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Fundraiser to benefit Shrewsbury infant and family

April 7th, 2017

Shrewsbury – After an uneventful pregnancy nothing could have prepared Dan and Kate Brown for the premature birth of their daughter, Ella, and the hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH) diagnosis that followed.

Fundraiser to benefit Smith’s Boston Marathon challenge

April 6th, 2017

Region – Dawn Smith, a private wealth advisor with Oasis Financial Services in Hopkinton, will be running the Boston Marathon this year to benefit the Dana Farber Cancer Institute. On Saturday, April 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., she will be joining forces with SKM Jewelry & Accessories for a special fundraiser. Twenty percent […]

Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation donates to Fresh Start

April 5th, 2017

Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded the Fresh Start Furniture Program a $3,500 grant to support their efforts in providing furniture and household goods to people in need. Fresh Start Furniture Bank is a 100 percent volunteer-based furniture bank located in Hudson, Mass. Founded in 2013 under the name Touchstone Furniture Depot, the […]

Devoted PMC supporter to ride in memory of his father

March 31st, 2017

Marlborough – Billy Richards of Marlborough is preparing to ride in his seventh Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), an annual bike-a-thon that raises funds for life-saving cancer research. This year, he’s particularly determined to fundraise for the cause.

Hudson Elks officer helps fellow military veterans

March 31st, 2017

Hudson – According to the Elks website, “So long as there are veterans, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks will never forget them.” Accomplishing that mission at the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959 is overseen by Jesse Harvey. He was installed as leading knight, the second in command, for the 2017-2018 fraternal year during a ceremony March 17.

Marlborough mom organizes ‘Community Unity’ event for kids with special needs

March 17th, 2017

Marlborough – For parents of children with special needs, the fear of their child becoming lost or running away is ever-present. Many of those with autism cannot communicate clearly – if at all – or have behaviors that might cause injury to themselves or others.

Shrewsbury’s Phil Krause is a good Samaritan and good neighbor

March 15th, 2017

Shrewsbury – Three years ago Phil Krause added an X Series Snow Thrower attachment to his Cub Cadet tractor. Far better than a snow blower, this powerful addition eats up whatever the toughest winter storm delivers. It quickly and easily clears extreme snow conditions like the five foot berms that town snow plows invariably leave at the top of driveways.

Angels at St. Anne’s offer multitude of services

March 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – No halos or wings are in sight. The angels at St. Anne’s Human Services look like ordinary people, but they’re not. They give of their time and talents running a complicated, many-faceted operation to serve the needs of their community.

Friendly phone chats uplift Hudson seniors’ spirit

March 13th, 2017

Hudson – A number of seniors in Hudson have found a simple way to avoid loneliness. They’re enjoying friendly phone calls with Alexandria “Alex” Boule, a 2013 Hudson High School alum.

Kickoff fundraiser set for Congenital Heart Walk

March 11th, 2017

Region – Personal reasons compel Dolores Edgren of Southborough to support the Adult Congenital Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation, which are the benefiting charities of the Congenital Heart Walk – Boston. Her daughter Kim Edgren of North Grafton is a congenital heart defect survivor and chair of the walk since its inception in 2012.

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