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Region – The United Way of Tri-County (UWTC) will hold its first 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Oct. 15. Funds raised will help support three essential community programs including the United Way’s Ready to Read early literacy program, Call2Talk, their mental health and suicide help line, three food pantries and two hot meal programs, located at the Pearl Street Cupboard and Café in Framingham, the Marlborough Community Cupboard, and WHEAT Community...

By Jeff Malachowski
Daily News Staff

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MARLBOROUGH, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) today commemorated the fifth year of its annual community service program Hands On! Since the inception of the program in 2012, Sunovion employees have volunteered more than 20,000 hours to support youth organizations and community service efforts around the Company’s headquarters location in Marlborough, Massachusetts and its office in Fort Lee, New Jersey. During...

By Jodi Breidel
GUEST COLUMNIST

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the community for your continued support of WHEAT and our programs.

Thank you to the residents of Clinton, Lancaster and Bolton, as well as the post office carriers in these towns, for donating, picking up and delivering food to WHEAT during the 2016 Letter Carriers’ "Stamp Out Hunger" Food Drive. As a result of your efforts, WHEAT received 4,758...

 

By Brittney McNamara
MetroWest Daily News, Framingham

FRAMINGHAM - An unexpected spike in rent is forcing the Pearl Street Cupboard and Cafe from its downtown spot, according to United Way of Tri-County President Paul Mina.

Mina said rent is more than doubling at the Cupboard and Cafe’s 10 Pearl St. home come the end of August, making it impossible for the food pantry to stay in its...

FRAMINGHAM — The United Way of Tri-County and the MetroWest Chamber of Commerce will host the Women of Impact luncheon at 11:30 a.m. May 6 at the Framingham Country Club, 16 Gates St.

This luncheon honors the winner of the 2016 MetroWest ATHENA Leadership Award. Cheryl Cronin, CEO of the Boston Public Market Association, will be the keynote speaker. Cronin is a leader in both corporate and nonprofit communities. She has served on the...

Jan Gottesman ,Managing Editor

STERLING - Sterling Selectmen Chairman Robert Cutler will be the first one to say not everyone gets a warm reception when they come before the board.

Wednesday night, Cutler gave Jodi Breidel, North County Regional Director of WHEAT Community Connections a"gold star."
Breidel was there to outline the services WHEAT, which is now a part of the United Way of Tri-County, provides to residents in...

By Danielle Ameden, Daily News Staff

MARLBOROUGH – If you donate $100 to fight breast cancer or feed the hungry, you want the money to go directly to the cause, not to a charity’s overhead, right?

It’s the way people are taught to think about giving: If the $100 is a pie, you don’t want a big slice of it going to administrative costs or advertising. You want the money to pay for medical research,...

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FRAMINGHAM, MA — A Framingham resident is working toward the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America by helping his local food pantry.

The...

By Brittney McNamara
MetroWest Daily News, Framingham

FRAMINGHAM – As Women’s History Month comes to a close, Framingham State University launched the first-annual Women Making History Now awards, honoring six women who have made an impact on their communities, the region and the state.

Tuesday’s award ceremony marked the first round of Women Making History Now award recipients, an honor...

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