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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 [...]

Heritage Chorale readies for a unique new season

August 25th, 2014

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Region – The Heritage Chorale of the Metrowest area is seeking singers, high school age and older, for its new season, featuring some changes in its schedule and an unusual collaboration with a Bluegrass band. In December the chorus, under the direction of John Finney, will present a family concert of popular Christmas and other [...]

Traffic advisory issued for Southborough Summer Nights event scheduled for Aug. 23

August 19th, 2014

Southborough – The annual Southborough Summer Nights event will be celebrated this Saturday, Aug. 23, starting at 5 p.m., at Neary School. To make sure everyone attending or passing by stays safe, a traffic advisory has been issued: The Southborough Emergency Management Agency would like to advise all residents of an upcoming traffic advisory for [...]

Regional planning commissions seek business community input for “Buy Local” initiative

August 18th, 2014

Region – On Aug. 11, the Central Massachusetts Regional Planning Commission (CMRPC) and Montachusett Regional Planning Commission (MRPC) began spearheading a “Buy Local” initiative. This multi-pronged initiative seeks to facilitate a shift in spending patterns to support local businesses and producers in central Massachusetts. The heart of the initiative – a Buy Local campaign and [...]

Scholarships awarded to area Framingham State students

August 10th, 2014

Region – The Independent Association of Framingham State Alumni (IAFSA) recently announced its 2014-2015 scholarship winners. IAFSA, a charitable nonprofit organization founded in 1874, offers approximately 30 scholarships and awards to Framingham State University students as well as interest-free loans.? Some scholarships have multiple recipients. Scholarships and loan funding are provided by donations and bequests. [...]

August 7 is Purple Heart Day

August 7th, 2014

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Submitted by Military Order of the Purple Heart A day to honor America's combat wounded and fallen heroes Region – Each year on August 7, Americans pause to remember and honor the brave men and women who were either wounded on the battlefield or paid the ultimate sacrifice with their lives.? The Purple Heart is [...]

Local kids from Boys and Girls Clubs tour Fenway

August 3rd, 2014

Red Sox players David Ross (front row, center left) and Brock Holt (front row, center right) meet the kids.

Region – On July 30, approximately 75 children from the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest, Thomas Chew Memorial Boys & Girls Club of Fall River, and Breakthrough Greater Boston were treated to a tour of Fenway Park, lunch on the Green Monster, and a Q & A session with current Red Sox players David [...]

State Representative Matt Beaton to host third annual Beaton Charity Classic

July 29th, 2014

Shrewsbury/Westborough – State Representative Matt Beaton is delighted to host his third annual charity golf tournament Monday, Aug. 18, at the Haven Country Club (formerly Mount Pleasant Country Club) in Boylston. The Beaton Charity Classic (BCC) will begin at 9 a.m. with registration and a continental breakfast, followed by a 10:30 a.m. bramble-style start, barbecue [...]

First responders and veterans honored at ‘LiveLife Family Day’

July 29th, 2014

State Senator Michael Moore, Worcester Register of Probate Stephen Abraham, Rev. Will Bard, founder and CEO of LiveLife Center and Valiant Veterans, and Amanda Sullivan (front), executive director of LiveLife and executive director and co-founder of Valiant Veterans, with Boston Bruins mascot "Blades," two of the team's "Ice Girls" and "Corporal Gunnar."

Shrewsbury – Despite the rain, nearly 1,000 people enjoyed a free barbecue and met with local first responders at the “LiveLife Family Day” July 27 at the Hebert Candy Mansion. The event was hosted by the Worcester-based organization Valiant Veterans LiveLife Center and Massachusetts Vest-A-Dog.

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