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McGovern shares stories, advice from career as state’s top cop

September 16th, 2014

Danielle Delaini, Corridor Nine; Karen Chapman, Corridor Nine; Pam Stevens, Seder & Chandler, LLP; Alan Gordon, Westborough Police Chief, Col. Marian McGovern; Deborah Penta, PENTA Communications; Denise Kapulka, Knight’s Airport Limousine; and Tracy Turczynski, Discover Cleaning Corporation
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Region – For over 30 years, Col. Marian McGovern served in different roles in the Mass. State Police, culminating with her earning the top position, superintendent, in 2009. After retiring in 2012, she has spent her time speaking to different groups and serving on boards that assist many of the same types of people she worked with during her storied career – children, the elderly and victims of abuse.

McGovern was the guest speaker at the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce’s women’s networking group Business Forward Females (BFF) Sept. 9 meeting, held at the Courtyard by Marriott in Marlborough.

Shrewsbury Crossings: Senior residential facility offers both assisted living, memory care

September 12th, 2014

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Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury Crossings is a licensed assisted living community for people who no longer want to or are able to remain in their own homes. Shrewsbury Crossings also offers a separately licensed memory care residence that cares for people with all types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, when their families need this service.

Selectmen have mixed reaction to Ocean State Job Lot alcohol proposal

September 10th, 2014

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Westborough–A proposal to add beer and wine sales at the Ocean State Job Lot store on Milk Street drew a mixed reaction from the Board of Selectmen Sept. 9.

OSJL Spirits LLC applied for a beer and wine license for the recently expanded store at 180 Milk St., saying it would use about 600 square feet of the 37,000-square foot store to carry out the license.

Hopkinton Drug to host fourth annual free lecture series

September 10th, 2014

Region – Hopkinton Drug announced its upcoming fourth annual Lecture Series which will consist of four lectures on topics including low back pain, emergency preparedness for pets and the Humane Society’s role in the community, hypothyroidism and bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy.

Marlborough Savings Bank donates to extended day program

September 10th, 2014

(l to r) Donna Driscoll, branch manager, Marlborough Savings Bank; Barbara Cole, director, Sudbury Extended Day; Rhona Jarmulowicz, Sudbury Extended Day; and Jamie Belmore, marketing coordinator, Marlborough Savings Bank.
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Marlborough – The Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation awarded Sudbury Extended Day (SED) a $2,500 grant to supplement the cost of enrolling students from low-income families into SED programs.

Local lawyers named among America’s best

September 10th, 2014

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Westborough – Three local residents from Westborough-based Mirick O’Connell have made the list of The Best Lawyers in America® 2015. “Best Lawyers” is one of the oldest publications in the legal profession highlighting the most outstanding attorneys.

Physical therapist at ActiveRx in Westborough achieves certification

September 10th, 2014

Westborough – ActiveRx Westborough announced that Wendy Kelley, lead physical therapist at ActiveRx in Westborough, has been designated as a Geriatric Certified Specialist (GSC) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, an Alexandria, Va.-based organization designed to improve public health by enhancing clinical experience in physical therapy practice through the credentialing specialists in a number of specialty areas.

Corridor Nine Chamber to host Applefest 5k

September 10th, 2014

The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 21st Applefest 5k, Saturday, Sept. 20.
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Northborough – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 21st Applefest 5k, Saturday, Sept. 20. The race starts and finishes at the Marion E. Zeh Elementary School, 33 Howard St. The event traditionally attracts between 300 to 500 runners and walkers and is perfect for experienced runners as well as those just starting out.

European Wax Center celebrates grand opening in Westborough

September 5th, 2014

Karen Chapman, the president of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce (far left) and Terri Radley, (middle, holding scissors) and the staff of the European Wax Center celebrate the grand opening of the franchise in Westborough. 
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Westborough – Although the European Wax Center has 620 locations nationwide, including nine in Massachusetts, none were located in central Mass. That is, until Terri Radley opened a franchise at 290 Turnpike Road, in the Speedway Plaza, this summer.

Knight’s Airport Limousine Service promotes prostate cancer awareness initiative

September 5th, 2014

Knight’s Airport Limousine Service staff (l to r) Brian Lafortune, Paul Barker, Mark Ford, John Robert, Mike Stratton, Paul Moroney and Robert Hoover 
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Knight’s Airport Limousine Service has partnered with the American Cancer Society on a campaign to promote prostate cancer awareness and raise funds toward researching the disease.

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