“Author Archive”
Stories written by Community Advocate Staff

Shelter seeks foster or permanent home for deaf dog

October 27th, 2016


Hopkinton – Baypath Humane Society of Hopkinton, Inc., is desperately seeking a foster or permanent home for Pigeon, a two year old Dalmatian mix. Pigeon was rescued from a high-kill Kentucky shelter earlier this year and has been in and out of foster homes since. She is becoming quite stressed at the shelter thus the […]

Mediterranean Food Festival Oct. 29

October 27th, 2016

Shrewsbury – A Mediterranean Food Festival and Indoor Yard Sale will be held at St. Mary’s Syrian Orthodox Church, 1 Industrial Drive, Saturday, Oct. 29, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 30, from 12:30-5 p.m. Delicious and authentic Middle Eastern food to dine in or take out, featuring hummus, kebbe, stuffed grape leaves, […]

Apple Tree Arts hires new music teachers

October 27th, 2016

Alaina Calloway Bolton. Photos/submitted

Grafton – Apple Tree Arts has hired two teachers to support growth in the nonprofit community school of the arts’ private music and voice student enrollment. Alaina Calloway Bolton is teaching piano and voice students while Russ Arnold is directing ensembles for the Grafton-based music and theatre arts school. Calloway Bolton has five years’ experience […]

Yes it’s time for another real estate report!

October 27th, 2016

Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc. and an agent at REMAX Professional Associates. 508-735-4663. www.stevelevine.com

By Steve Levine, President of Steve Levine Inc., and an agent for REMAX Professional Associates

The outpouring of calls and emails over the last few months has been quite shocking to say the least…and I must say it was very, very appreciated.

Air Force veteran continues serving in AMVETS Post 208

October 26th, 2016

Past Commander Sue Conrad of Hudson AMVETS Post 208. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – Over 50 years after enlisting in the U.S. Air Force at age 21 during the Vietnam War era, Sue Conrad holds the distinction of serving as the first woman commander of two Massachusetts AMVETS posts. As a current member of Hudson AMVETS Post 208 and its Ladies Auxiliary, she’s set to participate in the 27th season of Home Alone for the Holidays.

Ghoulish fun in Grafton

October 26th, 2016


Grafton – Two “patrons” post in their wedding finery outside the Grafton Public Library. Photo/Bonnie Adams

Naval commander Alexander Tournas named Westborough grand marshal

October 26th, 2016


Westborough – Alexander W. Tournas has been named grand marshal of Westborough’s 2016 Veterans Day parade Friday, Nov. 11. Tournas was born to William and Anna Tournas on Sept. 4, 1952, and raised in Peabody. After graduating in 1970, he went on to earn a bachelor’s degree and a master’s of education in counselor education […]

Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union supports innovation in Shrewsbury schools

October 26th, 2016

Shrewsbury Superintendent Dr. Joseph Sawyer (left) and Jim DuPont, CEO of Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (right), with Paton School fourth-graders. Photos/Melanie Petrucci

Shrewsbury – Jim DuPont, CEO of Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU), paid a visit to Mary Beth Leifer’s fourth-grade classroom at the Walter J. Paton Elementary School Oct. 18.

Community Business Leaders – Oct. 28, 2016

October 26th, 2016


Click on the link to learn more about the business leaders in our local communities.

Luce Brothers Floor Covering: Floors you love, service you expect

October 26th, 2016

(l to r) Dave, Steve and Keith Luce (Ken is missing from photo). Photo/Jane Keller Gordon

Marlborough – It’s definitely a family affair at Luce Brothers Floor Covering, located in the Twin Bro Plaza on Route 20, near the Marlborough-Northborough line. Four good-natured brothers—Keith, Steve, Dave and Ken—have followed in the footsteps of their late father Earle, who ran a flooring business out of a van.

Recently Commented

  • Nadine: You ought to be ashamed at how bias this article is! The headline calls it an Anti Trump Rally but were there...
  • Clarence Spangle: The banksters need a war desperately right now. They’ve tried so hard in Syria and it just hasn’t...
  • Bill & Leslie Hedin & Family: Very sorry for your loss, Steve, David & Dianne. RIP, Mrs. Brunelle....
  • Robbin Miller: Congratulations to Melissa Shang for writing her book to promote disability awareness. Anytime an...
  • Su Fromm: I can”t believe it”s you. I am so glad you guys are still in business, and so successful.I...