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Foundation grants to serve mental health needs

Emily Micucci |

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation is accepting grant applications for its 2017 Fairlawn Fund, focusing on projects that address mental health needs in the region.

MetroWest Leadership Academy launches opioid campaign

Emily Micucci |

The MetroWest Leadership Academy, the flagship program of Leadership MetroWest, launched a 30-day campaign to boost awareness of the opioid crisis.

Q&A with Kelly McCausland, Prana Recovery Centers

Prana Recovery Centers, a Marlborough relapse-prevention program, integrates yoga and mindfulness, as well as exercise, nutrition, the science of happiness, and the 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous.

Dental access problems aired as dueling bills seek to add providers

Emily Micucci |

While policy makers and dental experts agree there are barriers to dental care in Massachusetts, they disagree about how to remove them.

Central Mass. companies embrace mindfulness programs

Laura Finaldi |

Central Mass. companies are embracing programs like meditation and present-moment awareness to increase health and productivity.

Acton museums to break ground on expansion

The Discovery Museums in Acton plans to break ground this summer on an expansion that will double the size of the building and allow for exhibits from two existing museums on site to be combined.

Harrington fundraiser to feature Paula Poundstone

Emily Micucci |

Emmy award-winning comedian Paula Poundstone will perform a comedy show on April 1 in Southbridge.

How personal happiness can lead to professional success


When we tackle a job and a career, we are often asked to sacrifice what we're most passionate about personally in order to punch the proverbial clock.

Strully grows NECC by running it like a traditional business

Laura Finaldi |

Vincent Strully Jr. could have never predicted that the nonprofit he founded would eventually become one of the leading autism education and research centers in the world, employing more than 1,200,...

Saint-Gobain invests in its employees' communities


Saint-Gobain has established itself as a key supporter of nonprofits and community groups in Central Massachusetts.

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