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Summer Guide 2016 is now here

May 18th, 2016

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Click on the link to read the stories in the Community Advocate’s Summer Guide 2016:

Three local students honored by Marlborough chamber

May 17th, 2016

Susanne Morreale Leeber, president and CEO, MRCC; scholarship recipients Abigail Mangsen and Katrina Pusateri; , Darren McLaughlin, president Marlborough Regional Community Foundation; Mary Miller, AVRTHS BPA adviser; and Ernest Houle, superintendent-director, AVRTHS

Marlborough – The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce (MRCC) recently presented the 2016 Cathy Gregory Mogavero Business Professionals of America Award to three local students. In a recent ceremony held at the MRCC’s offices, a check for $500 was presented to each of the recipients – Fatima Awada, a senior from Marlborough High School; and the team of Abigail Mangsen and Katrina Pusateri, both seniors at Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School.

Wayside Ford celebrates 25th anniversary

May 17th, 2016

(l to r) Owner Claude Levesque, Paula Ebbeling, office manager, Silvio Ruisi, sales manager, Steve Christie, service manager, and William Trottier, parts manager
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Region – Wayside Ford, Inc. of Marlborough, a Ford authorized dealer serving Marlborough, Southborough, Westborough, Hudson and Metrowest recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Claude Levesque, owner of Wayside Ford, Inc., thanked the local customers who have supported Wayside Ford, Inc. over the years, and said he looks forward to assisting them in their future sales and service needs.

Bertucci’s to hold fundraiser for four-year-old Westborough student

May 17th, 2016

Westborough – Bertucci’s of Westborough on 160 Turnpike Rd. (Rte. 9), will be holding a Dining for Dollars fundraiser Thursday, May 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. to benefit the family of Leah Davis of Hopkinton. Leah, a four-year-old student at Miss Tanya’s Woodland School in Westborough, was recently diagnosed with cancerous tumors on her cervical spine, lumbar spine, and cerebellum. She is currently undergoing an aggressive treatment plan at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her hospital stays have been lengthy and have put a financial as well as emotional toll on her family.

Cornerstone Academy dedicates outdoor learning space

May 17th, 2016

Cornerstone Academy’s Director Karen McQuade welcomes families into the space.

Northborough – On May 10, Cornerstone Academy of Northborough dedicated its recently implemented Outdoor Classroom, a National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat and unique learning space. The private elementary school’s 43 students, faculty, and families gathered for a ribbon-cutting, outdoor meditation and planting ceremony.

Checkerboards in Hudson celebrates 25 years of quality food and service

May 17th, 2016

The Checkerboards Restaurant & Bar staff
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Hudson – In an era where restaurants seem to come and go, Checkerboards Restaurant & Bar is definitely one bucking that trend. This month, the Hudson restaurant, which is owned by Chris Tsiros, his father-in-law Joe Martocci and sister-in-law Jill Smith, will be its celebrating its 25th anniversary.

AFC Urgent Care to hold blood drive

May 17th, 2016

Marlborough – AFC Urgent Care (formerly Doctor’s Express Marlborough) at 38 Boston Post Rd West (Rt. 20) will be partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at its Marlborough location from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 25.

Providing baseball and softball coaching, travelling teams

May 17th, 2016

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Marlborough—All Star Sports Academy offers individual and small-group coaching in baseball and softball as well as a chance to play on travelling teams for students who are passionate about the sports.

Clint Chalk opened the indoor facility last September, focusing primarily on baseball, but this fall he expects to more than double the number of softball teams, particularly adding opportunities for girls.

May 13 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9

May 15th, 2016

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The Community Advocate is now partnering with Charter TV3  in Worcester to produce a new cable feature – “Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9.” Every week, the 90-second spot will feature either Publisher David Bagdon or Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories.  The feature […]

Florida man arrested in Westborough Verizon dispute

May 12th, 2016

Verizon workers picket outside the Extended Extended Stay Hotel at 180 E. Main St.  where replacement workers are being housed. 
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Westborough – Police Chief Alan Gordon released this statement this morning: On May 12th, at approximately 8:20 AM, the Westborough Police Department was assisting with a labor dispute involving striking Verizon workers and replacement workers who were staying at the Extended Stay Hotel at 180 E. Main St. Four officers were assisting the replacement workers […]

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