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.)

Letter: Pine Hill Rd’s neighborhood garden supporting the hungry is a model use of open space

September 28, 2020 09:26:22 AM
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My Southborough accepts signed letters to the editor submitted by Southborough residents. Letters may be emailed to mysouthborough@gmail.com.

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Rotary seeking “Cash for Camperships” – some donations matched by Main Street Bank today

September 22, 2020 10:00:13 AM
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The Rotary Club is working with Main Street Bank to maximize support for camp scholarships for Southborough residents. The support is expected to be needed more than ever in our community next summer.

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Collection drive for psychiatric patients

September 21, 2020 04:23:54 PM
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A Southborough resident is holding a special drive to collect clothing, books, and art supplies for Bournewood Hospital.

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Qualified businesses with 5 or less employees can apply for up to $10K in grants now through Sept 25

September 10, 2020 10:56:03 AM
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The grant application window opened this week.

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Call for “Artistic Expression” focusing on “Silver Linings” around the “uncertainty”

August 18, 2020 07:40:41 AM
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Southborough Council of the Arts has put a call out for artists of all ages to share, inspire and “celebrate our Southborough Silver Linings”. The council is seeking artistic contributions, including art, stories, songs, or poems.

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Coffee Talk promoting August schedule

August 3, 2020 04:10:56 PM
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SYFS is inviting the public to sip your coffee, meet members of our community, hear helpful information and share a laugh.

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Enjoy some “Coffee Talk”

July 22, 2020 09:27:01 AM
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I just learned about a new morning chat show.

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“Micro” small businesses can apply for up to $10K in grants – thanks to EDC

July 20, 2020 01:31:54 PM

Southborough’s Economic Development Committee was awarded $204,000 for grants to support local small businesses. (Really small businesses.)

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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 Gardeners’ Flower Flash thanks Essential Workers

June 12, 2020 03:56:05 PM
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The Southborough Gardeners asked me to share their announcement about a special thank you through flowers.

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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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