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Author Suzanne to sign copies of new book at Tatnuck Bookseller

October 29th, 2014

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Westborough – Author Gayle Suzanne will be signing copies of her new book, “It’s in the Little Things” at Tatnuck Bookseller Saturday, Nov. 1 from 1-3 p.m. “It’s in the Little Things” is a book about loving God, loving yourself and loving others. Through personal experiences, stories are shared that can transform your life. Some [...]

St. Nicholas Orthodox Church to host holiday marketplace

October 28th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – St.  Nicholas Orthodox Church is hosting a Thanksgiving Bake Sale, Luncheon and Holiday Marketplace Saturday, Nov.  22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A variety of traditional pies, breads, cakes, and other assorted fresh baked goods will be offered for sale. They will also feature their specialty Mediterranean ethnic offerings from St. Nicholas’ [...]

New agent seeks veterans, families

October 28th, 2014

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Region – The towns of Shrewsbury, Westborough, Northborough, and Grafton comprise the Central Massachusetts Veterans District, explained Adam Costello, the newly-appointed veterans’ agent for the area. Adam replaces Richard Perron, a World War II veteran, who passed away in 2013.

An Army veteran, Costello last served as the senior medic with 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. He served seven years and then returned to Massachusetts.

Westborough High alumna advocates for heart disease awareness

October 28th, 2014

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Westborough – Chrissy Gaffney, currently of Worcester, was happy to attend her 30-year reunion of the Westborough High School class of 1984, held Oct. 11 at the Hampton Inn in Natick. She shared with some classmates that it was only three months after her third heart surgery.

“I’m very proud to say that I’m a heart disease survivor,” said Gaffney, a 2014 spokesperson for the Go Red for Women campaign of the American Heart Association. “When you open up that conversation about heart disease, so many people are immediately receptive and want to share their stories, whether it be their own personal experience or they lost a close relative to heart disease.”

Stephanie G Jewelers: Custom designs and fashionable jewelry gifts for the holidays

October 24th, 2014

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“With a custom design, we can take what you have and make it into something new. You can call it recycling, or sentimental, or saving money. The stones in the jewelry you have are the most expensive part. If you reconfigure those stones or change to a different metal, you still keep the value,” explained Stephanie Goldberg, owner of Stephanie G Jewelers and the fourth generation of jewelers in her family.

Children’s author to host storytime at Tatnuck Bookseller

October 23rd, 2014

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Westborough – Tatnuck Bookseller will host a story time with Paul Czajak, the author of two children’s books, Saturday, Oct. 25, 12-2 p.m. In “Monster Needs a Costume,” it’s almost Halloween, and Monster needs to decide what he’s going to be. With so many options—a fireman, a ballerina, a cowboy, a ninja—how will he ever [...]

Apple Tree Arts presents free Halloween music festival

October 23rd, 2014

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Region – Apple Tree Arts will host the third annual “Spooky Halloween Music Festival” Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Grafton Middle School, 22 Providence Road. The festival will feature an open rehearsal and performance of Claflin Hill Youth Symphonies (CHYS), Halloween games, and an “instrument petting zoo,” allowing residents to try orchestra instruments provided by Robinson Music of Westborough. The event is free and the public is welcome.

“The music festival is a great way for Apple Tree Arts to showcase the talented musicians of the Claflin Hill Youth Symphonies,” said Donna Blanchard, executive director of Apple Tree Arts. “These highly, disciplined musicians are an inspiration for our school’s students. To truly appreciate how hard these young symphony musicians practice and dedicate themselves, students must see them in a live performance.”

Westborough businessman to receive Good Scout Award

October 21st, 2014

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Westborough – Peter Gardner, president of Curry Printing in Westborough, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Boy Scouts Knox Trail Council’s Good Scout Award.

Gardner has served as the president of Curry Printing, which he founded with his two brothers, for 31 years. The company is very involved with nonprofit organizations and serves many nonprofits as customers as well.

League of Women Voters’ election guide features all candidates for statewide office

October 21st, 2014

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Region -All 21 candidates for statewide offices on the November ballot have answered questions posed by the League of Women Voters of Massachusetts.

Their responses are presented in a Voters’ Guide to Statewide Offices now available on the League’s website, www.lwvma.org.

Rep. Hogan reflects on ‘victories’ for her district and beyond

October 20th, 2014

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Hudson – State Rep. Kate Hogan, D-Stow, was first elected to represent the 3rd Middlesex District during the 2008 recession. Now in her third term with an improving economy, Hogan is grateful that state funding became available to assist her district and beyond.

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