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.
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.
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 several local communities, including Sterling.
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, or for groceries and hot meals for those in need.
FRAMINGHAM, MA — A Framingham resident is working toward the highest rank in the Boy Scouts of America by helping his local food pantry.
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 created by the school’s Inclusive Excellence office. Rather than keeping Women’s History Month focused on achievements of the past, Framingham State’s Chief Diversity Officer Sean Huddleston said the awards are meant to shine light on what women are doing now that will no doubt have historical significance.