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Marlborough: 34th Annual Brain Injury Conference

March 5th, 2015

Marlborough – The 34th Annual Brain Injury Conference will be presented by the Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts, a private nonprofit association that provides support, prevention, education, and advocacy for individuals with brain injury and their families. The conference, co-sponsored by the Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, will be held Thursday, March 26, [...]

Congenital Heart Walk to kick off with Westborough benefit

March 5th, 2015

Gathered at Boston Common during a past Congenital Heart Walk are members of the event committee including Kim Edgren, chair, with her partner Karen Fortin (third and fourth from left), her mother Dolores Edgren, and her sister Pennie Robinson (far right).

Region – Kim Edgren, a Southborough native who now lives in North Grafton, attended a conference a few years ago and learned about the Congenital Heart Walk, a national fundraiser that began in several cities in 2010. As a congenital heart defect (CHD) survivor, she felt compelled to volunteer as committee chair of the first Boston walk in 2012. She has served as its chair each year since.

Westborough: ‘Alzheimer’s Disease, Stage by Stage’ presentation at Whitney Place at Westborough

March 5th, 2015

Westborough – Gary Davis, LSW, CADDCT, director of SALMON Health and Retirement’s Tapestry Program, will present “Alzheimer’s Disease, Stage by Stage” Thursday, March 26 at Whitney Place at Westborough, 5 Lyman St. Tours and light refreshments will be offered from 5:30-6 p.m., followed by the program from 6-7 p.m.   Come find out exactly how [...]

Hudson: Catmobile coming to Hudson’s Petco

March 5th, 2015

Hudson – The Catmobile, which offers low cost spay and neuter services for cats only, is coming to Petco in the Hudson Shopping Center, 205 Washington St., Thursday, March 26.   It is operated by the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society and staffed by a licensed veterinarian and one veterinary technician. The package consists of [...]

Northborough: Fantasy baseball Club draft night at Northborough Library

March 5th, 2015

Northborough – The Fantasy Baseball Club for kids in grades 3-5 at Northborough Free Library, 34 Main St., will meet Wednesday, March 25, from 6:30-7:30 p.m., to choose players for their team rosters, as well as pick up a copy of “The Contract” by Derek Jeter.   The meeting will be the club’s first book [...]

Hudson firefighter graduates from Massachusetts Firefighting Academy

March 5th, 2015

Hudson firefighter Christopher M. Devoe

Hudson – Hudson firefighter Christopher M. Devoe graduated from the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Career Recruit Firefighting Training Program in a ceremony Feb. 27 at the Department of Fire Services in Stow.

Hudson: ‘Overcoming cynicism’ service and workshop at UCMH

March 5th, 2015

Hudson – All are invited to join the Unitarian Church of Marlborough and Hudson, 80 Main St., Hudson, Sunday, March 22, for “Overcoming cynicism in today’s world,” a service and workshop to reflect on the role cynicism in today’s society. The service, led by Rev. Stephen Shick, minister emeritus, starts at 10:30 a.m. and the [...]

Worcester: Master Singers of Worcester present Songs for the Earth

March 5th, 2015

Worcester – Sunday, March 22, at 4 p.m., the Master Singers of Worcester will present Songs for the Earth, a choral concert dedicated to the environment, at Mechanics Hall, 321 Main St. The program includes works by Gwyneth Walker, Dave Brubeck and Andrew Carter, with the World Premiere of a piece by local composer, Dorothy [...]

Westborough: ‘Tentacles’ author Tom Greeley at Tatnuck Bookseller

March 5th, 2015

Westborough – Tom Greeley, author of “Tentacles – The Entanglement of Alcoholism,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, March 22, from 1-3 p.m. In Tentacles, Greeley narrates the journey of a long attempt to rescue an alcoholic spouse and save his family from the spiral of destruction ordained by the path of alcoholism.   Tatnuck [...]

Shrewsbury: St. Patrick’s Day celebration at Shrewsbury Senior Center

March 5th, 2015

Shrewsbury – A drop-in celebration for St. Patrick’s Day will take place Sunday, March 15, from 2-3 p.m., at the Shrewsbury Senior Center, 98 Maple Ave. “From Ireland to America” is a festive celebration of Irish musical traditions performed on a variety of traditional instruments, including guitar, banjo, Irish Bouzouki, Irish drum, (Bodhran), mandolin, pennywhistle, [...]

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