Massachusetts State Legislature Pass Several New Bills.

Working late on Friday, lawmakers passed bills involving funding for tech projects and a bill regarding discrimination based on hairstyles. [Patch]

Gov. Baker Warns Of New Precautions If COVID-19 Cases Continue To Increase.

Following several cluster outbreaks of COVID-19, Gov. Baker is warning the public about becoming too relaxed and the potential consequences if case numbers continue to increase. []

Massachusetts New Travel Restrictions Begin August 1.

Gov. Baker has released new restrictions on travel for residents leaving the state, college students, and those visiting. [Masslive]

Somerville Delays Phase Three Again.

The city has decided to remain in phase two for an address two weeks due to the increase in coronavirus cases. [WCVB]

Hurricane Isaias Could Bring Severe Storms To Parts Of New England.

Some parts of the state could see rain, hail and strong winds as early as Sunday afternoon. [NECN]

Dunkin' Donuts To Close 800 Stores.

The 800 stores will all close by the end of the year, Dunkin' Donuts announced on Thursday. [Patch]

Thousands Of Boston Office Workers To Work-From-Home Until Next Year.

Due to the current pandemic, many employers are asking their employees to work from home until next year when a vaccine is expected to hit the market. [NECN]

Police Chief Of Methuen Refuses To Take Pay Cut.

Chief Joseph Solomon, who is paid $326,707 annually, has received to take ten days on furlough to help alleviate the city's financial crisis. [Boston Globe]

Cambridge-Themed Monopoly Board To To Go On Sale In November.

The creators behind the game board are looking for input from Cambridge residents. []

New England Patriots Lose Another Player For 2020 Season.

Marqise Lee has reportedly decided not to return this season. He is the seventh player to opt-out of playing. [WCVB]

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