The Wrentham Times

Help for At-Risk Veterans

Attention veterans. On August 22 at the IBEW Local 103, 256 Freeport St., Dorchester there will be a special event to assist homeless and at-risk veterans. The event, called Massachusetts Stand Down will run from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and there will be no admittance after registration closes. Veterans must bring proof of military service. Services being provided are free and include housing, job, and legal assistance, information on education, mass health, medical aid, eye glasses, foot care, oral health and dental screening, clothing, VA benefits, child support, VA Boston Healthcare System registration, counseling, food stamps, HIV/AIDS resources,female veteran...
The Wrentham Times

Calling all BBQ Lovers

The American Legion George W. MacInnis Post 225, Wrentham announced the return of their annual Chicken Barbecue fundraiser on Saturday, August 23, 2014. Join them for great food, music and games with your family and friends. The barbecue will begin at 1:00 pm until all tickets are sold. Last year was a sell-out so get your tickets in advance. Donation: Adults $15, Seniors $12, Children $10 – all proceeds will be used to support various veteran and community programs. For tickets or more information, call 508.384.2932.
The Wrentham Times

Roman Earns Eagle Rank with Can Do Project

An old garage behind King Philip Regional High School, near the track and football field, has been a source of funds to help the music program for years. The space is a drop off location for cans and bottles that are redeemed, and the money collected goes to the KP Music Association. The facility, while generating thousands of dollars every year, needed a renovation and good cleaning. The floors were covered in a think layer of dried soda and beer and the layout of the space wasn't ideal for sorting cans and bottles. But that's all changed. Now, the old...
Boston Globe

Family Reportedly Offering $5K Reward for Missing Show Dog

A New Hampshire family is reportedly offering a $5,000 reward for the return of their missing pet, a Golden Retriever show dog that ran off in Wrentham, Mass.
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Tom Coakley is the assistant editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Wrentham site.