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Senate passes bill to collect vital public health data, establish a COVID-19 Diversity Task Force

(BOSTON – 05/13/2020) On Monday, May 11, 2020, the Massachusetts State Senate passed bipartisan legislation to promote equity and transparency as the Commonwealth continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic.

The bill, An Act Addressing COVID-19 Data Collection and Disparities in Treatment, would increase the amount of statewide, publicly available data as it relates to the coronavirus, and establish a task force to study a... Read More

The Millbury Senior Center is closed to the public

While the building is not open to the public the Food Pantry at the Millbury Senior Center is available from 9am to 1pm Monday thru Friday by calling 508-865-9247 for an appointment our food pantry is fully stocked at this time. Tell us what you need, and you can pick it up-- or we will deliver it. 

We are still here to answer any questions you may have and we are available for your transportation to doctors appointments--... Read More

Christopher Heights celebrates with style

Webster- A global pandemic could not stop the parade and pageantry in celebration of mothers this week at Christopher Height Assisted Living of Webster.

The 83-apartment assisted living community in Webster welcomed a Caravan of Caring parade on Sunday that featured 54 cars carrying family members, friends, decorations and well wishes for their loved ones.

“I was wondering what Mother’s Day was going to look like th... Read More

Quinsigamond Community College responds to health crisis with free courses for businesses

WORCESTER, MA— May 14, 2020 — Quinsigamond Community College’s Center for Workforce Development and Continuing Education recognizes the tumultuous workplace environment businesses now find themselves in, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. QCC has taken the unusual approach of offering free online learning opportunities and resources, designed to address the needs of companies and their workforce in this new and evolving landscape.

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Samuel Slater’s set to reopen this Wednesday for curbside and dockside pickup

Webster, MA - May 12, 2020 - Samuel Slater’s Restaurant announced that it will reopen this Wednesday, May 13 for curbside and dockside pickup with a new takeout menu that includes limited grocery items. Beer and wine will also be available with the purchase of food.  The restaurant, which has been closed since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, will be open Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 4:00 P.M. to 8:0... Read More

Uxbridge High School named a 2020 U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best High School

Superintendent of Schools Dr. Frank Tiano is proud to announce that Uxbridge High School is a 2020 Best High School, based on rankings that U.S. News & World Report published April 21, 2020. Over 24,000 public high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia were reviewed and 18,000 were ranked. The information presented in the Best High Schools rankings is for the 2017-2018 academic year and is collected from i... Read More

The Last Green Valley is offering a TerraCorps (AmeriCorps) position

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) has been selected by TerraCorps, an AmeriCorps affiliated environmental non-profit, to be a Service Site for the 2020-21 TerraCorps program year. This partnership will allow TLGV to host a Youth Education Coordinator in a full-time, 11-month service position from August 2020 to July 2021.

As part of TerraCorps, TLGV’s Youth Education Coordinator will spend their servic... Read More

During the month of May: Grafton Rec Go the 'Social' Distance Virtual 5K

  • This is not a race, just a commitment to complete a total of 3.1 miles by walking or running in multiple short distances or all at once by May 25.
  • Post your route screenshots and race selfies on our Facebook page by tagging us (@GraftonRecDept) in your social media posts so we can cheer you on!
  • Submit your time by May 25 at 11:59pm. ... Read More