Plymouth news briefs, March 18 – News – The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA

List your local organization’s community news in Briefly. Submit a press release at least two weeks prior to your dated activity. Email to ocm@wickedlocal.com, fax to 508-591-6601 or mail to 182 Standish Ave., Plymouth, MA 02360. Email is preferred, with text embedded or a text or Word .doc attached. Submissions are subject to the editor’s discretion and editing. For-profit businesses should consult with our advertising reps. An extended version of Briefly can be found online at Wicked Local Plymouth as Plymouth news briefs. COVID-19 UPDATE: In response to concerns about the coronavirus, area event plans may be subject to change or cancellation. Please contact organizers to confirm event details. PLYMOUTH — It is the responsibility of the Plymouth School Department to identify any child who is a resident of Plymouth who may have a disability, regardless of the severity of that disability. It is also the responsibility of the Plymouth public schools to evaluate those students to determine which are eligible for special education or related services under IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act) or 603 CMR 28 (Massachusetts Special Education Regulations). Ply...

Aiming to ensure that child safety seats are correctly installed, a free car-seat safety check has

Aiming to ensure that child safety seats are correctly installed, a free car-seat safety check has been set for June 8 at the St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center. The car-seat safety check will be held from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center by a certified technician. The car-seat and booster seat safety check program is being co-sponsored by the St. Lawrence Rehabilitation Center, which is the lead organization of the Mercer County Coalition of Safe Kids, the Lawrence Township Office of Emergency Management and the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office. The technician will give a free inspection of the car seat or booster seat, examining it for correct use and installation. Children will receive free activity books. Under state law, children who are under 4 years old and weigh less than 40 pounds must be in a rear-facing car seat with a five-point harness. Once a child turns 4, the youngster may ride in a front-facing car seat equipped with a five-point harness. Children may transition to a booster seat when they outgrow the car seat. They must use a booster seat until they reach 8 years old and 57 inches in height. At that point, the child may sit on the s...