Former Boston City Council President Kim Janey was sworn in as the 55th mayor of Boston on Wednesday morning following the confirmation of Marty Walsh, BC ’09, as Labor Secretary on Tuesday.
Since returning to campus in the fall, Boston College students have grown accustomed to COVID-19 testing, social distancing, and contact tracing. These new measures have created a unique BC experience, but changes to college life are all too familiar to students throughout the Boston area.
The general public, including all residents 16 years and older, will be eligible to receive the vaccine in Massachusetts on April 19, according to Governor Charlie Baker’s announcement on Wednesday.
The notice of the Fenway vaccination site closure follows Baker’s Wednesday announcement that K-12 teachers, childcare workers, and school staff will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 11. This will add an additional 400,000 people to the eligible population, according to Baker.
K-12 teachers, child care workers, and school staff will be able to register for COVID-19 vaccinations at any of the 170 distribution locations within Massachusetts beginning on March 11.
The 50th anniversary Boston Pride Parade and Festival has been postponed from the usual June date due to restrictions on large gatherings in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Soleil, a local breakfast-lunch spot in Roxbury, fosters a sense of community alongside its homestyle food. The restaurant, under the leadership of chef and owner Cheryl Straughter, has gained a loyal following within the community.
The summit also included eight workshops which focused on a variety of topics, including women in software engineering and the importance of self-compassion.
“I was very anxious, excited with anticipation, and I think most of the people I worked with had the same feeling,” Nanci Ginty Butler said. “When it happened it was very emotional, like just a wave of hopeful relief.”