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A tip on protecting yourself from mosquitoes and ticks

July 1st, 2015

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Marlborough – From dawn to dusk, it is the season when we should protect ourselves from pesky mosquitoes and certain types of ticks. Just like sunscreen, be diligent about using insect repellents for better protection against being bitten.

Tebo & Sons Landscaping & Pool Removal – Company removes pools, restores lawn and landscaping

June 30th, 2015

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What types of pools do you remove?

“We remove gunite pools, liner pools and above-ground pools. We also haul away spas and Jacuzzis,” said Herb Tebo, owner of Tebo & Sons, a pool removal company which works throughout the state. “When we haul away a pool, if there are other items that people no longer want, such as pool furniture, we take that as well. If the homeowner doesn’t want a fence any more, we will remove that.”

RE/MAX Vision opens new Shrewsbury office

June 30th, 2015

Marie Mingione, Realtor, Jeff Burk, Broker/owner, Sandy Bosnakis, Realtor and Mary Dooley, Realtor 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Region – Dozens of guests gathered to celebrate the grand opening of RE/MAX Vision’s new office located at 181 Main St. in Shrewsbury June 25. The company also has an office at 1 West Boylston Street, Suite 305, Worcester, which will continue to stay open, according to owner Jeff Burk.

Grill on the Hill offers fine food with a view

June 23rd, 2015

Grill on the Hill Executive Chef Jim Fancy on the deck of his restaurant
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Region – The Grill on the Hill is a hidden oasis in the heart of Worcester, perched on a hill overlooking Green Hill Golf Course and pond. The view alone is worth a visit, but with its new chef and newly inspired menu it’s a must-try.

Duraclean – Worcester service provides complete residential and commercial cleaning

June 23rd, 2015

(l to r) - Morlu Marvie, his son Brian Marvie, and Anthony Korvah, head technician
Photo/submitted

Worcester—“We clean almost anything,” promises Morlu Marvie, who has owned the Duraclean cleaning service here since 1992. “In my 23 years in the business, I’ve seen just about everything.”

Marvie offers both residential and commercial cleaning services.

Two local students earn top honors in statewide anti-tobacco poster contest

June 18th, 2015

R Anti-smoking Hritika Chaturvedi-cropped

Region – Gianna Ruffing of Marlborough, a fourth-grade student at the St. Bernadette’s School in Northborough, and Hritika Chaturvedi, a sixth-grade student at the Sherwood Middle School in Shrewsbury, have earned top honors in the 2015 Massachusetts Medical Society and MMS Alliance Anti-Tobacco Poster Contest, an annual educational event to alert schoolchildren to the dangers of tobacco and smoking.

Quilting Group to raffle off final creation

June 17th, 2015

(l to r) Marcia McGee, Mary Turcotte, Anna McAucley, Peg Atchue, Eva Bolack, Rachel Costello, and Nancy Reed. (Not pictured - Kathy Nichols. (Photo/courtesy Kathy Nichols)

Region – The St. Philip Church Quilting Group, which includes women from other area parishes who share a love for the art, has announced that after 35 years of making “big” quilts to benefit their community, they are ending the tradition. Their last creation will be raffled off at the “Make a Bid on Faith [...]

Stop smoking or lose weight with ‘Riel’ hypnosis

June 17th, 2015

Richard Riel

Region – Richard Riel, a psychotherapist and hypnotherapist for the past 30 years offers his clients the “Riel Way” Hypnosis Method at the New England Clinical Hypnosis Center. As a 30-year, three-pack-a-day smoker, he was motivated to develop a method of hypnosis and behavior modification. Since employing this technique, 98 percent of his clients have no withdrawal after they stop smoking. Through his program, Riel have helped thousands of people stop smoking or lose weight, even those who have thought “It won’t work for me!” or “I can’t be hypnotized.”

United Bank executive receives Community Bank Heroes Award

June 14th, 2015

Tom McGregor (Photo/submitted)

Region – Shrewsbury resident Tom McGregor, senior vice president and regional commercial banking executive of United Bank’s Worcester market, received the Community Bank Heroes Award presented by The Warren Group/Banker & Tradesman. The award honors the achievements, commitment and dedication of financial professionals who go above and beyond for their institution and community. To be [...]

SpencerBANK donates to Friendly House Summer Camp Program

June 14th, 2015

Danielle Delgado (left), director of child, youth, and family programs at Friendly House and K. Michael Robbins, president and CEO of SpencerBANK. (Photo/submitted)

Region – SpencerBANK has donated $720 to the Friendly House, Inc., an organization that promotes the educational, social and family betterment of the residents of Worcester. This donation will go toward the Friendly House summer program scholarship fund, which will give a child the opportunity to participate in the organization’s summer camp program for eight weeks. [...]

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