Charities/Making a difference

Selecting a College: Free Webinar for students

September 15, 2021 01:18:59 PM
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Southborough’s Iridium Tutoring is offering another free webinar for college bound students.

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Food Truck Festival returns this Wednesday (and Mini Book Sale across the street)

September 14, 2021 04:45:59 PM
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Rotary is bringing back trucks with a variety of tempting foods for another 4-part festival. I’m reminding there’s an incentive for you bring “Sweats4Vets”.

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Help the schools by recycling old clothes, shoes and textiles (while donating the good stuff for re-use)

September 9, 2021 10:28:17 AM
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I’m reminding readers of a re-use and recycling program supporting NSBORO schools.

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Residents supporting Dana Farber through Jimmy Fund’s “Walk Your Way”

August 25, 2021 10:47:08 AM
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On October 3rd, the Jimmy Fund is holding a special fundraiser. Four Southborough residents are using the event to support cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

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2021 Scholarship Committee awards presented

August 25, 2021 09:14:32 AM
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This month, five Southborough residents were awarded scholarships by the Town.

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Library Native Plants Garden: A community effort

August 24, 2021 04:08:40 PM
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A Southborough company donated services for the Native Plant Garden at the Library, as did community volunteers.

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Rotary’s Food Truck Festival this fall will be collecting “Sweats For Vets”

August 24, 2021 09:27:36 AM
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Rotary is asking the public to donate NE sports team themed hoodies and/or sweatshirts to homeless veterans at this year’s Food Truck Festival. Main Street Bank will reward those who do.

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Welcome Back sale at the Bargain Box – this week and next

August 18, 2021 10:17:27 AM
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St. Mark’s Church’s volunteer-run thrift store is reopening its doors tomorrow for the first time since the pandemic began.

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Library Gardening news: Lifecycle of Seeds, next steps in Seed Exchange, and more

August 12, 2021 10:35:47 AM
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I’m rounding up some reminders, announcements, and other tidbits from the Southborough Library related to gardening.

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Volunteers sought for Library garden supporting native pollinators (Updated)

August 4, 2021 03:48:01 PM
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The Open Space Preservation Commission is sponsoring a Native Plants garden at the Southborough Library.

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“Pine Hill Meadow Victory Garden” continues to give

August 4, 2021 10:38:21 AM
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This summer, one of the Pine Hill Meadow Victory Garden’s founders asked me to give readers an update on volunteers’ efforts.

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SHS seeking homeowners for Holiday House Ideas Tour

August 3, 2021 07:30:00 AM
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Organizers of a fundraiser for the Historical Society are seeking participants to be involved in Southborough’s “First Annual” tour of homes beautifully decorated for the holidays.

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Celebrate Barbara Jandrue’s Retirement from the Food Pantry – Sunday

August 2, 2021 09:24:21 AM
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The public is invited to celebrate the retirement of the longtime head of the Food Pantry.

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Volunteer still needed to fill Youth Commission vacancy

July 15, 2021 10:47:00 AM
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Southborough Youth and Family Services asked me to put out another call for a volunteer to serve on their oversight board, the Southborough Youth Commission.

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