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Thursday, August 22, 2019

Grafton Troop 107 to hold spring bottle drive

Grafton - Boy Scout Troop 107 will hold their next bottle drive Saturday, April 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Bring your deposit...

Fundraiser to suit new Westborough VFW building fund “to a tee”

Westborough – Just off the Westborough rotary, at 9A Milk St., is a small building that is home to the town's Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9013. The building, which the VFW has used for over 50 years, is only about 60 by 80 feet, and is poorly insulated, making it chilly in winter and warm in summer. Although a wheelchair can fit through the building's entrances, the bathrooms are not handicapped-accessible. Inside there is only room for a few tables and a bar for patrons.

Shelter seeks foster or permanent home for deaf dog

Hopkinton – Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc., is desperately seeking a foster or permanent home for Pigeon, a two year old Dalmatian mix....

Shrewsbury Cultural Council announces grants for 2018 

Shrewsbury - The Shrewsbury Cultural Council has announced the award of 22 grants, totaling $7800, to help support a variety of cultural programs to...

Big Brother Big Sister to hold Aug. 5 collection drive

Shrewsbury - The Big Brother Big Sister Foundation is in need of the public's support through donations of lightly used clothing and small household...

Hudson family gets a big surprise – an unexpected baby

Hudson - For the past 11 years Carol Pinner has woken up at 4:30 a.m. to get ready for her job as a special needs minibus driver for both the Mulready Elementary School and Hudson High School. But on Oct. 3, as Pinner stood in her kitchen, she started suffering from severe stomach pain and then realized when her water broke that she was in labor. An ambulance was called at 4:45 a.m. and 16 minutes later Pinner gave birth to a healthy 7 pound, 14 ounce baby boy on the side of Route 290. Up until that morning, Pinner never knew she was pregnant.

Ten ways to volunteer for the Community Harvest Project in North Grafton

Grafton - You can join the fight against hunger in Worcester Country by volunteering at the Community Harvest Project (CHP) at its North Grafton location. Last year, thanks to the work of nearly 11,000 volunteers, the CHP grew and distributed almost 260,000 pounds of fruits and vegetables. That translated to approximately 1.2 million servings of produce.

Stuff-A-Bus for Marlborough Community Cupboard

Marlborough - The Marlborough Community Cupboard, a service of the United Way of Tri-County, in partnership with a dedicated group of parent volunteers and...

Raising funds and awareness for Congenital Heart Walk

Region – Personal reasons compel Dolores Edgren of Southborough to support the Adult Congenital Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation, which are the benefiting charities of the Congenial Heart Walk – Boston. Her daughter, Kim Edgren now of North Grafton, is a congenital heart defect (CHD) survivor and chair of the walk since its inception in 2012.

Nurse keeps Southborough, Marlborough in check

Southborough/Marlborough - Nurse Leslie Chamberlain, of Marlborough, has her finger on the pulse of both Southborough and Marlborough. She is the resident nurse at the Southborough Senior Center, the public health nurse for the Southborough Board of Health and has worked in the emergency room of Marlborough Hospital for the past 26 years.