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Habitat for Humanity launches project in Northborough

November 30th, 2016

Northborough – Behind the historic facades of 33-35 and 37-39 Main St. in Northborough, four families will each begin a new chapter of their lives. Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Greater Worcester chapter (HFH MWGW) will convert these properties, located next to the Trinity Church, into four affordable, owner-occupied condos: a five-bedroom, three-bedroom, and two two-bedroom units.

Toy drive to benefit United Way of Tri-County

November 22nd, 2016

Marlborough – Jersey Mike’s Subs, located at 44 Boston Post Road West in Marlborough, is hosting a toy drive to benefit the United Way of Tri-County. Through Tuesday, Dec. 6, donate a new, unwrapped toy and Jersey Mike’s will thank you with a free regular sub. Last year, the United Way of Tri-County helped provide […]

Stop & Shop ‘Turkey Express’ donates to food bank

November 16th, 2016

Region – The Stop & Shop “Turkey Express” truck pulled up to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) in Shrewsbury Nov. 4. to deliver 1,000 turkeys.

Children hold trike-a-thon to raise money for St. Jude’s

November 11th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The students of God’s Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten at the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury recently held their annual St. Jude Children’s Hospital Trike-A-Thon to raise awareness and funds for children and families affected by childhood cancer. The students collected donations and then rode their trikes at school. The entire school raised $2,550. Each […]

Westborough Library named recipient of ‘Hannaford Helps’ program

November 10th, 2016

Westborough – Friends of the Westborough Public Library (FOWPL), a nonprofit committed to support the public library, has been selected as a beneficiary of the “Hannaford Helps” Reusable Bag Program for the month of November. The program was developed in order to further support Hannaford’s values by making it easy for customers to contribute to their local community […]

AFC Urgent Care to offer free flu shots for veterans

November 3rd, 2016

Region – On Veterans’ Day, Friday Nov. 11, AFC Urgent Care’s Marlborough and Natick centers will be offering free flu shots to all veterans as a way to thank them for their service. No appointment is necessary but those participating should bring proof of their service such as a military ID. The centers will be […]

Country Western Night to benefit cancer walk Nov. 12

November 3rd, 2016

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

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

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

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 […]

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