Charities/Making a difference

Grants announced by Southborough Community Fund (and NEF)

November 16, 2017 09:30:00 AM
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SCF is awarding $53,590 worth of grants to organizations benefiting the Southborough community, including for a special after school program at Algonquin.

The announcement was a reminder that I never shared news about two grants the high school was awarded by the Northborough Education Foundation this fall.

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Resident roundup: Native athletes score successes

November 15, 2017 04:30:43 PM
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I have more news on Southborough residents to share. This one is focused on athletic accomplishments of adults who do or did call Southborough their hometown.

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Resident roundup: Raising funds and collecting for causes

November 15, 2017 12:36:43 PM
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It’s time for another roundup of residents making news. There’s too much to share in one post, so this one will focus on residents doing good.

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Woodward “Green Team” asks for your vote to win outdoor garden

November 14, 2017 07:30:51 AM
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Woodward School’s the Green Team, is vying to win an outdoor garden and a picnic table made of recyclable materials. They are asking for you “votes” to help.

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Senior Center Autumn Fair: Donate items/services and save the Date – November 18

November 9, 2017 11:36:20 AM
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The Southborough Senior Center is planning its annual Autumn Fair fundraiser for Friends of the COA. They are seeking donations from the community.

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Scouting for Food – Bags out by 9am this Saturday

November 3, 2017 08:00:57 AM
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Don’t forget to put out your bags for the town’s annual drive for the Southborough Food Pantry.

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Scouting for Food: Flyer posting this Saturday; pickup November 4th

October 24, 2017 10:20:52 AM
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It’s time for the annual Scouting for Food drive. Look for scouts posting bags on doorknobs this weekend. They’ll be coming back around the following Saturday hoping to find pantry donations for pickup.

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Selectmen adopt policy for filling committee vacancies (2 dozen public spots left to fill)

October 19, 2017 01:37:50 PM
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Communication issues over recent appointments prompted the Town administration team to recommend a process policy.

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Winter gear collection drive for tots through teens

October 17, 2017 07:29:59 AM
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Two Southborough schools already sent out requests to collect children’s winter hand-me-downs.

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Relief Drive to help Puerto Rico Rise – Saturday

October 16, 2017 12:54:37 PM
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This Saturday, Southborough is hosting another collection drive for victims of a hurricane. This weekend’s effort will support “Puerto Rico Rises”.

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Prayer service for 6 year old held on St. Mark’s Field

October 16, 2017 10:38:34 AM

This Sunday, dozens of area residents came together in prayer for a local family.

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Seeking volunteers for wicked fun: SYFS Halloween Party – Oct 27

October 11, 2017 11:25:50 AM
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Southborough Youth Services is holding its annual Halloween Party for kids on Friday, October 27th. If you have young ones, you’ll want to save the date. If you have teens, you may want to nudge them to sign up to volunteer.

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Reminder: Friends of Library Book and Bake Sale at Heritage Day (inside, too)

October 6, 2017 03:59:32 PM
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The rain might impact our ability to put books out in the parking lot. But, be sure to still look for us since the sale is inside the library, too!

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Library Book and Bake Sale on Heritage Day

September 29, 2017 07:32:06 AM
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The Friends of the Southborough Library are getting ready for their big Book and Bake Sale on Monday, October 9th – Heritage Day. We are seeking volunteers and donations to help.
(We’ll also need lots of customers – so save the date! It’s an easy one to remember.)

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