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Interboro Band seeking players

October 16th, 2014

Region – The Interboro Band is seeking members for their ensemble that meets Monday nights September through June, 7:30-9:15 p.m. in the band room of the P. Brent Trottier Middle School, 49 Parkerville Road, Southborough. The band performs two free concerts each year. Membership is open to adults and students grade 9 and up, regardless of [...]

Charter’s public access stations are changing

October 16th, 2014

Region – Charter Communications has announced that it has made recent changes to its services that will affect its customers in many central Massachusetts towns. Starting Tuesday, Oct. 14, public, government and educational access television stations in Northborough, Southborough and Westborough are moving to new channels. Public Access Television Channel 11 is moving to Channel [...]

Webster Five donates $1,000 to Girls Inc. for summer camps

October 12th, 2014

(l to r) Sam Bitar, executive director of the Webster Five Foundation and business analyst, Webster Five; Victoria Waterman, CEO, Girls Inc.; Richard Leahy, CEO/president, Webster Five; and (front) Cassidy Vanner, student at Girls, Inc.

Region – The Webster Five Foundation announced its $1,000 donation to Girls Incorporated of Worcester, as part of its Web of Caring to Make a Difference program. The donation supported the 2014 Summer Camp Scholarship fund for inner-city girls from low-income families. Webster Five’s Web of Caring to Make a Difference program reinforces the bank’s [...]

Avidia Bank donates $1,000 for educational programs

October 12th, 2014

(l to r) Michael Allard, senior vice president and marketing director, Avidia Bank; Jimmie Ames, assistant vice president and market manager, Avidia Bank; Lisa Robideau, president/clinical director, Genesis Counseling Services, Inc.; Janet Horne, administrative director, Genesis Counseling Services, Inc.; Suzanne Laperle, Westborough branch manager, Avidia Bank.

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to Genesis Counseling Services, Inc., for educational programs for teens and adults, including parenting skills class. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 Billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Council approves tax incentive plan for GE Healthcare

October 10th, 2014

GE Healthcare Life Sciences was granted a tax concession through the Tax Increment Financing (TIF) agreement by the City Council at its Oct. 6 meeting. The property tax break allows the company to expand its current operation in Marlborough and to serve as its U.S. headquarters which is currently located in New Jersey.

Natick Visiting Nurse Association awarded CHAP Accreditation

October 10th, 2014

Region – Community Health Accreditation Program, Inc., (CHAP) announced that the Natick Visiting Nurse Association (Natick VNA) has been awarded CHAP accreditation under the CHAP Home Health Care Standards of Excellence. CHAP accreditation has been awarded to Natick VNA since 2001. Natick VNA is one of only two visiting nurse associations in Massachusetts to hold [...]

Try Hockey for Free Day in Westborough

October 8th, 2014

Region – Starhawks Youth Hockey invites boys and girls ages 4 to 12 to Northstar Ice Sports Center in Westborough Saturday, Nov. 8, at 10:50 a.m. for a Try Hockey for Free clinic to experience ice hockey for the first time and learn the basics of the sport in a fun, safe environment. Make sure [...]

Assabet JROTC leader honored upon retirement from Marines

October 5th, 2014

Lt. Col. Benjamin Luciano congratulates Chief Warrant Officer 3 Randolph P. Mann after awarding him the Meritorious Service Medal.

Region – Accepting the offer to lead the newly formed U.S. Marine Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) program at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School in Marlborough, Chief Warrant Officer 3 Randolph P. Mann agreed to retire from the Marines a few years earlier than planned. He was honored for his 21 years of service at a retirement ceremony held at the school Oct. 3.

Clinton Savings Bank takes two gold at New England Financial Marketing Awards

October 4th, 2014

(l to r) Mia Thurlow, co-creative director, McDougall & Duval; Dan Duval, owner/CEO, McDougall & Duval; Ellen McGovern, vice president, marketing, Clinton Savings Bank; Peter Hale, vice president, client services, McDougall & Duval; Kristin Zirkel, assistant vice president, marketing, Clinton Savings Bank; and Christal Pond, marketing coordinator, Clinton Savings Bank.

Region – Clinton Savings Bank received two Gold Awards at the 2014 New England Financial Marketing Awards Gala Sept. 24. The bank was honored in two categories for banks under $500 million in assets. First, they were honored in the Deposit Category for their innovative Valentine’s Day CD Special. The bank and its marketing agency, [...]

Avidia Bank donates to Community Legal Aid

October 4th, 2014

(l to r) Barbara Arena, Shrewsbury head teller, Avidia Bank; Jonathan L. Mannina, executive director of Community Legal Aid; and Patricia Smith, Shrewsbury branch manager, Avidia Bank.

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,000 to Community Legal Aid, Inc. for a language access project. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

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