Holiday happenings in Taunton's surrounding towns
Holiday events are taking place in towns throughout the Taunton area in the coming days. Local citizens are kicking off the holiday season together with the community, with family-oriented activities offered in several nearby towns.BERKLEYBerkley is hosting "Lites on 2014" at the Berkley Common on Sunday, with festivities starting at 5 p.m., including a visit from a jolly old Santa. A [...]
Taunton area food pantries combatting hunger see rising need
Food pantries and soup kitchens in the Taunton area are doing their best to keep up with the need to feed poor families and homeless individuals, as the demand for such support has increased throughout the state this year."Our weekly food pantries are up about 25 percent from last year," said David Bisio, president of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul in Taunton. "We are talking 100 to 150 ...