HMEA affirms and promotes the values, dreams and potential of people with developmental disabilities through education, support and life experiences across Massachusetts. Choosing Helping Hands Florist for your floral needs is a win-win! Not only will you be purchasing a stunning arrangement (or two) but you will also be helping individuals with disabilities supported by HMEA. LINK
Greater Attleboro News Curated from Local Facebook Newsfeeds
and Placed Here in the Zone for Your Convenience!
Join Us in Giving Our Town a Spring Cleaning!
Great American Clean-up: North Attleborough, May 7, 2016 9:00 a.m. -Noon (Rain or Shine) Complimentary pizza at North Attleboro High School immediately following cleanup T- Shirt pickup nights AND terrific raffles -- April 21 and 28,
NA Town Hall
Join Us in Giving our Town a Spring Cleaning!
Please lend a hand along with your friends, family and neighbors. Become one of the “Beautiful” people! Help us remove litter and debris from our area roadsides, parks and public spaces.
The City of Attleboro put on it's annual Attleboro Winter Night Festival for all to enjoy!
There were some new additions to this year's festivities. DoubleACS spoke with Mayor Kevin Dumas to get an overview of the event.
Styrofoam Cannot Be Recycled (Graphic was posted on the City of Attleboro facebook page)
Styrofoam is not allowed at the Waste Management Recycling Facility.
Please pace your Styrofoam in your trash. Packing Peanuts may be returned to UPS.
Family Support Coordinators at the Taunton Attleboro WIC Offices - Kary and Holly
Questions about fuel assistance? How to apply for SNAP benefits? What community resources am I eligible for? WIC can help! Ask to be referred to either of our Family Support Coordinators, Kara or Holly.
Taunton Attleboro WIC is a Citizens for Citizens program - CFC.
Contact information here --> cfcinc.org/about
Attleboro Area Residents Will Soon Have a New Space to Safely Exchange Items Bought Over the Internet
Heather Porreca, City of Attleboro Councilor at Large,
posts updates almost daily on her facebook page.
Click on the facebook icon to read her newsfeed here in the Zone.
Heather can be contacted by email or phone at email@example.com or 508-736-9061
It's really the people that make North Attleborough so special," Johnson said.
What is it like to live in North Attleborough? The Boston Globe
Local Children Spread Christmas Cheer in Downtown North Attleborough
"In the words of Buddy the Elf, the best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. These kids spent the afternoon spreading cheer at Madonna Manor. Great job kids!" M.O.K.I.E.S., Moms Of Kids In Elementary School
Congratulations to the Attleboro High School Football Team!
Attleboro High School football players show their excitement after getting the Hilda Trophy back by defeating North Attleboro High School 34-21 in the annual Thanksgiving Day matchup at Community Field. (Photo by Mark Stockwell) - Posted by The Sun Chronicle
10 Tips for Talking to Your Kids About Terrorism from a Pediatric Mental Health Expert
This article was shared on facebook by the Project Connect Family Center in Attleboro. Project Connect is a Coordinated Family & Community Engagement program (CFCE) that supports Attleboro families with children prenatal through school age. This article is "for those with children old enough to be hearing the news of what is happening in Paris and the world."
Abundant Hope Pregnancy Resource Center's Diaper Bank Needs Our Contributions
Abundant Hope Pregnancy Resource Center is located at 182 East Street
in Attleboro, Massachusetts.
Abundant Hope is a great local resource for women, children and families in our area. LINK
The Arc of Bristol County, a local non-profit in Attleboro recently received a $255,000 grant to establish a new program called Autism Now.
Video by DoubleACS TV in Attleboro
The Attleboro Animal Shelter Has Moved Into Their New Shelter
The Attleboro Animal Shelter has moved into the new shelter, which is right next door to the old shelter and with the move comes a phone number change. Whether you are seeking animal control, adoption info, surrender info etc please add us or change us in your contacts to 774.203.1862
Local girls raise money for a K9 bullet proof vest for Attleboro Police Department
A young girl Emma Smith and her father came into the Attleboro Police Station today and said that Emma and her friend Kira Davis had raised money and that they wanted to make a donation to us,to be used for the purchase of a k9 bullet proof vest. We then gave her and her friend (who couldn't be with her )a big thank you and an Attleboro Police Association Shirt for each of them. We are very impressed by these two young girls and what they were attempting do. Their parents should be very proud ! (posted Oct. 11th Attleboro Police Dept's facebook page)
Meet the Zoo Keepers at the Capron Park Zoo in Attleboro...!
The Capron Park Zoo in Attleboro celebrated National Zoo Keeper Week by showing their appreciation to their Zoo Keepers by highlighting a keeper on their facebook page every day! They also debuted their Armadillo's new name!" Read more here...
Meet the Attleboro Public Library Team...
Overheard at the Library: "You mean I can tell you what series I'm reading and you can give me a list and find all the ones in it? And then tell me when they come in? It's like I have my own private librarian!" That's what we do. And we're happy to do it!
N. Attleboro Park & Recreation Dept is much more than playgrounds and programs
The Department is responsible for 28 sights, memorials, and parks. They manage over 200 acres of property. They have close to 6,500 participants in different programs they manage in town. They are an integral part of the community. Visit the North Attleborough Park and Recreation WEBSITE!