Local vaccinations start Saturday despite weather

FEBRUARY 2: A man using a snowblower clears the parking lot at Stop and Wash laundromat on Ferry Street. (Photo by Jim Mahoney)


The pandemic and its hold on us continues.

Add to this, the snowstorm and the disruptions it has caused.

Nothing like an old fashioned February New England Nor’ Easter to slow down pandemic initiatives as well as the city’s business life.

Many small retailers, restaurant and deli venues have been hurt by the pandemic and the restrictions placed upon business here.

Again, the snowstorm didn’t help.

The city announced a parking ban Monday morning to last through the storm.

City hall and all public buildings closed at 1:00 p.m. Monday.

As the nation tries to roll out the vaccines, the virus continues to take its toll nationwide.

Nationwide figures have dropped.

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