Diversity training in the Wachusett schools

 Asima Silva was invited to speak to school staff about the current problem of Islamophobia in our society,  how to identify it, and how to address the problem.  She and Ahmad Abojarajeh,  Global Compliance Engineer to Avery Dennison,  met with the principal and staff of Davis Hill School recently and will plan to meet soon with teachers […] Continue reading →

Donations requested for refugees

 Refugee families are coming into Worcester communities at the rate of 25 to 35 persons per month.  Half of these are children.  Ascentria Alliance is helping these families to settle,  and although they are given some initial assistance,  more help is needed.  Donations of personal items,  like toothbrushes, toothpaste, soaps,  lotions,  toilet paper,  tissues,  etc. are requested.  At […] Continue reading →

Donations for Refugees

 Holden Democratic Town Committee members – Please bring personal items, like toothbrushes, toothpaste, bar soaps, toilet paper, and other items for children also, including babies (baby powder, bath oil, etc. to our March 5 meeting. The effort is organized through Ascentria Care Alliance, formerly the Lutheran Services of Worcester. Continue reading →

Bernie Sanders Headquarters in Worcester

 Recently a Bernie Sanders Headquarters opened at 256-258 Park Avenue in Worcester. Nate Flynn has joined the campaign as a staff member. Nate is looking for volunteers for Bernie, so if anyone would like to participate in a phone bank or host a yard sign, or volunteer in other ways, please get in touch with Nate at […] Continue reading →

 Hello Friends, Please join me this Friday February 12th at 5:30-8:30 Wachusett for Bernie Phone Bank Karen King, 45 Brunnell Dr. in Holden 774-239-6307 Good friends, progressive values, and food! Please bring your cell phone and lap top. Feel the Bern in Holden!! Karen Continue reading →

Wachusett School District prepares five-year plan

 The Wachusett Regional School District is now beginning work on a new strategic five-year plan to provide direction to the school system’s thirteen schools which currently educate nearly  7,500 students.   Consultants have been hired to work on the study and are currently visiting each of the five towns seeking input from interested citizens. At the meeting […] Continue reading →