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RCN Extends COVID-19 Response Policies to June 30

From RCN Corporate Headquarters: PRINCETON, NJ – May 5, 2020 – RCN  announced it will extend its commitments through June 30 to ensure business and residential customers remain connected to the internet during the COVID-19 crisis. Originally announced on April 6, the company made the following commitments that will now be extended through June 30, … Continued

VIDEO: Mayor Helps SCI, WBA Launch #WoburnStrong Initiative to Support Residents, Small Businesses and Local Nonprofits

VIDEO: City of Woburn Launches #WoburnStrong Initiative to Support Residents, Small Businesses and Local Nonprofits *Click here to see a video highlighting the specifics of the #WoburnStrong initiative* WOBURN — Tuesday, May 5, is global #GivingTuesdayNow day, meant to encourage giving and community togetherness. To coincide with the event, the City of Woburn is helping … Continued

MEMA Command Center Update, May 3, 2020: Daily Cases, Community Contact Tracing Collaborative and Other Important News and Resources

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, the Community Contact Tracing Collaborative, jobs to assist long-term care facilities, mobile testing sites, as well as other news and important resources, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_05.03.20

Comcast Extends COVID-Relief Service Policies Through June 30

Customer Service News From Comcast: As shelter in place continues to be the norm and schools remain closed across the country, Comcast announced today it will extend its commitments for Xfinity customers through June 30 to help ensure students can finish out the school year from home and remain connected to the Internet during the … Continued

Mayor Galvin Advises Residents to Continue Wearing Masks in Public and Remain Vigilant About Physical Distancing

Mayor Scott Galvin continues to advise Woburn residents to follow CDC guidance recommending people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where physical distancing measures are difficult to maintain, as a way to keep our community and state moving in the right direction. In particular, residents are advised to wear something to cover their face … Continued

From MEMA Command Center: Daily Case Updates, Mobile Testing Updates, New Round of SBA Paycheck Protection Loans

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, mobile testing at long-term care facilities, jobs to assist long-term care facilities, and a new round funding via SBA applications for its Paycheck Protection Program, as well as other news and important resources, click … Continued

Governor Baker Announces New Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Program and MassHealth Updates

The Baker-Polito Administration announce new federal waiver requests to provide the state’s MassHealth program more flexibility to respond to COVID-19, and provide an update on Massachusetts’ successful implementation of the new Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program. Click here for a link to the news release with more information from Governor Baker’s Office.

MassHire Provides Career Center Updates, Job Postings, Work Share Programs

The MassHire Metro North Workforce Board provides updates about unemployment benefits, business resources, Career Center updates, employment opportunities, job postings, work share programs, as well as questions and answers. For the most recent MassHire COVID-19 update/PowerPoint presentation, click Metro North COVID19 Update_4-21-2020.

MEMA Announces Relief to Mass Student Loan Borrowers and Launch of Food Security Task Force

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) delivers updates from its COVID-19 Command Center. For the latest report, including daily case updates, increased health center testing capacity, high speed Internet access, relief to Mass Student Loan borrowers, the launch of new Food Security Task Force, and other news, click on COVID-19 Command Center sitrep_04.22.20

Governor Baker Closes Schools Through End of 2020 School Year

The Baker-Polito Administration announced new actions to support the ongoing COVID-19 response, including extending the closure of all public and private schools through the end of the school year, and the closure of all non-emergency child care programs until June 29, 2020. Accordingly, Woburn Schools will be closed through the end of the school year. … Continued