Food Drives | Women’s Hygiene Drives

In response to the increased need for food and hygiene supports in our community, United Way of Greater Nashua has increased the number of Community Food Drives and Women’s Hygiene Drives we do each month that benefit many of our local pantries, our Women’s Hygiene Cabinet Rosie’s Pantry, and the women’s hygiene cabinets at Nashua schools.

We’re looking for more volunteers to help with this project. Even if you can’t volunteer yourself, you CAN help …

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Middlesex Sheriff’s Office warns of expert witness scam

BILLERICA, Mass. – The Middlesex Sheriff’s Office (MSO) is warning residents to be aware of an active, ongoing scam potentially targeting medical professionals.

In three separate incidents reported to the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office, individuals working in the medical field reported receiving calls telling them they had failed to appear as expert witnesses in court matters.  The scammer, or scammers, utilized a fake name and identified themselves as a member of the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office.

In …

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  DRTL CALENDARS ARE IN!

The talented, local photographer, Bridgette Braley has captured charming scenes and wildlife from our community in the Dunstable Rural Land Trust calendar this year.  Calendars can be found at the Rose of Sharon Blossom Hill, Tully Dairy Store, Farmhouse Cafe, Library and General Store and are sold for $15.  You can also contact Patti Starbird at 978-649-6003. They are going fast!…

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TICKS AND MOSQUITOES by Ashley Pavlakos Public Health Nurse, Town of Tyngsborough

     It is that time of year again when ticks and mosquitoes are most active (April-September). As you prepare to go outdoors this season here are a few tips to remember on how to best protect yourself from these pesky bugs.  

     Ticks are known to live in grassy, brushy, or wooded areas. Spending time outside doing activities that are common to where ticks live could potentially bring you in close contact with them. Some …

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WESTERN AVENUE

 See what’s happening on our social sites! Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.   We host at least one event monthly, on the first Saturday of the month.  The location is 122 Western Avenue, Lowell, MA

https://www.facebook.com/events/885455905731843/?active_tab=discussion

Western Avenue | Studios & Lofts  978-710-8605   http://www.westernavenuestudios.com

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Beneficiary Designation Mistakes to Avoid By Edward H. Adamsky

Remember that your Will or Trust only controls assets that are not controlled in some other way. Many of your assets pass by Beneficiary Designation rather than through the terms or your Will or Trust. The common ones are Life Insurance and Retirement Accounts. You can also name beneficiaries on bank accounts with the ITF designation (a misnomer as it stands for “In Trust For,” but is really just a beneficiary designation) and you can …

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Planning for a Child with a Disability By Edward H. Adamsky

            As a parent of a child with a disability you may be anxious when thinking about your passing. It requires careful thought and planning. The choices available may impact not only your child with a disability but your other children and grandchildren. The needs of the child with a disability must be considered but the needs and desires of the other family members cannot be overlooked.

            You will want to consider the government …

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CAREER CENTER OF LOWELL

CAREER CENTER OF LOWELL
107 Merrimack St., Lowell, MA 01852 978-458-2503
Informational Session for the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)
This information session will detail services offered by the SCSEP. The program is for those individuals 55 years or older and are unemployed.
Program includes:
…Paid-on-the-job training opportunities at minimum wage in your community.
…An opportunity to update your skills and learn new ones.
…Current job experience for your résumé.
…Job search assistance and …

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