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Fidrych Foundation to offer scholarship for high school seniors with special needs

April 9th, 2017

Region – The Mark Fidrych Foundation, Inc., is offering tuition assistance to a deserving student who has successfully met the challenges imposed by his or her disability. This year the Foundation will be awarding two $1,000 scholarships to be used toward tuition expenses. To be eligible, applicants must be on an IEP or physically handicapped, […]

Marlborough announces sixth year of summer intern program for area college students

April 9th, 2017

Marlborough – Marlborough will continue its summer internship program for college students for the sixth consecutive year. Formally known as the “Public Service Internship Program,” this initiative was proposed by Mayor Arthur Vigeant in 2012 and has been funded by the City Council each of the past five years. Since inception, this program has provided […]

Tufts University Cummings School outreach program challenges kids to build STEM skills

April 9th, 2017

Grafton – There’s no doubt that most children love pets. But can that child-animal bond help them expand their education? Dr. Cyndie Webster, associate chair for research at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, thinks so.

State marijuana policy committee to hold hearing in Shrewsbury

April 8th, 2017

Shrewsbury – On Monday, April 10, the Committee on Marijuana Policy, chaired by State Rep. Mark J. Cusack (D-Braintree) and State Sen. Patricia Jehlen (D-Somerville), will hold a public hearing to discuss an “act the regulation and taxation of Marijuana Act,” [Chapter 334 of the Acts of 2016]. This hearing will allow the committee to […]

Benefit set to help community leader with medical scare

April 7th, 2017

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer   Marlborough – The community became familiar with Jackie Smith throughout the past four years as program and events coordinator of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce, as well as committee member of the annual Evening of Giving to benefit Roland’s House, formerly known as the Marlborough-Hudson Homeless Shelter. […]

Westborough Lions host 23rd annual Italian Dinner May 6

April 7th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Lions Club is hosting its 23rd annual Italian Dinner Saturday, May 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the Westborough High School cafeteria, 90 W. Main St. This is one of the club’s annual fundraising activities to support sight and hearing-related needs in the community, eye research, diabetes camps, as well […]

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.

Westborough rabies clinic April 8

April 6th, 2017

Westborough – The Westborough Women’s Club, in conjunction with the Board of Health, will hold its annual Rabies Clinic Saturday, April 8, at the Westborough DPW Garage on Oak Street. This program offers a low-cost opportunity for pet owners to have their dog or cat vaccinated. Dogs will be seen from 9-10 a.m. and cats […]

Country Western Night to benefit cancer walk April 22

April 6th, 2017

Shrewsbury – A Country Western Night will be held Saturday, April 22, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Scandinavian Athletic Club Park, 438 Lake St. in Shrewsbury. Organizing the event is Vikki Crowley of Marlborough, a four-time cancer survivor. Proceeds will benefit the Just ‘Cause Breast Cancer Walk, a three-day 60-mile fundraiser. The evening […]

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 […]

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