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Students awarded Marlborough chamber scholarships

April 17th, 2015

Susanne Morreale Leeber, MRCC’s president and CEO; Jayne Haley, MHS BPA advisor; Katelyn Godere, MHS student; Darren McLaughlin, Marlborough Regional Community Foundation president; Andre Colleoni-Pimenta, AVRTHS student; and Mary Miller, AVRTHS BPA adviser
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Marlborough – Two local students are this year’s recipients of the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Cathy Gregory Mogavero Business Professionals of America Award.

Checks for $500 were presented to the two students, Katelyn Godere, a senior from Marlborough High School (MHS) and Andre Colleoni-Pimenta, a senior from Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School (AVRTHS), in a ceremony held at the MRCC’s headquarters April 15.

Kennedy’s invites Marlborough seniors to celebrate Red Sox’s season opener

April 17th, 2015

Ron Bellin gets into the spirit.

Marlborough – On any given day, Kennedy’s Restaurant in Marlborough is a bustling, busy place at lunch time. But on April 13 there was an extra charge of excitement in the air as nearly 70 of the city’s senior citizens converged upon the restaurant to celebrate the Boston Red Sox’s home season opener.

For the past few years, Kerry, the restaurant’s bar manager, has held a big kick-off party to celebrate the start of the baseball season. The staff all wear baseball t-shirts and there are traditional snacks, such as peanuts and popcorn, on all the tables.

Next Generation Children’s Centers – Childcare in a learning environment for infants through pre-kindergarten

April 16th, 2015

Nancy Belliveau, director of Next Generation’s Marlborough center

Sudbury—Next Generation Children’s Centers focuses on learning in its 10 childcare facilities, including the two in Westborough and Marlborough.

“We are much more than a day care center. Families come here because their children are receiving an education at every age,” said Kathleen DelPrete, president. “We teach what’s developmentally appropriate,” starting with motor skills for infants and adding social skills, exploring the world, learning to share, and more academic activities as children move to the preschool and pre-kindergarten levels.

Post Road Used Auto Parts – Marlborough business buys, sells cars, offers range of parts

April 16th, 2015

Post Road Used Auto Parts in Marlborough
Photo/Nancy Brumback

Marlborough—Post Road Used Auto Parts has been selling automobile parts at its Route 20 location almost as long as there have been automobiles.

The business is celebrating its 75th anniversary. It dates back to 1940, a year when the U.S. produced 4,680,000 cars just before automobile production shut down so the factories could be used for military equipment for World War II.

Your Home – April 17, 2015

April 16th, 2015

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Here is the special “Your Home” supplement that was included in the April 17, 2015 issue of the Community Advocate.

Homefield Credit Union employee to be honored as a ‘Rising Star’

April 16th, 2015

Grafton – Lloyd L. Hamm Jr., president and CEO of Homefield Credit Union, announced that Doug Lanzillo, assistant vice president of real estate lending, is nominated and will be honored April 29 as a Rising Star at the 2015 Great New England Credit Union Show, an annual event that is attended by over 600 credit union professionals.

Highlands residents donate to Westborough Food Pantry

April 16th, 2015

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Westborough – The residents of the Highlands Gracious Living complex recently donated funds to the Westborough Food Pantry in the amounts of $1,000 and $270.50.

ActiveRx to expand corporate headquarters in Westborough

April 16th, 2015

Paul Reilly

Westborough – It is a well-established fact that exercise is good for you; it helps in all parts of your life, physically and mentally. But for an older person, who perhaps has not done so in years, or faces daunting health challenges, the thought of exercising may be one that is just too overwhelming to contemplate. The goal of ActiveRx, an Arizona-based company, is to convince mature adults otherwise; that, in fact, exercising, under the right supervision, with programs specifically targeted for them, can not only help them be stronger and more fit, it can also dramatically help reduce some of the effects of their ailments.

St. Mary’s Credit Union announces officer promotions

April 16th, 2015

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Marlborough – St. Mary’s Credit Union has announced the recent promotions of five credit union officers.

Grafton Inn provides warm welcome with comfort food and drink

April 16th, 2015

The Grafton Inn dining room offers a casual and colonial setting for a fine meal.
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Grafton – The Grafton Inn has been a landmark on Grafton Common since 1805, and its appeal has only increased over the years as it has grown into a popular neighborhood spot for food, drinks and friendly service.

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