Massachusetts Courthouses Open With Limited Services.
Most proceedings are still being held virtually but a number of services, listed online, have resumed. [Masslive]
Mayor Walsh Addresses Increased Violence In The City.
Mayor Walsh addressed the recent string of shootings and violent acts, including the killing of a store clerk, that has taken place in the last few weeks in Boston. [WCVB]
White House Pushes For Return To Classrooms In Fall.
White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany informed the public in a press conference on Thursday that a return to school in the fall is 'perfectly safe' for students. [Boston Globe]
Unemployment Rate Sees Slight Increase In Massachusetts.
In June, the unemployment rate rose to 17.4% from 16.6% in May. Roughly 84k jobs were also added within the state. [Masslive]
More Than 1 Million Residents Have Been Tested For COVID-19 In Massachusetts.
Health officials reported 216 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday with 21 new deaths related to the virus. [WCVB]
Family Files Class Action Lawsuit Against Holyoke Soldiers’ Home.
The $176 million class-action lawsuit has been filed against those who were in charge of the facility during the coronavirus outbreak. [CBS Boston]
Somerville Delays Phase Three Of Reopening.
Due to a rise in coronavirus cases in the city, Somerville has delayed their phase 3 reopening for 2 weeks. [WCVB]
Many Massachusetts Residents Now Without Health Insurance.
According to a study conducted by Families USA, roughly 8% of non-elderly Massachusetts residents lost their health insurance due to coronavirus related job cuts. [Patch]
Some Cities Open Public Pools As Heat Wave Set To Arrive.
Cities such as Brockton have opened their public pools with guidelines while Boston pools remain closed. [WCVB]
Dog Attack Leaves Toddler Dead, Two Injured.
The attack occurred in East Providence, Rhode Island. Police were called to a home where a female toddler and two adults were attacked by a family dog described to be of pit bull breed. [CBS Boston]
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