Neighbors Raise $12K for Marlboro St. Fire Victims

A fledgling neighborhood association raised more than $12,000 for five renters who lost nearly all their possessions after a devastating house fire on Marlboro Street in the early morning hours of May 21. The efforts by the Belmont Corner Neighborhood Association – including establishing an online fund raising site ( and running a day-long yard […]

Stepping Up: New Neighborhood Association Helping Displaced Fire Victims

Using both modern social media (on-line fundraising) and old-school tactics (a yard sale), a newly-formed community association is leading the effort to help nine of their neighbors who were left with little after a fire destroyed their Marlboro Street homes earlier this week. “We are asking for help to aid these residents in getting back on their feet,” […]

Fundraising Site Established for Victims of the Marlboro Street Fire

A Fundly account (that is an online fundraising site) has been established for the victims of the Marlboro Street fire who were left homeless and without belongings from the blaze that took place just after midnight, Wednesday, May 21. “Please donate to help our neighbors get back on their feet,” reads the message on the web […]