Residents

Support for and from schools: Teachers, SOS, and NECC volunteers doing good (Updated)

September 16, 2020 01:53:53 PM
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With many families and teachers likely stressed about the strange new school year, I thought I’d share some happy stories. Each relates to schools in town, though one isn’t part of the public school district.

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India Association of Greater Boston honoring Southborough junior for Community Excellence

August 14, 2020 02:43:42 PM
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Another Southborough resident is being honored. The India Association of Greater Boston announced that Algonquin junior Cynthia Rajeshkanna will receive one of its two 2020 Community Youth Excellence Awards. The news was shared by India New England News.

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Resident honored by American Cancer Society for longtime “remarkable” contribution

August 14, 2020 11:35:42 AM
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Over the course of 16 years, Southborough’s Nia Benoit has helped raise $300,000 for the American Cancer Society.

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Southborough author writes about a teen straddling “worlds” in “Don’t Ask Me Where I’m From”

August 12, 2020 07:30:59 AM
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Thanks to Southborough Wicked Local, I just learned about another resident author.

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The Internship Initiative led by Southborough teens

August 5, 2020 08:30:32 AM
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I have another story about Southborough teens working together to offer a service.

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Reinventing business: At home car washing & detailing; plus a virtual junior curlers camp

July 28, 2020 04:16:32 PM
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With so many limitations on activities caused by the pandemic, some people have looked for alternative ways to employ themselves this summer. Here are how two Southborough teens and one town native are promoting new services.

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Food Pantry update: More generous donations and thank yous

July 10, 2020 09:42:51 AM
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Recently, Middlesex Savings Bank announced that it is contributing $5,000 to the Southborough Food Pantry. I decided to check in for an update on other donations to the Southborough Food Pantry.

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Southborough native was “Born to Play” football – ESPN doc tonight

July 1, 2020 02:41:37 PM
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ESPN is promoting a film about female football players, including a woman from Southborough.

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Southborough’s Joseph Zhang named National Merit Scholar

May 29, 2020 07:49:36 AM
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Last week, The National Merit Scholarship issued the announcement that another Southborough resident received a high honor.

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Business & entrepreneur roundup: Dealing with pandemic, opening/reopenings, and an expansion

May 28, 2020 04:40:00 PM
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I’m rounding up highlights on some Southborough businesses and others run by Southborough residents. 

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Scouts finish Trailhead kiosks

May 13, 2020 07:30:55 AM
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Troop 1 members Eric Hanson and Zane Walter used their Eagle Scout projects to support public use of Southborough trails. The Southborough Trails Committee is thanking the two scouts for their help.

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Covid Roundup: Supplying free PPEs for dentists, Liquor liability insurance refunds, and Thanking family of nurses

May 12, 2020 11:57:53 AM
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Two Southborough organizations got recent press coverage for covid-related news. And one family’s story got new national attention with a special thank you.

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Boston25News: Extended separation for some NECC families

May 5, 2020 02:30:00 PM
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A piece by Boston25News reminded that for many parents have been forced to stay away from their children since mid-March. Some of the separated children are residing in our town.

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Resident ICU nurse shares her experience in “from the Front Lines”

May 5, 2020 07:30:00 AM

A story posted last week by WBUR included an audio “diary” entry by Southborough’s Barbara Braccio, a nurse at a Covid-19 ICU.

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