Charities/Making a difference

Quality wear at bargain prices: The Bargain Box

October 12, 2018 10:35:33 AM
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Southborough’s volunteer-run consignment shop is open this fall and boasting a great collection on display.

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The Library NEEDS Friends: Coffee and Info Night next week

October 10, 2018 05:25:52 PM
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The flood this fall at the Southborough Library has a lot of people asking – how can we help? The answer is by becoming a Friend.

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Halloween Party: Seeking volunteers (6th grade and up) for wicked fun – Oct 26

October 10, 2018 09:19:31 AM
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The Town of Southborough will hold its annual Halloween Party for Southborough kids on Friday, October 26th. If you have middle schoolers or high schoolers, you may want to nudge them to sign up as volunteers.

(If you have younger kids, you’ll want to save the date.)

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Breast Cancer Awareness: Volleyball Digs Pink; SPD sporting & selling Pink Patches

October 4, 2018 10:37:20 AM
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National campaigns for Breast Cancer Awareness month are getting local assistance. A promotion by volleyball players reminded me that I should remind you about another group’s “Pink” campaign in swing this fall.

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Help out at Friends of Library Book and Bake Sale at Heritage Day

October 4, 2018 08:37:05 AM
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Thanks to the flood, you can expect more books outside than usual at this year’s Friends of the Library Heritage Day fundraiser. But it means we’ll need more community help.

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SCAC: Seeking public feedback on art priorities; grant applications from “anybody” due Oct 15

September 26, 2018 11:45:29 AM
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Southborough Cultural Arts Council is looking to fund more programs in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences. To do that, they need applications – and feedback from the community on the types of programs to support.

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Southborough’s Striding Pink Warrior setting pace to make strides against Breast Cancer

September 26, 2018 09:41:30 AM
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A Southborough resident will be “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” this weekend.

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Finn thanks sponsors for new playground equipment (Updated)

September 25, 2018 10:12:37 AM

Finn School has important new additions to their playground this fall thanks to Finn SOS, Recreation, Friends of Southborough Recreation, and New England Recreation Group.

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8th graders: Apply to become philanthropists

September 18, 2018 08:33:41 AM
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Southborough 8th graders are invited to join a Youth in Philanthropy group being launched in town.

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Project Friend: mentoring kids and young adults; YA and adult mentors; and “Plus” combining older pairs with community service projects

September 14, 2018 01:54:38 PM
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SYFS is seeking families with K- 12th graders who would benefit from some special attention, a mentor, and positive role model. They are also seeking volunteers grades 6-12 and adults 21+ to be mentors and/or work on community service projects.

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Trails easier to enjoy: Eagle Scout enhancements on SRT include historic details; new parking map; and improved website

August 22, 2018 02:30:41 PM
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The Southborough Trails Committee (STC) asked me to share some thank yous and some news. Most of it relates to the Sudbury Reservoir Trail. But it’s also worth noting that it’s now easier to find information of all of the Town’s trails.

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Join the group Ice Bucket Challenge for SHIFSTRONG – Saturday at Summer Nights

August 21, 2018 02:44:23 PM
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This Saturday, friends of Brian Shifrin and his family are asking the community to show their support for their fight against ALS. The public is invited to join a group event version of the “Ice Bucket Challenge”.

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Letter: Harold E. Fay Memorial Field

August 16, 2018 04:20:02 PM

My Southborough accepts signed letters to the editor submitted by Southborough residents. Letters may be emailed to mysouthborough@gmail.com.

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Dunkin Donuts donates – over $200K to NECC

August 14, 2018 09:56:26 AM
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Southborough’s NECC happily accepted a big check from local Dunkin Donuts business owners last week.

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