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Bank's charity campaign more successful
OXFORD - Hometown Bank's fourth annual campaign to raise money for three local food pantries had a significant increase this year over previous years. Representatives of each food pantry met with bank officials recently, and each pantry received a check of $1,500. That was an increase of $500 per charity over last year's contributions.
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"Each year it seems more and more local residents are seeking help from these agencies for assistance with food and heating costs, and this year was no different," Mr. Sosik said.
During the campaign, which takes place each November, Hometown customers may donate $1 to earn the designation "Hometown Hero," or $5 to be named a "Hometown Superhero su·per·he·ro
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Money raised at Hometown's branches in Oxford, Sturbridge and Webster benefits The Oxford Ecumenical Food Shelf at the United Methodist Church United Methodist Church, in the United States, religious body formed by the union in 1968 of the Evangelical United Brethren Church and the Methodist Church (see Methodism). ; Food Share, a Southbridge-based program that serves residents of Sturbridge, Charlton and Southbridge, and the St. Vincent de Paul Vin·cent de Paul , Saint 1581-1660.
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Hometown Bank is a $175 million mutual bank with offices in Webster, Oxford, and Sturbridge.
Man injured by backhoe
CANTERBURY, Conn. - A 46-year-old man suffered serious injuries after being run over Sunday by his John Deere backhoe at a construction site at 118 North Society Road near the Brooklyn town line.
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3. a state police accident report, Edward J. Slattery of 119 North Society Road suffered severe internal injuries and was treated by members of the Mortlake Fire Department before being taken to Hartford Hospital Hartford Hospital is an acute care hospital located in the South End of Hartford, Connecticut. The hospital was formed in 1854 after the State of Connecticut granted a charter for the Formation of Hartford Hospital following a boiler explosion and resulting fire at the Fales and by Life Star medical helicopter.
The accident happened shortly before 6:30 p.m. at a site where Mr. Slattery is building a home.
According to state police, the backhoe was left in gear and lurched forward when it was started, throwing Mr. Slattery off then running over him.
Police said Mr. Slattery was in the intensive care unit Monday. A nursing supervisor said last night the hospital doesn't release information on patients' conditions.
Rep. Smola makes every vote
BOSTON - First Hampden state Rep. Todd M. Smola, R-Palmer, achieved a perfect voting record in 2007, according to a news release from the House minority leader, state Rep. Bradley H. Jones Jr., R-North Reading.
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"Todd's voting record shows his dedication and commitment to being a true advocate for the people of his district," Mr. Jones said.