Protesters in Boston push for reopening of state

Massachusetts
12 on 12: Vaccine 101

BOSTON (WWLP) — A large group of protesters gathered outside of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston Monday afternoon to push for the reopening of the state.

Protesters gathered close to one another, carrying American flags and signs with phrases saying “reopen Massachusetts,” “back to work” and “dear governor stop breaking the law.”

PHOTOS: Protest at Boston Statehouse

Massachusetts non-essential businesses were originally scheduled to re-open Monday, but last week Governor Charlie Baker ordered them to remain closed for two more weeks as cases and deaths continue to rise. Non-essential businesses are scheduled to reopen May 18 as well as the social distancing order.

SOCIAL MEDIA: Protest in Boston

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Your Local Election HQ

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 2/19/21: Richard Arenberg and Joseph Cammarano

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams