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Today’s significant winter storm brings with it blizzard conditions with snow totals up to 18″ in areas, damaging winds, and coastal flooding. Following the storm, bitterly cold weather, with wind chill values of -15 to -35, will return on Friday and persist into the weekend. For an a list of local warming shelters visit

By Jonathan Phelps / MetroWest Daily News
It takes a team effort to make sure those living on the street have a warm place to stay in the blistering cold.
Often times, a homeless person doesn’t know that a cold snap will linger for days and they try to brave it, said Kelly Hagerty, community intervention specialist in Framingham. Many organizations, religious and police departments pull...

By Cesareo Contreras / Daily News Correspondent
Posted Dec 22, 2017 at 8:11 PM

FRAMINGHAM – The Pearl Street Cupboard & Café plans to expand its free evening hot meal program to five days a week after the new year.

The United Way of Tri-County operates the café twice a week but is joining forces with the Salvation Army to expand the program.

The café, which seats 118 at a time, offers guests home-style fare,...

Wicked Local Framingham - The annual SMOC and United Way of Tri-County holiday luncheon for formerly homeless single adults was held Tuesday at the Greater Framingham Community Church. Some 150 people were served by 40 volunteers. [MetroWest Daily News and Wicked Local News Photos/Art Illman]


FRAMINGHAM — Local auto dealer Automax Preowned has joined the United Way of Tri-County’s annual Feed a Family for Fifty initiative.
Automax Preowned, located on Route 9 in Framingham, will be running its charitable campaign through Dec. 20. Automax has a target goal of raising $25,000. Automax will be donating a portion of its sales and matching donations from its customers of up to $1,000.

“Feed a Family For Fifty” Begins It’s Sixth  Year…….   
Framingham, MA- Did you know that 1 in 7 people in Massachusetts go hungry every day?  United Way of Tri-County is committed to making a...

Framingham, MA—The United Way of Tri-County would like to announce that nominations are now being
accepted for the 2018 ATHENA Leadership Award®. The ATHENA Awards recognizes a prominent leader in
the MetroWest region whom consistently invests in their profession, their community and especially other
women. They demonstrate leadership within their industry, mentor women throughout their career and dedicate...

By Scott Calzolaio
MetroWest Daily News

Posted Nov 3, 2017 at 6:16 PM
Updated Nov 3, 2017 at 11:44 PM

FRAMINGHAM - Sitting down to a massive meal of home-cooked turkey, potatoes, gravy, and apple pie is something that many take for granted, but for some it’s...