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Ceres Bistro offers casual, elegant dining options

March 31st, 2015

The main dining room at Ceres Bistro
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Worcester – On a recent Saturday afternoon my husband Dave, our son Ben and I ate lunch at Ceres Bistro, the onsite restaurant of the Beechwood Hotel in Worcester.

Northeast Insurance Agency, Inc. – Westborough office serves Metrowest insurance needs

March 31st, 2015

The Westborough staff of Northeast Insurance Agency, Inc. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer Westborough – This winter has provided ample evidence of the need for adequate insurance coverage and efficient claims service as ice dams caused countless instances of water damage and even roof collapses in area homes. “We’ve seen definitely double, and maybe three or four times the number of claims from [...]

Jazzercise offers 12-week Forever Fit program

March 31st, 2015

Westborough – Westborough Jazzercise is running a 12-week Forever Fit program to motivate new and existing customers to achieve their fitness goals. The program combines unlimited fun, energizing Jazzercise classes, nutrition seminars, body assessments, and personal training in a motivating group dynamic. “We are excited that this program isn’t about dieting, point counting, weigh-ins, or [...]

Marlborough Savings awards grant to Marlborough Community Development Corporation, Inc.

March 31st, 2015

(l) Rick Bennett, president, Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation and Lynn Faust, executive director, Marlborough Community Development Corporation, Inc.

Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded Marlborough Community Development Corporation, Inc. (MCDC) a $5,000 grant to support their Financial Fitness Center. The MCDC’s Financial Fitness Center benefits hundreds of low and moderate income families in local communities through financial self-sufficiency programs including coaching, peer support groups, income tax preparation, and cooking and nutritional [...]

St. Mary’s Credit Union approved to participate in Federal Home Loan Bank program

March 31st, 2015

Marlborough – St. Mary’s Credit Union has been notified of its approval to participate in the 2015 Equity Builder Program by the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB).  The Equity Builder Program provides grants to households with incomes at or below 80 percent of the area median income with down-payment, closing-cost, home-buyer counseling, and rehabilitation assistance. [...]

Avidia Charitable Foundation donates to Apple Tree Arts

March 31st, 2015

(l to r) Jimmie Ames, assistant vice president and marketing manager of Avidia Bank; Donna Blanchard, executive director of Apple Tree Arts; and Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank

Grafton – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,269 to Apple Tree Arts in Grafton, a nonprofit community school for the arts serving people of all ages throughout south central Worcester County. The donation will help provide educational music classes to the Head Start program in Grafton. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community [...]

Deadline for Ashland Business Association Scholarships is April 24

March 31st, 2015

Adam Sachs congratulates 2014 ABA scholarship recipients, Taylor Carson (left) and Molly Zodikoff. Photo/Submited

Ashland – The Ashland Business Association (ABA) will award two-$1,000 scholarships to high school seniors residing in Ashland who best demonstrate good work ethics, motivation, creativity and business/community interests. The deadline to submit an application and supporting material is midnight, Friday, April 24. Last year’s winners were Taylor Carson and Molly Zodikoff. Carson attended Loyola [...]

Post Road Carpet – Marlborough store offers wide variety of carpet styles

March 27th, 2015

The showroom at Post Road Carpet
Photo/Nancy Brumback

Marlborough—Post Road Carpet carries one of the largest assortments of carpet styles in eastern Massachusetts, along with the experienced sales staff to guide customers through the options available. Unlike many carpet retailers, Post Road has a large selection of carpet rolls and remnants in stock in the store for quick installations, as well as the extensive selection available to order.

Wayside cyclists pedal to end cancer, exceed $20K goal

March 25th, 2015

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Marlborough – Stationary bicyclists were once again compelled by personal reasons to participate in the 11th annual Pedal to End Cancer (formerly known as Spin for Hope), a three-hour event held March 1 at Wayside Racquet & Swim Club. With additional donations and company matches expected, 32 cyclists exceeded their goal and raised over $20,000 for the American Cancer Society. In 11 years, the Wayside benefit collected over $197,800.

The Manor to host fundraiser for Ugandan orphanage

March 25th, 2015

West Boylston – The Manor & The Draught House will be hosting a “Kids’ Kitchen Fundraiser” Saturday April 18 to benefit an orphanage in Uganda.

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