Charities/Making a difference

SEF announces 2018 Grants

June 14, 2018 10:00:49 AM
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SEF’s latest announcement reveals what past fundraisers will make possible next year.

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Southborough Police Roundup: Patrolman saves life, seeking new Officer, Seniors ask to show support, and latest logs

June 6, 2018 03:00:00 PM
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I have news to share from and about the Southborough Police Department. In contrast to last week, most of it is feel-good.

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End of school year gift: An apple for the teacher – sign up by June 15th

June 6, 2018 09:30:03 AM
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An end of school gift idea for parents who have a child in the Southborough/Regional public school system.

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Senior Center: Volunteers spruce up the grounds; recruiting more help for beautification and gardening

June 4, 2018 01:48:37 PM
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The Southborough Senior Center is touting the great work of volunteers in their yard this spring. They’re also looking to recruit a few more.

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Buzz Off and its Mission inspired by Southborough founders’ own struggles – Sunday at Gillette

June 1, 2018 10:21:45 AM
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One Mission asks people to Buzz Off their hair to help bring smiles to children who were unable to keep theirs. The event and the cause it supports were inspired by a Southborough family’s own experiences fighting cancer.

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Reminder: Food Truck Wednesdays tonight (and next two weeks)

May 30, 2018 10:20:44 AM
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The “Food Truck Festival” runs from 3:00 – 7:00 pm on Wednesdays through June 13th.

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Awards announced by Town Scholarship and Rotary

May 30, 2018 09:16:06 AM
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This spring, fifteen Southborough students earned special awards for their achievements. Here are the scholarship announcements.

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Gallery Finale for Nothing to Hide – May 31st

May 22, 2018 11:29:24 AM
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A photo and story gallery that stretched across Southborough this month in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, will be under one roof for a final reception. The community is invited (and encouraged) to attend.

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Fill a DPW Truck drive for Food Pantry: Wed – Sat

May 22, 2018 09:30:26 AM
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In honor of “National Public Works Week”, the DPW is collecting donations to support the Southborough Food Pantry. Their goal is to fill a truck.

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Dementia Friendly “Meet Me at the Movies” movie and lunch – Tuesday

May 17, 2018 02:32:04 PM
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On Tuesday, May 22nd, Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School is hosting a special movie and lunch. The Meet Me at the Movies event is part of the school’s Dementia Friendly initiative.

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Food Truck Wednesdays – 4 week “festival” begins May 23 (Updated)

May 16, 2018 10:46:26 AM
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Starting next week, the Southborough Rotary Club is turning St. Mark’s “Front Meadow” into a destination for foodies on Wednesday nights. (Though, just for four weeks.)

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Mental Health Awareness: Nothing to Hide exhibit through May; reception May 31st (Updated)

May 2, 2018 02:20:23 PM
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A gallery stretched across Southborough this month highlights the real and compelling stories of families and people struggling with mental health issues. It’s part of SYFS’ month long awareness campaign this year.

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Resident Roundup: Sports mentorship, rapping, singing, and fandom

April 25, 2018 11:46:57 AM
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So, it’s time for another “roundup” of headlines. These stories focus on residents. Interestingly, they all have some connection with sports fandom – mentoring, song, or just having fun.

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Effective Communication Strategies in the face of dementia – April 30

April 24, 2018 09:30:00 AM
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Next week, the Southborough Senior Center is hosting another program to help families of people suffering from Alzheimers or “other dementias”.

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