In today’s daily 5 Things You Need to Know feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com explores five important items and stories that Worcester and Central Massachusetts residents should keep a close eye on.
These five things can cover a whole range of subjects and issues that we feel are pertinent to understanding what’s going on in the city and the cities and towns surrounding Worcester.
In today’s edition – Monday, May 17 - All Systems Go is ready to open next week, Green Hill Farm opens on Tuesday, the City will begin annual inspections of multi-family homes next month, there's a Hazardous Waste Day scheduled for this weekend and there are several opportunities for Worcester students ages 12 and older to get vaccinated this week.
The City of Worcester has over 6,500 multi-family buildings with three or more units and each one is subject to an annual inspection by the Department of Inspectional Services in accordance with the State Board of Building Regulations and Standards.
Inspections are required for occupancy permits and to ensure that the building is in compliance with safety and building codes.
And they're offering you a chance to be there.
Click on the post below and follow the directions to win one of 50 special invitations to their event:
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For the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Green Hill Farm at Green Hill Park will reopeon on Tuesday.
The park will be open Tuesdays to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. The farm is closed on Mondays.
Face coverings and masks must be worn when social distancing can't be maintained. The animals at the farm can't be fed by visitors.
.@WorcesterDPW will reopen Green Hill Farm at Green Hill Park on Tuesday, May 18.
Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Animals may not be fed. Please obey posted signs for animal safety and COVID-19 restrictions. pic.twitter.com/DKXPScAd0d
— City of Worcester (@TweetWorcester) May 14, 2021
The City of Worcester's Mobile Equity Vaccine Clinics are welcoming resident to walk-in for vaccinations at three clinics this week:
*high school clinics are open only to students at those schools. The middle school students are for students 12-plus, with their families.
Do you qualify for Equity Clinics? You must meet one of the following criteria: