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Verizon Wireless donates grants to two agencies that assist victims of domestic violence

June 29th, 2015

Julie DeCosta, director of human resources for Verizon Wireless and board member, EADV; Carol Smith, EADV; Eric Letourneau, Verizon Wireless Shrewsbury store manager; and Gabrielle Alan; EADV treasurer

Shrewsbury – Two Worcester-based organizations received grants June 26 courtesy of Verizon Wireless which will help them empower victims of domestic violence.

Eric Letourneau, the manager of the Shrewsbury Verizon Wireless store at 77 Boston Turnpike, presented checks to representatives of the two organizations, Employers Against Domestic Violence (EADV) and Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) of Central Mass., in a short ceremony held at the store. EADV received a check for $20,000 and YWCA received $10,000.

Marlborough chamber hosts fashion show

June 25th, 2015

Brian Daniels

Marlborough – Move over Gisele, Kate and Karlie. There’s a new group of supermodels in town. Specifically the six lovely ladies and one handsome (and brave) man who strutted their best moves in the Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce’s (MRCC) Fashion Show held June 19 at the Embassy Suites Hotel. The show was held as part of the MRCC’s monthly Women’s Business Council Luncheon.

4th Annual KMS Golf ‘Tourna-Mint’ to be held Aug. 1

June 23rd, 2015

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Grafton – Golfers of all skill-levels are invited to play in the Fourth Annual KMS Golf “Tourna-Mint,” to be held at the Highfields Golf & Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 1. The event will be a four person Florida-style scramble with prizes for first, second, and last places, closest to the pin, longest drive, a putting [...]

Grill on the Hill offers fine food with a view

June 23rd, 2015

Grill on the Hill Executive Chef Jim Fancy on the deck of his restaurant
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Region – The Grill on the Hill is a hidden oasis in the heart of Worcester, perched on a hill overlooking Green Hill Golf Course and pond. The view alone is worth a visit, but with its new chef and newly inspired menu it’s a must-try.

Signature Finishes – Grafton shop features vintage furnishings, creative workshops

June 23rd, 2015

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North Grafton—“My first love is knowing how to create unique furniture. My second love is teaching others how to do it,” said Maureen Bane.

Her charming shop in North Grafton, Signature Finishes, combines both loves with an array of one-of-a-kind furniture and decorative accessories, classes on how to refinish furniture, and the supplies needed to achieve special effects.

Duraclean – Worcester service provides complete residential and commercial cleaning

June 23rd, 2015

(l to r) - Morlu Marvie, his son Brian Marvie, and Anthony Korvah, head technician
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Worcester—“We clean almost anything,” promises Morlu Marvie, who has owned the Duraclean cleaning service here since 1992. “In my 23 years in the business, I’ve seen just about everything.”

Marvie offers both residential and commercial cleaning services.

City, waste contractor continue legal dispute

June 21st, 2015

Marlborough – A long, ongoing dispute between the city of Marlborough and the contractor WeCare Environmental LLC continues on, after a federal court judge recently granted a partial summary judgment in the case.

WeCare has managed the composting facility located next to the Easterly Wastewater Treatment Plant since 2003, after taking over for Bedminster Marlborough LLC. The company has three years left on a 20-year contract to process the city’s residential trash and sewage sludge.

Hastings School staff earns donation via ‘McTeachers’ Night

June 17th, 2015

Westborough – Approximately 20 teachers and administrators from the Elsie A. Hastings Elementary School, including Principal Leigh Becker, recently spent an evening at the McDonald’s restaurant located at 166 E Main St. The staff was not there to dine, however; rather, they were the “wait’ staff for the night. And for their efforts, the school’s Parents Group Council (PGC) received a check for $700.

Mr. Handyman Central MetroWest

June 17th, 2015

Michael Campbell
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Contractor provides home improvement and remodeling services Business name:   Mr. Handyman Central MetroWest Address:  300 Eliot St., Ashland Owner: Michael Campbell Contact Information:  508-231-4639 www.mrhandyman.com By Nancy Brumback, Contributing Writer What services does Mr. Handyman provide? “People expect a handyman to just hang pictures or fix a railing. We can do larger things, including painting, [...]

Homefield honors winners of recent contest

June 17th, 2015

The winners of the Homefield Credit Union contest 
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North Grafton – What would you do if you were a millionaire for a day?  That was the question asked of Grafton’s elementary school students in the recent Homefield Credit Union’s annual contest. As in previous years, the Credit Union held a contest for K-6 students in the North Grafton, South Grafton, Millbury Street and [...]

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