- Ristorante Saraceno in Boston’s North End can serve just 10 diners at a time under current coronavirus restrictions that have pushed cash-strapped small businesses to the brink, but a state-run grant program hopes to save as many as it can from extinction.
- has grown to become “the largest small business grant program using COVID relief funds currently in the United States of America,” according to Baker.
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- For presiding over this panic more incompetently than almost any other governor in the U.S., Charlie Parker is paid $185,000 a year, plus a $65,000 housing allowance.
- The signs, she said, are a reminder of what’s happened to most of the people in the state.
- Emma Laprise feels lessons to start are a must; and while more lessons are a great idea, particularly in this unusual year, parents may be able to work a bit with their children on their own after that.
- She has the same suggestion for teens new to the sport, who may tell their parents they don’t need a lesson because their already skiing or riding friends can show them how.
- I support efforts by District 5 City Councilor Ricardo Arroyo to avoid a special preliminary and general election to replace mayor Martin Walsh (“Arroyo: Just skip special election,” Boston Herald, Jan. 9).
- Well that means accepting awards that the president of the United States offers to you (yes, Donald Trump is still our elected president).
- President Trump wanted to award Patriots head coach Bill Belichick with the prestigious Presidential Medal of Freedom this week, but some fans urged the football mastermind to take a pass.
- I think that with everything that’s happened in Washington, on Capitol Hill, I think that he should wait until Biden is inaugurated,” said Patriots fan Joseph Silvia.