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, January 3 - Worcester's inaugural exercises will be held virtually tonight, there's four free COVID-19 testing clinics at the Mercantile Center this week, vaccine clinics are being held all month long at the Worcester Public Library, Rocco's Doughnut Co. is hiring for their Worcester location, and go mooing for Mrs. Moriconi's ice cream.
Mayor Joe Petty and members of the city council and school committee will be sworn-in for their two-year term.
The event will be held at Mechanics Hall on Main Street.
There are four free COVID-19 testing clinics at Mercantile Center in downtown Worcester this week.
Clinics are operated by UMass Memorial Health and will be held Monday to Thursday. Walk-ins are welcome.
The Worcester Public Library is hosting walk-in Vaccine Equity Clinics at the Library's Main Branch, 3 Salem Square, on Wednesdays from 11 AM to 7 PM and Saturdays from 11 AM to 5 PM.
If you get your vaccine at one of the Worcester Public Library vaccination clinics, show your new vaccine card to the staff at the library's Welcome Desk and they will waive any WPL lost items.
Specialty doughnut shop, Rocco's Doughnut Company -- with locations in Millbury and Westborough -- announced it will be opening its third shop on West Boylston Street in Worcester in early 2022.
Rocco's is looking for part-time doughnut finishers, doughnut cutter/fryers and front end/baristas. Weekend and weekday availability is a must for these positions. Interested candidates can send a resume to [email protected]
The new location at 947 West Boylston Street is expected to open in February.
Local ice cream shop Mrs. Moriconi's -- which just opened its first brick and mortar shop at 1116 Pleasant Street in Worcester -- has started a social media contest. And it involves mooing like a cow.
Here's how it works: