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.)

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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Grant awarded to increase/enhance outdoor seating for Southborough restaurants and public spaces

October 2, 2020 12:46:40 PM
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This week, the Town was awarded a $24,500 grant, to help create outdoor seating areas. The grant was secured by the EDC.

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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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