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McCarthy’s Landscaping goes pink for October

October 20th, 2014

The entire McCarthy's company is wearing pink this October including owner Roger McCarthy (far left) and his wife, Sue (in front). 
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West Boylston – Throughout the month of October, pink ribbons representing breast cancer and support are seemingly everywhere. They are even on the specially designed pink t-shirts of the 14 McCarthy’s Landscaping and Irrigation employees. The team has a very special reason to be proudly wearing pink this October – they are honoring the company’s co-owner Sue McCarthy, who is a breast cancer survivor.

Craftworks: Handmade gift items, knitting and craft classes at Northborough shop

October 17th, 2014

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“Craftworks started in 1979 as an artisan cooperative with 14 crafters as members. Today, 35 years later, Craftworks is a store that carries high-quality and unique handcrafted items from more than 80 crafters and artisans. We also feature a well-stocked yarn shop. It’s a bit like a permanent juried craft fair in a brick-and-mortar location,” said Ande Lockwood, owner of the shop, which relocated to the current Route 20 location in 2011.

Charter’s public access stations are changing

October 13th, 2014

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By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Region – Charter Communications has announced that it has made recent changes to its services that will affect its customers in many central Massachusetts towns. Starting on Oct. 14, public, government and educational access television stations in Northborough, Southborough and Westborough are moving to new channels. Public access television channel [...]

Central One ‘gives’ away money

October 13th, 2014

Christine Bates, Central One member support manager (l) and April Healey, Central One vice president of retail, congratulate Ryan Moss, one of the four winners.
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Shrewsbury- Over 1,200 people entered to win an opportunity to get in the “Cash Wind Machine” sponsored by Central One Federal Credit Union at the Spirit of Shrewsbury Fall Festival Town Expo Sept. 27. Four lucky people were chosen to try their hand at grabbing cash in the wind machine. The first winner, Michael Hale, [...]

Julio’s Liquors wins national award

October 13th, 2014

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Westborough –Whiskey is no longer your grandpa’s drink—it’s the trendiest drink in the spirits industry—and Julio’s Liquors in Westborough is doing their fair share to make it even hotter. The store’s national influence is so strong that it recently won an award for “Whisky Retailer of the Year – Single Outlet” from Icons of Whisky [...]

Shrewsbury Library moves to temporary new home

October 10th, 2014

Keith Summers of American Interfile and Relocations of Bayshore, N.Y., loads up a section of books on a specially designed cart to truck them to Lake Street.

Shrewsbury – Moving the Shrewsbury Public Library to its new temporary new home is no small feat. Thousands of books have to be transported. All the computers and electronics have to be disconnected and then reconnected. Furniture, files and fixtures have to travel the 2.2 miles from 609 Main St., the center of town to south of Route 9 into the former early intervention preschool building behind the Irving A. Glavin Regional Center at 214 Lake St. The library staff and American Interfile and Relocations of Bayshore, N.Y., a professional library moving company, are hard at work to make the transition to a space less than half the current library’s size.

European Wax Center: New business brings full range of waxing services to Westborough

October 10th, 2014

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Westborough – Terri Radley’s goal is to bring an upscale, professional environment that offers clients the ultimate waxing experience to central Massachusetts with her new European Wax Center, which opened in July.

Free training program to be offered for Alzheimer’s caregivers

October 8th, 2014

Westborough – Health Care Staffing, a Care Solutions’ Company, is hosting a free 12- hour training for caregivers, “Caring for People with Alzheimer’s: A Habilitation Curriculum”. The course takes place over six consecutive weekly two-hour programs, held on Tuesdays, from 9-11 a.m., Oct. 14 to Nov. 18. (Oct. 14, 21, and 28 and Nov. 4, 11, and 18.)

The curriculum is based on the model of dementia care called Habilitation Therapy, developed by Paul Raia, Ph.D. and Joanne Koenig-Coste. It can help caregivers make better connections to loved ones with dementia, resulting in improved quality of life.

Military Appreciation Day at Marlborough Country Club

October 8th, 2014

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Marlborough – The Marlborough Country Club (MCC) will hold its fourth annual Military Appreciation Day Monday, Oct. 20, honoring military (active and veterans) along with their families for a free day of golf beginning at 10 a.m. To register, contact Dria at the Business Office 508-485-1660, ext. 10, or the Pro Shop 508-485-1660, ext. 16. [...]

Quest Diagnostics opens ‘lab of the future’ in Marlborough

October 6th, 2014

James E. Davis, senior vice president, operations, Quest Diagnostics; Congresswoman Niki Tsongas; State Rep. Danielle Gregoire, Steve Rusckowski, president and CEO, Quest Diagnostics; Mayor Arthur Vigeant; and  Denis Gallagher, vice president of operations, Quest Diagnostics celebrate the company’s grand opening of its new 200,000 facility on Forest Street.

Marlborough – Touting it as the “lab of the future,” city and state officials joined executives and employees from Quest Diagnostics in a ceremony Oct. 2 to open the company’s new 200,000 square-foot lab which is located at the site of the former Hewlett Packard building on Forest Street.

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