Author: John Lynds

Local funeral Homes adapt to COVID-19 pandemic

While Gov. Charlie Baker listed businesses performing funeral and memorial services as ‘essential’ businesses that can remain open during the COVID-19 pandemic and statewide shutdown of other non-essential businesses, local funeral homes have had to adapt accordingly.  With churches closed…

MBTA reduces service on all lines

In an effort to stem the spread of COVID-19 the MBTA announced it will be reducing frequency in service to help facilitate social distancing. “All subway and bus service will run on Saturday schedules,” the MBTA announced in a statement.…

EBNHC preparing for coronavirus

It was only a matter of time before the coronavirus, or COVID-19, that spread across China landed in Boston. The Boston Public Health Commission announced that as of Monday there was one confirmed case of coronavirus in Boston and eight…

Suffolk Downs Construction to Be All Union

A historic Project Labor Agreement (PLA) inked this week between HYM Investment Group, Building Trades Unions and John Moriarty & Associates (JMA) will ensure that construction of the Suffolk Downs mixed-use development site will be all union built. According to…

Ocean Avenue Receives $1M Grant

On Wednesday at the State Police Barracks on Revere Beach Mayor Brian Arrigo joined Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy, House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Revere’s elected officials to accept a $1 million MassWorks Infrastructure Program grant. The grant will…