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Worcester SCORE to host event with Constant Contact

October 20th, 2014

Worcester- In honor of SCORE’s 50th anniversary, the Worcester Regional SCORE Chapter will host an evening of learning and networking, Monday, Nov. 10, 5:30 – 9 p.m. at the Beechwood Hotel, 363 Plantation St. Ellen Brezniak, senior vice president, customer operations at Constant Contact®, Inc. will present: “Engagement Marketing:  Small is Powerful.”  Constant Contact wrote [...]

Marlborough hotel general manager is guest speaker at chamber event

October 20th, 2014

Karen Chapman, Corridor Nine president;  Danielle Delaini, Corridor Nine; Tracy Turczynski, Discover Cleaning Corporation; Deborah Penta, PENTA Communications; Mary Simone, Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott; Denise Kapulka, Knight’s Airport Limousine; Stacy Cataldo, SNI Companies/Staffing Now; and Cindy Skowyra, Telegram.com. (Photo/Bonnie Adams)

Marlborough – Relying on her five “Fs,” Mary Simone has worked her way up the career ladder in the hotel industry over the last 36 years to her current position of general manager at the Courtyard by Marriott in Marlborough. On Oct. 7, she shared stories from her career with nearly 80 local business women at the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce’s women’s networking group, Business Forward Females (BFF).

A night of stories and sundaes at Lincoln Street School

October 20th, 2014

First-grade teacher Mrs. Herdman reads a Dr. Seuss selection to Molly Navris, Kathryn Hyer, Gabriel Mendelson, Parker Cardillo and Daniel Milano. (Photos/Nance Ebert)

Northborough – Lincoln Street School students and their families were invited to wear their pajamas for a special evening program “Stories and Sundaes” Oct. 16, sponsored by the school’s Parent-Teacher Organization.

Judy Hermans School of Dance celebrates 30th anniversary

October 20th, 2014

(From left ) Senior dancers Marissa Leone, Saharra Shaker, Jess Huibregtse, Clarice Pavlak, Erin Cossette, Laney Szczygiel and Olivia Demkowicz  in a dance performance titled “Among All God's Creatures”. (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Judy Hermans Tenore started dancing at the age of 5, and in 1984, officially opened her first dance studio with her mother, Beverly Hermans, on Route 9. The Hermans family has always lived in Shrewsbury and Tenore was born and raised in the town. Like many small girls, she started with ballet and tap. At 7, she added jazz. In her teens and early 20s, Middle Eastern dance became her profession.

Clinton Savings Bank teams up with Perkins at charity golf tournament

October 20th, 2014

(l to r) Leonard T. Anctil, senior vice president, Senior Commercial Lending, Clinton Savings Bank; Timothy R. Hammond, assistant executive director for programs, Perkins; Douglas J. Reid, assistant executive director for finance, CFO, Perkins; Robert J. Paulhus Jr., president and CEO, Clinton Savings Bank. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Clinton Savings Bank recently participated with Perkins, a human services agency based in Lancaster, in the 2014 New England Human Services Charity Golf Tournament. Held at Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston, the tournament ended with a drawing at which time Perkins was pulled as one of six winners and awarded a $3,000 [...]

Shrewsbury selectmen adopt proposed 2015 tax rates

October 20th, 2014

Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen adopted the increased tax rate for fiscal year 2015 during its Oct. 14 meeting as proposed by Christopher Reidy, principal assessor.

Letter to the editor: A vote of confidence for the Baker – Polito ticket.

October 20th, 2014

To the Editor: Following the debates and newspaper articles, the general consensus from many sources see a win-win situation to a vote for the Baker-Polito ticket. I especially like the commentary by Karen and Charlie regarding the time limits on public housing. The approach suggested is very fair to all concerned. It motivates the families [...]

Letter to the editor: Shrewsbury selectmen back Baker and Polito

October 20th, 2014

To the Editor: Voting the Charlie Baker and Karyn Polito ticket for governor and lieutenant governor Tuesday Nov. 4, is the only choice on the ballot to provide Massachusetts the proven, thoughtful leadership needed to create jobs, foster real Beacon Hill bipartisanship, control government spending and protect taxpayers. Massachusetts cities and towns desperately need a [...]

Letter to the editor: Support for reelection of Abraham as Worcester register of probate

October 20th, 2014

To the Editor: I am writing this letter in support of Stephen G. Abraham, candidate for reelection as the Worcester register of probate. As an attorney who focuses on estate planning and administration, I routinely work with various probate courts in the course of administering the estates of deceased clients. With an office in Westborough, [...]

Letter to the editor: Thank you from Westborough Cultural Council

October 20th, 2014

To the people of Westborough and surrounding communities: The Westborough Cultural Council wants to thank all of you for another successful Arts in Common.  There is no way we can thank everyone individually.  There are our sponsors, the schools, the town, individual performers, artisans, school students, Explorers, businesses that donated to the Silent Auction, etc.  [...]

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