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Kristin Palpini

Managing Editor CT/WMa kpalpini@dailyvoice.com

Kristin is a journalist with nearly 20 years experience reporting and editing in Massachusetts. She got her start in the field at The Daily Hampshire Gazette in Northampton, MA, where she rose to the rank of web editor. She’s been the editor in chief of the Valley Advocate, an alternative weekly newspaper also out of Northampton, and creator and editor of the award-winning Berkshire Eagle’s Business Insider (Pittsfield, MA.). Kristin is dedicated to rooting out the truth as well as the juicy details that come along with it. She also enjoys saying “y'all” far too often for someone who was born in the Bay State and kayaking. 

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  1. COVID-19: Town-By-Town Rates And Trends For Worcester County

    COVID-19: Town-By-Town Rates And Trends For Worcester County

    A little more than one-third of Massachusetts cities and towns are “red” and considered high-risk for the transmission of COVID-19.Of the 122 red Massachusetts communities, 18 are in Worcester County: Athol, Auburn, Bolton, Clinton, Fitchburg, Gardner, Hubbardston, Leicester, Leominster, Mendon, Milford, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough, Webster, West Boylston, Westborough, and ...

  2. COVID-19: Town Rates And Trends For Hampden County

    COVID-19: Town Rates And Trends For Hampden County

    A little more than one-third of Massachusetts cities and towns are “red” and considered high-risk for the transmission of COVID-19.As of Thursday, Oct. 29, there are now 122 red municipalities reporting high numbers of new COVID-19 cases every day for the past 28 days. The “red” refers to the color-coded system Massachusetts is using to communicate where COVID-19 hotspots are in the ...

  3. Nurse Accused Of Stealing Morphine From Nursing Home Patient

    Nurse Accused Of Stealing Morphine From Nursing Home Patient

    A nurse is facing up to 10 years in jail for stealing morphine from a nursing home patient.On Tuesday, Oct. 27, Danielle Works, 42, of Stafford Springs, Connecticut, was charged with tampering with a consumer product, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Massachusetts.In January of 2018, Works is alleged to have taken morphine prescribed to a patient at Governor’s Center nursing ...

  4. What's The COVID-19 Rate In My Community? Town Rates And Trends

    What's The COVID-19 Rate In My Community? Town Rates And Trends

    COVID-19 infections are congregating in the eastern part of the state where there is a cluster of 13 “red” communities with high daily infection rates, according to Connecticut data that came out Thursday, Oct. 29.Meanwhile, 13 new communities have been added to the state’s list of places with red or high COVID-19 rates: Ansonia, Bridgeport, Cromwell, Ellington, Franklin, Killingly, ...

  5. City Becomes Second In Connecticut To Rollback Economy To Phase 2

    City Becomes Second In Connecticut To Rollback Economy To Phase 2

    With more than 3,000 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic’s start, New Haven is bringing back some economic restrictions in an effort to stop the spread.New Haven has also decided to delay students returning to school. Students were slated to return on Nov. 9.New Haven is the second Connecticut municipality to decide to rollback its economic restrictions to Phase 2. Windham reverted on ...

  6. More 'F's Than 'A's - Connecticut Politicians Graded On Educational Support

    More 'F's Than 'A's - Connecticut Politicians Graded On Educational Support

    The Connecticut Educational Association has issued its annual report card on members of the state House and Senate - and the grades seem to have fallen along party lines.The CEA, which lobbies for educational funding and reform, gave Democrats high marks for their work on education issues and reserved the bottom end of the spectrum for Republicans.In all, out of Connecticut's 187 state ...

  7. COVID-19: Biggest Brunch In Pioneer Valley Returns Sunday

    COVID-19: Biggest Brunch In Pioneer Valley Returns Sunday

    After taking a break for COVID-19, brunch is coming back to Western Mass in a big way.Possibly the largest brunch buffet in the Pioneer Valley pre-COVID-19, the Sunday brunch at The Delaney House on Route 5 in Holyoke is set to resume service on Sunday, Nov. 1.The fine-dining Delaney brunch will be a little different than it used to be. Due to social-distancing requirements, instead of ...

  8. COVID-19: Ashburnham-Westminster Schools Go Fully Remote, Cancel Plans

    COVID-19: Ashburnham-Westminster Schools Go Fully Remote, Cancel Plans

    The Ashburnham-Westminster School District is going fully remote following news of COVID-19 infections within the school community.On Tuesday, Oct. 27, Superintendent Todd Stewart broke the news in a letter to school families. There have been three new positive COVID-19 cases that have been detected in the district.Stewart said with the rise of COVID-19 cases locally and nationally, ...

  9. Detroit-Style Pizza Debuts At New Central Mass Restaurant

    Detroit-Style Pizza Debuts At New Central Mass Restaurant

    Detroit-style pizza is making its debut in Worcester.On Thursday, Oct. 29, Olo Pizza Neapolitan Pie Co. opened on Millbrook Street.The wood-oven pizzeria and craft cocktail bar is serving pies unique to the area on a crust made with a sourdough starter. Owners Peter Rano and Richard Romaine will be featuring Detroit-style pizza on Wednesdays and Saturdays while supplies last. The ...

  10. Bank Robber With A Bomb Sentenced To Over 2 Years In Prison

    Bank Robber With A Bomb Sentenced To Over 2 Years In Prison

    A man who threatened to blow up banks if he didn’t get the money he wanted, has been sentenced to 30 months in prison.The bank robberies happened at TD Bank in Worcester and East Boston Savings Bank in Revere.Samuel Jose Baptista, 27, of Boston, was sentenced on Thursday, Oct. 29, to prison as well as restitution of the money stolen from the banks - about $30,000 - and two years of ...

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