MILFORD, MA – Welcome to the August 1 edition of the Monday Manual, where we highlight important events coming up during the week in the Patch communities between Wayland and Worcester.
Here’s what you need to know for the week of August 1:
Milford Public Schools will host two job fairs this week, Monday and Tuesday. The school district hires for a wide range of jobs, from classroom roles to bus and cafeteria workers. Find out more details here.
The 12th annual Worcester Out To Lunch festival will take place on Thursday on the commons behind City Hall. Thursday’s event, featuring a farmers’ market, food trucks, music and crafts, is the first of three such festivals scheduled through September.
The United States Fish and Wildlife Service will be in the area Wednesday treating the Sudbury River with an aquatic herbicide called Clearcast to control the spread of the invasive water chestnut. During this period, the river will be closed to people and pets. The treatment area is between Sherman’s Bridge Road in Sudbury and Route 27 in Wayland and will last until Friday.
A great motorcycle ride for the Shawna Jean Larassa scholarship fund will take place on Sunday. The 50 mile ride begins and ends at the Marlborough Moose, 67 Fitchburg St. The ride is both a memorial and a fundraiser in memory of Larassa. She died in 2009 after a car accident in Dudley.
Do you drive I-190 through Worcester? MassDOT kicks off a bridge repair project on Tuesday that will mean closing an exit near the I-290 split that will last 45 days. Learn more about the project.
Westborough Youth and Family Services and other local groups are teaming up to organize a back-to-school supply drive for local students. Collection runs through August 22, and donors can drop off items at the library, police station lobby, Westborough Senior Center, St. Luke’s Parish and Youth Services Office and family. See a full list of the supplies they’re looking for here.
Shrewsbury will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday. Residents can travel to the city commune to meet local police and city officials, and enjoy food from local food trucks. National Night Out is a national event held each August aimed at improving police-community relations.
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