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Dog Orphans June Calendar Raffle

We understand these are unprecedented times, but there are always animals in critical need. Providing the necessary care for these dogs requires funding to house, feed, and provide them with safe, loving-care. In addition, the cost of spay/neuter, vaccinations, microchips, and veterinary care are expenses we continue to incur despite the current pandemic. To that end, we rely on the generosity and kindness of peopl... Read More


Friends and families in Webster, Dudley, Oxford, Charlton and Sturbridge hopped on Tri-Valley’s Front Steps Project to show their support and raise money for home delivered meals.  It was the perfect chance to pose on the ‘Front Steps’ while a professional photo was taken in exchange for a donation to Meals on Wheels. 

Restrictions stemming from COVID-19 have caused a dramatic increase in the critical need for meals and wi... Read More

TLGV honors Earth Day with Cleanup Funds reminder

To honor the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day, The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) wants to remind municipalities and non-profit organizations that cleanup funds are available. While social distancing is limiting group cleanups, municipalities and non-profits can continue to plan cleanups that meet the guidelines of social distancing. The program is funded, in part, thanks to the support of bankHometown. Up to $500 in funding is avai... Read More

Oxford Meals on Wheels

At the request of the Board of Directors and the Executive Director of the Oxford Housing Authority, the Oxford Meals on Wheels site vacated the premises of the Community Center at Liberty Lane on April 23, 2020.  Meals will continue to be delivered to the residents of Oxford and Charlton from alternate locations.  For those consumers receiving meals, there might be a slight change in the timing of your daily delivery. 

Th... Read More

Drive-By Donations for Senior Center Food Bank held at First Church

The Millbury First Congregational Church, on 148 West Main Street will be inviting people to bring donations of Food, Personal hygiene items, or Goretti’s Gift Certificates to the church parking lot on May 3 from 12 noon until 2 p.m. Donations will be taken to the Millbury Senior Center. A wide row of tables will be set up so you can drive on either side, and you can put your donation on the table, or stay in your car, pop your t... Read More

St. Mary Parish: Morning Mass Live Streaming

St. Mary Parish, Uxbridge announces they are live streaming their morning Mass everyday through their Facebook page. On Monday through Saturday, Mass is live streamed at 8:00 AM and at 9:00 AM on Sundays, celebrated by the Pastor, Fr. Nicholas Desimone or Priest in Residence, Fr. Dennis O’Brien. The Mass is then posted to St. Mary’s Facebook page (St. Mary’s Church, Uxbridge, MA), the parish website ( and the Y... Read More

bankHometown provides economic lifelines to local businesses through Paycheck Protection Program Loans

Oxford, Massachusetts, April 21, 2020 bankHometown has approved over 400 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans totaling more than $51 million, allowing hundreds of local businesses across central Massachusetts and northeastern Connecticut to keep more than 6,000 employees on the payroll.

The program has helped small businesses like bankHometown customer Wormtown Brewery... Read More

TLGV celebrates Earth Day with Cleanup Contest

The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) believes we can all still celebrate Earth Day, even if we cannot gather together for town-wide cleanups. To help individuals throughout The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor get into cleanup mode, TLGV is starting a cleanup contest.

 Participation is easy. Go to homepage and scroll to the News section. You will find the announcement of... Read More

Webster First donates over $5000 to local food pantries

Worcester, MA – 4/15/2020 – Webster First has been a proud community credit union since it first opened in 1928. It’s been an essential part of the credit union’s mission to show support for their communities by getting involved with local causes and organizations, and giving back through charitable donations.

During these uncertain times in which COVID-19 has affected the lives of the people in their communities, Webster... Read More