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Local program offers support for people dealing with grief

February 24th, 2017

Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals in the field of grief to assist people trying to cope with the loss, fear, anger, and the disappointment that surrounds death. “No one can fathom the mixed emotions that arise surrounding experiences of loss, […]

Orangetheory Fitness to host fundraiser to benefit ‘Augie’s Quest’

February 17th, 2017

Marlborough – Orangetheory Fitness is partnering with Augie’s Quest to raise funds for the ALS Therapy Development Institute (ALSTDI), the world’s foremost drug discovery center focused solely on finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis  (ALS). ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. In Massachusetts, […]

Turkey Trot 5K benefits Northborough Food Pantry

February 15th, 2017

Northborough – Over 500 runners participated in the ninth annual Turkey Trot, held Nov. 24, raising over $15,000 for the Northborough Food Pantry. Recently the Northborough Turkey Trot Committee presented a check for $15,813 to the food pantry. The committee would like to thank the participants, volunteers, t-shirt sponsors, and the 2016 major sponsors of […]

Stop & Shop donates to St. Anne’s food pantry

February 12th, 2017

Shrewsbury –The Shrewsbury Stop & Shop, located at 539 Boston Turnpike, presented a donation of $3,424.80 to the St. Anne’s Human Services food pantry Feb. 3.

Marlborough nuns join in ‘circle of love’ movement

February 4th, 2017

Marlborough – A group of Sisters of St. Anne and members of nearby communities joined more than 90 other groups across the nation recently to “Circle Our Cities in Love.” Sr. Rita Petruziello of the Congregation of St. Joseph in Cleveland, Ohio, began the Circle the City with Love movement during the Republican National Convention […]

Mother and son share dedication to helping kids with disabilities 

February 3rd, 2017

Westborough – “I pretty much can’t think of a time that I didn’t want to be a pediatrician,” said Dr. Catherine Nowak, medical director of The Feingold Center for Children, who shared that she was influenced by a childhood tragedy she experienced of losing a younger sister.

Girl Scout mission inspires to help defray medical costs

January 12th, 2017

Marlborough – The Girl Scout motto, “Be prepared,” is explained in the organization’s 1947 handbook: “A Girl Scout is ready to help out wherever she is needed. Willingness to serve is not enough; you must know how to do the job well, even in an emergency.”

Shrewsbury mom creates organization to promote worldwide autism acceptance

January 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury – When Shrewsbury mom Stacey Levine Lavely witnessed her son’s touching performance of “Let It Go” in a local talent show in April, she was hit with inspiration.

GLC students donate to Toys for Tots

January 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Students from God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten and the Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) recently participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots drive for the 25th year. The families and students generously donated over 600 new, unwrapped toys for children in need. During the month of December GLC makes a commitment […]

SpencerBANK employees collaborate for Spencer Toys for Kids donation

January 4th, 2017

Spencer – SpencerBANK employees worked together this holiday season by donating toys to support the Spencer Toys for Kids campaign. Collectively, staff members made this special time of year more memorable for 24 children. The bank also serves as a drop-off location for the program each year. “We are incredibly proud that our employees put […]

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