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Shrewsbury: Celestial Stitchers chapter meets

May 22nd, 2015

Shrewsbury – Embroiderers, learn new stitching skills and techniques or just enjoy some time to stitch with new friends as the Celestial Stitchers Chapter of the Embroiderer’s Guild of America meets Thursday, June 11, at 6:30 p.m., at the Mount Olivet Lutheran Church, 34 Prospect St. The program will be Basics of Blackwork.   Visitors [...]

Clinton: New England Amputee Association holds group meeting

May 22nd, 2015

Clinton – The New England Amputee Association will hold its group meeting Thursday, June 9, from 6-8 p.m., at Clinton Hospital, 201 Highland St. It will be an open discussion with Q&A, and is free and open to all amputees and their families.   For more information, visit www.NewEnglandAmputeeAssociation.com or call 978-365-2580.    

Northborough: Knit in Public Day at Craftworks

May 22nd, 2015

Northborough – Craftworks, 243 E. Main St., will hold a Knit in Public Day Saturday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Participants may bring any handiwork and join the group, rain or shine. For more information, call 508-393-9435 or stop by.    

Northborough: Drop-in needle felting

May 22nd, 2015

Northborough – Craftworks, 243 E. Main St. will hold a drop-in needle felting session Monday, June 22, from 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 508-393-9435 or stop by.    

Northborough: Intro to Entrelac workshop

May 22nd, 2015

Northborough – Craftworks, 243 E. Main St., will hold an Intro to Entrelac workshop Saturday, June 27, from 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 508-393-9435 or stop by.    

Clinton Savings Bank hires three new assistant branch managers

May 21st, 2015

Region – Clinton Savings Bank (CSB) announced the addition of three new assistant branch managers to its team. “We are excited to welcome these individuals to the CSB family,” said Cindy L. Konrad, chief retail officer at Clinton Savings Bank. “With their considerable experience and involvement in our local community, we are confident that they [...]

Annual ADVISE Tag Sale

May 21st, 2015

Shrewsbury – ADVISE (Against Domestic Violence Education Project) in Shrewsbury is seeking donations for its annual Tag Sale Saturday, June 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 19 Church Road. Donations wanted include household items, small furniture, holiday decorations, gardening tools, sports equipment, books and children’s toys and clothes. Call [...]

Local doctor honored with Legacy Award

May 21st, 2015


Westborough – Dr. Mark Hasso was recently honored by Engineering News Record (ENR) with the first New England 2015 Legacy Award. A professor of construction management at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Hasso has more than 30 years of combined engineering and construction experience both in the field and in academia. A co-founder of [...]

Author and domestic violence survivor to be featured artist at Literary Arts Open Mic event

May 21st, 2015


Westborough – Barbara Joy Hansen will be the featured artist at the Literary Arts Open Mic at Tatnuck Bookseller, Gift Gallery & Cafe, Thursday, May 28 at 6:30 p.m. Hansen is an international speaker and the author of “Listen to the Cry of the Child – the Deafening Silence of Child Abuse.” She is a [...]

Hudson AMVETS Post 208 thanks its ongoing supporters

May 21st, 2015

Gathered at a breakfast held May 3 at Hudson AMVETS Post 208 are (back, l to r) Bob Deboalt and Joe Chaves of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 643, Commander Chuck Armstead of AMVETS Post 208, AMVETS National Commander Larry E. Via, state Rep. Kate Hogan, John Kortes of Italian American War Veterans Post 45, (front, l to r) Christine Reardon of AMVETS Auxiliary Post 208, Ron Dalbec of Disabled American Veterans Chapter 82, Mike Ferro of American Legion Post 132, and Juvenalia Chaves of Fourstar Connections. Honorees not pictured are Cecil “Butch” Veinotte, an AMVETS member of Hudson, and Steve Ronayne representing Marlborough Moose Family Center 1129.

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – The Hudson AMVETS Post 208 had typically thanked supporters of its Home Alone for the Holidays program with a thank-you letter. This year, ongoing contributors who continued to support the program’s 25th anniversary were each recognized with a plaque during a breakfast, held May 3 at the lodge.

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