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Avidia donates $4,000 to Hudson Area Arts Alliance

July 28th, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Lynne Johnson, executive director of the Hudson Area Arts Alliance; Denise Reid, marketing and development coordinator of the Hudson Area Arts Alliance; and Lisette Arbelli, Hudson Branch manager of Avidia Bank

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $4,000 to the Hudson Area Arts Alliance. This donation helped to support the free artist appreciation concert in June at Wood Park.

Ultimate Reglaze refinishes bathtubs and ceramic tile for a new look

July 28th, 2015

Ultimate Reglaze refinished this claw foot tub and then the customer built a tile frame for it.

What does Ultimate Reglaze do?

“We refinish bathtubs, ceramic tile and fiberglass tubs. We coat over the existing fixture with a urethane acrylic finish similar to car paint but designed for bathtubs,” said Keith Tetreault, formerly of Northborough, who bought the business 10 years ago. Two of his sons, Scott and Jared, work for him full time. A third son, Kyle, used to refinish tubs in Texas.

Pecorino offers the perfect cheese and wine for summer

July 28th, 2015

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Grafton – Summer is here and Pecorino, a country cheese shop, that also has a fine wine assortment, is offering a summer picnic bag special, featuring a bottle of wine, two cheese pairings, a dry salametto and fresh baguette. Customers can use the neat jute tote for their future purchases, such as the “Wednesday Wine Deal” where six bottles of wine are handpicked by store owner Simone Linsin.

Members enjoy fun and games at Corridor Nine BBQ

July 24th, 2015

(front, l to r): Clarisa Berio, St. Mary's Credit Union; Amber Drake, Rivkah's Hair Studio; Mack Pedula; Rivkah's Hair Studio; and Nick Buschetto, TEAMWORKS

(back, l to r): Karen Chapman, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce; Allyn Moore, Volvo of Southborough;  Tiffany Cimeno, St. Mary's Credit Union; Malikkah Gamble, St. Mary's Credit Union; Kaz Hardy, Volvo of Southborough; Jim Lopes-Quinton, St. Mary's Credit Union; and Devynn Rheaume, St. Mary's Credit Union  


Region – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce held its annual summer BBQ July 15 at TEAMWORKS in Northborough. Corridor Nine and HYPE9 (the chamber’s young professionals group) organized the event.

The steamy temperature had little impact on the 17 teams formed by Corridor Nine/HYPE9 members and guests that participated in the fun teambuilding activities. Taking home the first place trophy in the team building challenges were the team represented by St. Mary’s Credit Union Team, Rivkah’s Hair Studio, and Volvo of Southborough. The Corridor Nine Referral Group received an “Honorable Mention” for second place, and the Whitney Place at Northborough, Amcomm Wireless and Mirick O’Connell team were presented with the “Team Spirit” award.

Webster Five announces promotions

July 22nd, 2015

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Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank recently announced the promotion of Pawel Powaza, personal banker, to assistant branch manager of the Shrewsbury location. Powaza joined Webster Five in early 2015 and has since been promoted to oversee the daily operations of the branch, including staff supervision.

Avidia donates to the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

July 22nd, 2015

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Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. This donation will help with operational support of Project Learn STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).

Valois Home Improvements- Specializing in moderate and major home remodeling projects

July 21st, 2015

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What type of projects do you specialize in?

“Over the last year, we have been doing larger remodeling projects—kitchens, bathrooms, basements, large decks,” said Raymond Valois, who started Valois Home Improvements 15 years ago.

“Projects like kitchen remodels are very detailed and finish-oriented, and suit themselves to my skill set. Dealing with the idiosyncrasies of old and new houses is my strong point. I don’t typically take on full-size additions.” Valois works primarily within a 20-mile radius of Shrewsbury.

Mark’s Moving & Storage – Local company looks to expand its business in Florida

July 15th, 2015

Mark Silverman
Photo/Nancy Brumback

Westborough—Mark’s Moving & Storage, which has been serving the moving needs of eastern Massachusetts for 35 years, will be expanding its presence in Florida with an office opening in that state by the end of the year.

Marlborough chamber hosts 41st golf tournament

July 9th, 2015

(l to r)  Golf pro Skip Guss, Boston Bruins alumnus Guy Larose, and Susanne Morreale-Leeber, Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce president and CEO

Marlborough – The rain held off as nearly 80 golfers took to the tees for the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) 41st Annual Premier Golf Open, held June 29 at the Marlborough Country Club.

Tebo & Sons Landscaping & Pool Removal – Company removes pools, restores lawn and landscaping

June 30th, 2015

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What types of pools do you remove?

“We remove gunite pools, liner pools and above-ground pools. We also haul away spas and Jacuzzis,” said Herb Tebo, owner of Tebo & Sons, a pool removal company which works throughout the state. “When we haul away a pool, if there are other items that people no longer want, such as pool furniture, we take that as well. If the homeowner doesn’t want a fence any more, we will remove that.”

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