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Moore helps Massachusetts win XCel Regional Competition

June 28th, 2016

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Region – Christa Moore, 17, of Hubbardston, is a junior at Worcester Academy and an XCel Diamond gymnast at the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury. After a strong meet at the Massachusetts XCel Gymnastics State Championship, she was named one of seven gymnasts from the entire state to represent Massachusetts in Regional Competition. Moore placed first on vault at the XCel Regional meet, helping Massachusetts win the competition, which is made up of all the New England states and New York.

SpencerBANK and Southbridge Savings Bank employees donate to March of Dimes

June 28th, 2016

(l to r) : Lori Kelly, vice president/branch administrator, SpencerBANK;  Patty Kady, development manager, New England Chapter of March of Dimes; and Bonnie Losavio, assistant vice president/human resources, Southbridge Savings Bank

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Spencer – The employees at SpencerBANK and Southbridge Savings Bank recently joined forces and donated over $1,400 to the March of Dimes Organization of New England.

Both banks’ employees were given the opportunity to wear jeans to work in exchange for a $5 donation to the March of Dimes.

Marlborough Savings Bank celebrates opening of new Hudson branch

June 27th, 2016

(l to r) State Rep. Kate Hogan, Rick Bennett, Marlborough Savings Bank president and CEO, Donna Driscoll, branch manager, State Sen. Jamie Eldridge, Chuck Randall, Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce and Hudson Selectman John Parent 
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Hudson – With a new branch located at 186 Main St., Marlborough Savings Bank (MSB) has joined the revitalization of Hudson’s downtown business community.

Town leaders and other members of the local business community joined bank officials June 24 for the grand opening of the new branch.

Baker helps celebrate GE Healthcare Life Sciences grand opening in Marlborough

June 26th, 2016

Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant, Kieran Murphy, president and CEO of GE Healthcare Life Sciences, and Gov. Charlie Baker

Marlborough – “It’s a great day for Marlborough,” Mayor Arthur Vigeant said as he greeted Gov. Charlie Baker and other state and local officials June 23 to celebrate the official opening of GE Healthcare Life Sciences headquarters located at 100 Results Way, the site of the former Hewlett Packard (HP).

In 2012 Marlborough was left reeling when Fidelity Investments left the city, just as Hewlett Packard had done a few years prior. But now things are definitely on the upswing as the 210,000 square-foot new GE Healthcare joins Quest Diagnostics on the former HP complex, which is now known as Marlborough Hills.

Marlborough dental practice offers wide range of services

June 21st, 2016

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“We are a one-stop dental practice. I can do most procedures right here without the need for referrals,” said Dr. William J. Ayotte, explaining a key advantage of the dental services he has been offering for 26 years, 16 of them in Marlborough.

Proponents of proposed Grafton marijuana clinic pull application

June 16th, 2016

The former Cumerland Farms storefront that had been the site of the proposed Sage Cannabis marijuana clinic. 
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Grafton – The ongoing saga of the Sage Cannabis marijuana clinic seems to have ended this week when town officials received a letter notifying them that Sage had abandoned its plans to create a marijuana clinic at the old Cumberland Farms building at 206 Worcester St. a site abutting the Hollywood Drive residential neighborhood. This issue has become an ongoing controversy between the Town and angry residents since November, 2015, when the Board issued a Letter of Non-opposition to the clinic’s siting.

Corridor Nine partners with Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School

June 14th, 2016

(l t r) Students Chris Boutwell and Lily Plummer with Deb Harper, design and visual lead teacher at Assabet, with a poster they created with photos from the photo shoot.

Marlborough – There so many positive things that are the result of a working partnership. Mentoring, support, growth, cooperation and more occur when the people involved truly believe in what they are dong and work together to achieve a common goal.

Shrewsbury celebrates groundbreaking for Lakeway Commons

June 14th, 2016

A depiction of the proposed Lakeway Commons
Photo/courtesy Grossman Development Group

Shrewsbury – As Howard Grossman gazed over the nearly 100 town and state officials and local business leaders gathered at the site of the former Spag’s store on Route 9 June 7, he noted that “it had been a long time coming.”

Aubry wins Milestone Achievement award

June 13th, 2016

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Westborough – Vicki Aubry of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Westborough, was recently awarded a Milestone Achievement award for 20 years of service to the real estate industry in a ceremony held at Wachusett Country Club in West Boylston. The award was presented by the Central Mass Association of Realtors.

Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott showcases renovated meeting rooms

June 13th, 2016

(l to r) - Dave Kaiser, Central One Federal Credit Union; Patrick Hansen, Waterton; Mary Simone,  Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott; Cynthia Bock, Waterton; and Todd Bazydlo, Shrewsbury High School
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Marlborough – The Marlborough Courtyard by Marriott showed off its “new playing fields” June 6. Mary L. Simone, general manager and her staff welcomed invited guests to “grab a glove” and get in the game-themed party. The new and improved meeting space is a result of extensive renovation which gives the hotel over 8,000 square feet of the most up-to-date and state-of-the art meeting facilities in the region.

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