coming-together during Covid-19

Stories about how the Southborough Community is reaching out to is to offer aid, help others feel less isolated, spread some joy or help mitigate stress during the stay-at-home and social distancing advisories.

(You can find these under “coming-together” in the Features menu.)

MWDN: “Stop the Spread” testing stopped outbreak at Southborough company

November 24, 2020 11:38:36 AM
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Metrowest Daily News covered the success of a state testing program at stopping the spread of Covid-19 at Southborough based Eagle Leasing.

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Food Pantry thanks community for helping many families through Thanksgiving

November 24, 2020 09:35:32 AM

Thanks to individual donations and collection drives, the Pantry was stocked up in time for Thanksgiving.

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Reminder: SYFS Holiday Giving Drive deadline is Nov 30th

November 18, 2020 11:19:47 AM
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Reminder, this year Southborough Youth & Family Services’ Holiday Giving Program is scheduled to end earlier than usual.

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Southborough Food Pantry thanks community for support

November 17, 2020 11:08:49 AM
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It looks like the community stepped up to show its generosity to the pantry.

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Thanksgiving Food Drive for families with children and adults with developmental disabilities

November 16, 2020 11:10:20 AM
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A local non-profit supporting children and adults with developmental disabilities is seeking donations to help member families through “this particularly challenging holiday season.”

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Food Pantry Collection to be held at Transfer Station (Updated – revised needs list)

November 10, 2020 11:20:08 AM
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Since Southborough’s Scouting for Food was cancelled this year, Boy Scout Troop 92 came up with another way to help collect items for the Southborough Food Pantry.

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Rent and Mortgage Assistance applications now being accepted on rolling basis

November 3, 2020 09:03:12 AM
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Yesterday, the Town issued the official application.

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Food Pantry: Thanksgiving items needed by 13th, Needs list, and Scouting for Food cancellation

November 2, 2020 11:18:40 AM
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There won’t be a Town-wide date for donating to the Southborough Food Pantry, but scouts in town will still be encouraged to help collect items to stock the pantry this fall. Meanwhile, the pantry is looking for support right now to prepare for Thanksgiving.

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Apply ASAP for support through SYFS’ Holiday Giving program

October 29, 2020 11:21:52 AM
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SYFS is alerting residents in need of help through the holidays this year that it’s time to apply.

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Jack-o’-lantern Drive By – Friday night through Saturday

October 29, 2020 09:33:18 AM
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Girl Scouts organized a jack-o’-lantern event for their members that they are inviting the public to view this weekend.

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Selectmen working to quickly approve program for Rent/Mortgage Assistance

October 28, 2020 02:01:23 PM

Last night, the Board of Selectmen approved a proposal to provide assistance to Southborough residents financially hit by the pandemic.

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New rounds of grants for small business with ≤5 employees: Apply quickly

October 21, 2020 12:17:37 PM
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The grant application window for a new round closes this Friday. The final round opens the following week, but only while funds last.

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Rotary news: 1,000 masks to New England Center for Children; Successful Campership Drive

October 9, 2020 10:50:16 AM
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New England Center for Children informed me about the Southborough Rotary Club’s latest good work. It prompted me to check in on their other works.

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SYFS Holiday Giving: Seeking and offering help

October 8, 2020 07:30:32 AM
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Every year, Southborough Youth & Family Services coordinates a Holiday Giving Program to support residents in need. This year, SYFS is holding the collection drive early.

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