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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Explaining the role of masks fighting COVID-19

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Dr. James S. Waters, Associate Professor of Biology at Providence College, responded to questions submitted by the North Star Reporter on the wearing of...

Parents on both sides of the debate speak on recent mandates

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max.bowen@northstarreporter.com Over the last several weeks, the question of face masks and their effectiveness has created a divide as more states bring back mandates...

COVID-19 case breakdown for North Attleborough, Week of Aug. 30

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Each week, the North Star Reporter will run a breakdown of COVID-19 cases in North Attleborough. This information is provided by the Board of...

Jabber Walkers scheduled walks for September

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TheJabber Walkers meet every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. In April an additional day was added to the schedule—Mondays at 5:30 p.m. If...

Diocese of Fall River Catholic Schools to implement mask mandate

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With the recent increase in COVID-19 cases specifically in children, the Diocese of Fall River Catholic Schools Office has issued guidelines to school leaders...

Commissioner of Education implements mask mandate for schools

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By Max Bowen-max.bowen@northstarreporter.com Commissioner of Education Jeffrey Riley has implemented a state-wide mask mandate for all public school students and faculty. The mandate takes effect...

Health board, schools expect to comply with DESE mask mandate

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Parents say children's mental and physical health at risk from masks max.bowen@northstarreporter.com It was a divided audience at a recent Board of Health meeting where...

Town Manager to implement mask mandate at municipal buildings

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By Max Bowen-max.bowen@northstarreporter.com For those who have not gotten their COVID-19 vaccine, a mask will soon be required at municipal buildings. At the Board of Health...

Commissioner granted authority to mandate masks in schools

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By Max Bowen-max.bowen@northstarreporter.com The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) has voted to grant Commissioner of Education Jeff Riley the authority to require...

Mass Teachers calls for school vaccination requirements

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A recent vote by the Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) supports requiring COVID-19 vaccinations for all employees and eligible students in public schools and colleges. In...