected COVID-19 data and launched one... Read More.