Vaccination Update – February 17, 2021

As​ ​of​ ​Thursday,​ ​February​ ​18,​ ​2021,​ ​vaccine​ ​eligibility​ ​has​ ​been​ ​expanded​ ​to​ ​anyone​ ​aged​ ​65​ ​or​ ​older​ ​and​ ​those​ ​with​ ​two​ ​or​ ​more​ ​”qualifying”​ ​diseases.​ ​Including: moderate and severe asthma cancer chronic kidney disease COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Down syndrome heart conditions such as heart failure, coronary artery disease, or cardiomyopathies immunocompromised state from organ transplant obesity and severe obesity pregnancy sickle cell disease smoking type 2 diabetes See​ ​https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/need-extra-precautions/people-with-medical-conditions.html​ ​ for​ ​more​ ​information.​  ​Appointments​ ​are​ ​still​ ​required.​ ​Please​ ​call​ ​your​ ​primary​ ​care​ ​provider​ ​or​ ​go​ ​to​ ​https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccination-locations​ ​ to locate​ ​a​ ​vaccination​ ​site. You can also call 2-1-1 to …

Info Meeting on Free Pre-School

R.H. Conwell Elementary School Sowing Seeds of Knowledge An integrated preschool learning environment for children 3 years of age and older. Free Preschool Full day (8:30 – 3:10) Tuesday – Friday Art, Music and P.E. offered R.H. Conwell Elementary School is committed to teaching and giving the best experience to young children. Students will participate …

2021 Dog Licenses

DOG LICENSES FOR 2021 ARE NOW AVAILABLE From Town Clerk via the mail or drop box at Town Hall DUE BY MARCH 31STHere’s hoping 2021 is a better year for getting this done! All dogs old enough to be vaccinated for rabies should get a 2021 Town license by March 31st. Must have current rabies …

Donations Report

On behalf of the Town of Worthington and personally, I’d like to thank the over 75 organizations, individuals, and couples for their generous donations to the Covid-19 Relief Meals program this past year. To date we have served over 1,070 meals to folks who are in need.  The meals have been prepared and distributed from …

Worthington Zoning Poll

Worthington currently has a zoning requirement of 2 acres and 400 ft of frontage on a street, private or public, in order to build a residence. Some people find this frontage requirement to be particularly onerous. Other towns in our area have frontage requirements ranging from 200 ft (Chesterfield and Cummington) to 300 ft (Plainfield). …