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Quinsigamond Community College to Host the 34th H.A.C.E. Awards

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SOUTHBRIDGE/WORCESTER – On October 9, Quinsigamond Community College will be host to the 34th Hispanics Achieving and Celebrating Excellence (H.A.C.E) Youth Awards. The event will take place at the college’s Welcome Center from 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. This year’s awards will honor 36 senior high school students from public […]

Community Garden credits volunteers for success

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STURBRIDGE — In its second year of operation, the volunteer-driven Community Food Collaborative in Sturbridge gives full credit to its volunteers for the success of the garden.  All produce from the garden is organic and is donated to the Saint John Paul II Food Pantry located in Southbridge.  The Pantry […]

Gateway’s “Monster” to move from closet to stage

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Curtains go up October 4 for one weekend of performances SOUTHBRIDGE — Gateway Players Theatre presents “There’s a Monster in My Closet,” by Angela D. Stewart, with music and lyrics by Bill Francoeur. Performance dates are October 4 and 5, at 7:30 p.m. and October 6 at 2 p.m. All […]

As summer ends, need for winter coats is here

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Donations sought for Holy Trinity Church’s Winter Coat Closet SOUTHBRIDGE — The Winter Coat Closet at Holy Trinity Church, 446 Hamilton Street, Southbridge, will be open every Saturday morning from 9-11 a.m., beginning October 19 through December 14. Those wishing to donate clean, gently used winter coats can drop them […]

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.  […]