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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

MetroWest Daily News/ Staff Reporters

FRAMINGHAM – The Tufts Health Plan Foundation has awarded $14,957 to a United Way of Tri-County-run hotline that helps seniors in need in the region.

The money will support Call2Talk’s TeleCheck service, through which volunteers contact at-risk seniors in need of mental or emotional support.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Susan Petroni/ Framingham Patch

FRAMINGHAM- Within the year, each child participating in Ready to Read will receive 12 new books that they can keep in their homes and call their own.

Friday, July 25, 2014

Susan Petroni/ Framingham Patch

FRAMINGHAM- The United Way of Tri-County received $14,957 for its TeleCheck program, which launched in September 2013.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer/Community Advocate

Marlborough – When the Marlborough Public Library presented a garden tour July 20, guests visited several spots including Jaworek Elementary School. That’s where Girl Scout Troop 72843 members Ashley LeConti and Sara Peltier created a vegetable patch as their Silver Award project. The garden’s harvest will be donated to the Marlborough Community Cupboard.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Susan Petroni/Framingham Patch

In the neighborhoods where Ready to Read will launch in Framingham, only 15 percent of third grader students scored proficient or higher on the 2013 MCAS exams.

Friday, July 11, 2014

Scott O'Connell/ Wicked Local Framingham

FRAMINGHAM-- It would be hard to believe, if teachers didn’t see it: kindergarten students showing up the first day of school not even knowing how to hold a book.

"It drives you crazy," said Christina Peck of Natick, a kindergarten teacher in the Revere school system. "It breaks your heart."

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Susan Petroni/Framingham Patch

The Town of Framingham is partnering with United Way of Tri-County and the Boston Red Sox for a Choose Framingham/Team United Way night at Fenway Park.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Scott O'Connell/Daily News Staff

FRAMINGHAM - Hoping to prevent a lifetime's worth of setbacks in the lives of children, the United Way of Tri-County Tuesday launched a campaign aimed at providing books to underprivileged preschool-aged children in town.

Friday, July 4, 2014

FRAMINGHAM - The town is taking its "Choose Framingham" branding out to the ball game.

At the invitation of the Boston Red Sox, Framingham has teamed up with the United Way of Tri-County to take part in a community night at Fenway Park on Friday, Aug. 22. 

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Mass211 is proud to announce that ten Mass211 staff has successfully passed an international certification examination in June for their profession.