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Country Western Night to benefit cancer walk Nov. 12

November 3rd, 2016

Four-time cancer survivor Vikki Crowley (standing, left) and Team Vikki ride on a float that won the Grand Marshal’s Trophy in the 2016 Marlborough Labor Day parade.
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Shrewsbury – A Country Western Night fundraising event will be held Saturday, Nov. 12, from 7 to 11 p.m. at SAC Park, (Scandinavian Athletic Club), 438 Lake St., Shrewsbury. The event is being organized by Vikki Crowley, a four-time cancer from Marlborough. Proceeds will benefit the 15th Just ‘Cause Breast Cancer Walk, a three-day 60-mile […]

Modern Dentistry to offer free dental clinic for veterans

November 1st, 2016

Dr. YiChen (Jenn) Wei and Dr. Mehdi Karimipour, with their daughter

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Shrewsbury – As a way to thank local veterans, Modern Dentistry of Shrewsbury is proud to announce that it will be hosting a free Dental Day for veterans on Saturday, Nov. 12.

The clinic will be overseen by Dr. Mehdi Karimipour (known as Dr. Mehdi) and his wife, Dr. YiChen (Jenn) Wei, who both joined Modern Dentistry and Dr. Todd Pizzi this past summer. Both doctors have extensive experience and years of dental specialty training. In addition, Dr. Mehdi has trained at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Birmingham, Ala., which has given him an intimate perspective on the needs of those who have served in the military.

Shelter seeks foster or permanent home for deaf dog

October 27th, 2016

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Hopkinton – Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc., is desperately seeking a foster or permanent home for Pigeon, a two year old Dalmatian mix. Pigeon was rescued from a high-kill Kentucky shelter earlier this year and has been in and out of foster homes since. She is becoming quite stressed at the shelter thus the […]

Worcester County Clothesline Project displayed in Shrewsbury

October 25th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – The Worcester County Clothesline Project came to the Shrewsbury Town Common Oct. 15. The Clothesline Project was started in 1992 and since 2000 has been part of Pathways for Change. Its mission is to make the issues of sexual violence more widely known and to allow the victims of this violence to start […]

With new book, Westborough girl continues quest to promote disability awareness

October 18th, 2016

Eva (l) and Melissa Shang
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Westborough – Like many girls her age, 13-year-old Melissa Shang, an eighth grade student at the Sarah W. Gibbons Middle School, has a busy life. Her days are filled with school work, creating stop-motion films, singing in her school choir, and enjoying time with her family and friends. She is also, she admits, “sassy” a lot of the time. But there is also another side to this young girl – she is a passionate advocate for those with disabilities.

Growth allows Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to host new 5k

October 12th, 2016

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Hudson – The Hudson Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition capped off a summer of rapid growth Oct. 1 by hosting its inaugural Substance Abuse Awareness 5k at the Morgan Bowl.

Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation announces two new board members

October 4th, 2016

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Westborough – Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation has announced the addition of a marketing firm executive and a nonprofit attorney to its board of directors. Joining the board is Peter Drakulich, CEO of DrivingUpSales, and Justin Silverman, a Westborough-based attorney who is also executive director of a regional nonprofit organization. In addition to Drakulich and Silverman, […]

Commerce Bank launches food drive for Worcester County Food Bank

October 4th, 2016

Region – Commerce Bank has announced that its 13 offices throughout Central Massachusetts are collecting donated food items for the Worcester County Food Bank, to help it feed hungry people living in 60 cities and towns in the region. “The Worcester County Food Bank provides critical services to those in need in our community,” said […]

UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital honors Hospital Auxiliary for years of service

September 27th, 2016

Members of the UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital Auxiliary
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Marlborough – On Sept. 14, UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital hosted a reception honoring and thanking the members of the Hospital Auxiliary for their dedication and commitment to the hospital. After several months of thoughtful and lengthy discussions, a decision was recently made by the Auxiliary Board to disband and establish a new direction for the auxiliary. […]

Friends of the Poor Walk/Run to be held in Sudbury

September 20th, 2016

Region – The St. Vincent de Paul (SVdP) Society Conference of Immaculate Conception Church, Marlborough, in partnership with the SVdP Conference of St. Anselm Church, Sudbury, is participating in the Friends of the Poor Walk/Run Sunday, Sept. 25. The event begins at St. Anselm Church, 100 Landham Road, Sudbury, with registration at 10 a.m. The […]

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