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  • Mosquitos
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    Mosquito Control Team Back Again to Greater Gardner MA

    The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project is sending its team to the area on August 4, 11, 18, 25, and September 1.  Dates are tentative and weather permitting.   Requests for service may be recorded by calling  the CMMCP office at (508) 393-3055 between 7am and 3:30pm weekdays.   For more info visit the website.  CLICK  HERE.

  • 988 Lifeline
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    Nation including Greater Gardner MA has new number for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    The new number, 988, is easy to remember and is designed to save lives. The number is accessible across the United States and will connect callers with a trained counselor at any time. You can even text the number and get a response.

    Gardner Magazine found it difficult to find a high quality image, so we’re making it available here in a pdf you can print for the office or workplace. CLICK HERE. Note: even if you have only a B/W laser printer, print and display this and you may just save a life.

    Note: To avoid confusion, we are not publishing the old longer number which is still working for now.

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  • New Salem update

    View Meeting Minutes and Agendas on this page. CLICK HERE.

  • Covid 4-1-22
    Massachusetts Covid Positivity 4-1-22

    Massachusetts Covid Positivity under 2% as of 4-1-22

    Trends bode well for the Greater Gardner area as shown by the map at left. The City of Gardner is identified by the red G.

    CLICK MAP for larger view.

  • School Closings
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    Greater Gardner MA School Closings

    The three network TV affiliates in Boston each publish updated school closing information for our area: Here are the links: ABCNBCCBS

  • Saturday Blizzard
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    Is Greater Gardner MA in for a Saturday Blizzard?

    We’re ready at the Greater Gardner Weather Center. CLICK HERE We have several forecast services plus Interactive Maps which show you the various forecast models.

    PARKING BANS: Many communities will have parking bans in various areas. Times will vary, but the intent is the same, KEEP CARS OFF THE ROAD so plows can clear the snow.

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  • New Salem Store
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    Unique General Store in New Salem MA

    The Reynolds family operates a very unique general store located within this community of around 1000 people.  The New Salem General Store says, “Featuring a little bit of everything that you might need with a focus on local fresh products from the Quabbin area.  Basic Staples are always available as on-site freshly baked items, fresh vegetables, honey, maple syrup, Dean’s Beans coffee, local and favorite craft brews, your favorite wines and more.” 

    The store has a kitchen and deli, sells beer and wine, features the wares of local artisans, and even offers lunch or dinner for takeout. For additional information, visit their website. CLICK HERE.

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  • Test Reimbursement
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    UPDATE: Free Covid-19 Test Kits and Reimbursement for Greater Gardner MA

    The Federal Government has a website in effect NOW from which Americans can order free COVID-19 tests. This began on January 19th. For the site CLICK HERE. These kits are absolutely free (limited to 4 tests per address) and don’t require any payment upfront.

    In addition, private insurers must cover the cost of up to eight at-home Covid-19 tests per month. (This started   January 15, 2022.) Consumers pay for the tests up front and get reimbursed by insurance. Previous purchases don’t count and tests must be on approved government list: Rapid Antigen —- Molecular (PCR).

    The Biden Administration has also announced that FREE masks will soon be available through your local pharmacy. Ask your pharmacy for details.

    Additional suggestion: With many venues requiring proof of vaccination, we suggest the purchase of an inexpensive all-in-one printer (less than $70 from any major retailer) so you can scan your vax card. Back up any documents and keep a file on your phone. Now an even easier suggestion: Get a digital Vax Card through the State of Massachusetts. To visit the portal, CLICK HERE.

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  • Covid Cases
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    Massachusetts Covid Cases by Age – CLICK IMAGE for larger view
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    Percent of Covid Cases by Age – CLICK IMAGE for larger view

    Covid reaching every age group in Greater Gardner MA

    Gardner Magazine has charted the State data in graphic form (just click on either image at left for large view) to illustrate the wide-ranging impact of Covid 19 among all age groups. Here’s the problem: Covid continues to spread because of unvaccinated people AND because vaccines are not 100% effective. While most younger people do survive, the average age of death is still 75. Conclusion: Getting the vaccine could save the life of your older relative, friend, or neighbor. Think about it.

  • Cold Weather
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    Avoid Fire and Carbon Monoxide Hazards during Greater Gardner MA Cold Snap

    Smoke and Carbon Monoxide alarms are effective defense strategies. Space Heaters, Fireplaces, and woodstoves need to be used safely. We have the complete article. CLICK HERE

Around the Community of New Salem MA

Community Facts

New Salem is a town in Franklin County Massachusetts with a population of about 1000 people

Schools

Government

Town Clerk: (978) 544-2731

Selectboard: (978) 544-6437

Town Coordinator: (978) 544-6437

Organizations

Animal Control: (978) 544-7530

Veteran Services: (978) 772-1571

Council on Aging: (978) 544-6437

Historical Commission: (978) 544-6437

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South Main St. New Salem
Bear's Den Falls
Quabbin Reservoir
New Salem Academy

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