MASSACHUSETTS — Executive Director Kevin Farr reports the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s (DESE) has updated its guidance for culinary and cosmetology programs as schools statewide continue to plan for a transition to fully in-person learning.
Town of Ipswich Urges Continued Vigilance as Community Reaches High Risk “Red” Designation Ahead of Holidays
IPSWICH — Director of Public Health Colleen Fermon is urging residents to remain vigilant against the spread of COVID-19 as the community has reached a high risk designation for the disease, and to share health and safety guidance for residents as they finalize plans and prepare for their holiday celebrations this year.
City of Gloucester Urges Returning College Students, Holiday Visitors to Get Tested for COVID-19 and Travel Responsibly
GLOUCESTER — Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken and Public Health Director Karin Carroll are urging anyone, including college students, traveling to the City to visit family for Thanksgiving to get tested for COVID-19 and follow the state’s travel guidance.
CANTON — Superintendent Jill Rossetti and School Committee Chair Thomas Polito, Jr. wish to inform community members of several updates regarding the school reopening plans for the 2020-21 academic year, which will be modified as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Superintendent Jeffrey Marsden is pleased to share that Director of Student Services Mary Bruhl is thriving in her first year as the head of the district’s special education, school health services and guidance departments.
READING — Deputy Chief David Clark would like to alert the community to a recent increase in scams urging residents to pay for fraudulent services with gift cards.
BEDFORD — As CBD products become more readily available across Massachusetts, Police Chief Robert Bongiorno and Fire Chief David Grunes are urging residents to be cautious, research items before buying, and remember that the drug’s legality at the federal level remains murky.
HAVERHILL – Superintendent Maureen Lynch is pleased to announce that a select group of upperclassmen at Whittier Tech are involved in the new Peer Leadership Program to help freshmen transition to a new school.