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ActiveRx to expand corporate headquarters in Westborough

April 16th, 2015

Paul Reilly

Westborough – It is a well-established fact that exercise is good for you; it helps in all parts of your life, physically and mentally. But for an older person, who perhaps has not done so in years, or faces daunting health challenges, the thought of exercising may be one that is just too overwhelming to contemplate. The goal of ActiveRx, an Arizona-based company, is to convince mature adults otherwise; that, in fact, exercising, under the right supervision, with programs specifically targeted for them, can not only help them be stronger and more fit, it can also dramatically help reduce some of the effects of their ailments.

St. Mary’s Credit Union announces officer promotions

April 16th, 2015


Marlborough – St. Mary’s Credit Union has announced the recent promotions of five credit union officers.

Grafton Inn provides warm welcome with comfort food and drink

April 16th, 2015

The Grafton Inn dining room offers a casual and colonial setting for a fine meal.
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Grafton – The Grafton Inn has been a landmark on Grafton Common since 1805, and its appeal has only increased over the years as it has grown into a popular neighborhood spot for food, drinks and friendly service.

Julio’s Liquors raises funds for Shriners

April 16th, 2015

Ryan Maloney

Westborough- Julio’s Liquors has raised $5,000 for Shriners Hospitals for Children with the help of its annual Go! Whisk(e)y Festival. The nearly week-long event was celebrated from Feb. 27 through March 1. A highly anticipated event in the world of whiskey, funds for Shriners were raised through donations during the event, with contributions then matched by Julio’s Liquors.

Marlborough Savings donates to More Than Wheels

April 16th, 2015

(l to r) Rick Bennett, president of the Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation, and Randy Houk, senior vice president of More Than Wheels

Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded More Than Wheels, Inc., a $5,000 grant to support their financial education and credit repair program. More Than Wheels provides behavioral counseling and credit repair guidance, conducts financial literacy classes, provides car selection expertise, and partially guarantees car loans at reasonable rates with financial institution partners for consumers who would not otherwise qualify for them.

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.

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