Varsity NRHS weekly sports schedule...

Oct 16, 2020 by

PLEASE NOTE: Home fans are now allowed at home games by the CAL. When possible, away games will be live-streamed by a NR volunteer, but access to do so is determined by the host school on game-by-game basis. FRIDAY, OCT. 16 Field Hockey: vs. Amesbury, 5:30 p.m. SATURDAY, OCT. 17 Boys’ Soccer: vs. Amesbury, 4 p.m. Girls’ Soccer: at Amesbury, 4 p.m. TUESDAY, OCT. 20 Field Hockey: at Hamilton-Wenham, 4 p.m. WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21 Golf: at Amesbury, 3:30 p.m. Boys’ Soccer: at Hamilton-Wenham, 4 p.m. Girls’ Soccer: vs. Hamilton-Wenham, 4...

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Another virus spike leads to youth sports pause...

Oct 16, 2020 by

Published in the October 16, 2020 edition. By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — In the wake of yet another surge in COVID-19 cases, the Emergency Management Team announced on Thursday, Oct. 15 that youth sports will be paused for two weeks. The announcement came 24 hours after the Massachusetts COVID-19 Command Center dropped Lynnfield from “yellow” to “green.” The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Community Level Data Map uses color codes to designate the number of COVID cases in each community at a given time. A designation of “gray” means fewer than five reported cases in a community. A “green” designation means fewer than four cases per 100,000 of population. “Yellow” means four to eight cases and “red” indicates more than eight cases based on a population of 100,000. Town Administrator Rob Dolan told...

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Local updates amid virus spike

Oct 16, 2020 by

Published in the October 16, 2020 edition. There have been a few developments since Wakefield jumped up two COVID-19 virus designations Wednesday, settling in the higher risk “red” category. Town officials issued a statement yesterday, which reads in part that the “significant increase of positive cases in Wakefield was due, in large part, to a cluster of cases at one location. Without this cluster, Wakefield would have changed from ‘green’ to ‘yellow’ due to community cases. Contract tracing has been performed and all individuals are taking measures to quarantine. “At Wakefield’s Board of Health meeting on Wednesday night, the Board discussed the designation change. Because the cluster is considered contained, no adjustments are recommended to the Town’s policies or regulations. This includes Wakefield Public Schools and Town services. “Community-spread cases, however, continue to occur in Wakefield...

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