DETAILS FOR ABINGTON SUPER BOWL ANNOUNCED
The Abington Green Wave will face off against the Bulldogs from Rockland at Gillette Stadium on Monday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m., in the Division 6 Super Bowl.
Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, at 10 a.m., via Ticketmaster. Team coaches and captains will gather Tuesday morning for the annual Championship Breakfast at Gillette Stadium.
6th GRADE CLASS GOING REMOTE
Abington Middle School Principal Matthew MacCurtin announced in a letter to parents Monday that one 6th grade classroom will be learning remotely for the rest of the week.
“Due to a number of students testing positive to COVID-19 in one sixth grade classroom, in consultation with the Abington Director of Health and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, the decision has been made for that classroom only to have remote instruction for Tuesday and Wednesday,” he wrote. “All families affected have been notified and this will NOT IMPACT ANY OTHER CLASSROOMS at Abington Middle School.”
COVID-19 numbers in Abington have spiked this month jumping from 19 positive cases on Nov. 1, to 73 on Friday. The numbers dipped a bit to 69 on Monday.
ABINGTON/WHITMAN-HANSON RIVALRY RESUMES THURSDAY
Not to be lost in Super Bowl excitement, Abington will square off against Whitman (and Hanson) for the 110th time this Thursday morning at 10 a.m. The game will be played at the non-historic Whitman-Hanson Regional High School football field. Tickets can be purchased online here. The Panthers still lead the all- time series, 60-46-3.
CHEERLEADERS FINISH THIRD
Congratulations to the Abington High School Cheerleading Team for finishing in third place at the Division 4 MSAA Cheerleading Championships over the weekend.
SEPAC FORUM TUESDAY
The Abington Special Education Parents Advisory Council is hosting a forum Tuesday featuring David Flood. The forum will run from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m., in the HS Seminar Room. It will be live streamed via Abington Community Access & Media on Channel 14 (Verizon) or Channel 26(Comcast), as well as www.abingtoncam.tv/education
TOWN BOWLING TOURNEY SCHEDULED FOR DEC. 5
Abington News and Webster Timber Lanes are teaming up for the Christmas Ball Classic Bowling Tournament on Dec. 5. Bowlers will roll 2 qualifying strings with the Top 4 scores advancing to a semifinal round. The Top 2 bowlers from that round will compete in a 1 string match for the title. The winner will receive a full Christmas dinner basket from Trucchis, plus $200 in prize money. All are welcomed to enter. It is part of Abington Celebrates Christmas 2021 Weekend.
NOBODY INJURED IN D’ANNS CRASH
A car crashed into D’Anns Restaurant this morning shortly after 10 a.m. Only a few employees were inside the restaurant at the time but none of them were injured. The driver was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries, according to the Abington Fire Department. The vehicle crashed straight through a wall near the bar. The restaurant will reportedly be open for take out and delivery only Monday and Tuesday from 4-9 p.m., and then reopen on Wednesday at 11 a.m.
AUTOPSY FINDINGS FOR ELIJAH LEWIS RELEASED
The New Hampshire Attorney General today released the autopsy findings for Elijah Lewis, the 5 year old boy whose body was found in Abington. If you really want to read the results, the release is available here.