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New Life running with virtual 5K

The pandemic has affected every community event this spring, including the annual New Life 5K Trail Run, an event that raises more than 20 percent of the New Life Furniture Bank’s budget. This Massachusetts charity serves nearly 700 hundred households every year, including individuals, families, single mothers, seniors and veterans, as they come...

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Annual Candy Drive largest to date

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This past week, Wellesley Dental Group hosted its 12th Annual Candy Drive - the largest one in size and scope to date. This year, they had a record number of 17,000 students across 52 schools and 15 towns in the MetroWest and Greater Boston area participate. Together, the community collected 13,237 pounds of...
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Status of Women Breakfast on Monday

By Rama K. Ramaswamy In the mid-90's, following a UN World Conference on Women, the state of Massachusetts created the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women with a goal of giving a state-appointed, non-partisan "voice.” The commission has dedicated itself to "[advancing the state’s] women and girls toward full equity in all areas of life...
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Girls basketball plays hard, raises funds

On Friday, January 25, fans packed the DS stands to see both the girls basketball JV and varsity teams play and defeat TVL rival Bellingham. The 5th grade Metrowest Youth girls played each other at halftime, and the varsity players were there to cheer them on. Fans who came to the game were told that...
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Broadmoor Chamber Singers delight community

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Saturday afternoon, the basement of the Needham Public Library was filled with an eclectic mix of music ranging from traditional spirituals to 60s folk hits, with just enough holiday music to remind the audience what season is fast approaching. Led by artistic director June Ambush, The Broadmoor Chamber...
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Plugged In hosts Community Engage Evening

Needham Park and Rec, Foundation for Metrowest and the Plugged In Band Program joined together on October 20 to empower youth to help others On Saturday, October 20, the Plugged In Band Program in Needham held its Community Engage Evening. One of the most important aspects of Plugged In is the emphasis placed on showing students...
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Boys of summer back in Pawtucket

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By Stephen Press Hometown Weekly Staff On Monday, the Red Sox took the field for the first time in 2017, beating the Pirates in their first regular season game. The day turned millions of New Englanders' attention to the hallowed grounds of Fenway Park, heralding for many the true beginning of spring. On Monday, April 10,...
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