June 23rd, 2015
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.
June 18th, 2015
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.
June 17th, 2015
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 [...]
June 17th, 2015
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.”
June 14th, 2015
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 [...]
June 14th, 2015
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. [...]
June 11th, 2015
Region – Bette O’Reilly, assistant vice president and branch manager of Commerce Bank in Westborough, was installed as the new chair of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Meeting held on May 28. O’Reilly will be serving a 2-year term.
June 5th, 2015
Region – The 17th annual UMass Medicine Cancer Walk & 5K Run Kickoff Breakfast will be held Thursday, June 11, at the Aaron Lazare Medical Research Building, 364 Plantation St., Worcester. The walk and run will be held Sunday, Sept. 27 at UMass Medical School campus. Join corporate and community leaders for a complimentary breakfast [...]
June 4th, 2015
Upton – On Friday, June 12, three teen rock bands and two middle school a cappella groups will take the stage at Nipmuc Regional High School, 90 Pleasant St., Upton, from 6-9:30 p.m. to raise money for pediatric cancer research – specifically the Ty Louis Campbell (TLC) Foundation. The three bands – Eclipse, Distracted and [...]
June 3rd, 2015
Hopkinton – Well over 1,000 children and their families braved the rain to attend Hopkinton Public Library Foundation’s Fourth Annual Touch-A-Truck and Food Truck Festival held May 31. The event, held at Hopkinton High School, raised $11,000 for the restoration, renovation and expansion of Hopkinton Public Library. Children climbed in the driver’s seats and honked [...]