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Annual Fall Chicken BBQ for East Thompson FD

The East Thompson Volunteer Fire Department will be holding their annual chicken barbecue on October 7th from 4pm-7pm (rain or shine). The dinner includes 1/2 chicken, baked potato, cranberry sauce, carrots, salad, roll, and dessert. Eat-in or take-out are available.Tickets may be purchased through any member or at the door. Proceeds to benefit station maintenance.

Adults: $10   Children 10 and younger: $6

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Samples and coupons for holiday gift bags needed

Foxy Travel is getting ready for this year’s Shop Small Business Saturday shopping tour on November 25. Last year, a Foxy Travel motorcoach toured a group of shoppers to selected destinations throughout the Blackstone Valley.

A first step in the annual preparation for the shopping excursion is to alert local merchants that they can donate samples/coupons/discounts/small promotional items to be put in each bag the tour part... Read More

Worcester artist digs out a creative niche

By Christine Galeone

When Worcester artist Tony Freitas was only six or seven years old and living in Millbury, his brother was a gifted school athlete. Although he also loved sports, young Tony didn’t have the same skills that his brother had. But he soon developed his own niche. He would draw Snoopy so often that he could practically draw the Peanuts character in his sleep. From that point on, his talent continued to gro... Read More

Coast Guard Aux. Boating Course at Webster Fire Department

                                                                                                         

Our local United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Tri-State Flotilla 1002 will be instructing a one-day ABOUT BOATING SAFELY course developed to provide the skills and confidence needed to explore the coast and inland waters by boat.  Basic knowledge and skills are needed to have safe and enjoyable boating... Read More

Whitin Park Fall Food Festival

WHITINSVILLE – The Whitin Community Center is pleased to announce our newest event the Whitin Park Fall Food Festival! This Fall event will be held on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 11am-3pm, in our beautiful 7.5 acre Whitin Park, 60 Main Street in Whitinsville. The Whitin Park Fall Food Festival will encompass a wide variety of Food Truck Vendors and Event Vendors from all around New England, B... Read More

Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis announces $100,000 Grant Award to combat opioid epidemic

West Boylston -  Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis has announced the Worcester County House of Correction has been selected by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to be the recipient of a $100,000 Grant Award to fund addiction treatment and services for incarcerated individuals with an opioid use disorder who are within two months of release.  The new program known as Medication Assisted Treatment... Read More

Be a stop on the Millbury Chain of Lights!

MILLBURY, MASSACHUSETTS The Millbury Chain of Lights Committee is welcoming Millbury-based businesses and groups to participate in the annual Chain of Lights celebration on Sunday, December 3, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
As an official stop, your organization can join more than two dozen other locations that showcase their... Read More

Harrington continues to focus on safety with updated security measures

SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. – Harrington HealthCare System continues to focus on the safety of its patients, staff and visitors following a June 14 incident where a Southbridge Emergency Room nurse was stabbed by a patient.
Since the attack, Harrington has implemented strict security guidelines within its Emergency D... Read More

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