5 Things You Need to Know Today in Worcester - August 27

 by TWIW StaffAugust 27, 2021

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 – Friday, August 27 - Worcester Public Schools opens enrollment, the Hanover Theatre implements COVID-19 protocols until November 25, Fuller Automotive revamps its express auto service, the last VaxMillions Giveaway winners are announced and fall golf starts September 1 at Green Hill.

Worcester Public Schools Opens Enrollment

Worcester Public Schools [WPS] have opened enrollment for the 2021 - 2022 school year. Enrollment is available online and by phone.

WPS encourages parents and guardians to use online registration when possible to avoid long waiting times.

To see the information required and find the form or phone numbers, visit the Worcester Public Schools website.

Hanover Theatre Announces COVID Protocols Until November 25

The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts announced on Wednesday, August 25, that it is implementing COVID-19 protocols through November 25.

The protocols include face coverings worn at all times in all areas of the theatre, regardless of vaccination status. All patrons must present either proof of vaccination or negative COVID-19 test in order to enter the theatre. Children under 12 are allowed to enter when accompanying a vaccinated adult.

Those unable to be vaccinated or to verify vaccination for any reason must provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test.

To see the full safety protocols, visit The Hanover Theatre website.

Fuller Automotive Announces Express Auto Services

Fuller Automotive Group, at 505 Washington Street in Auburn, announced “The Pit Stop,” a rebranded express lube service with enhanced with a new level of customer convenience.

Willis Fuller founded Fuller Automotive in 1914 based on horse and buggy repairs. It moved to the current location on Routh 20 in 1951. Willis’ great grandchildren, Chris and Josh Fuller, currently operate the business.

Final VaxMillions Giveaway Winners Announced

The Massachusetts State Lottery announced the fifth and final winners of the VaxMillions Giveaway on Thursday, August 26.

Cynthia Thirath of Leominster was selected in the drawing as the final $1 million winner.

Gretchen Selva of Conway is the final winner of the final $300,00 college scholarship. Gretchen is entering this Fall as a Sophomore at Four River Charter Public School in Greenfield.

Fall Golf Starts September 1 at Green Hill

As it prepares for the fall season, Green Hill Municipal golf course will begin opening the course at 7 AM starting on September 1.

The last tee time at the course will be at 5 PM.

The course will be aerated Sept. 6 through Sept. 8.

To book a tee time, click here.

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