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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Kids and grown-ups help Northborough Education Foundation 

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – Kids and grown-ups wore their fancy attire Feb. 10 when they attended the second annual Gala Jr....

Alcohol Behavioral Couple Therapy offered for military families

Region - Researchers at UMASS Medical School are developing an innovative program for service members and veterans with alcohol related concerns. The program is called Alcohol Behavioral Couple Therapy for Military Families. Based on a similar program developed over the past 35 years called Alcohol Behavioral Couple Therapy (ABCT), the program is now being adapted for military personnel who are facing unique challenges at home after deployment; challenges that are often include alcohol, feeling down, pain, trauma, isolation, and anger that can get in the way of creating a “new normal” for service members and their families. The principal investigators of the project are Elizabeth E. Epstein, Ph.D., professor of psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School, and director, UMass National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans and David Smelson, Psy.D., professor of psychiatry, University of Massachusetts Medical School and research psychologist at the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital in Bedford, Mass.

Project Bread's 45th Walk for Hunger will be May 5

Boston - Project Bread's 45th Walk for Hunger is scheduled for Sunday, May 5. The 20-mile route weaves through Boston, Brookline, Newton, Watertown, and...

Imagine Project supports veterans

Marlborough - More than 20 years ago, Marlborough resident Julie Ciolino, a volunteer at a local nursing home, met a Vietnam veteran who had served his country. Upon his return home, he was unable to resume his life, couldn’t cope with the change and eventually moved into a nursing home.

‘Fill the Boot’ drive Sept. 16

Westborough - The Westborough Fire Fighters will be conducting their annual “Fill the Boot” drive Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the rotary in Westborough Center. Donations will support the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Local cultural councils seek grant proposals

Region – Local cultural councils have announced they are inviting organizations, schools and individuals to apply for funds supporting a range of cultural activities that showcase arts, humanities and interpretive sciences.

Family Safety/Wellness Fair to be held in Westborough

Westborough - Child Protection Resources will partner with Roche Bros. in Westborough for the second annual Family Safety/Wellness Fair on Saturday, June 16.? Over...

Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation donates to Employment Options

Marlborough - The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation recently awarded Employment Options, Inc. a $5,000 grant to support and expand the operations of their social...

Marriott gives the gift of warmth to cancer patients

Marlborough – This fall, patients receiving treatment at the new Cancer Center at Marlborough Hospital will have the added comfort of handmade blankets, courtesy...

Friends of FIT, Corridor Nine bring holiday joy and meals to homeless families

Westborough - Maria Bolf had never experienced homelessness. She said she worked all of her life, up until she underwent surgery and was unable to keep her job. Money got tight, and before long she said her family found itself choosing between paying bills and buying food. For the last two weeks, Bolf, her husband, and three of her children have been living in a hotel room in Shrewsbury, which is a long way from their former home in Fall River. They were placed there by the Massachusetts Department of Transitional Assistance.