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Shrewsbury family honors daughter’s memory by supporting NICU families

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – Kate and Dan Brown of Shrewsbury know something about accepting help when help is offered. They needed it...

Community invited to support Westborough native on Jan. 20

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Westborough - Friends and family of Westborough native Tom McDonald, 56, are organizing a fundraiser event to help cover medical...

Kickball tourney to benefit girl with stage 4 neuroblastoma

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson/Marlborough – Organizers of the 17th annual Snowflake Festival Charity Kickball Tournament are currently seeking base sponsors, raffle prizes,...

Thanks to generosity of many, Westborough’s Project Graduation is a huge hit

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Westborough –Westborough High School’s graduation ceremony, held June 2 at the school’s athletic field, was one of traditional pomp, circumstance...

Fresh Start Furniture Bank helps those in need

By Joan F. Simoneau, Community Reporter Hudson - Fresh Start Furniture Bank is a volunteer-based charity located in Hudson which provides free furniture and home...

Kits for Kids gives back to children in need

By MaryCatherine Karcich, Contributing Writer Marlborough – What began as a homegrown charity has blossomed into a nonprofit aimed to give children comfort in an...

Moms turn grief into recovery through local support group

Marlborough – A pair of mothers who lost their sons to drug overdose are using their tragedy to help others. Kathy Leonard lost her 27-year-old son Jonathan Testa in December and Cheryl Juaire lost her son Corey Merrill, 23, in 2011 – both to heroin overdose.

Wegmans offers employment opportunities for those with disabilities

Northborough – In an economic environment that is still struggling, many are still finding it difficult to gain employment. For those with disabilities, the search can be especially frustrating. But thanks to the Central Mass Employment Collaborative (CMEC ) over 100 Massachusetts residents have found jobs this past year, including 26 at the Wegmans store in Northborough.
Alyssa DiGiovanni holds the Best Ears trophy won by her dog Rudy. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Westborough Rotarians treat families to fall fest

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough presented its first Family Fall Festival the weekend of Oct. 13 and...
Girl Scouts from Marlborough and Hudson with the bags they put together for local foster children. Photo/submitted

Local Girl Scouts take action to help foster children

By Kate Tobiasson, Contributing Writer Marlborough/Hudson - Some teenagers might be happy to spend their summers on the couch, but five charismatic girls from Marlborough...