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Summer programs continue at Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest

July 29th, 2015

Ailani, 5, plays on one of the many summer camp field trips organized by the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest. (Photo/submitted)

Region – Boys and Girls Clubs of MetroWest (BGCMW) has an eight-week summer program for ages 5 and up. The three clubhouses in Marlborough, Hudson and Framingham all serve children in their communities during the summer. Days are packed with trips to beaches, parks and other fun places to discover. To learn more about summertime [...]

Stephanie G Jewelers hosting back to school drive for local nonprofit

July 28th, 2015

Hopkinton – Stephanie G Jewelers is teaming up with the local nonprofit Project Just Because for its Back To School Drive. Stephanie G believes knowledge is power and that every child deserves to create a better future. So while you are out shopping for your own children, consider picking up an extra package or two of pencils, pens, notebooks, glue sticks, calculators, colored pencils, crayons and other schools supplies.

Avidia donates $4,000 to Hudson Area Arts Alliance

July 28th, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Lynne Johnson, executive director of the Hudson Area Arts Alliance; Denise Reid, marketing and development coordinator of the Hudson Area Arts Alliance; and Lisette Arbelli, Hudson Branch manager of Avidia Bank
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Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $4,000 to the Hudson Area Arts Alliance. This donation helped to support the free artist appreciation concert in June at Wood Park.

Ultimate Reglaze refinishes bathtubs and ceramic tile for a new look

July 28th, 2015

Ultimate Reglaze refinished this claw foot tub and then the customer built a tile frame for it.
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What does Ultimate Reglaze do?

“We refinish bathtubs, ceramic tile and fiberglass tubs. We coat over the existing fixture with a urethane acrylic finish similar to car paint but designed for bathtubs,” said Keith Tetreault, formerly of Northborough, who bought the business 10 years ago. Two of his sons, Scott and Jared, work for him full time. A third son, Kyle, used to refinish tubs in Texas.

Local lacrosse stars finish strong in Bay State Games Summer Tournament

July 26th, 2015

The Central Region Boys’ Lacrosse team with coaches Bruno Nardone, Paul Nardone and Jack Henn. (Photo/submitted)

Region – There was a lot of anticipation leading up to the 2015 Bay State Games Boys Lacrosse Summer Tournament. Fourth-year Central Region Coach Bruno Nardone knew that a gold medal repeat would be tough with a team that featured younger, less seasoned players than the 2014 squad.  However, with a lot of great lacrosse [...]

Avidia donates $4,000 to Hudson Area Arts Alliance

July 26th, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Lynne Johnson, executive director of the Hudson Area Arts Alliance; Denise Reid, marketing and development coordinator of the Hudson Area Arts Alliance; and Lisette Arbelli, Hudson Branch manager of Avidia Bank. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $4,000 to the Hudson Area Arts Alliance. This donation helped to support the free artist appreciation concert in June at Wood Park. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.  

Outdoor seating area dedicated to late Ted Coghlin

July 23rd, 2015

Benjamin Lapin (far left) stands with members of the Coghlin family, (l to r), Susan Mailman, Tim Coghlin, Roselyn Coghlin, Karen Coghlin, and Maureen Coghlin
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Worcester – Family and friends of Ted Coghlin gathered at the Worcester Senior Center July 15 to officially open a new outdoor seating area that was dedicated in the late Shrewsbury resident’s memory.

Coghlin, a noted businessman, community leader and philanthropist, was also an avid supporter of scouting and considered the “Godfather” of the Worcester Technical High School. He passed away in December 2014.

Webster Five announces promotions

July 22nd, 2015

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Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank recently announced the promotion of Pawel Powaza, personal banker, to assistant branch manager of the Shrewsbury location. Powaza joined Webster Five in early 2015 and has since been promoted to oversee the daily operations of the branch, including staff supervision.

Avidia donates to the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster

July 22nd, 2015

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Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $5,000 to the Boys & Girls Club of Fitchburg and Leominster. This donation will help with operational support of Project Learn STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math).

New sculptures to be unveiled at grand opening of Art on the Trail in Hopkinton

July 16th, 2015

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Hopkinton – The public is invited to the grand opening of Art on the Trail along the Hopkinton Center Trail Sunday, Aug. 2, from 2-4 p.m. The event includes the unveiling of nine new sculpture installations created by residents of Hopkinton and nearby towns. At 2:15 p.m., speakers will deliver introductory remarks at the Center [...]

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