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It’s hard to believe just a few days ago temperatures across Massachusetts reached nearly 100 degrees. Many people don’t have air conditioning; maybe they have an older home or can’t afford a higher-than-usual electric bill. During three dangerously hot days, Mass211 worked with our partners at the Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency to provide residents with current information about local cooling centers to keep everyone safe from the...
  Name: Lindsay Jordan   Town of Residence: Hudson   How long have you been working at the UWTC? 6 years this month!   What is your role at the UWTC? Staff Accountant    What is a typical day like for you at the UWTC? A typical day for me includes: processing incoming fundraising   revenue which includes campaign dollars, events and direct service donations, making sure everything is entered  appropriately and accurately into the correct...
      By Sandy Baldi, Special Events Manager   Like many of you, I remember many first days of school from Kindergarten to high school. I remember what I wore and how much I enjoyed writing on the fresh clean pages in my notebooks. These are happy memories, filled with anticipation and excitement of what the school year would bring.    As an adult with a child of my own, I became acutely aware that not all children are afforded the same...
       Each 4th of July I am reminded of how incredibly fortunate I and we are to live in this country. A nation created by imperfect but inspired patriots with the highest moral and social aspirations and dreams for a future that provides opportunity for everyone regardless of race, color or creed. At the core of this social experiment we call the United States of America, is the belief that we are all endowed by our creator to be independent,...
    The sun is out, the days are longer, and summer is finally here. From the bounty of back yard gardens to a cookout spread that makes your mouth water, it seems like food is everywhere. But despite this abundance, at food pantries the demand for food spikes every summer.   Children who depend on school breakfast and lunch during the school year lose access to this important source of regular nutrition once summer vacation starts. Families...

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