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Friday, February 22, 2019

United Way of Tri-County prepares for “Tools for Schools”

Marlborough – As students begin enjoying their summer break, the United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) has started preparing its annual Tools for Schools program. For over 15 years, the program has provided children with backpacks full of grade-appropriate supplies for their return to school. Last year, UWTC partnered with 28 companies and 17 community agencies to distribute 738 backpacks for students in kindergarten through grade 12, 370 of which were in Marlborough.

Growth allows Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition to host new 5k

Hudson - The Hudson Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition capped off a summer of rapid growth Oct. 1 by hosting its inaugural Substance Abuse Awareness 5k at the Morgan Bowl.

Friends of the MPL present “Antiques Appraisal Day” May 12

Marlborough - The Friends of the Marlborough Public Library will present an "Antiques Appraisal Day" Saturday, May 12, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.,...

Vigil offers support for victims of domestic abuse

Shrewsbury - Once again the bells rang. Once again candles were lit. And once again, the citizens of Shrewsbury came together to show support for victims of domestic violence at a candle light vigil sponsored by ADVISE.

Thanksgiving comes early at Shrewsbury Senior Center

Shrewsbury - State Sen. Michael Moore (D-Millbury) and State Rep. Hannah Kane (R-Shrewsbury) co-hosted a well-attended Thanksgiving luncheon at the Shrewsbury Senior Center Nov. 13. The annual event featured the traditional turkey feast with all the trimmings catered again by Goretti’s Supermarket in Millbury. Moore was joined by Shrewsbury selectmen Moira Miller and Beth NeJaime Casavant, Housing Commissioner Gayle Vigeant, School Committee member Jason Palitsch, Town Manager Kevin Mizikar, and Senior Center Director Sharon Yager who were gracious servers. The lunch was coordinated by Shelly MacNeil, a member of Moore’s team.

“Kids” Equipment Day, Featuring Drew's Dream” May 18 in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Saturday, May 18, the Parker Road Preschool, Parker Road PTO, and the Town of Shrewsbury Parks & Recreation and Highway Departments are...

Shrewsbury woman raises Alzheimer’s Awareness

Shrewsbury - Gina Tiberio Hamilton of Shrewsbury will participate in the Alzheimer’s Association Worcester Walk to End Alzheimer’s Sunday, Sept. 24, at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester.

Methodist minister to offer ashes for Lent on Hudson’s Main Street

Hudson - On Wednesday, Feb. 14, from 12-1 p.m., Rev. Rosanne Roberts, of the First United Methodist Church, will be standing outside near Avidia...

Local program offers support for people dealing with grief

Marlborough – Judah City Church in Marlborough has organized “Grieving with Hope,” a seminar and support group run by professionals in the field of...

‘Let Your Spirit Serve’ kicks off Spirit of Shrewsbury weekend

Shrewsbury - For the fourth consecutive year, State Representative Hannah Kane, R-Shrewsbury, and Shrewsbury Selectman Beth Casavant have co-chaired a fundraiser showcasing the community's “generous spirit of giving” to kick-off the Spirit of Shrewsbury fall festival. This year’s event, “Let Your Spirit Serve,” will benefit Veterans Inc.