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Cornerstone Academy kids show caring by sharing this season

December 21st, 2015

Kids at Cornerstone Academy gathered donations for a local family in need.

Northborough – The students and families of Cornerstone Academy, a private school in Northborough, are reaching out to a family in need this holiday season. The school is working with Northborough Helping Hands to collect toys, games and gift cards for a local family in need. Throughout the month of December, Cornerstone gathered 21 items for the family’s three children ranging in age from 2 to 9 years, and approximately $300 in gift cards.

Shelter has urgent need for dog foster homes

December 16th, 2015

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  Hopkinton – Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc. urgently needs foster homes for a handful of dogs in need. Fostering involves providing love, care, and shelter for an animal until they find their forever home. The shelter’s greatest need is for adult only, pet-free foster homes. A fenced yard would be ideal. The shelter […]

Residents celebrate the season

December 14th, 2015

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Marlborough – A great meal, gifts, music and most of all, catching up with friends, was all on the agenda for a festive gathering Dec. 11 for nearly 100 of the city’s residents. The party was organized by the tenants’ association for the three developments overseen by the Marlborough Community […]

Assabet JROTC help Hudson police collect Toys for Tots

December 14th, 2015

Collecting donations to the Toys for Tots campaign at Walmart are (l to r) Santa Claus, Officers Wendy LaFlamme, Joseph Kerrigan, Joseph Edie, Sgt. Tim Boudreau, and cadets of the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.

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Hudson – On Dec. 12 and 13, the Hudson Police Department received help collecting donations to its annual Toys for Tots campaign for five hours each day at Walmart. They were joined by cadets of the Marine Corps Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough, led by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Randolph P. Mann.

Sweats for Vets strives to score a successful fifth season

December 14th, 2015

Sweats for Vet president and founder Mark Vital (front, center with sweatshirt) is surrounded by members of the Marlborough chapter of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association, who contributed over 90 sweatshirts this year for homeless veterans.


Region – Sweats for Vets began in 2011 as a holiday gesture that provided Boston sports team sweatshirts to about 60 homeless veterans sheltered in Worcester. Last year, the expanded nonprofit organization distributed 570 sweatshirts to five veterans’ homeless shelters. With this year’s goal of over 800 sweatshirts, Sweats for Vets president and founder Mark Vital hopes to surpass past efforts.

Coat drive to benefit Marlborough Community Cupboard

December 10th, 2015

Marlborough – Anchor Wealth Management is asking for donations of clean, gently used coats, hats, scarves and gloves to support their coat drive program. All donated outerwear will be given to the Marlborough Community Cupboard for distribution to local children and adults in need.

Marlborough Hospital marks 15th Tree of Light

December 10th, 2015

Students of the Whitcomb Middle School Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Chorus

Marlborough – On Dec. 9, Marlborough Hospital marked its 15th annual Tree of Light ceremony in the Leahy Conference Room. Guests were greeted at the door by members of Boy Scout Troop 1775. Steve Roach, president and CEO, welcomed everyone and introduced the musical entertainment. Carols were sung by the 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School Seventh- and Eighth-Grade Chorus directed by Helen Morley.

Northborough Chiropractic hosting toy drive for homeless children

December 9th, 2015

Dr. Casey Gauthier and Dr. Karen Moriarty

Northborough – Northborough Chiropractic is inviting the public to help them reach their goal of collecting 1,000 toys that will then be donated to the Worcester Horizons for Homeless Children. Horizons for Homeless Children focuses exclusively on the needs of young homeless children and their families. The organization provides support services to more than 2,000 […]

Juniper Hill donates to food bank

December 8th, 2015

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Northborough/Shrewsbury – Fred the Turkey helped celebrate the Juniper Hill Golf Course 17th annual Turkey Day Nov. 20 in Northborough. Golfers donated a frozen turkey in lieu of greens fees. Due to the generosity of the Juniper Hill golfers, 306 turkeys were collected.

Community supports 26th annual Evening of Giving

December 4th, 2015

Collecting personal items for Roland’s House and the Willis House are (l to r) Fatima Awada, Marlborough High School (MHS) senior; Tony Maenhout, Bentley University freshman; Ivana Awada, MHS sophomore; and Haylee Braga, MHS sophomore.

Marlborough – Over 1,200 guests supported the 26th annual Evening of Giving, held Dec. 3 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel. They sampled offerings from 29 eateries, then treated themselves to make-your-own-sundaes from Trombetta’s Farm.

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