WCVB NewsCenter 5

2.96K reviews
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About this app

Get real-time access to Boston, Massachusetts local news, national news, sports, traffic, politics, entertainment stories and much more. Download the WCVB NewsCenter 5 app for free today.

With our Boston local news app, you can:
- Be alerted to breaking local news with push notifications.
- Watch live streaming breaking news when it happens and get live updates from our reporters.
- Submit breaking news, news tips or email your news photos and videos right to our newsroom and it could be featured on air.
- Share stories via email or on your social media pages.
- Check out current Boston weather conditions, hourly and 7 day forecasts wherever you might be.
- Our interactive radar lets you zoom in and out to street level and watch storms as they approach. Move the map around to see major weather activity.
- See weather alerts and updates, watch videocasts from your favorite meteorologists and more.

No matter where you are in the Boston local area, you can stay up to date on the latest news and weather information with the WCVB NewsCenter 5 app.
Updated on
Aug 11, 2022

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
This app may share these data types with third parties
Location, Personal info, and Device or other IDs
This app may collect these data types
Location, Personal info and 4 others
Data is encrypted in transit
Data can’t be deleted
2.96K reviews
Jaime Silver
October 26, 2020
Great app, but the Widget is no longer working. It stopped working about 1 month ago. The Widget is what I refer to, most often, to view Updates on "Breaking News" (Local & National) , so it's been extremely aggravating that, it's stopped working. I've uninstalled and reinstalled, both the widget & the app numerous times, but the Widget still doesn't work. Please fix ASAP and I'll change my rating to 5 stars.
30 people found this review helpful
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A Google user
January 21, 2020
Years ago there was a fantastic WCVB weather app. which no longer exists. The WCVB app. can no longer customize which weather alerts can be chosen unless I enable the app to always access my location. Selecting zip codes for the two areas I want weather alerts for no longer works. The Greater Boston weather forecast is very good, which is the main reason I use this app. now.
40 people found this review helpful
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Susan Campbell
September 6, 2022
Been watching for years. Great news coverage. And accurate weather, too.
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We update the app regularly to keep things working smoothly for you!

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