Category Archives: Covid

Weston Schools Continue Mask Mandate through November 5

The Weston Board of Health voted yesterday to keep the indoor mask mandate in place for all Weston K-12 schools through at least November 5. An email to the school community from District Superintendent Midge Connolly supported the decision. You can read that information here. Editorial comment to the schools administration: the quick and throrough write-up of the decision and

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Pandemic Puppies & Kitties – Checking in with the Weston Veterinary Clinic

We’ve all heard the stories about the growth in pet ownership during the pandemic–actual media have covered it, as well as the Owl and the Wes-TEN. While the Owl’s pre-pandemic rescue dog and cat are well cared-for by an animal hospital in Waltham, it was time to check in with our hometown Weston Veterinary Clinic to see how things are

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Mandatory Mask Order is Back for All K-12 Schools in Weston

At yesterday’s Board of Health meeting, the committee voted unanimously to impose a mask order for all K-12 schools in Weston, including public and private. In addition, any preschool that shares a facility with a Weston public school is also covered (no pun intended) under the mask order. At the high point, there were 80 people in attendance at the

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Indoor Mask Mandates Begin in Lexington and Lincoln; Waltham and Wellesley Delay

As of this morning, (12:01 am, Wednesday August 18), face coverings are required for all individuals aged two and above in all indoor public spaces in Lexington. The town of Lincoln also announced an indoor mask mandate on Monday, August 16 with effective date of Friday, August 20 at 12:01 am. You can see the full text of the Lincoln

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Latest Covid-19 Vaccination Numbers for Weston

As of June 1, Weston has 74% of its residents vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the latest numbers from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health published yesterday. The percentage of Weston’s population that has been fully vaccinated is now 60%. The age group of 12-15 was approved for the Pfizer vaccination on May

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Latest Covid-19 VAccination numbers for Weston

Weston now has 62% of its residents vaccinated with at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, according to the latest Massachusetts Department of Public Health data published on April 29. The percentage of Weston’s population that has been fully vaccinated is now 41%. Vaccinations are now open to all Massachusetts residents aged 16+, and at last look, appointments were available

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