Governor Charlie Baker

September Proclaimed Emergency Preparedness Month
Governor Charlie Baker has proclaimed September 2020 to be Emergency Preparedness Month in Massachusetts to encourage residents, families, and organizations to prepare for emergencies and disasters. September is also National Preparedness Month...
Massachusetts Awarded Lost Wages Assistance Grant
There is some good news for eligible unemployed workers in Massachusetts, and it comes at a time when many state residents are still hurting and trying to find their way out of financial hardship.
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ application to receive grant funding to pay an additional weekly unem…
Covid-19 Cases Down in the Berkshires
According to a report in The Berkshire Eagle, no new deaths or cases have been reported since last Friday.  Those that have passed remains at 42 with 579 positive cases to date in Berkshire County.
There are two pop-up testing sites in the Berkshires that will open for free testing tomorrow…
Four-Phase Approach to Reopening Economy
Governor Charlie Baker, during his daily briefing on Monday, announced a four-phase approach to reopening the Massachusetts economy amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. The governor also published Mandatory Workplace Safety Standards that will apply across all sectors and industries once reopening begins..…
Additional Assistance For Nursing Homes
Governor Charlie Baker, during his daily briefing on Monday afternoon, announced significant additional help for Massachusetts nursing homes including an additional $130 Million being made available to assist nursing homes during the pandemic...
Massachusetts Schools To Remain Closed
During his noon press briefing Tuesday, Governor Charlie Baker announced that Schools in Massachusetts will remain closed for the rest of the school year. The announcement came amid pressure from the state teacher’s union, which saw no path toward reopening the schools before the end…

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