Press Release: Bedford VA hosts virtual Veteran town hall Aug. 7

Bedford VA hosts virtual Veteran town hall Aug. 7

 

By Kat Bailey
Bedford VA Medical Center Public Affairs

BEDFORD, Mass. – Bedford VA Medical Center is hosting a virtual town hall on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, for all Veterans who receive care at Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital or the community-based outpatient clinics in Lynn, Haverhill, and Gloucester.

 

Bedford VAMC Director Joan Clifford will host the town hall, supported by the leadership team and staff of clinical and administrative experts. This virtual event will include an update on Bedford VAMC’s operational status, what to expect when visiting the medical center, and a question and answer session.

 

To join the town hall, click the link:  Bedford VAMC Veteran Townhall Participant Link 8/7/2020 (http://site-684067.bcvp0rtal.com/).


  • Join the meeting on any device with an internet connection.
  • The platform works with Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox. However, if you’re unable to access the platform using one browser, please try another.
  • Use the F5 key to refresh your webpage if you’re having audio/video issues.
  • To ask a question, click Join the Discussion and enter a name and email address, then type your question.
  • To enable closed captioning, click on the button on the top of your screen that says “Click for Captions”

 

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Coming up on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at 6pm – @NAYouthCenter’s Sunday Concert Series on the Common featuring Party On!: High energy performance featuring party rock, pop, and country music!

  • Please wear masks or face coverings if you are unable to maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet.
  • Families members and others sharing the same household may sit together, but are asked to maintain a social distance of at least 6 feet from others.
  • Spectators must stay a minimum of 25 feet from the stage. 
  • Bathroom facilities will not be available.

The North Andover Cable TV Advisory Committee is seeking a member.

The North Andover Cable TV Advisory Committee is seeking a member.

The CAC negotiates multi-year contracts with Comcast and Verizon that determine the level of funding our local public access station, NACAM, receives to operate.

The CAC also holds public hearings to discuss satisfaction with Cable TV service and availability in North Andover.

This fall, the committee will be selecting an attorney to help with this process and initiating contract negotiations with both Verizon and Comcast.

The committee seeks someone with legal and or cable television experience interested in participating in this process.

Visit our Board and Committee resource page to complete an application.

northandoverma.gov/board-and-committee-resources

The CAC shall represent the Board of Selectmen, subject to the board’s ultimate authority as issuing authority as defined in M.G.L. c.166a, with regard to cable television licensing including: 1) negotiating renewal licenses or original licenses; 2) conducting proceedings needed to support renewal license negotiations; 3) advising the board of selectmen with respect to any application for license transfer, merger, or assignment.

CAC Member Ad.pdf

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Learn ways to make small changes to lead a more sustainable lifestyle, attend ‘Talking Trash & Recycling’ with Keep Massachusetts Beautiful and the North Andover Sustainability Committee, Thursday (7/30) at 7:00 PM. Register today!

Open to everyone, not just North Andover residents!  Please remember to REGISTER through the link below:

Talking Trash and Recycling with Keep Massachusetts Beautiful and North Andover Sustainability Committee

Thursday 7.30.20 @7:00 PM – Register here.

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Only ONE WEEK left to apply for the Veterans Housing Lottery in Downtown Haverhill! Applications are due by August 3, 2020.

Applications are now being accepted into a veterans housing lottery for one-, two- and three-bedroom apartments in downtown Haverhill (181 Washington St.). You do NOT have to be on Chapter 115 to be eligible.  There will be 44 Apartments available, including 8 one BR, 31 two BR, and 5 three BR units.  There are 2 accessible apartments.  Rent will include heat, electric, and water.  Amenities include:  On-site Parking, On-site Laundry, Air Conditioning, New Construction with Energy Efficient Design, and an Excellent Location. 
70% of units will have Veteran preference, and selection will be by lottery.  The deadline to be entered into the lottery is August 3, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  Applications must be returned by mail to:  PO BOX 511, Haverhill, MA  01831 and postmarked by this date and time.  This is open to all Commonwealth veterans, the criteria are not limited to chapter 115 or disabled veterans.  As long as you are a veteran in need of housing, we encourage you to apply!

Lottery to be held at Veterans Northeast Outreach Center at 10 Reed Street in Haverhill on August 11,2020 at 11:00am.  

Please contact Veterans Northeast Outreach Center with any questions – 978-372-2626.

Applications can be downloaded along with additional information including rental prices and income guidelines at:  www.thegersonbuilding.com.

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Register for Talking Trash & Recycling with Keep Massachusetts Beautiful and the North Andover Sustainability Committee. Open to everyone, not just North Andover residents!

Two opportunities to attend!  Please remember to REGISTER through the links below:

Talking Trash and Recycling with Keep Massachusetts Beautiful and North Andover Sustainability Committee

Tuesday 7.28.20 @10am – Register here.

Thursday 7.30.20 @7pm – Register here.

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