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Friday, February 15, 2019

Sweats for Vets strives to score a successful fifth season

Region – Sweats for Vets began in 2011 as a holiday gesture that provided Boston sports team sweatshirts to about 60 homeless veterans sheltered in Worcester. Last year, the expanded nonprofit organization distributed 570 sweatshirts to five veterans’ homeless shelters. With this year’s goal of over 800 sweatshirts, Sweats for Vets president and founder Mark Vital hopes to surpass past efforts.

Second 5K walk to remember Maureen Chiasson Young

Hudson – It has been an emotional and yet productive two years for family, friends and business colleagues of Maureen Chiasson Young of Hudson, who passed away unexpectedly in June 2014 at age 49. She’s remembered by many as a Marlborough-based real estate broker with a knack for networking and a passion for community service.

Jay Mankita concert Aug. 24 at Northborough Free Library

Northborough – Wednesday Aug. 24, from 7 to 8 p.m., families are invited to the meeting room at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St.,...

Southborough parents look to rebuild beloved playground

By Alyssa Borelli, Contributing Writer Southborough – A group of Southborough parents are campaigning to close the funding gap on the replacement of the Harold...

Organizers urge the public to participate in “MetroWest Festival of Trees”

Marlborough - The "MetroWest Festival of Trees" organizers will be providing the public with the opportunity to display their artistic creativity by designing and...

Friends of Marlborough Seniors present the Giving Tree

Marlborough - The Friends of the Marlborough Seniors held a special viewing of the newly installed “Giving Tree” at the Marlborough Senior Center Nov. 17 to thank those who helped support it. Mayor Arthur Vigeant was one of the 14 major sponsors who attended the event.

Westborough woman runs to home base for fellow veterans

Westborough - Technical Sergeant Kara Vautour is preparing to run in the 2014 Red Sox's Run to Home Base event Saturday, July 19. The event is held to raise money and awareness for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) for veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. This will be the Westborough resident's first year participating.

Muradian to host ‘Bundle up the Blackstone Valley’ coat drive

Region – State Rep. David K. Muradian Jr. (R-Grafton) invites all to participate in “Bundle up the Blackstone Valley,” a coat drive to benefit...

GLC students donate to Toys for Tots

Shrewsbury - Students from God's Little Children Preschool and Kindergarten and the Gymnastics Learning Center (GLC) recently participated in the U.S. Marine Corps Toys...

Westborough Girl Scout builds park benches to earn silver award

Westborough - Ryann Smith, 14, a freshman at Westborough High School, is working hard to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. On Sept. 9, she installed two benches, which she assembled, at the Haskell Street Park playground, off of Lyman Street, in Westborough.