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Heart & Stone to hold ‘Design Your Silver Pendant’ event

November 4th, 2014

Design your own silver pendant.

Photo/Julie Booras

Northborough – A “Design Your Silver Pendant” event will be held at  Heart & Stone Jewelry Tuesday, Nov. 11. There will be two sessions – 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2-4:30 p.m. Visit blog.heartandstonejewelry.com to register. The fee is $40 per person which includes all materials. This is a great event for kids ages [...]

Westborough names Herb Arnold Veterans Day grand marshal

October 31st, 2014

Herbert Arnold (Photo/submitted)

Westborough – Herbert Russell Arnold, a lifelong Westborough resident, was selected as the 2014 Veterans Day grand marshal. Born July 7, 1938, he was raised a in a log cabin on Belknap Street with three brothers and three sisters. He attended Westborough High School (WHS), graduating with the Class of 1956. He was a Sea [...]

Pets Gone Healthy introduces Nature’s Logic

October 31st, 2014

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Marlborough – Pets Gone Healthy will be hosting an event Saturday, Nov. 1 to introduce Nature’s Logic, a new line of pet food made entirely from whole foods. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. there will be representatives available to share information and hand out samples. Nature’s Logic does not contain any synthetic vitamins, wheat, [...]

A ‘community advocate’ for forty years

October 31st, 2014

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I get asked every few weeks how I got started in this business…I think it’s a pretty good story and I never grow tired of sharing it.

In 1974, my father Ed left his job working for the Worcester-based News Recorder and began a partnership with his friend Art Surabian. Together they formed an ad agency called Bagdon and Surabian Advertising. At age 14, I was their first employee- Art’s wife and dad soon also joined the staff.

Twenty-fifth ‘Evening of Giving’ will once again benefit homeless shelter

October 31st, 2014

Collecting personal items at the 2013 Evening of Giving to be donated to Roland's House are (l to r) Tony Maenhout, Fatima Awada and her sister, Ivana. 
File photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Marlborough – The 25th Evening of Giving, in support of Roland’s House, the Marlborough-Hudson homeless shelter, will be held Thursday, Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. to midnight at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road West.

The night will feature many of the city’s finest restaurants offering samplings of their signature dishes. A popular shrimp and raw bar, hosted by renowned local Chef Leon Roberge, will also once again be a highlight.

Magay & Barron Eye Center: Century-old company offers cutting-edge options

October 31st, 2014

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Worcester—Magay & Barron Eye Center has been in business since the horse-and- buggy days, but the eyeglasses it sells are 21st-century in frame designs and lens technology and can even be environmentally friendly.

Halloween costume fun

October 31st, 2014


By Joyce DeWallace, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Spooky ghosts, colorful princesses, a wandering gypsy and even a sparkling pheasant recently enjoyed going through a haunted house at the home of Rosemarie and John Boyd for their annual Halloween party.

Harry’s hopes to attract future generations of customers

October 30th, 2014

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Westborough – Harry’s Restaurant and Dairy Bar has been serving up delicious homemade fare for nearly 70 years, first in Shrewsbury, then in Westborough after relocating to Route 9 in 1968.

Baypath Humane Society seeks foster families

October 30th, 2014

Two of the animals in need of foster homes. (Photos/submitted)

Region – Baypath Humane Society is reaching out to the community in search of foster homes for dogs and cats. “Foster parents are heroes to us, and to the animals in our care,” said Shelter Director Elizabeth Jefferis. “Nurturing an animal in need is one of the most selfless acts you can make. It makes [...]

Hudson Catholic High class of ’64 reunites for 50th anniversary

October 29th, 2014

Displaying a “Green Wave” banner at a 1964 Hudson Catholic High School pep rally are (l to r) the Homecoming Queen, Kathy (Sawyer) Tucci, cheerleaders Joan (Curley) Jameson and Nancy (Montecalvo) McCarthy, with Sister Superior Rita Marie and Monsignor Llewellyn D. Chadbourne.


Hudson – A weekend of activities culminated Oct. 25 at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel in Marlborough as members of the Hudson Catholic High School (HCHS) class of 1964 celebrated their 50-year reunion. They were the fifth class to graduate from HCHS and the third that included boys.

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