VETERANS LUNCH ON WEDNESDAY
The Departmen of Veteran’s Services is holding a free lunch for all veterans Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Senior Center. Veterans are encouraged to wear their uniform and bring a photo of them from their service time.
HEALTH DEPT READYING FOR 5-11 VACCINATION CLINICS
The FDA last week approved the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on children between 5-11. It’s now up to the CDC to decided whether to greenlight the next big innoculation wave. That approval could come as soon as Tuesday. Abington Public Health Director Marty Golightly said his department is getting ready if that approval comes. The town has already been approved for 300 additional vaccine doses and will start scheduling clinics as soon as they can (Editor’s Note: Assuming the Baker Administration doesn’t again privatize the vaccination effort at the last minute).
BUD’S ASKING TO EXPAND HOURS
The town’s first, and still only, cannabis retailer is asking for permission to expand it’s weekend hours. Bud’s Goods & Provisions is currently permitted to open it’s doors between 10 a.m. and 10 p.m. on weekends. But CEO Alex Mazin said after six months of operation, the hours don’t fully align with customer demand. The shop’s hours were set by the Planning Board during it’s site plan review, and that board will consider Mazin’s request Monday night.
HALPIN IN D3 STATE GOLF TOURNEY TUESDAY
Best wishes to Abington High School golfer John Halpin who is competing in the Division 3 State Golf Tournament Tuesday. The round will be held at Shining Rock Golf Club in Northbridge.
Planning Board, 6 p.m., Town Hall. Agenda includes a public hearing on a request by Bud’s Goods & Provisions to extend their weekend hours, and discussions on 130 Ashland Street and 286 Spruce Street
Board of Health, 6 p.m., Town Hall. Agenda includes a discussion about the board’s open position, and regulations prohibiting smoking in workplaces.
Fire Station Building Committee, 6 p.m., Town Hall. Agenda includes discussions with OPM, Pomroy Associates, and Kaestle Boos Associates, and a discussion about a project timeline
Board of Assesors, 11 a.m., Town Hall. Agenda includes a presentation on tax classifications
Charter Review Commission, 6 p.m., Town Hall. Agenda includes a discussion with town counsel, and a review of the ABington Town Charter, as well as other town charters
(DISCLOSURE: The author is a member of the Planning Board and Chairman of the Charter Review Commission)