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Westborough facility offers adult and children’s classes, party venue

October 12th, 2015

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“F3 is a family fitness and enrichment center for ages 0 to 99. There’s something for every member of the family. Mom can engage in a kid’s class alongside her child, and then head into a cardio barre class while her child plays with our staff,” said Bobbi Mard, who started the Westborough business with her husband last January. F3 offers kids’ enrichment and fitness classes such acting, cheer, sensory skills, and tumbling, as well as fitness classes for teens and adults, open play time, a child watch program while adults take classes, and birthday parties and other events.

SpencerBANK employees wear denim for breast cancer awareness

October 12th, 2015

(Front row, l to r) Deb Clark, Pam LeBlanc, Jaime Salerno; (back row, l to r) Stephanie Girouard, Jenny Anderson, Lisa Chaffee, Rachel Beaudry, Rich Hebson, Deb Decoste, Steve Quink, Chelsea Prizio, Kyle Bourque, Patti Cardinale, Alison Welman, Wendy Coran and Lori Kowal

Region – SpencerBANK participated in Lee National Denim Day Oct.2 to benefit the American Cancer Society. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, employees raised $500 to support the fight against breast cancer and help improve the lives of those affected by the disease.

UMass Memorial-Marlborough announces hiring of nicotine-free employees

October 6th, 2015

Marlborough – Effective Oct. 1, UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital has instituted a nicotine-free hiring policy for new employees. “Hiring nicotine-free employees is part of a larger effort to be a role model in our community by setting a healthy example,” stated Francis Meringolo, vice president of human resources. “Recruiting and hiring employees who practice healthy lifestyle […]

Julio’s Liquors announces new wine director

October 6th, 2015

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Westborough – Julio’s Liquors has announced that Toni DeLuca will be joining its team as wine director, bringing with her many years of experience from her travels studying wine in various regions across the world.

A Massachusetts native, DeLuca received her bachelor of science degree from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., and then moved to Virginia in order to pursue a career with the federal government. While working for the U.S. Department of Justice, she worked part-time in the tasting room at Chrysalis Vineyards, a local winery in northern Virginia. The unique experience motivated her to pursue an education in winemaking full-time.

Westborough office can help homeowners evaluate policies

October 6th, 2015

The Westborough staff of Northeast Insurance Agency, Inc.
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“We sell property and casualty insurance. We specialize in auto, homeowner, life and business insurance,” said Stan Szajna, co-owner and treasurer of Northeast Insurance. The agency’s Westborough office is in the Colonial Plaza at 45 East Main St. It has five other offices in Massachusetts and is licensed in all New England states.

Marlborough Heritage Day Festival postponed

October 1st, 2015

Marlborough – Due to the weather forecast, the 20th annual Heritage Day Festival in downtown Marlborough has been postponed to the weekend of Oct. 23-25.

Highlights include the Cushing Amusement Family Carnival, Oktoberfest, the Marlboro Main Street Mile Road Race, farmer’s market and the annual Chili/Chowder Challenge. Also featured will be a booth commemorating the Marlborough Historical Society’s 50th anniversary celebration with displays of historical items.

Lobel entertains chamber breakfast with insights into New England sports scene

September 30th, 2015

Bette O'Reilly, chair, Corridor Nine Board of Directors; Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine, Bob Lobel and Rebecca Roman, secretary, Corridor Nine Board of Directors 
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Westborough – Bob Lobel, one of New England’s most iconic sportscasters, was the guest speaker at the Sept. 24 breakfast meeting of the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce held at the Doubletree Hotel. Over the course of an hour, Lobel regaled the audience with his humorous and insightful opinions on the state of the region’s four major sports teams.

As a sports director and anchor for WBZ-TV in Boston, Lobel had interviewed and covered virtually every major team and sporting event in the region. He has also had successful radio shows and now has a new television show, “Legends with Bob Lobel.”

Dental Solutions welcomes new dental specialist

September 29th, 2015

Dr. Anthony T. Quinta


Northborough – Dental Solutions of Northboro recently welcomed Anthony T. Quinta, DMD, to its dental practice. Dr. Quinta graduated summa cum laude from Tufts University of Dental Medicine. He was awarded honors on both National Dental Boards part 1 and 2 and was the recipient of the Quintessence Award for outstanding performance in clinical periodontology. […]

Avidia donates $1,000 to the Symphony Pro Musica

September 29th, 2015

(l to r) Valerie Rice, vice president, Board of Directors for Symphony Pro Musica;  Alison Doherty, general manager of Symphony Pro Musica; and Keith Dwinells, Hudson Branch manager of Avidia Bank  

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Symphony Pro Musica located in Hudson. This donation will help support computer costs and general program support. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Buzz Coren brings his artistic talent to Craftworks

September 28th, 2015

An assortment of earrings by Buzz Coren

Northborough – Craftworks recently announced that Buzz Coren of Featherwood has joined its growing group of artisans. Since 1980, Cohen has been creating both functional and decorative objects in wood.

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