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Westborough Girl Scout builds park benches to earn silver award

October 11th, 2017

Westborough – Ryann Smith, 14, a freshman at Westborough High School, is working hard to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. On Sept. 9, she installed two benches, which she assembled, at the Haskell Street Park playground, off of Lyman Street, in Westborough.

‘Let Your Spirit Serve’ kicks off Spirit of Shrewsbury weekend

October 11th, 2017

Shrewsbury – For the fourth consecutive year, State Representative Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury Selectman Beth Casavant have co-chaired a fundraiser showcasing the community’s “generous spirit of giving” to kick-off the Spirit of Shrewsbury fall festival. This year’s event, “Let Your Spirit Serve,” will benefit Veterans Inc.

Hudson firefighter aids hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico

October 10th, 2017

Hudson – Hudson firefighter John Carolan spent a week on an island lucky to have dodged the full force of Hurricane Irma. He returned less than a week after leaving to find that same island decimated by the direct hit of Hurricane Maria.

Northborough woman helps others live with dignity

October 5th, 2017

Northborough – When Northborough resident Rebecca Putnam was approached by Kate Butler, founder of Dignity Matters, to join the board of the new nonprofit organization that collects feminine hygiene products and undergarments for women and teenage girls in need, she immediately stepped up and became treasurer, as well a volunteer at collection drives.

Largest personal gift to the campaign for Shrewsbury athletic fields announced

October 4th, 2017

Shrewsbury – The Campaign for Shrewsbury Athletic Fields recently announced that Paula and Jim Buonomo of Shrewsbury have committed $50,000 toward the Shrewsbury High School synthetic turf field project, the largest personal gift the campaign has received to date.

Apple picking for a good cause

October 3rd, 2017

Region – On Sept. 22, HYPE9, the young professionals group of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, held its annual “Community Service Day” on behalf of the Community Harvest Project.

‘The Most Interesting Man’ and Julio’s Liquors raise money for hurricane victims

September 28th, 2017

Westborough – Julio’s Liquors teamed up with Jonathan Goldsmith, “The Most Interesting Man in the World,” and Astral Tequila Sept. 25 to help raise money for victims of Hurricane Harvey which recently struck Texas.

Marlborough Masons donate to local food pantry

September 27th, 2017

Marlborough – The United Brethren Masons donated $300 to the Marlborough Food Pantry Sept.19. The funds were raised from sponsorships of the 2017 Marlborough Main Street Car Show. The funds will help supply the Thanksgiving dinners that the organization will be putting together for Marlborough families.

Coach ships Hudson basketball gear to Houston flood victims

September 26th, 2017

Hudson – Hundreds of Houston residents affected by Hurricane Harvey, which ultimately got downgraded to a tropical storm, now own Hudson High School (HHS) basketball gear. A shipment was sent by former HHS basketball coach Mike Mercuri in response to a tweet asking for donations from University of Houston (UH) head men’s basketball coach Kelvin Sampson. Coaches nationwide answered the call.

RTN donates over $22,000 to Mass. Coalition for the Homeless

September 24th, 2017

Region – RTN Federal Credit Union and RTN GoodWorks Foundation presented a check for $22,039 to the Massachusetts Coalition for the Homeless Sept. 18. The funds are proceeds raised from Walk Home 2017, which took place in June.

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