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LOWELL – Nursing students and faculty at the University of Massachusetts Lowell will be assisting a federal effort to study the effectiveness of new rapid COVID-19 diagnostic tools and tests, the university announced Monday. The university’s Solomont School of Nursing received a grant of $935,000 from the National Institutes of Health to participate in its […]
BOSTON –  Despite the entirety of Massachusetts now experiencing “high” or “substantial” transmission of COVID-19, Gov. Charlie Baker said Monday he had no plans to revisit his administration’s latest guidance for wearing masks indoors or in schools. Baker was in Peabody on Monday morning with Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito and several members of his Cabinet […]
BOSTON – With the Legislature expected this week to extend voting-by-mail through mid-December, a more comprehensive election reform bill filed by Senate Majority Leader Cynthia Creem advanced out of committee Monday and Democratic leaders are eyeing action in the Senate as soon as the fall. Creem, a Newton Democrat, filed legislation this session that would […]