LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES
Updates, Friday June 4th, 2021 Wow, it’s June already. Who would have thought that? It came so fast, a month ago everything was budding and now poof! Green all over. I love June, it’s definitely a favorite month! Remember when we used to do food updates on Mondays? It was a year or so ago when the Terror was out there awaiting everyone and we were all shut down. What a difference now eh? Anyway, there still are food resources so here’s a new link to a compilation in the Berkshires. https://williamstownma.gov/resources-for-local-food-banks-and-meal-sites/ Handy bits and pieces to know and share… And
Friday May 28th, 2021 I guess we could say that change comes with the territory. Sometimes we welcome it, sometimes not as much. Today I’m writing to you about a significant change for the Williamstown Council on Aging coming during the summer to come. At the end of July our wonderful outreach person, Marion Quinn-Jowett will leave us for the Land of Retirement. Marion came to us in 2011 just in time to help out during a major Town crisis-the loss of the Spruces in the wake of TS Irene. A disaster of epic proportions here, Marion jumped in, helped
Monday May 24th, 2021 Yes, the good news is that the restrictions imposed by the new abnormal will be dropped soon and that means that we will be reigniting programs and activities which have been dormant since March 2020. It will be a gradual process through June, it takes awhile to arrange new schedules after being mothballed. We’ll post events and activities as they come back online, we’re hoping for an actual calendar on this page for July. We’re aware that many Covid era restrictions will fall this coming weekend. Finally! There’s always a however with this stuff right? We
Update, Monday May 17th, 2021 Today, the Baker-Polito Administration announced that the Commonwealth is on track to meet the goal of vaccinating 4.1 million residents by the first week of June and all remaining COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted effective May 29. The Commonwealth’s face covering order will also be rescinded on May 29. The Department of Public Health will issue a new face covering advisory consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s updated guidance. Face coverings will still be mandatory for all individuals on public and private transportation systems (including rideshares, livery, taxi, BRTA, COA van, etc.
Updates, Monday May 10th, 2021 Well, here we go. Tomorrow is a big day in Williamstown and we all know that this has, to put it rather mildly, been an interesting year and there are all sorts of potential ramifications to follow. The Annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, May 11, 7am to 8pm in the gym of the Williamstown Elementary School. Parking is available in the School Street Lot in the rear of the school (accessible only from School Street). Handicap accessible parking is also available in the School Street lot.Please remember that mask and social distancing