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Webster Five Cents Savings Bank hires new business banking executives

December 17th, 2014

Russell Dye

Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank has hired a five new employees as part of the business banking team. Russell Dye was hired as vice president and team leader in commercial lending. Bringing over 30 years of experience in the banking industry, Russ will be responsible for generating new business and managing customer relationships [...]

From Italian to Persian, Sorentos offers variety of choices

December 15th, 2014

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Marlborough – Sorentos Italian Gourmet, located at 128 Main St. in downtown Marlborough, is celebrating its seventh year in the city and 27 years in the restaurant business.

Photos with Santa benefits local K-9s

December 15th, 2014

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Northborough – Companion Pet Sitting and K9 Hydrotherapy recently hosted its third annual “Pictures with Santa” event. The business, photographer Jeff Baker Sr. (who donated his time), Mr. and Mrs. Claus and a few elves, raised money for Police Officer Dan Daly of the Millbury Police Department for his K-9 police dog “Kenzo.”

Crossfit Prototype offers new program for youth

December 15th, 2014

(l to r): Mike Collette, owner/head coach, CrossFit Prototype;  Jeff Keilson, senior vice president,  Advocates;  Allison Daigle, Autism Alliance MetroWest and Nate Kuffrey, marketing director/coach,  CrossFit Prototype. 
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Westborough – Crossfit Prototype recently raised over $900 to benefit Autism Alliance of MetroWest as it kicked off its new program, Ignite! Prototype Academy. The philosophy behind Ignite! is that exercise can help optimize the emotional, physiological, behavioral, and hormonal benefits of purposeful movement. It is a brain-based program that works on cognitive enrichment through [...]

AstraZeneca to close Westborough facility

December 12th, 2014

AstraZeneca has announced it will be closing its 50 Otis St. location in late 2015. 
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Westborough – AstraZeneca has announced that it will be closing its facility located at 50 Otis St. at the end of 2015. As a result, 180 employees will be losing their jobs.

Tatnuck Bookseller to host various events this weekend

December 10th, 2014

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Westborough – Tatnuck Bookseller and Café will be hosting the following events Saturday, Dec. 13 and Sunday, Dec. 14:

Iconic Edgemere Diner once again open for business

December 9th, 2014

The iconic Edgemere Diner is once again open for business. 
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Shrewsbury – It took a bit longer than they planned but Nov. 11 the new owners of the iconic Edgemere Diner were finally able to open their doors for business.

Michael Novick and Stephen Colangelo have been friends since their kindergarten days growing up in Worcester. Both have decades of restaurant experience but this is their first foray into ownership.

Ruffnecks continue to thrive in new Northborough home

December 9th, 2014

Matt Hosman and the Ruffnecks celebrate his winning run at the Premier World Series in Joplin, Miss.

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Northborough – For the first 10 years of their existence, the New England Ruffnecks played their home games at a variety of different fields. With their move into the recently constructed New England Baseball Complex this fall, they boast three new turf fields to call their own – and Northborough can boast about hosting one of the best college baseball development programs in New England.

New York Apple growers introduce SnapDragon apples at Wegmans Food Markets

December 9th, 2014

Representing New York Apple Growers, Roger and Ingrid LaMont of Roger LaMont Farm introduce shoppers to SnapDragon apples at the Wegmans Food Market in Northborough.
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Northborough – In November, a new apple variety called SnapDragon™ was introduced by New York Apple Growers (NYAG) at the Wegmans Food Market in Northborough. Special displays were set up in store, complete with in-store demos and appearances by growers who were on hand to visit with shoppers and answer any questions.

New Northborough nonprofit seeks members to promote local businesses

December 9th, 2014

Julie Booras, Jennifer Briggs Jenkins, Kim Reed and Indu Khosla at the Northboro Local First booth during AppleFest

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Northborough – Shortly after Julie Booras, owner of Heart & Stone Jewelry, opened her studio in Northborough, she realized she had a problem. Although her store was located in the up-and-coming shopping district near the intersection of Route 20 and West Main Street, she found it cumbersome to explain where her store was located, as the area was lacking an identity of its own. Booras invited local business owners to get together for a brainstorming session on how they could work together.

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