In the News - 2015

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Handling with care: By training service dogs, ACI inmates help others

February 24, 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 by John Hill, Providence Journal CRANSTON, R.I. — On Tuesday morning, two dozen inmates filed into the cafeteria at the John J. Moran Medium Security Prison. There were 13 dogs in the room with them. But the dogs weren’t there to guard the inmates; the inmates were there because they train…

Feb. 14 Millbury fundraiser fulfills NEADS for veterans

February 5, 2015

Thursday, February 5, 2015 by Lynne Klaft, Worcester Telegram & Gazette The Mahlerts woke up one morning and decided they were going to do more than donate money to NEADS, they were going to make sure another veteran received an assistance dog, just like Holly Mahlert’s dad did. “Did Ollie make a difference in Dad’s…

Princeton nonprofit sells stuffed marathon service dogs

January 29, 2015

Thursday, January 29, 2015 by Sacha Pfeiffer, The Boston Globe In need of a ‘Rescue’? Nonprofits are always on the hunt for new revenue, and some of them dabble in retail to bring in extra money. Think museum gift shops or online stores selling coffee mugs and note cards. Now NEADS, a Princeton, Mass., nonprofit…

Her decision, their life

January 25, 2015

Sunday, January 25, 2015 by Eric Moskowitz I Globe Staff, The Boston Globe They were full with newlywed love that brilliant Marathon Monday, fused in joy and then in disaster. Raked by the blast, Patrick and Jess would both lose their left legs. But Jess, harder hit, has held for two years now against the…

Nate Corddry a die-hard Patriots and Red Sox fan

January 8, 2015

Thursday, January 8, 2015 by Sacha Pfeiffer, The Boston Globe Living 2,600 miles away won’t stop this die-hard Patriots and Red Sox fan More proof that you can take the sports fan out of Boston, but you can’t take Boston out of the sports fan. Actor and Weymouth native Nate Corddry, the younger brother of…