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Commerce Bank and employees donate $95,000 to United Way of Central Mass.

February 28th, 2015

Commerce Bank presents the United Way of Central Massachusetts with a check for $95,000. Pictured (l to r) are Commerce Bank President and CEO Brian Thompson, Commerce Bank Product Manager Peter Rawinski, United Way Relationship Manager Doreen Thornburg, Commerce Bank Senior Vice President Michael Roy, and United Way President and CEO Timothy Garvin. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Commerce Bank recently presented the United Way of Central Massachusetts with a check for $95,000, representing the donation by the Bank and its employees from their 2014 fundraising campaign. “The United Way of Central Massachusetts is humbled and awed by the generosity of the employees of Commerce Bank and by the example Commerce [...]

Author Berte to appear at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, March 1

February 27th, 2015

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Westborough – Janice E. Berte, author of “Why am I so fat, Mommy?,” will be at Tatnuck Bookseller Sunday, March 1, from 1-3 p.m. If your child is struggling with weight issues or being bullied in school, then this story will help to educate your entire family. The story is about one young boy who [...]

Welcome to the world, Hunter James Harrington!

February 25th, 2015

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Westborough – Hunter James Harrington was born at Newton Wellesley Hospital  Jan.  15, 2015 to Kaitlyn Ware and Joshua Harrington. His maternal grandparents are Cheryl Ware of Westborough and Robert Ware of West Roxbury. Paternal grandparents are Kim Rosol of Upton and David Harrington of Westborough. Hunter will be joining his big sister, Kaylee.

Natick Visiting Nurse Association receives donation from Zoup! Soup

February 25th, 2015

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Region  - Natick Visiting Nurse Association (Natick VNA), the area’s premier free-standing, not-for-profit home health care agency, has received a $740 donation from Zoup!, a new fast-casual restaurant in Natick’s Sherwood Plaza. The donation was made after a recent pre-grand opening fundraiser, which was held at Zoup!. Zoup! served 12 of its award-winning soups at [...]

SpencerBANK hires new vice president of commercial lending

February 25th, 2015

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Region – SpencerBANK recently announced the hiring of Tom Moschos as vice president of commercial lending. In his new post, Moschos will be responsible for originating commercial loans for the bank, as well as providing premier customer service to the bank’s existing portfolio of commercial clients. Moschos is an experienced and successful banking professional with [...]

Apple Tree Arts to mark 25 years by partying like it’s 1989

February 24th, 2015

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Grafton – Countless memories are sure to be shared when Apple Tree Arts (ATA) marks its 25th anniversary with guests partying like it’s 1989. A 1980s-themed cocktail and dance party is scheduled for Friday, March 6, from 7:30 to 11 p.m., at Highfields Golf & Country Club, located at 42 Magill Dr. in Grafton.

Local Boy Scout leader quoted in ‘Scouting Magazine’

February 22nd, 2015

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Shrewsbury – Thomas Bodden has been involved in Scouting for 12 years. He, like his brother, father and grandfather before him, is an Eagle Scout who is devoted to living out the vision and mission of the Boy Scouts.

New England music duo releases third CD

February 21st, 2015

Musicians Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli. (Photo/Nikilette Walker)

Northborough – After a chance meeting, Northborough’s Lori Diamond and Fred Abatelli combined their lifelong musical talents and for the last eight years have been entertaining and inspiring audiences. They took that talent to the next step and recently released their third CD, “Lifted.”

Shrewsbury teacher receives mini-grant for paper recycling project

February 21st, 2015

An example of the recycled paper projects that will be created in Shrewsbury teacher Robert Wilson’s classroom (Photo/submitted)

Shrewsbury – Floral Street School art teacher Robert Wilson has created a unique learning experience for his fourth-grade students. Through a grant from the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce, Wilson’s students will learn the paper recycling process from start to finish and create beautiful handmade paper from wastepaper.

Hudson Portuguese Club’s musical group releases CD

February 20th, 2015

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Hudson – Grupo das Candeias, a musical group based at the Hudson Portuguese Club (HPC), celebrated the release of its first CD at their annual “Festa das Candeias,” a dinner-dance for all ages held Feb. 7. Some of the group’s eight instrumentalists and five vocalists have known each other since living in Santo Espirito, a town on the island of Santa Maria in the Azores, Portugal.

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