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Wegmans supports the community and the environment

April 16th, 2015

Northborough – Wegmans Food Markets, located at 9012 Shops Way in Northborough, participates in a number of initiatives to give back to local communities and lessen the store’s environmental impact.

First annual Spring Arts Festival to be held in Westborough

April 14th, 2015

Westborough – Organizers are currently seeking artists and craftspeople to participate in the first annual Spring Arts Festival which will be held in the storefronts of the Westborough Shopping Center, 26 Lyman St.

Stop & Shop donates to Worcester County Food Bank

April 14th, 2015

Jean McMurray, executive director, Worcester County Food Bank, fifth from left, with Stop and Shop employees (l to r) Bekim Krasniqi, John Costello, Cheryl Cedrone, Drew Deboise, Daryl Peterson and Beverly Doonan
Photo/David Bagdon

Shrewsbury –Thanks to the generosity of its customers, the Shrewsbury Stop & Shop recently presented the Worcester County Food Bank with a check for $4,113.60. The monies were donated as part of the store’s Food for Friends program. The store is currently working towards a goal of raising $8,000 to go towards childhood cancer research [...]

Ocean State Job Lot donates truckloads of food to Worcester County Food Bank

April 9th, 2015

Worcester County Food Bank Executive Director Jean G. McMurray and Ocean State Job Lot Westborough Store Manager Bill Thayer (right) with the truck driver who delivered the donations
Photo/Valerie Franchi

By Valerie Franchi, Contributing Writer Region – Not one but two 53-foot trucks full of food donations arrived at the Worcester County Food Bank (WCFB) on Route 9 in Shrewsbury April 9, as part of Ocean State Job Lot’s “Three Square Meals” charitable campaign. The WCFB was one of 15 food banks throughout New England, [...]

Your Home – April 10, 2015

April 9th, 2015

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Here is the special “Your Home” supplement that was included in the April 10, 2015 issue of the Community Advocate.

Boston Lawnmower to hold open house April 18-19

April 8th, 2015

Westborough – Boston Lawnmower, located on Route 9 West in Westborough, will be hosting its annual Open House Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19. Come on by for a free hot dog lunch on Saturday between 12 – 2 p.m. and enter to win an Ariens Lawnmower or ECHO Chain Saw!

United Bank launches its PATH Plus program

April 8th, 2015

Region – United Bank has announced that it has launched a unique and innovative 12-month program called PATH Plus that is designed to provide the three keys to homeownership – education, savings and mortgage benefits – to eligible individuals and families who qualify through only approved Massachusetts and Connecticut-based nonprofit organizations. United Bank’s PATH Plus [...]

Bean Counter Bakery inducted into hall of fame

April 8th, 2015

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Region – The Bean Counter Bakery has been inducted into The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame. Exceptional wedding professionals who have earned four or more The Knot Best of Weddings awards are inducted into this prestigious hall of fame. The winners represent the top 2 percent of wedding vendors. Bean Counter Bakery has [...]

Mr. Sandless – The quick solution to beautiful floors

April 8th, 2015

Frank Pupillo, the owner of the Mr. Sandless franchise which covers central Massachusetts

Region – A beautiful finished hardwood floor not only is pleasing; it adds value to your home or business. And although there are many ways you can finish the floor yourself, for the best results, this is one job that should be left to the professionals.

Frank Pupillo is the owner of the Mr. Sandless franchise which covers central Massachusetts. The business uses a method to finish floors just as its name states – no sanding is used. Instead, they use a specialized high speed floor machine, an assortment of different abrasive pads, and a non-toxic wet solution to first prepare your floor.

Michelle Gillespie – Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties

April 8th, 2015

Northborough – As a resident of Northborough for the past 21 years, Michelle Gillespie, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices N.E. Prime Properties, knows how to market her town.

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