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Billerica schools and Shawsheen Tech report latest COVID-19 numbers

After following the lead of Billerica Public Schools when it came to requiring face coverings for the beginning of the school year, Shawsheen Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School Director/Superintendent Dr. Brad Jackson announced the first COVID-19 case numbers on Friday, Sept. 18. Billerica Public Schools Superintendent Tim Piwowar also...
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BOSTON LOCAL FOOD FESTIVAL PRESENTS HEALTHY EATS

This year’s theme for the festival is “Healthy Local Food for All.”. The FREE event will take place from 11AM-5PM. RSVP is NOT required but allows the organizers to send you important updates about the Boston Local Food Festival!. If using GPS, use this address: 191W Atlantic Ave, Boston, MA...
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Boch Center Becomes 1st Performing Arts Center In Boston To Offer On-Site Rapid COVID Tests

BOSTON (CBS) — Not only is the Boch Center hosting performances Saturday at the Wang and Shubert theatres, but it is also making some history in the process. It will be the first performing arts center in Boston to offer on-site rapid COVID-19 tests. The Boch Center will be offered them to those attending Saturday’s performances. Testing will start at 6:45 p.m. in the Wang Theatre reception area to the right of the main theatre entrance. There is a $30 charge for rapid tests on site, and results become available in 15-30 minutes. Anyone attending a performance must be fully vaccinated or provide a negative COVID test taken within 72 hours of the show. Masks are also required. Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit are playing at the Wang Theatre Saturday, and Manuel Turizo is performing Saturday at the Shubert Theatre. Both shows start at 8 p.m.
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COVID-19 vaccines among priorities for both Boston mayoral finalists

BOSTON — The finalists in this year's Boston mayoral election continue to push all eligible city residents to be vaccinated against COVID-19. City councilors Annissa Essaibi George and Michelle Wu, who will compete in the Nov. 2 municipal election, also approve of booster shots for seniors and those at high risk.
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Officials offer free doses in Boston on National Vaccine Day

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston officials celebrated National Vaccine Day with a clinic at Malcolm X Park in Roxbury Saturday. Residents could get COVID-19 doses without an appointment. Musicians played the official Boston Vaccine Day song and attendees could participate in a social media dance challenge. (Copyright (c) 2021 Sunbeam Television....
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Boch Center launches on-site rapid COVID-19 testing for show guests

BOSTON — The Boch Center is providing on-site rapid COVID-19 testing for guests attending performances at the Wang and Shubert theatres. On Saturday, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit played at the Wang Theatre while Manuel Turizo performed at the Shubert -- marking the first concerts hosted by either theater in over a year.
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Boston venue offering rapid COVID-19 tests for audience members

BOSTON (WHDH) - A Boston music and arts venue is offering rapid COVID-19 testing before its shows — but it will cost audience members extra. All employees and vendors at the Wang Theater are vaccinated and it requires audience members show proof of vaccination or a negative Covid test in the past 72 hours. Home tests don’t count, but the theater is offering $30 rapid tests for people looking to take in a show that night.
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Nearly 50 coronavirus cases reported in Attleboro area schools

Coronavirus cases in schools are starting the new year higher than they finished in June, reflecting the rising number of cases statewide due to the delta variant. Cases have been rising statewide for 10 of the 11 weeks since July 2, when a record low of 383 new cases was recorded.
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COVID-19 updates: DESE says 1,230 students, 190 teachers in MA reported positive cases since Monday

BOSTON — Download the free Boston 25 News app for up-to-the-minute push alerts. DESE says 1,230 students, 190 teachers reported COVID cases in last week. The state’s Department of Elementary and Secondary Education reported Thursday that 1,230 students have reported positive cases of COVID-19 since Monday, Sept. 13. Additionally, DESE said that 190 teachers have reported positive cases of COVID-19 between September 13 and September 15.
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New coronavirus cases up again for Attleboro area

New coronavirus cases have bounced back up in the area after a two-week decline. The 10-community Sun Chronicle area registered 272 new cases for the week ending Sept. 16, up 52 from the previous week, according to the state Department of Public Health. Total number of cases for the area...
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