Travel Preparation

MassDOT advising residents to not travel due to winter storm

(WWLP) – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is advising the public against traveling Monday due to the winter storm.

According to MassDOT, the National Weather Service is forecasting heavy snow rates per hour in the early afternoon on Monday into the evening and snowfall rates may exceed one inch per hour. The very strong winds will lead to blowing snow and greatly reduced visibility during the height of the storm.

Due to the storm, there will a ban imposed on travel on Monday by tractor-trailers on I-90 between the hours of 10 a.m. until 11:59 p.m. The speed limit on

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Japan Government Calls for Release of Aung San Suu Kyi, Restoration of Democracy in Myanmar | World News

By Elaine Lies and Eimi Yamamitsu

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan called on Myanmar on Monday to release Aung San Suu Kyi and others arrested after the military seized power from a democratically elected government, adding it had long supported democracy in the nation and demanded it be promptly restored.

Japan and Myanmar have close ties, with Tokyo a major aid donor over the years and scores of firms engaged in business activities there.

Myanmar’s army declared a state of emergency on Monday and said it had detained senior government leaders, accusing Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) of winning

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“I won’t fly with them.” 10 months after COVID-19 first upended air travel, Frontier Airlines still the focus of ire

Five months ago, Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser put one of the state’s most recognizable companies on blast.

In a letter to then U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao on Sept. 1, Weiser urged an investigation into Frontier Airlines‘ flight change policies and customer service practices during the COVID-19 pandemic and pushed for fines if misconduct was confirmed.

Weiser said his office had received more than 100 complaints about Frontier from people in 30 states, including Colorado, since the COVID-19 pandemic began upending American life and shredding flight schedules in March. Flash forward to late January. Pete Buttigieg

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Travel ban irks sheriff: Execs include COVID shot requirement | Regional news

JUNEAU — A proposed ban on out-of-state travel got a hot reception from Dodge County Sheriff Dale Schmidt Monday morning as the Executive Committee met in the Administration Building.

What had been proposed as a restriction on

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