Above: Some of the community members featured in recent CA features will be familiar to readers from past My Southborough posts. But CA reporters interviewed them for a deeper look. (Cropped images Left to right: Town Clerk Paul Barry [from @17common tweet], Children’s Librarian Kim Ivers organizing the 4th of July parade [by Susan Fitzgerald], Lexi Ryan and Tori Heinlein entertaining children [from Facebook], and paramedic Lt. Dano [YouTube video])
The Community Advocate running features on Southborough residents, employees and the schools is nothing new. But, in the past three days, the website has posted a dozen new ones.
It’s as many as they normally share over 3+ months! Apparently, they are giving out town a special focus this week.
I shared one story yesterday. New stories below include features on our Town Clerk, Children’s Librarian, a paramedic, residents with special interests, many community volunteers, historically important community members, and how one school is using a new grant.
With 11 stories to share, I’ll just give you the linked headlines with very brief synopses:
New studio gives Neary students a chance to show off creativity
With a new recording studio complete with green screen, lights, iPad, tripod, microphone and more, the students at the Margaret Neary Elementary School are excited to write and present projects where their scripts will “come to life.”
Local charity brings “smiles” to birthday boys and girls
For most children, birthdays are a magical time where family and friends gather and gifts are received. Imagine the child whose family is not able to celebrate the day with a special gift.
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