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Blood drive to be held in honor of local girls

Westborough – The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive at the Congregational Church of Westboro on Monday, Sept. 19, in honor of...

CARFIT program for seniors to be held in Westborough

Region - Home Instead Senior Care of Northborough and Natick is sponsoring a CARFIT program for area seniors in conjunction with the Westborough Council...

Marlborough students come together to help hurricane victims

Marlborough – In response to the recent Hurricane Harvey disaster, 1Lt. Charles W. Whitcomb Middle School teachers and students discussed this tragedy and brainstormed how to help.

Arts Alliance announces June 20 Artist Appreciation Concert

Hudson - The Arts Alliance is beginning a new tradition this year with the inaugural Artist Appreciation Concert, scheduled for Wednesday, June 20 at...

Celebrating in a “BIG” way

Westborough - For 49 years, the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass./Metrowest (BBBS) has helped thousands of boys and girls find a mentor to help them navigate through the challenges of life. On Wednesday evening, May 23, over 200 supporters of the organization came together to celebrate at the sixth annual "A Taste of Something BIG." The event, which is the organization's main fundraiser, was held at Acacia at Indian Meadows Country Club. During the evening, attendees were invited to sample food from area restaurants as well as wine that was poured courtesy of Rodney Strong Vineyards. Dozens of items were available for guests to bid on during a silent auction. Popular television reporter Susan Wornick served once again as emcee for a live auction.

Two Westborough Scouts earn Eagle Scout rank

Westborough - Adam Dapolite and Andrew O’Keefe from Troop 100 Westborough were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout May 19 at The Congregational Church...

Hudson AMVETS to deliver hundreds of Christmas meals

Hudson – The Hudson AMVETS Post 208 will again make special deliveries Christmas Day. Volunteers will prepare and provide hundreds of hot ham dinners as part of the 24th annual "Home Alone for the Holidays." They'se already distributed 586 complimentary meals on Thanksgiving to 11 communities including Hudson, Marlborough, Northborough and Southborough. Commander Bill Rivers is organizing the project for his 18th year. This Thanksgiving, temperatures were uncomfortably chilly for the 48 drivers making deliveries, but Rivers has seen volunteers endure worse weather conditions.

‘Bundle up the Blackstone Valley’ coat drive to be held in region

Region – State Representative David K. Muradian Jr., R-Grafton, invites all to participate in “Bundle up the Blackstone Valley,” a coat drive to benefit families and children in need within the Blackstone Valley.

Modern Dentistry to offer free dental clinic for veterans

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.

Westborough students hope to spread passion for community service

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Westborough- Abigail McLucas and Elizabeth Hopkinson, both students at Westborough High School, are on a mission to empower students of...