May 20th, 2015
Region – Here is a preview of Memorial Day events that will be held in local towns:
Grafton – Ceremonies will be held at the town’s ceremonies starting at 8 a.m. A parade starts in Grafton center, starting at Norcross Park to a stop at the Common, and then to the J.F. Kennedy School via Worcester St. and Providence Road for closing ceremonies. There will be a flag raising ta the J.F. Kennedy School at 12 p.m.
May 18th, 2015
Northborough – The town of Northborough has issued a press release about the progress of the ongoing Route 20 resurfacing project and related work: The Mass DOT project along route 20 in Northborough consists of micro-milling to a depth of two inches and resurfacing Route 20 from Tomblin Hill Road to the Marlborough town line, [...]
May 17th, 2015
Region – The Webster Five Foundation announced that, as part of its Web of Caring to Make a Difference program, it will donate $5,000 to the CASA Project, Inc. The donation will support recruiting, training and supervising court-appointed volunteer guardians for children in need throughout Worcester County. “We value the support that CASA is lending [...]
May 17th, 2015
Region – The Webster Five Foundation announced that, as part of its Web of Caring to Make a Difference program, it will donate $1,500 to the Community Harvest Project. The donation will support the growth and donation of an estimated 260,000 pounds of food to those in need. “Webster Five is glad to have an [...]
May 12th, 2015
Natick – “We seek out the highest-quality fuels and equipment and adhere to industry best practices in all we do,” said Art Chaves, treasurer. “Quality products deliver the best results, which is what we want for every customer.”
May 7th, 2015
Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the Shrewsbury Public Library. This donation will help with the construction of the new library, which is on target to open in late spring or early summer of 2016. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, [...]
May 6th, 2015
Worcester – The United Bank Foundation Massachusetts announced it has awarded $10,000 to the American Antiquarian Society (AAS) in Worcester to support its work to bring the “Isaiah Thomas, Patriot Printer” original performance and educational program to all fifth grade students in the Worcester Public School System.
May 3rd, 2015
Region – Two juniors at the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) will present their research and compete against 230 students nationwide at a science and humanities symposium in Maryland after winning top honors on the regional level. Karthik Karnik, of Westborough, and Amol Punjabi, of Northborough, will participate in [...]
May 1st, 2015
Region – SpencerBANK employees recently participated in Rally for the Jimmy Fund in conjunction with Red Sox Opening Day April 13. Employees were given the opportunity to wear Red Sox apparel in exchange for a $5 donation to the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. This year, SpencerBANK employees generously donated $315 in an effort [...]
April 29th, 2015
Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to the Pastoral Counseling Centers of MA, Inc., based in Westborough. This donation will help subsidize counseling costs for those in financial need either because they have no insurance or are unable to cover the cost of the co-pay.