February 12, 2016

WMS donates 2,011 cans to Multi-Service Center

Danedri Thompson submissions@gardnernews.com From a distance, it appeared as if one large class of middle school students was moving out of Wheatridge Middle School. Students carried cardboard box after cardboard box out to cars lining Washington Street on Thursday afternoon. The boxes, filled with cans and dried goods, were loaded into teachers’ vehicles for delivery Continue Reading

Pantries stock shelves for winter, holidays

Amy Cunnigham acunningham@gardnernews.com Right now the shelves of local food pantries sit stocked, waiting for the December surge of people, expected to grow as the winter season gets colder. “We expect to continue to be very busy,” said Joanne Haworth, Community Social Services Manager at Gardner Multi Service Center, adding that, across the board Johnson Continue Reading

Programs provides Christmas gifts to kids in need

Amy Cunningham acunningham@gardnernews.com The elves at city hall have been working overtime to prepare for the upcoming Christmas season, hoping their efforts ensure that area children don’t go without for the holidays. While this is the 20th year for the Mayor’s Christmas for Children Program, this is the first year for the city to administer Continue Reading