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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Hudson memorial 5K to benefit Brain Injury Association

Hudson – On Dec. 9, 2016, John Deane suffered a fall near his family’s Hudson home, which caused brain injuries and left him in a coma. He passed away 10 days later at age 54, leaving his wife, Meg, and their four children. Her close friends and family have organized a memorial 5K run and walk titled John’s Sea of Green to benefit the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts.

Marlborough Juniorettes make impact near and far

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Now in its second year, the Marlborough Juniorettes is a youth group open to eighth- to 12th-grade...

Northborough woman asking for donations for shelter animals

Northborough – Cathy Staniunas loves her life as a daycare provider and art teacher. But there is another interest that is really close to her heart, she said; advocating for homeless animals. Throughout the year, she tries to spend as much time as she can fostering cats and dogs, collecting supplies for local shelters and raising funds to help organizations pay for spay and neuter services. This month, she is asking the public to consider donating to her annual Christmas food drive for homeless animals. The drive, now in its fourth year, will benefit three local organizations - Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc., and Greyhound Friends, Inc., both located in Hopkinton, and Feral Cats in Northborough.

Northborough Rocks! spreads kindness one rock at a time

Northborough - Walking through Northborough just became a bit more interesting. As you are walking through town doing errands or taking a hike on one of the town’s many trails, keep your eyes open as you may discover a painted rock placed simply to make you smile. Northborough resident Rikki Bezzant started the Northborough Rocks! group over the summer and the fun and messages are spreading.

Northborough military mom honored for volunteer efforts

Northborough – Karen Brewster of Northborough got quite a surprise on her birthday Aug. 5. She was presented the Presidential Volunteer Service Award by the Family Readiness Group (FRG) at the Massachusetts National Guard unit where her daughter, Spc. Alysia Brewster, is stationed. Also, her son, Spc. Nicholas Brewster, is serving in the Army and currently deployed in the Middle East. Brewster volunteers as the unit’s FRG chair.

Southborough veteran is dedicated to the armed services

Southborough - Chris Robbins, who has lived in Southborough since 1979, believes that veterans should be celebrated every day, not just on Memorial Day.

Representative Kane welcomes Shrewsbury intern to the State House

Shrewsbury - State Representative Hannah E. Kane (R-Shrewsbury) has invited Shrewsbury resident and Class of 2017 high school graduate, Nicole Vandal, to intern in her office at the State House this summer.

I was just thinking…about summer and kids

By Joan Goodchild   The back-to-school ads are already airing on television, and the aisles at Target and Walmart are now stocked with new pencils, notebooks,...

Veterans Inc. asks for community support for annual Veterans Holiday Harvest

Worcester - The Veterans Inc. annual Holiday Harvest will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20 at Veterans Inc., located at 69 Grove St in Worcester,...

Shrewsbury Sweethearts Town Pageant encourages confidence and leadership

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Sweethearts Town Pageant is about building confidence and leadership skills among its participants. Now in...