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.)

Get a professional photo of your graduate in cap & gown for a donation to MA Covid-19 Relief Fund

June 1, 2020 10:21:03 AM
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Southborough’s Nancy Gould is making a special offer to families of the Class of 2020 this week.

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Resources for Residents – including Southborough Emergency Fund

May 22, 2020 07:30:48 AM
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The Town published a simple two page flyer about “Resources for Residents”.

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Fundraiser for ARHS Facemasks for graduating seniors

May 21, 2020 03:45:12 PM
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A group of community members are seeking to fund face masks for the close to 350 member graduating Algonquin seniors. The initiative is part of an effort to allow seniors to hold some kind of Graduation celebration.

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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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Resident asking public to support purchasing of masks for Mass hospitals

May 11, 2020 02:54:15 PM
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A Southborough resident asked me to spread the word on his fundraiser to get more effective facemasks in the hands of hospital workers. 

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May fun for families with young ones (BINGO!)

April 29, 2020 07:30:05 AM
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Kindergroup hopes that a flexible “Bingo” plan will help families have fun on a schedule that works for them.

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Food pantry news: All Car Care sharing proceeds; Teachers donate groceries; Volunteers help make curbside work

April 27, 2020 12:36:03 PM

I have a few good works stories to share that are related to the Southborough Food Pantry, so I’m rounding them up.

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First Responders holding Tribute Parade to thank hospital workers this afternoon

April 24, 2020 09:55:18 AM
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The public is invited to watch a tribute parade this afternoon. (But you aren’t welcomed to drive in the procession.)

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Public Safety offering to bring smiles to children with birthdays (or another special day)

April 16, 2020 12:32:12 PM
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Southborough emergency departments are offering to help make birthdays special for children disappointed that they can’t have parties with friends/extended family.

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Healthcare Workers and First Responders can receive free emotional support coaching

April 16, 2020 10:38:29 AM
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A Southborough entrepreneur asked me to share news about an offering to healthcare workers and first responders.

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Rotary news: Earth Day cleanup cancelled (plus other events); Helping Food Pantry

April 16, 2020 09:31:36 AM
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The Southborough Rotary Club sent out its April newsletter with updates on good news and disappointing news.

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Looking at Easter in Southborough: Bunny visit, egg hunt, and a church parade

April 15, 2020 04:01:26 PM
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While social distancing made Easter festivities a challenge this spring, the community made the most of it.

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Good Friday and Easter streaming services

April 10, 2020 02:46:52 PM
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With congregations unable to gather in pews for Good Friday and Easter, I’m sharing how churches are reaching congregations virtually.

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BOS Update: Conditional Hiring Freeze, Allowing non-essential committee meetings, and more

April 8, 2020 12:19:49 PM

Last night the Board of Selectmen held another virtual meeting. Here are the highlights.

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