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Kindergarten Student Tests Positive for COVID-19 at Pine Cobble
Just days after a teacher at Pine Cobble School tested positive for the novel coronavirus, a second adult and now a student have tested positive as well.
Sue Wells, head of the the small private school in Williamstown, confirmed to iBerkshires that no only a second adult staff member, but now a …
Williamstown Teacher Tests Positive for COVID-19
A teacher at a small private school in Williamstown has tested positive to COVID-19, prompting the school to move to remote learning.
iBerkshires reports that a teacher at Pine Cobble school tested positive for the virus Friday, after leaving the school Wednesday with a fever, according to …
State Announces Rapid Response COVID Testing for Schools
As students across The Commonwealth prepare to go back to school, Gov. Baker announced the state is planning to roll out a rapid response testing program that can be made available to any school in the state.
The announcement came yesterday at a press conference at which the Governor said the Departm…
Moderate Risk Sports Get Green Light, Football "Floating Season"
The Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA) has announced that most high school sports will take place this fall with certain restrictions.
According to The Boston Globe, the MIAA's Board of Directors voted to unanimously approve a recommendation from the Department of Elementary an…
MA COVID-19 Map Highlights Areas of High, Moderate and Lower Risk
Governor Baker released a new COVID-19 map on Tuesday which shows all 351 Massachusetts cities and towns and their designation; higher risk, moderate risk, or lower risk, based on the average daily cases per 100,000 residents.
The majority of Western Massachusetts is lower risk, including all of Berk…

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