University of Massachusetts
Archaeologists dig hilltop over Plymouth Rock one last time
By William J. Kole Jun. 10, 2021 01:06 AM EDT
NASA releases stunning new pic of Milky Way's 'downtown'
By Marcia Dunn May. 28, 2021 02:46 PM EDT
Baker: Feds should match vaccine distribution to demand
Apr. 22, 2021 10:05 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday he’s pressing federal officials to reconsider how they distribute the COVID-19 vaccine to take into...
Baker: J&J pause not significantly slowing vaccine effort
Apr. 14, 2021 12:02 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is forging ahead with plans to vaccinate as many residents as possible, despite placing a pause on the use of the Johnson &...
FEMA helps bring massive expansion to Hynes vaccination site
Mar. 26, 2021 10:20 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — The state and the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced a partnership Friday that will boost the number of coronavirus vaccine doses...
COVID-19 variant from Brazil found in Massachusetts
Mar. 16, 2021 09:34 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — A variant of the coronavirus first identified in Brazil has been found in Massachusetts for the first time, state public health officials said...
UMass returning to in-person classes after surge eases
Feb. 21, 2021 12:35 PM EST
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts is planning to return to in-person classes Monday after a previous surge in COVID-19 cases led the school...
Loss of housing, dining revenue fuels UMass' budget deficit
Dec. 09, 2020 03:02 PM EST
BOSTON (AP) — The loss of housing and dining revenue during the coronavirus pandemic is the major reason the five-campus University of Massachusetts system is...
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Aug. 28, 2020 01:47 PM EDT
Recent editorials of regional and national interest from New England’s newspapers: CONNECTICUT The CIAC needs to drop...
Hundreds of UMass Amherst employees face furloughs this fall
Aug. 27, 2020 11:30 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — The University of Massachusetts Amherst plans to furlough hundreds of employees for the fall semester, according to union and university...
Baker revisits reopening; 18 new COVID-19 deaths reported
By Steve Leblanc And Mark Pratt Aug. 07, 2020 03:35 PM EDT
Free virus testing program expanding to 8 more communities
By Mark Pratt Jul. 27, 2020 10:07 AM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is expanding its free coronavirus testing program to eight additional communities where positive test rates are above the statewide...
UMass-Dartmouth cuts 8 athletic teams; not virus related
Jul. 02, 2020 12:05 PM EDT
The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has cut eight varsity athletic teams in an effort to better direct resources to remaning programs and align itself...
COVID-19 deaths top 6,000; Baker touts new work protocols
By Steve Leblanc And Mark Pratt May. 20, 2020 09:50 AM EDT
COVID-19 deaths hit single day high; Cities mandate masks
By Steve Leblanc And Mark Pratt Apr. 29, 2020 10:58 AM EDT
COVID-19 deaths rise to 1,809; schools may not open May 4
By Steve Leblanc And Mark Pratt Apr. 20, 2020 09:22 AM EDT
Virus doesn't care as students try to prepare for college
By Carolyn Thompson Apr. 13, 2020 08:09 AM EDT