Home » People and Places

Congenital Heart Walk to kick off with Westborough benefit

March 5th, 2015

Gathered at Boston Common during a past Congenital Heart Walk are members of the event committee including Kim Edgren, chair, with her partner Karen Fortin (third and fourth from left), her mother Dolores Edgren, and her sister Pennie Robinson (far right).

Region – Kim Edgren, a Southborough native who now lives in North Grafton, attended a conference a few years ago and learned about the Congenital Heart Walk, a national fundraiser that began in several cities in 2010. As a congenital heart defect (CHD) survivor, she felt compelled to volunteer as committee chair of the first Boston walk in 2012. She has served as its chair each year since.

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society elects John Ragan to Massachusetts Chapter Board of Trustees

March 3rd, 2015

John Ragan (Photo/submitted)

Westborough – Westborough resident John Ragan, executive vice president and global director of equities at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc. – A Stifel Company in Boston, has been elected to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Massachusetts Chapter Board of Trustees. In 2000, Ragan was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the most common type [...]

Beaton donates to Shrewsbury Woman’s Club fund

March 2nd, 2015

SH-Woman's-Club-Beaton-donation cr

Shrewsbury – Former state representative Matthew Beaton recently donated $1,000 to the Shrewsbury Woman’s Club for its Mary Griffin Scholarship Fund. The funds were raised through the 2014 Annual Beaton Charity Golf Classic Tournament, which Beaton hosted in August 2014. Beaton served as state representative for Shrewsbury and parts of Westborough before stepping down from [...]

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

Janice E. Berte photo

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

W harrington baby announcement cr

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

R VNA Schiffman cr

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

R SpencerBANK new vp

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

final_logo3_APPLE TREE ARTS-color

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

Sh Thomas Bodden Scouting cr

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.

Recently Commented

  • Janet Matthews: Janet Matthews March 27, 2015 – 10:24 pm I have known Judy since I was a teenager. She has...
  • Janet Matthews: I have known Judy since I was a teenager. She has always been a gentle, lovely, special kind of...
  • It's Me: A bunch of politicians bending the truth and slapping each other on the back for a job well done forcing the...
  • Mike Scully: This shows the level of Economic Development we need in Grafton when most of the top 10 taxpayers are...
  • Mike Scully: Thanks for highlighting the important work of the Grafton Economic Development Commission. As a...