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Monday, May 20, 2019

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...

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...

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...
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...

After fire, Shrewsbury native is grateful for support

Family loses everything after Worcester apartment fire Worcester - When Danielle Cormier awoke to the shouts of five men in apartment recently, she didn’t...

Friends rally community for Marlborough fire survivor Joan Russo

  By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Close friends and fellow hairdressers Cindy Kinney and Paula Stoddard are staying strong for Joan Russo, who was...

Habitat for Humanity volunteers build playhouses for families of veterans

Northborough - Over 50 volunteers occupied the parking lot at Trinity Church April 29 as they teamed up with Habitat for Humanity MetroWest/Great Worcester’s Operation Playhouse. Two playhouses were built, designed, and decorated and at the end of the day were unveiled and donated to two local military families.

Tourney to help defray MHS grad’s football injury rehab costs

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson/Marlborough – Organizers of the 18th annual Snowflake Charity Kickball Tournament are seeking base sponsors and teams to compete...

Northborough couple share love of skiing with others

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough – Fred and Barbara Kohout are no strangers to a ski slope. They have enjoyed the winter sport for...