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Southborough parents look to rebuild beloved playground

August 30th, 2017

By Alyssa Borelli, Contributing Writer Southborough – A group of Southborough parents are campaigning to close the funding gap on the replacement of the Harold E. Fay Memorial Park, also known as Fayville Park, after a windstorm demolished several areas of the playground, prompting the town to close the park last summer. Parents like Leslie […]

Dinner to benefit Southborough Community Fund Sept. 8

August 29th, 2017

Southborough – Celebrate Southborough at the Southborough Community Fund (SCF) Dinner Friday, Sept. 8, at 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Church Hall, 27 Main St. Cocktails and catering provided by Peppers. Proceeds will benefit the SCF.

First Church in Marlborough hosts ‘bucket’ fundraiser for hurricane victims

August 29th, 2017

Marlborough – The First Church in Marlborough, 37 High St.,  has announced that it will be accepting Church World Service Emergency Cleanup Buckets for the victims of  Hurricane Harvey and will ship them at First Church’s expense to CWR services. The church is asking for individuals and teams to consider putting together these buckets following […]

Companies partner to help local food insecurity

August 25th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined forces with Shaw’s on Aug. 8 to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB). The donation, equivalent to more than 160,000 servings, will help families fight hunger in Worcester County, where one in ten individuals are food insecure.

Eagle Scout award to be presented to Westborough student

August 25th, 2017

Westborough – Zachary Colebourn, of Westborough has earned the Eagle Scout award, the highest achievement of the Boy Scouts of America, reached by only 4 percent of all Scouts.

Imagine Project supports veterans

August 24th, 2017

Marlborough – More than 20 years ago, Marlborough resident Julie Ciolino, a volunteer at a local nursing home, met a Vietnam veteran who had served his country. Upon his return home, he was unable to resume his life, couldn’t cope with the change and eventually moved into a nursing home.

Community Harvest Project’s farm coordinator aims to help take a bite out of hunger

August 24th, 2017

Grafton – Nestled in the bucolic town of North Grafton is a farm that produced 220,000 pounds of produce in 2016. Community Harvest Project (CHP) which operates at Brigham Hill Community Farm, 37 Wheeler Road, in North Grafton provides for many with food insecurities in Worcester County and beyond.

Overdose awareness vigil grows for its third year

August 21st, 2017

Marlborough – Marlborough resident Kathy Leonard has mixed feelings about the growth of the annual International Overdose Awareness vigil she helps to organize in the city.

Helping developmentally disabled individuals ‘thrive’

August 16th, 2017

Region – The nonprofit organization founded in 1973 as Greater Marlborough Programs Inc. (GMPI) changed its name in March to Thrive Support & Advocacy. While Thrive is headquartered in Marlborough, it currently helps families with developmentally disabled children and adults in over 30 communities including Grafton, Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Southborough and Westborough.

Companies partner to help local food insecurity 

August 14th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined forces with Shaw’s on Aug. 8 to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB).

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