COVID-19: Coronavirus

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COVID-19 Recovery Grants Awarded To Small Businesses
Through its designated COVID-19 Recovery Small Business Funding, the City of Pittsfield has awarded roughly $464,000 to just over 60 small businesses in the city, resulting in the creation, and or, retention of an estimated 286 jobs. The small business fund is part of the City’s comp…
Another Free Testing Site Announced Outside Of Berkshire County
The Baker-Polito Administration today announced an expansion of its “Stop the Spread” initiative, which provides free COVID-19 testing in targeted communities across the Commonwealth, with a new testing site in Framingham.
According to a media release from the Governor’s office, the Framingham site j…
Sanders Leads 14 Senators New Masks for All Act
As COVID-19 infections continue to surge across America and nearly 30 states impose public mask-wearing requirements, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and over three dozen of his Democratic colleagues in the Senate and House have introduced lifesaving legislation today to manufacture and distri…
Two MLB Games Scratched Amid COVID-19 Outbreak
(Some of the information in this story was obtained though the Associated Press)
The Major League Baseball season is only a few days old and already it is a worst-case scenario for the Florida Marlins.
Two major league games that were supposed to be played Monday night have been cancelled after more t…

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