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  • 'Nothing More Rewarding' Than Volunteering, Plainville Woman Says

    'Nothing More Rewarding' Than Volunteering, Plainville Woman Says
    If there were a contest for extreme volunteering, anyone in it would have a hard time competing against Laura LaCombe. Since 1999, LaCombe has assumed various roles as a volunteer for the American Cancer Society, Junior Achievement and the United Way of...
  • Around Broadneck: Broadneck students volunteer to aid causes near and far

    Around Broadneck: Broadneck students volunteer to aid causes near and far
    The devastating earthquakes on April 25 and May 12 in Nepal together killed over 8,613 people. Though the country is more than 7,600 miles from Anne Arundel County, some local groups are mobilizing to raise funds to aid the hundreds of thousands of...
  • Kepple's compassion, energy will be missed: My Word

    We understand death for the first time when death puts its hand on someone we love. — Ralph Waldo Emerson Death has certainly put its hand upon someone we love. Richard Kenneth Kepple was suddenly and tragically taken from us this past week, and...
  • Cancer charity scam a reminder to donate cautiously

    Americans are generous, donating a fortune annually to charitable causes. There always are people who will take advantage of that generosity, and the massive cancer charity scam alleged last week is a reminder to donate cautiously. Authorities said...
  • RI Foundation awards health-care groups more than $250,000

    The Rhode Island Foundation has awarded more than $250,000 in grants to five health-care organizations to expand and improve primary care services. The philanthropic organization awarded grants to the Comprehensive Community Action Program, Planned...
  • Editorials from around New England

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from New England newspapers: The Norwich Bulletin (Conn.), May 19, 2015 On May 20— or, rather, in the wee hours of May 21, the time at which insomniacs and odd-shift workers are most...
  • NASCAR looks to rev up specialty license plate sales with new design

    NASCAR looks to rev up specialty license plate sales with new design
    The new NASCAR specialty Florida license plate design is like comparing the video games "Pole Position" to "Need for Speed." The old plate which featured a single stock car and a lot of blue and red coloring was a little cartoonish. The new plate has...
  • Clinton speeches raised at least $12 million for foundation

    The Clinton Foundation said Thursday that Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have raised at least $12 million to support the family's philanthropy since 2002 by delivering paid speeches to an assortment of corporations, universities and foreign entities....
  • Couple Makes North End House A Home Base To Fight Injustice And Serve The Poor

    Couple Makes North End House A Home Base To Fight Injustice And Serve The Poor
    Jackie Allen-Doucot grew up with eight siblings in Hartford's South End, and as a young woman, she thought she'd have a big family, too. She and her husband, Chris, had two sons after they married in their early 20s, and not long after that, they...
  • Palm Beach County initially OKs road panhandling ban, questions adding jail time

    Palm Beach County initially OKs road panhandling ban, questions adding jail time
    Getting panhandlers off the streets is the goal, but tossing them in jail isn't necessarily the answer. That was the message Tuesday from Palm Beach County commissioners, who moved ahead with a proposed ban to keep panhandlers and others off the roads,...
  • Alleged cancer-charities fraud likely targeted Florida elderly

    Alleged cancer-charities fraud likely targeted Florida elderly
    When George Makrauer heard this week that the government was suing a group of cancer charities for defrauding donors, the retired businessman did a mental happy dance. "I was thrilled," says Makrauer, a resident of The Villages who wrote a letter to the...