NCAA grants spring athletes extra year of eligibility with waiver

Tim Foley— At the outset of the 2020 spring season, the National Collegiate Athletic Association made the decision to cancel all spring championships due to COVID-19, which was followed by … Read More

Should grocery store workers get hazard pay?

Diandra Moorhead— As COVID-19 continues to afflict the United States, lawmakers have deemed that only essential businesses be open to the public. Essential businesses include grocery stores, putting those who … Read More

Homeless-exclusive quarantine shelter set up on Walnut Street

Tim Foley— On Wednesday, April 8, Our Father’s House, an agency that provides shelters and other services to the homeless population of 31 towns across Northern Worcester County, announced the … Read More

Temporary morgue held in FSU parking lot as coronavirus outbreak continues

Muriel Baillie— As part of the Massachusetts Contingency Plan in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, there will be a morgue built in the Landry Arena.  The mayor of Fitchburg, Stephen … Read More

Fitchburg State postpones spring commencement amid coronavirus concerns

Alexa Nogueira— On Wednesday, March 25, the Fitchburg State University President’s Office emailed students a commencement update from President Richard Lapidus. Lapidus explained in his update that May commencement celebrations … Read More

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