Jared Woods

2022 Against the Tide Event Results and Photos

June 18th, 2022 – Hopkinton Event: Winner: Time: Competitive Swim Female: Rachel Saks Aronis 25:05 Competitive Swim Male: Nicola Albanese 37:13 5K Run Female: Sue Garland 24:30 5K Run Male: Chris Young 21:34 10K Run Female: Stacey Federico 49:44 10K Run Male: Anderson Shew 39:47 USMS Female: Sue Garland 28:57 USMS Male Sergei Nemirovsky 25:12 … Read more

Attorney General Healey to sue PFAS Manufacturers

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced new litigation that seeks compensation from 13 manufacturers for the damages incurred from PFAS! In a statement made earlier today, Attorney General Healey stated: “Today, we are holding accountable the 13 makers of PFAS for producing, marketing, and selling firefighting foam containing these dangerous chemicals. We are also holding … Read more

Silent Spring Institute’s PFAS in Children’s Products Study

Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition’s sister organization, Silent Spring, had its scientists test 93 children’s products; including furniture, clothing, and bedding for harmful PFAS chemicals. Their findings suggest that consumers can reduce their exposure to PFAS by steering clear of products labeled as water- and stain-resistant. However, choosing products marketed as “green” or “non-toxic” is not … Read more

Feature Story: ATT Founders Maria Vetrano and Helen Privett

AGAINST THE TIDE FOUNDERS SUPPORT MASSACHUSETTS BREAST CANCER COALITION’S 30th YEAR ANNIVERSARY IN HOPKINTON Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will hold its annual Against the Tide fundraisers, multi-sport events benefitting the only non-profit in the state dedicated to the prevention of breast cancer from environmental causes. The first Against the Tide takes place June 18th at DCR’s … Read more

Feature Story: Paula Kirk’s Story of Survival and Support

WESTBOROUGH CANCER SURVIVOR SUPPORTS MASSACHUSETTS BREAST CANCER COALITION’S AGAINST THE TIDE EVENTS Massachusetts Breast Cancer Coalition (MBCC) will hold its annual Against the Tide fundraisers, multi-sport events benefitting the only non-profit in the state dedicated to the prevention of breast cancer from environmental causes. The first Against the Tide takes place June 18th at DCR’s Hopkinton State … Read more