From the Milford Daily News, an article of interest for Franklin:
"John and Stephanie Jennings received quite a surprise during the coronavirus pandemic.
Early in the outbreak, Stephanie opened a letter from the state Department of Unemployment Assistance that said her unemployment benefits claim had been processed.
The problem is she never filed one, because she wasn’t out of work.
A few weeks later, John received a similar letter from the DUA. He was also employed, working remotely from home.
Someone — or some entity — stole the couple’s personal identification, and filed fraudulent claims with the DUA."
"Gov. Charlie Baker met with White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx on Friday after she met with a group of college presidents in Cambridge.Birx became a familiar face earlier this year when she regularly appeared with President Donald Trump at White House briefings on the coronavirus. Now she is on a nationwide tour of college campuses.Birx visited the Broad Institute on the campus of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Friday for a roundtable discussion with college and university presidents from Massachusetts.Birx said Massachusetts and the rest of the Northeast are seeing what she called a “silent spread” with more and people catching the virus, but not showing symptoms."