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State Waits for Results in College Opening COVID-19 Rates

The state is focusing right now on the "dangerously high levels of transmission" in the communities Chelsea, Everett, Lynn, Lawrence and Revere. Field teams of volunteers have been working in those communities distributing more than 4,000 bottles of hand sanitizer, 500 signs and 17,000 flyers with information on how to stop the spread. Framingham will be added to this group as well.

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Limited Indoor Dining, Nail Salons Can Resume on Monday

Gov. Charlie Baker on Friday morning said the second step in Phase 2 of Reopening Massachusetts would commence on June 22, allowing for some inside dining, close contact person services, fitting rooms by appointment and increasing the occupancy percentage of offices.

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Analysis: Data Drives Plan, Pace for Reopening Massachusetts

The officials responsible for the Reopening Massachusetts plan were united in one message on Monday: Massachusetts residents are responsible for the actual reopening.

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Governor Envisions Four-Phase Reopening to 'New Normal'

The four phases of "start, cautious, vigilant and new normal" are expected to begin on May 18 as the governor's reopening advisory board releases its recommendations and guidelines for safety standards for employees and patrons.

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Price Rite Marketplace Shows Off Remodel to Happy Customers

The 25-year-old grocery chain is rebranding all of its Massachusetts locations with a goal of an improved customer experience.

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Red Apple Butchers Taking Second Slice at North Street

Nearly 18 months after it shuttering his location in Crawford Square, Jazu Stine expects to open on Tuesday in the very same spot to serve breakfast sandwiches and lunch.

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Berkshire Body Opens in Cheshire

Melendez opened on April 1 as one of the first organizations to rent out space in the former Cheshire Elementary School.

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The Lantern Reopened In Pittsfield

For a century The Lantern has been a stalwart landmark in the city's downtown. Thousands of people have eaten in the restaurant at the corner of Linden and North and it had remained through generations of changes to the city's downtown. But, in 2017, Mark Papas decided it was time to close it.

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MCLA Graduates See Future in Revived Parlor Cafe

Tardive said they wanted to bring back the vibe of the old Parlor that helped them fall in love with North Adams and served as a hub for local artists such as the COmmon Folk artists collective.

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Renovated Olympic Pizza Reopens in Williamstown

Owner Stella Giannaris has reopened the eatery with a new look and expanded menu after being closed for six weeks.

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