Aggregated Massachusetts News Articles
- Lawsuit alleges Gov. Baker overstepped boundaries in pandemic
Gov. Charlie Baker overstepped constitutional separation of powers with his statewide response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new lawsuit filed by a national group on behalf of Massachusetts small business owners.
Chris Lisinski. American City Business Journals. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 18:58:14 +0000.
- 'Super-grippy' sole made using a Japanese paper-cutting technique makes shoes better suited for ice
Researchers led from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology created a kirigami pattern of concentric circles that folds into spikes when stretched.
Daily Mail. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 17:41:06 +0100.
- Need to screen employees for Covid-19? These Mass. firms have an app for that.
As offices reopen, businesses must ensure their employees aren't experiencing Covid-19 symptoms. At least two Boston-area digital health companies are rolling out new services to meet that need.
Greg Ryan. American City Business Journals. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 10:29:32 +0000.
- Massachusetts Senate to hold listening sessions on recovery
BOSTON (AP) - The Massachusetts Senate is planning to host a series of virtual listening sessions on what steps the state needs to take to recover from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 01 Jun 2020 06:00:13 -0400.
- C's Brown drives 15 hours to lead Atlanta protest
Celtics guard Jaylen Brown led a peaceful protest march through Atlanta on Saturday night after driving 15 hours from Boston. He was joined by Pacers guard Malcolm Brogdon.
ESPN. Sun, 31 May 2020 13:10:21 EST.
- Celtics' Brown, Pacers' Brogdon join Atlanta protest
Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown drove 15 hours from Boston to help lead a peaceful protest in Atlanta on Saturday night, he said on a live stream of his Instagram account.
Reuters. Sun, 31 May 2020 00:03:30 -0400.
- MIT makes history electing first black woman student body president in 159 years
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) students made history this month when they elected the school's first-ever black woman student body president.Danielle Geathers and running mate Yu Jing Chen won the ...
Brooke Seipel. The Hill. Sat, 30 May 2020 02:06:40 +0000.
- Boston's Museum of Fine Arts to buy work from 24 artists
BOSTON (AP) - Even as Boston's Museum of Fine Arts remains closed, curators remain at work on building out its contemporary art collection. The museum made a pledge Thursday to purchase works by 24 artists living in the country. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 21:51:48 -0400.
- Boston Properties Announces Rent Collections and New Leases
Boston Properties (BXP) collects 97% of office rent for May. Moreover, during the first two months of the second quarter, it signed around 870,000 square feet of new leases and renewals.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Fri, 29 May 2020 13:45:00 GMT.
- Boston Marathon canceled for first time
Organizers canceled the Boston Marathon on Thursday for the first time in its history.
ESPN. Thu, 28 May 2020 23:40:12 EST.
- Coronavirus Spread Speeds Up, Even as Nations Reopen: Live Coverage
In just the last week, even as some countries move to reopen, 700,000 new infections have been reported as the virus takes firmer hold in Latin America and the Middle East. The Boston Marathon has been canceled for 2020.
New York Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 03:21:39 +0000.
- Boston Marathon Canceled for the First Time
The race, which had been postponed to Sept. 14 from April 20, was canceled on Thursday for the first time in its 124-year history.
Talya Minsberg and Matthew Futterman. New York Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 00:03:35 +0000.
- Boston Marathon canceled for first time in its 124-year history
The race will instead be held virtually in September.
CBS News. Thu, 28 May 2020 19:37:00 -0400.
- Massachusetts bald eagle population soars, first nest found on Cape Cod in 115 years, officials say
Bald eagle numbers in Massachusetts have soared so far in 2020, according to state wildlife officials.
Michael Ruiz. Fox News. Thu, 28 May 2020 21:27:06 GMT.
Massachusetts Population Trends and Information Resources
The U. S. Census Bureau estimates the population of Massachusetts as follows:
|Date||Estimated Population||Yearly % Change|
|July 1, 2016||6,811,779||0.41|
|July 1, 2015||6,784,240||0.51|
|July 1, 2014||6,749,911||0.64|
|July 1, 2013||6,706,786||0.73|
|July 1, 2012||6,658,008||0.70|
|July 1, 2011||6,611,923||0.71|
|July 1, 2010||6,565,524|| |
According to the 2010 census, the population of Massachusetts was 6,547,629.
In 2008, the estimated population of Massachusetts was 6,497,967, whereas
in 2006, the population of Massachusetts was about 6,443,424.
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