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 →

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 →