Birthday Drive-By Surprises Bring Joy Amid Covid-19

In a world where everything’s turned upside down, where danger lurks in a stranger’s breath, or on your own unwashed hands, a group of life long friends was determined to bring joy to Lily on her 13th Birthday. Lily's friends buckled into SUVs and Mini-Vans to wish her a drive-by happy birthday. In the video, you could hear car horns in a distance as they approached Lily's home. They cheered and held signs for Lily. Lily's mom shared the video on her Facebook page and as of today, it's had … [Read more...]

MA Launches Online Tool to Help Residents Assess Their Symptoms

On March 27, 2020 the state of Massachusetts launched a new online tool, BUOY, to help residents asses their symptoms and find the right care. This tool does not replace emergency medical care, but it may be used as a support for residents during the COVID-19 outbreak to connect them with appropriate health care resources if they display coronavirus symptoms. Buoy Health’s online 24/7 tool is free for Massachusetts residents and uses current COVID-19 guidance from the CDC and Massachusetts … [Read more...]

Neigh-bear-hoods are Hosting Teddy Bear Hunts

Why are Teddy Bears showing up on window sills? Taking a page from Michael Rosen’s 1989 children’s book We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, communities across the globe are placing teddy bears and other stuffed animals in their homes’ windows to create a scavenger hunt-esque activity for kids who are stuck at home as a sign of unity amid the coronavirus crisis. Local parents are hoping the community will place bears in their windows to make their walks or afternoon drives more adventurous. If you … [Read more...]

Muradian and Moore Work with Blackstone Valley Ed Hub to Assemble PPE for Milford Regional Medical Center

Yesterday, Senator Mike Moore, State Representative David Muradian, and Senator Ryan Fattman utilized 3D printers to produce PPE (personal protection equipment) for local medical staff. The officials were invited to the Blackstone Valley Education Hub, an affiliate of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce which works to provide educational opportunities for small businesses and local public schools with state-of-the-art technology. There, the officials were able to see how the Hub is using … [Read more...]

Technical Challenges at Upton Daily

Sorry for all the spam. While updating the blog I deleted some older posts then changed my mind. Well, when they were moved from "trash" to "restore" they all republished. Good grief!! I hope you found the stroll down memory lane more enjoyable than annoying.   … [Read more...]

BVT Donates What They Can – Supporting the Community … [Read more...]

Upton Daily is Live

Managing life through social distancing is tough. I miss visiting my parents, siblings, friends...heavy sigh. Upton Daily is back and open to the community. Email photos, stories, shout outs for amazing people in our community, etc. We are in this together.           … [Read more...]