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Milford Super: Be Coronavirus Safe As Schools Set To Reopen

Milford High School and Stacy Middle School are reopening fully after April break, and cases typically spike after vacations.MILFORD, MA — Milford Public School Superintendent Kevin McIntyre has a simple message for parents, students and residents: continue heeding coronavirus safety protocols because students are coming back to school.

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Milford Super: Be Coronavirus Safe As Schools Set To Reopen

South Miami Children's Clinic Holds 'Second Dose' Event Focused On Communities In Need

Doctors put an emphasis on getting the now fully vaccinated people to spread the word to others as ambassadors.April 12, 2021 The race to vaccinate South Florida pushed on Saturday morning with a "second dose" event focused on communities in need.The South Miami Children's Clinic welcomed recipients of the second shot of the Pfizer vaccine.

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South Miami Children's Clinic Holds 'Second Dose' Event Focused On Communities In Need

Hard Rock Stadium Vaccinating 16 And Older, No Appointments Needed

The site has expanded its operating hours for Florida residents.It's now open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.April 12, 2021 Big changes this morning at Hard Rock Stadium in the race to vaccinate."We are seeing the vaccine numbers increase and starting Monday this will be a no appointment site.

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Hard Rock Stadium Vaccinating 16 And Older, No Appointments Needed

The Top 20 Highest-Paid Worcester Employees In 2020

Again in 2020, Worcester police officers and supervisors dominated the list of highest paid city employees.WORCESTER, MA — Worcester police officers across all ranks were among the highest earners in city government in 2020, according to annual list released to the City Council.City Manager Edward Augustus Jr. topped the list as the city's highest paid employee in 2020, earning close to $280,000 between his salary and benefits.

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The Top 20 Highest-Paid Worcester Employees In 2020

2 Men Shot During Fight In Worcester

Worcester police charged a 25-year-old local man after the shooting Saturday along John Street.WORCESTER, MA — Two people were shot and wounded during a fight Saturday night in Worcester, according to police.Police arrived at a home along John Street near 9:30 p.m. and found the 34-year-old and 32-year-old victims.

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2 Men Shot During Fight In Worcester

Germantown Church Hosts Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site Unlike Any Other

They rolled out the red carpet for seniors here in Germantown.April 10, 2021 In Germantown, a church served as host for a pop-up vaccination clinic for seniors, but with a special twist.This pop-up COVID-19 vaccination site isn't like any we've seen before.

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Germantown Church Hosts Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Site Unlike Any Other

Framingham Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver

The driver hit a pedestrian near the Framingham Centre Common Thursday afternoon.FRAMINGHAM, MA — Framingham police are on the hunt for the driver of an SUV involved in a hit-and-run on Thursday afternoon.

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Framingham Police Seek Hit-And-Run Driver

'Toxic Rhetoric,' Burglary Bust, BJ's CEO Dies: Patch Top Stories

Plus: Restaurant closes over COVID-19, mayoral salary cut, bill blocks prison construction, more.WORCESTER, MA — From a bill to block prison construction to a feud between Worcester officials, here are the top stories on Patch for the week ending April 9.

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'Toxic Rhetoric,' Burglary Bust, BJ's CEO Dies: Patch Top Stories

Earth Day 2021: Find MetroWest Events, Activities

See where you can volunteer for Earth Day 2021, which will be observed April 20 to 22.

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Earth Day 2021: Find MetroWest Events, Activities

Worcester Officer Bitten On Chest, Arm During Struggle

Two local men were arrested after the Thursday incident, which began along Beacon Street in Main South.

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Worcester Officer Bitten On Chest, Arm During Struggle

Coronavirus Cases Up Again In Worcester — But So Are Vaccinations

About 12 percent of Worcester residents have received a full vaccine dose, officials reported Thursday.

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Coronavirus Cases Up Again In Worcester — But So Are Vaccinations

Framingham Fire Dept. Holds Service For Deputy Chief Smith

Deputy Chief Bradford Smith died one year ago after a cancer diagnosis.FRAMINGHAM, MA — Members of the Framingham Fire Department on Thursday held a memorial service for Deputy Chief Bradford Smith, who died one year ago after a cancer diagnosis.

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Framingham Fire Dept. Holds Service For Deputy Chief Smith

Minority Firms Got About 1% Of Polar Park Contracts: Report

The city and Polar Park's main contractor incorrectly said 17 percent of contracts went to women or minority-owned firms, GBH reported.

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Minority Firms Got About 1% Of Polar Park Contracts: Report

At Framingham School Policing Forum, Students Say 'Just Listen'

A Wednesday forum on school resource officers in Framingham brought together experts and city officials.

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At Framingham School Policing Forum, Students Say 'Just Listen'

'It's One And Done': Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Proves Popular At MDC North Vaccination Site

Wednesday morning a long line formed of people wanting to be one and done at Miami-Dade College North Campus.April 7, 2021 The Johnson and Johnson one dose COVID-19 vaccine is proving to be very popular at the FEMA-supported vaccination site at Miami Dade College North Campus.

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'It's One And Done': Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Proves Popular At MDC North Vaccination Site

Seattle voters will weigh in on ‘defund the police’ with 2021 elections

This year’s mayoral and city council races will be voters’ first referendum on policing in Seattle.Seattle’s 2019 election was a referendum on many things — homelessness, housing, taxation, corporate influence — but policing was not on the list.

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Seattle voters will weigh in on ‘defund the police’ with 2021 elections

Machete, Gun Found After Worcester Loud Music Complaint

Worcester police went to a Grafton Street shopping plaza Tuesday on a report of drivers blaring music.WORCESTER, MA — Worcester police arrested two city men Tuesday night after finding guns and knives stashed in their car, according to the department.

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Machete, Gun Found After Worcester Loud Music Complaint

Worcester Earth Day Returns In 2021 With 50 Cleanup Events

Worcester's Earth Day neighborhood cleanups were canceled in 2020 due to the pandemic, but the event is booked in 2021.WORCESTER, MA — Worcester's annual citywide Earth Day cleanup event is back in 2021 after last year's cancellation.

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Worcester Earth Day Returns In 2021 With 50 Cleanup Events

Race To Vaccinate: Miami Dade College North Campus Switches To Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

On Monday, the age eligibility dropped to those 18 and older.They can receive the Moderna, Pfizer, or Johnson and Johnson vaccine.April 6, 2021 A big change at one of Miami-Dade's biggest COVID-19 vaccination sites.

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Race To Vaccinate: Miami Dade College North Campus Switches To Johnson & Johnson Vaccine

Marlborough Still Struggling To Get Vaccine Doses, Mayor Says

Marlborough is getting 800 doses this week, but all are second doses.The city has received some doses for a home-bound vaccination program.

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Marlborough Still Struggling To Get Vaccine Doses, Mayor Says