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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 […]

Anti-prejudice youth group announces 2017 program

December 30th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Students Together Opposing Prejudice – S.T.O.P. – has announced plans for its seven-week middle school program next February and March. Described as an anti-prejudice youth education and leadership initiative, the sessions address all forms of discrimination.

PENTA raises over 300 toys for local children

December 27th, 2016

Westborough – For the third consecutive year, PENTA Communications, Inc., an integrated marketing firm located at 208 Turnpike Road in Westborough, was one of the most successful drop-off locations in Central Massachusetts for the Toys for Tots organization, raising over 300 toys for local children in need. The marketing firm encouraged community members to drop […]

Sunlovers Tanning offers free tan in exchange for clothing drive donation

December 27th, 2016

  Marlborough – Sunlovers Tanning, 530 Boston Post Road, Marlborough will be hosting through Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 a clothing drive to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters. The store is collecting clean and gently used clothing for all seasons and sizing including baby, kids, and adults.  Anyone who participates in the drive will receive a […]

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