Generosity of “distant stranger” benefits food pantry

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SOUTHBRIDGE — The St. John Paul II Food Pantry recently received a check for $5,000 from a distant stranger.  At a recent Sturbridge Rotary Club meeting, Bill Pioppi and Co-Director Roberta Watson were presented with a check.  The story unfolds during Rotary’s Annual Golf Classic at the Cohasse Country Club.  […]

Local Realtors sponsor backpack drive

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Hat and mitten drive planned next month 📸 Courtesy photos AUBURN — Members of the REALTOR® Association of Central Massachusetts, led by the Association’s Community Action Committee, spearheaded a Backpack Drive to assist students in need in Worcester County and the surrounding areas. From June to August, Association members rallied […]

Men in blue to walk for kids with cancer

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Area police chiefs lacing up for Jimmy Fund Walk 📸 Shaun Moriarty file photo BOSTON — A group of current and former police chiefs from southern Worcester County will be hitting the streets, not in the fight against crime but rather the fight against pediatric cancer. Dudley Police Chief Steve […]

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QCC Food Pantry and Resource Center Prepares for a New School Year

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WORCESTER AND SOUTHBRIDGE – July 2018 marked the one year anniversary of the opening of Quinsigamond Community College’s Food Pantry and Resource Center. The center now regularly services 390 QCC students, and with more students on campus when classes begin September 4, staff and volunteers are gearing up for a […]

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Charlton residents to participate in Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai

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Sally Cederberg, Jamie Zeveska and Kate Berry will join thousands in the iconic fundraising walk for Dana-Farber Cancer Institute to support all forms of cancer Charlton, Mass.— Four residents from Charlton will walk one of the four designated distances along the historic Boston Marathon® course this September in the Boston Marathon®Jimmy Fund Walk presented by Hyundai, which raises […]