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Doctors Express announces partnership with independent practice group

January 18th, 2015

Region – Doctors Express, the largest independent urgent care provider in Massachusetts, recently announced a partnership with one of the largest independent cooperative physician groups, the Central Massachusetts Independent Physicians Association (CMIPA). This first-of-its-kind partnership will offer more resources for patients, better communication between providers and patients as well as continuity of care. Doctors Express [...]

Slippery commute predicted for Monday morning

January 11th, 2015

Region – We can expect another round of light snow to a wintry mix to bother us tomorrow. Snow will begin early tomorrow morning in the pre-dawn hours and transition to a mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain by mid to late morning, and there is a chance of some plain rain mixing in during the late afternoon as well.

Simple Church adds on services and new venue

January 8th, 2015

Region – Simple Church of Grafton has added an additional service on Fridays at 5 p.m. beginning Jan. 16, at our new winter season venue at the Congregational Church of Grafton, 30 Grafton Common. The Thursday evening service at 7 p.m. will also be held at the Congregational Church. Simple Church services would include preparing [...]

SpencerBANK supports Hearts for Heat

January 7th, 2015

(l to r) Lori L. Kowal, vice president of marketing, SpencerBANK; Sharon Legasey, president of Hearts for Heat, Spencer chapter; and K. Michael Robbins, president and CEO of SpencerBANK. (Photo/submitted)

Region – SpencerBANK recently donated $1,000 to the Spencer chapter of Hearts for Heat, a nonprofit community-based charitable organization dedicated to providing heating assistance to qualified residents of Spencer. It also donated $500 to the Leicester chapter, which supports Leicester residents. The donations will help Hearts for Heat offset heating costs for residents in need [...]

Final Montalbano golf tournament raises $40,000

January 7th, 2015

Photo: (l to r) Mike McDonagh, Scott Buckley, David Wong and Mark Noack of “ICS 1” took first place in the 2014 One Ball Two Strikes Greg Montalbano Golf Classic. The tournament’s two-tiered walnut trophy features a bottle of Chianti Montalbano, which the late pitcher autographed while still playing professional baseball. (Photo/Kristen Montalbano)

Region – The fifth and final One Ball Two Strikes, The Greg Montalbano Golf Classic, raised $40,000 at Highfields Golf & Country Club in Grafton Sept. 19. Proceeds from the event benefit Catch-A-Dream, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and youth recreational organizations in the local community. The tournament raised more than $160,000 in its five years. The [...]

Dangerously cold temps on tap for the next 24 hours

January 7th, 2015

Region – The cold shot that will arrive later this afternoon will bring severe conditions to our area, but will only last about 24 hours before moderation is noticeable. However, during that time, conditions will be dangerous to be outside without having taken the appropriate protective measures.

The first storm of 2015 to hit area Saturday night

December 31st, 2014

Region – Looking down the road to the first storm of 2015, I see the possibility of a real winter mess with snow, sleet, freezing rain and finally rain for about 12 hours from near midnight Saturday night to around or just after noon on Sunday afternoon. A disturbance will come out of the southwestern U.S. and head to the east and northeast, finally moving through the eastern Great Lakes region. There may also be a weak coastal development but nothing of real concern at this point.

Informational meeting on upcoming breast cancer walk

December 28th, 2014

Region – The 13th Just ‘Cause Breast Cancer 3-Day Walk is scheduled for May 29 – 31. An informational/orientation meeting regarding the walk will be held Tuesday, Jan. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Bolton Public Library Meeting Room, 738 Main St. The monies raised by this walk make a difference to the two recipient [...]

Avidia donates to the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest.

December 28th, 2014

Members of the Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest hold the check with (l to r) Gary Violette, director of the Boys & Girls Club of MetroWest; Lisette Arbelli, Hudson South branch manager of Avidia Bank; Francis Hurley, president of the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest; Keith Dwinells, Main Street Hudson branch manager of Avidia Bank; Mark O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $9,000 to the Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest to help support club programs. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 Billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

SpencerBANK gives back during the holidays

December 28th, 2014

Lynne M. Esposito, VP and Mortgage Division manager of SpencerBANK and bank coordinator for the Spencer Toys for Tots program, poses with donations recently made at the bank’s main office.

Region – Once again, SpencerBANK employees worked together this holiday season to support the Spencer Toys for Tots campaign. Collectively, staff members donated toys to 27 children living in Spencer. SpencerBANK employees are the largest contributor to the Spencer Toys for Tots program, while the bank also serves as a drop-off location for this program [...]

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