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Prindle Pond Conference Center: Charlton facility offers natural setting for corporate, family events

August 28th, 2014

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Charlton??”Prindle Pond Conference Center combines a lovely natural wooded setting with a variety of lodging options and complete meals service to accommodate group events for anywhere from 25 to 300 people.

Signs of an early fall

August 27th, 2014

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Northborough – The calendar may still say “August” but before we know it, it will be autumn in New England as these photos taken at Mt. Pisgah will attest. Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Original Wedding Expo to host show in Marlborough

August 27th, 2014

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Marlborough – The Original Wedding Expo will be hosting an event featuring 65 exhibitors Sunday, Sept. 7 at the Best Western Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road, Marlborough. The event ?will be from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. A professionally choreographed fashion show featuring gown, tuxedo and floral styles reflecting the four seasons of weddings [...]

Sampling Marlborough's good tastes

August 27th, 2014

The Jesse Fontaine Trio performs for guests outside of Fish Restaurant & Food Bar.

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – The seventh annual Taste of Marlborough was presented downtown Aug. 25 by Old Marlborough, Inc. Musicians provided live entertainment at several venues while guests sampled food and desserts from over 25 eateries. The Community Advocate was a media sponsor. Photos/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Local seniors attend annual picnic

August 25th, 2014

Representative Carolyn Dykema (right) and a senior citizen soak in the sunshine at the annual senior picnic.

Region – Nearly 140 senior citizens of Hopkinton, Holliston, Southborough and Westborough joined Representative Carolyn Dykema, D-Holliston, for her annual Senior Picnic at the Laborer's Training Center in Hopkinton Aug. 20. It was a beautiful day for a picnic filled with good food, warm conversation and live entertainment. Photos/submitted             [...]

Southborough resident to chair 2014 Heart of the Commonwealth Celebration

August 25th, 2014

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Region – The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association announced that Southborough resident, Elizabeth L.B. Greene, a partner at Mirick O”Connell, will chair the 2014 Heart of the Commonwealth Celebration & Wine Tasting event Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Drive, Boylston. The event, which will attract more than [...]

Webster Five names Jessica McGarry as assistant vice president

August 25th, 2014

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Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank has named Jessica McGarry as assistant vice president, business lending officer. McGarry has 14 years of banking experience, having started her career at Webster Five in 2000. After holding various positions, she was promoted to lending officer of the Business Banking Division in 2012 and has now been [...]

St. Mary's promotes youth checking program

August 25th, 2014

Lucy Pendergast (second from left) and Daniel Jacobs (second from right) receive their $500 Best Buy gift cards from Jim Petkewich, St. Mary's vice president, retail services (far left) and Jim Garvey, St. Mary's president and CEO (far right).  
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Marlborough – St. Mary's Credit Union recently gave away $500 Best Buy gift cards to five local young adults as part of its Gateway Youth Checking promotion. The Gateway Youth Checking account is designed exclusively for young adults ages 16 to 23. The account includes access to 30,000 ATMs nationwide and up to $10 reimbursed [...]

Recent high school graduate conducts research in Nobel Prize winner's lab

August 22nd, 2014

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Marlborough – Marlborough resident Gregory Konar recently finished his internship in Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Craig Mello's laboratory at UMass Medical School. Konar began working there May 27, shortly after graduating from the Massachusetts Academy of Math and Science.

Rotary Club of Westborough invests in youth leaders

August 22nd, 2014

Local participants in this summer's Rotary Youth Leadership Awards weekend: (l to r) Marissa Moquin, Molly Reilly, Riley Gardner, Michala Sockol, Carlos Santom, Jon Gross and Matt Pickering. Photo/submitted

Westborough – The Rotary Club of Westborough continued its longtime tradition of offering Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) to rising 11th-graders. Over 170 recipients, known as RYLAns, from Rotary District 7910 attended this year's weekend of workshops from June 27 to 29 at Worcester State University.

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