Boston

State capital of Massachusetts, U.S.

Boston is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States, and the 21st most populous city in the United States. The city proper covers 49 square miles (127 km2) with an estimated population of 694,583 in 2018, also making it the most populous city in New England. Boston is the seat of Suffolk County as well, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area known as Greater Boston, a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) home to a census-estimated 4.8 million people in 2016 and ranking as the tenth-largest such area in the country. As a combined statistical area (CSA), this wider commuting region is home to some 8.2 million people, making it the sixth most populous in the United States.

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The family-run business in Lincolnshire had been closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.
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Sheryl Pardo was forced to fly to Boston during the coronavirus to visit her dying mom. The sole passenger, the flight turned into something positive.
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His and Gerhard Kallmann’s sculptural and public-minded design for Boston helped spur the cityscape’s revival in the late 1960s. He died of the coronavirus.
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Sheryl Pardo booked a last-minute flight from D.C. to visit her ailing mother in Boston, but she was the only passenger on the plane.
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A plane carrying supplies of vital personal protective equipment for health workers battling the coronavirus pandemic arrived in Boston, Massachusetts on..
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Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston has designed a freestanding coronavirus testing isolation booth they hope will protect medical workers examining new..
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Sarosh Janjua, a Boston-area doctor received a small act of kindness from a Minnesota state trooper — and a warning not to speed.
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