Adams Officials Seeking Safe Way to Celebrate Halloween
Adams Officials are considering ways the town's children will be able safely celebrate Halloween.
The state is expected to provide some guidance on trick or treating this week but going door to door is probably unlikely because of the novel coronavirus.
Interim Police Chief Troy Bacon said an initial idea that came up in discussions with his staff was to invite the children to dress up and stand outside their homes and then go by precincts to deliver candy.
Town Administrator Jay Green said he had been in contact with the town's health inspector, who expected the state Department of Public Health would be discussing the holiday during a weekly update.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellations of a number of holiday events, including Memorial Day observances, the Pittsfield Fourth of July Parade and the Fall Foliage Parade. Last week, Pittsfield also canceled its annual Halloween parade.
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