News In Brief

City of Everett Vaccination Clinic on May 8

Mayor DeMaria is pleased to announce that the City of Everett in partnership with Cataldo EMS will be administering COVID-19 vaccines this Saturday, May 8 beginning at 9 am. The clinic will be held at Pope John XXIII High School at 888 Broadway. Everett residents ages 18 and over all eligible to receive the vaccine.

The clinic has 400 appointments available and will be offering the Moderna vaccine. Eligible Everett residents are required to make an appointment to receive the vaccine. Upon arrival at the vaccination site, residents are required to provide proof of identification with any government-issued ID and proof of residency.

Vaccines will be administered in the school’s cafeteria on the first floor. Residents are asked to enter through the rear entrance that can be accessed from Cameron Street. After the vaccine is administered, an appointment will be made for the second dose. It is important for those who get vaccinated to wear a mask, use hand sanitizer, and practice social distancing.

Appointments can be made online at https://www.maimmunizations.org//reg/5617529073. For any questions, please contact 3-1-1.

City of Everett Provides Update on Bike Path

Mayor DeMaria proudly shared an update regarding the Northern Strand Bike Path.

“The Northern Strand Bike Path has been making great progress,” said Mayor DeMaria. “I look forward to seeing more updates as the path is being built.”

The Transportation and Planning Department shared a photo showing a new portion of the path behind the Gateway Mall. As more developments arise, progress will be shared with the community.

Everett Teen ‘Kick Butts’ Day

Recently, the teens in Everett Against Substance Abuse (TEASA), from the Cambridge Health Alliance in Everett, participated in Kick Butts Day: Youth Day of Action, a virtual event hosted by The 84 Movement, a statewide movement of youth fighting against the tobacco and vaping industries in Massachusetts. Everett High School youth Luisa DaSilva, Margie Martinez, Aissatou Gassama, Samaga Pokharel, and Mihret Amare participated in the event and met with Representative Joe McGonagle and Senator DiDomenico virtually. They spoke with the representative and senator about their work in the community to prevent youth substance use and the current issues facing teens in the community.

Connolly Center Programming

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and The Council on Aging in conjunction with Neighborhood PACE are happy to present; Mindful Meditation. This class will take place Friday May 14, 2021 at The Connolly Center at 8:30am. After a short presentation with Neighborhood Pace, you are welcome to enjoy the ancient relaxation technique of Mindful Mediation with certified instructor Anna Noble. Anna will guide you through a short live practice. We look forward to having you join us.

Space is limited to 20 Participants only. Reservations for this event are required. Masks and temperature check are required. Social distancing must be observed. For reservations or additional information please call Margaret at 617.394.2323.

Council on Aging Events Set

Mayor Carlo DeMaria and The Council on Aging, together, have been working diligently to be able to offer programing to our senior residents to slowly open up The Connolly Center while maintaining current safety practices and protocol.  We are happy to announce our “Coffee Clutch” program.

The Connolly Center will be open Mondays and Fridays only,  beginning  Monday April 12. There will be two sessions offered to Everett Seniors, and one session offered on Friday.  Each session will allow a maximum of 24 seniors. There will be 6 tables of 4 people each for a 90 minute session. Seniors will have the opportunity to see old friends, enjoy a snack and coffee and scheduled entertainment. Safety protocols, such as mask wearing, temperature checks and social distancing are mandatory. Our staff is required to sanitize before and after each session.

The  “Coffee Clutch” Schedule is as follows:

Monday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Monday from 10:45 a.m. to noon

Friday from 10 a.m. to 12 noon

Reservations are a must. To make a reservation please call Margaret @ (617) 394-2323.

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