By Raegan Loughrey, Olivia Hickey and Photojournalist: Andrew Evans
Mount Holyoke College told Western Mass News that they will be holding an in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020 to make up for missing out on the traditional graduation experience due to the COVID-19 pandemic on May 29.
By Kristin Burnell, Olivia Hickey and Photojournalist: Don Henry
“This vaccine, a booster is meant for children that completed the initial series of COVID vaccines which included two doses that were spaced three weeks apart,” said Dr. Sari Miettinen, interim chief medical officer of Cooley Dickinson & Pediatrician.
Over 800 students will be graduating this weekend from Western New England University. School officials are hard at work making sure the community will be safe, as temperatures are expected to reach well into the 90s.
Commissioner Calvi also wanted to remind residents that even though it will be hot, hypothermia is still a threat. Although the outside temps will reach 90, the water is still expected to be in the 50s.