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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Companies partner to help local food insecurity

Shrewsbury - Smithfield Foods’ Helping Hungry Homes® initiative, a program focused on alleviating hunger and helping Americans become more food secure, joined forces with Shaw’s on Aug. 8 to donate more than 40,000 pounds of protein to the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB). The donation, equivalent to more than 160,000 servings, will help families fight hunger in Worcester County, where one in ten individuals are food insecure.

Shrewsbury mother and daughter volunteer at Haitian orphanage

Shrewsbury - Katrina and Meghan Foley experienced a life-changing week this summer at the Be Like Brit (BLB) Orphanage in Grand Goave, Haiti. BLB was built by the Gengel family of Holden in memory of Britney Gengel, after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti claimed her life during a service trip with her college.

Candidates sought for Beal Reuse Committee

Shrewsbury - Town Manager Kevin Mizikar is seeking a qualified person interested in serving on the Beal Reuse Committee. Individuals shall be appointed who, by...

Marlborough teams score in Robotics competition

Marlborough – Some members of the girls team maneuver their robot at Quinsigamond Community College. The Whitcomb School Robotics Team Marlborough, composed of fifth-...

Faith Fair for Kids March 30 at Northborough Trinity Church

Northborough - Representatives of different religions will introduce their traditions with activities, crafts and snacks Saturday, March 30, from 2 to 5 p.m. at...

Calendar marks Marlborough sports history

Marlborough – Sports fans joined history buffs Jan. 30 at the Marlborough Senior Center to hear Bob Kane present highlights of the city's sports history. Many of those memories are detailed with photos in the 2013 Marlborough Historical Society's sports-themed calendar, dedicated to community leader Ralph Grasso. The January page profiles Richard Busa, who began running at age 53 and has raced over 70 marathons nationally. Now 83, he still resides in Marlborough, Kane noted.

Film by Westborough’s Jean Keamy to be featured at local film festival

Westborough - Dr. Jean Keamy of Keamy Eye & Laser Centre in Westborough announced that her movie, “The Last Years,” was accepted to the...

A great beach day in Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury - Kathleen Wang, 7, and Isabella Lanzarini, 8, enjoy a fun afternoon July 27 at Sunset Beach while participating in the Full-Day Playground...

Sharing a sweet visit with Santa

Region – Visitors to Colonial Candies at 47 Sugar Rd. in Bolton are now greeted outdoors with several seasonal-themed inflatables including snowmen, a decorated tree, the Grinch and Mickey Mouse wearing holiday gear.

Marlborough centenarian honored at gala

Marlborough – Helen Jarzobski recently was presented with the 2015 Resident Spirit Award at the 25th Annual Massachusetts Assisted Living Facilities Association (MASS ALFA...