A Special Message from Badger Funeral Homes

During this time of uncertainty and crisis the staff at the Badger Funeral Homes of Groton and Littleton are here to support and assist families during their time of need. We want you to know that we are committed to the health and safety of our families, staff, and the communities we serve. Our hearts go out to all who are affected by COVID-19.

It is important for us to reassure you that we will …

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TO DUNSTABLE RESIDENTS

Friday, April 3, 2020

To all residents of the Town of Dunstable from the Board of Selectmen:

Given the unfolding situation with COVID-19, the Board of Selectmen met in an emergency meeting on Monday, March 16, 2020 and declared a local state of emergency. 

The Board of Selectmen, Board of Health, and Emergency Management Team continue to meet on a biweekly basis, remotely, to continue to respond to the COVID-19 situation and guidance issued by …

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Tyngsborough MA ~ Important COVID-19 Updates

Following regular meetings of the Emergency Planning Task Force, we have the following updates pertaining to the Town of Tyngsborough:

  • The Town has a reverse-911 alert system by Rave Mobile. This service already has all residents landline home phone numbers in its database. Because many have cell phones or don’t live in Tyngsborough but still would like these alerts, you can opt in with additional contact information at any time. The link to do so
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Phishing Alert: Coronavirus scams — for REFERENCE & CLARITY

This office has become aware that cyber criminals are exploiting Coronavirus through emails… posing as legitimate medical and or health organizations.  (In one instance, victims have received an email purporting to be from a “medical/health organization” – with bogus information regarding the Coronavirus.)

Be on the lookout for:

Emails that appear to be from organizations such as the CDC (Centers for Disease Control), or the WHO (World Health Organization) or other government agencies. The official source of COVID-19 information in the Commonwealth is https://www.mass.gov/dph

Review emails that ask for charity donations …

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A Note from Dunstable Animal Clinic

  The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting us all and the Dunstable Animal Clinic is no exception. Based on the recommendations of the CDC and AVMA we are taking the following precautions to keep everyone safe and healthy.
Staff only are being allowed in the building.
     When you come for an appointment call the office (978)649-6513 and a staff member will come out to get your pet with a slip lead that will be disinfected between pets. …

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Dunstable Seniors

Dunstable Council on Aging: Barbara Martin, Chairman;  Mary Dow, Secretary; Donald Pottle, Vincent Hollins and James McManus

Assistant to the Elderly: Anne Fenochetti, 978-649-4514 # 223 

Program coordinator:  Susan Tully, 978-649-6750 sjt0213@verizon.net   

Dunstable Seniors ……we are a peer group for those over 60. Please note: there will be no Senior meetings at the Dunstable Library until further notice.

PEPPERELL FOOD PANTRY NOW OPEN TO DUNSTABLE RESIDENTS

PACH Located at 66 Hollis St. Pepperell …

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Sheriff warns of Social Security scam

BILLERICA, Mass. – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office is warning residents to be alert for a recently reported government imposter scam.

The MSO received a call from an area resident alleging he had been contacted by a man purporting to be with the IRS.  The perpetrator told the resident his Social Security number (SSN) had been canceled because it had been compromised and used in Texas by criminals.   The perpetrator further told the resident his …

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Town of Tyngsborough Elderly and Disabled Taxation Aid Fund – What is it and how can you contribute? – by the Citizens Taxation Aid Committee

            If you have ever looked at the bottom-third section of your quarterly real estate bill, you would have seen a chance to donate to the Elderly and Disabled Taxation Aid Fund.  This fund was established at a Special Town Meeting back in October 2003 when the voters of Tyngsborough adopted Massachusetts General Law Ch. 60, Sec. 3D which authorizes voluntary contributions to defray a portion of the real estate taxes of the town’s elderly …

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CATIESCLOSET.ORG

Dear friend,   As we enter into another phase of navigating through COVID-19, Catie’s Closet remains ready to respond. The official closure of Mass and NH Public schools for the current academic year, will present new challenges to many of our students and families. We would like to reiterate that Catie’s Closet will, through the collaboration and compassion of our communities, continue to serve our students and families.   Last week, our organization was awarded a
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DUNSTABLE SENIOR NEWS

Dunstable Council on Aging Barbara Martin chairman, Mary Dow secretary

Donald Pottle, Vincent Hollins, James McManus

Assistant to the Elderly Anne Fenochetti 978-649-4514 # 223                     

Program coordinator. Susan Tully 978-649-6750                  sjt0213@verizon.net    

Dunstable Seniors ……we are a peer group for those over 60.

The Mission of the Dunstable Council on Aging is to serve as a supportive family resource as emerging needs of Dunstable residents become more complex; and to advocate for and provide, in a …

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NASHOBA NURSING SERVICES & HOSPICE NASHOBA ASSOCIATED BOARDS OF HEALTH

In response to the Governor’s guidance, Nashoba Nursing is cancelling all Well Adult clinics until further notice. 

To the residents of the towns of Ashburnham, Ashby, Ayer, Berlin, Bolton, Boxborough, Dunstable, Groton, Harvard, Lancaster, Littleton, Lunenburg, Pepperell, Shirley, Stow and Townsend – all Well Adult clinics are cancelled until the end of April.  The updated schedules will be listed at www.nashoba.org. If you need to get in touch 978-772-3335 ext. 340.…

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THE WISH PROJECT Changes due to the Coronavirus

Due to the Coronavirus and the guidelines from the President as well as the Governor of Massachusetts the warehouse will be closed to walk-in traffic and donations effective immediately. The staff will be available by phone, email and on Facebook.

We are adopting these guidelines as a precaution for the safety of our clients, volunteers, staff and our entire community. If you have any questions you can email us at info@thewishproject.org, call 866-947-4360 or message us …

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Dunstable Seniors

We are a peer group for those over 60. Seniors meet in the community room of the library every Wednesday of the month. From 10:30-11:30 join us for some exercise with the Bone Builders program. Come enjoy a game of dominos from 10:30 – noon. Then at 12:00 enjoy lunch. On the Second Wednesday at 12:30 BINGO for cash. On the Last Wednesday of the month, POKENO. SCRABBLE group Wednesdays at 12:30. The Mission of …

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Elder Law News By Edward H. Adamsky

A major issue for many families is providing care for family members with disabilities. This may be a parent caring for an adult child with a disability or adult children caring for an elderly and frail parent. Most families willingly provide whatever assistance is needed by their loved ones. But our systems, and society in general, don’t usually value that care very well.

Every year AARP does a study of family caregivers and the …

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Aging In Place By Edward H. Adamsky, Esq.

Aging in place is the “gold standard” for seniors, at least according to many working in the senior care fields. But, is it really a viable alternative to retirement homes, assisted living, nursing homes and other care options? It is appealing to consider staying in the home you have known and loved for all of your life, but most homes and communities are not designed to provide for the needs of people as they age. …

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BEAVER BROOK ASSOCIATION

Fitness Hiking Monday and Fridays through April 2020  9:00 – 11:00am

Regular walking in nature reduces stress, anxiety, and improves the immune system, and nervous system. Join BBA guides and many other fun people that will become your new friends for regular aerobic trail walking. Learn your way around Beaver Brook trails and discover many other great trails in the region including Horse Hill Nature Preserve, Monson, Andres Institute of Art, the Potanipo Rail Trail, …

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