Massachusetts

State in the northeastern United States

Massachusetts is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States. It borders on the Atlantic Ocean to the east, the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island to the south, New Hampshire and Vermont to the north, and New York to the west. The capital of Massachusetts is Boston, which is also the most populous city in New England. It is home to the Greater Boston metropolitan area, a region influential upon American history, academia, and industry. Originally dependent on agriculture, fishing and trade, Massachusetts was transformed into a manufacturing center during the Industrial Revolution. During the 20th century, Massachusetts's economy shifted from manufacturing to services. Modern Massachusetts is a global leader in biotechnology, engineering, higher education, finance, and maritime trade.

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Massachusetts' confirmed case count has surged past 150,000, with more than 1,000 new confirmed cases reported for a fifth consecutive day.
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Early voting begins for registered voters in Massachusetts and Washington, D.C. #Election2020
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Early voting begins Oct. 24, for registered voters in New York. Forย prospective voters in Massachusetts, today is the last day to register to vote.
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Salem, Massachusetts, announces strict Halloween rules. San Quentin ordered to cut prison population. Obama digs in on Trump. Latest COVID news.
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Salem typically attracts half a million visitors during October but due to the coronavirus pandemic, the city is asking visitors without plans to not visit.
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