Update on proposed Muslim cemetery in Dudley

 The Town of Dudley has been asked by the Worcester Islamic Center for permission to purchase land and establish a cemetery in that town. The controversy has been covered extensively in the media recently. Asima Silva has been requested to bring a Muslim panel to the town of Dudley to make a presentation on the principles of […] Continue reading →

Mountview School opening soon

 The move to the new middle school is planned to commence April 8 and will continue through the school vacation week of April 18. During the student spring vacation week,  professional movers will remove all materials from the old Mountview Middle School building and transport them to the new school.  The moving will take about two or […] Continue reading →

Please take action to support S1191

 There are two important bills stuck in the state house that need local citizens to email the chairmen to get them out for a vote on the floor. Based on the experience of one of our own Holden families (Deb and Ralph Thibodeau) loss of their son from an undetected heart condition while attending soccer […] Continue reading →

Join us for the 21st annual Good Neighbor Award

 The Good Neighbor Award is a chance to celebrate the good works of your townspeople. This year’s honorees are Ralph Thibodeau and Deb O’Brien-Thibodeau, founders of the Josh Thibodeau Helping Hearts Foundation, and Margaret Watson . The award ceremony will be held on Thursday, March 31, at 7:00 PM at the Holden Senior Center. Refreshments to follow. Continue reading →

Democratic State Convention on June 5

The Democratic State Convention will be held this year on Saturday, June 5 in the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts. The Holden Town Democratic Committee held a caucus on Saturday, March 5, 2016. Nine delegates will be sent to the convention from Holden. Delegates are as follows: Stephanie Adams, Chair of the Holden Town Democrats […] Continue reading →

Supporting refugees in our community

 Worcester Interfaith hosted a meeting on Thursday,  March 17 to for  members from various religious houses of worship to consider the problems of refugees coming into the Greater Worcester community every month. Twenty-six individuals attended and shared their experiences.  Refugees require assistance,  but the emphasis is on integration into the community and giving assistance to […] Continue reading →