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Advanced Wheels expands mobility vehicles business to Oxford

By Janet Stoica

There’s a new business in the area that specializes in transportation needs for those who are temporarily or permanently disabled and in need of mobile highway transportation.

Advanced Wheels of North Oxford sells and rents newly modified vans for those who require accessible vehicles with adaptive equipment such as wheelchair ramps, lifts, power doors, hand controls, tie-down equipment, scooter lifts, and... Read More

Fattman announces Shared Streets and Spaces program funding total increased to $10 million

Northbridge was one of thirty-nine communities in the Commonwealth to receive funding.

BOSTON – State Senator Ryan Fattman (R-Sutton) announced that the Baker-Polito Administration was increasing the total funding for the Shared Streets and Spaces Emergency Grant Program to $10 million. The award of $3.9 million is the largest round of funding to date.

The program was launched on June 10, and it provides technical and funding assistance to help Massachusetts cities and towns conceive, design, and implement tactical... Read More

Harvesting hope in the fight against hunger

by Christine Galeone

According to Feeding America, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused unemployment to soar and food insecurity to rise. The national nonprofit and authority on food insecurity stated on its website that in 2020 in the United States, “more than 54 million people may face hunger because of coronavirus.” It’s a startling thought.

But\, thankfully, many of this country’s nonprofits are doing everything they can to... Read More

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