November 9th, 2013
Region – Since a pilot project debuted at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center (CMC) in late 2011, 420 families have benefitted from the installation of 30 webcams for its neonatal intensive care unit. Called the NICVIEW system, it is the first and only in the state and has had more than 12,000 log-ins from every [...]
November 8th, 2013
Region – Here is a preview of local Veterans Day events: Hudson – This year’s parade will assemble Monday, Nov. 11, at 9:30 a.m. and depart at 10 a.m. from the AMVETS Post on South Street. The ceremonies will be held at Liberty Park/Wood Square. This year’s featured guest speaker is Naval Combat Aviator, Commander [...]
November 6th, 2013
Region – An art exhibit, “The Romance of Nature: Two Visions,” featuring the works of two local artists, Mary Carolyn Webber and Joyce McJilton Dwyer, will be held at the ARTSpace Gallery, ARTSpace – Maynard, 63 Summer St., Maynard, from Nov. 6 to Nov. 29. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from [...]
November 5th, 2013
Region – Northborough resident Gypsy Phillips recently turned 75, but she has no plans to retire from performing and teaching belly dance. She began studying belly dance at age 36 after the birth of her last child.
November 4th, 2013
Region – On Oct. 24, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metrowest held the 2013 Bids for Kids Auction & Gala at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel. Guests, sponsors, and honorees attended and participated in an extensive silent auction and raffle, as well as the Fund a Need portion of the evening, helping to raise a [...]
November 4th, 2013
Region – The Avidia Bank Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to Horizons for Homeless Children to reinstall Hudson Playspace and maintenance for Leominster play spaces. Avidia Bank is a $1.1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough, and Shrewsbury.
October 31st, 2013
Region – Kristen Merchant and Dennis Ferrante became the proud parents of Daniel Richard Ferrante, born Aug. 12 at 10 p.m. Daniel came into the world weighing 5 lbs, 14 oz. and 19 inches long. Daniel’s sister Gianna Rose Ferrante, who turned 2 on Aug. 5, was very excited to meet him. His grandparents are [...]
October 30th, 2013
Region – When Barbara Clifford, president of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, learned about the number of families living in temporary housing in several local motels, she felt compelled to help but didn’t know where to start. But over the course of two days, thanks to the generosity of several local businesses, she helped to coordinate an outing for the approximately 30 children and their parents that made their Halloween a much happier one this year.
October 29th, 2013
Region – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, along with the Doubletree Hotel, HYPE9 (young professionals group of Corridor Nine), member businesses, and local schools are joining forces again to collect food for those in need. In the true spirit of a community partnership, they are hoping to engage all businesses and residents to help fight local hunger. As such, they are asking businesses and schools to set up collection bins at their locations and to encourage employees, staff members, and parents/school children to make donations.
October 29th, 2013
North Grafton – The Community Harvest Project (CHP) will be hosting a Harvest Home Family Farm Festival Sunday, Nov. 3 from 12 to 4 p.m. at the Community Barn, 37 Wheeler Rd. The festival is an annual community fundraiser filled with activities that are fun for all ages, ranging from hay rides to an interactive [...]