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Dawn’s School of Dance named Studio of Excellence

August 2nd, 2016

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Northborough – Dawn’s School of Dance in Northborough was awarded the Studio of Excellence Award July 17 at the Elite Dance Challenge’s national competition in Providence, R.I. The Studio of Excellence Award is determined by each participating Association of Dance Conferences and Competitions (ADCC) member and given to a studio of their choice that exemplifies the mission and purpose of the ADCC.

Shrewsbury winery offers tastings of its reds and whites

August 2nd, 2016

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“We purchased these 40 acres of grazing land in 2010, and planted our first rows of grapes in 2011, then added more rows of grapes over the next three years,” said Eric Preusse, who owns the winery with his wife, Peggy. “We’ve tried 11 different varieties to see what would do well here, and now we are down to four major varieties. Grapes are bred for certain regions. We are growing varieties such as Marquette, developed in Minnesota, which do well in cold weather but would not grow in warmer climates.”

UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital introduces new technology to detect prostate cancer

August 2nd, 2016

Marlborough – UMass Memorial-Marlborough Hospital July 21 announced that a new prostate cancer detection technology is now available at the hospital. Targeted magnetic resonance (MRI)/ultrasound fusion prostate biopsies have been recently performed by Bhalchandra Parulkar, MD, a urologist who is a member of the hospital’s active medical staff.

Aguirre receives real estate management certification

August 2nd, 2016

Marlborough – Peabody Properties, Inc. recently announced that Marlborough resident Angel Aguirre, property manager of the Dona Betsaida Gutierrez Cooperative and Off Centre Lofts in Jamaica Plain, has been certified as an Accredited Residential Manager (ARM) by the Institute of Real Estate Management (IREM).

Avidia donates $1,000 to St. Bernadette School

August 2nd, 2016

(l to r) Mark O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Deborah O’Neil, principal of St. Bernadette School; and Jennifer Cardoso, Northborough branch manager of Avidia Bank
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Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to St. Bernadette School in Northborough. This donation is to help assist with financial aid. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Julio’s Liquors allows customers a chance to purchase rare whisky

July 28th, 2016

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Westborough – At 10 a.m. on Sunday, July 31, Julio’s Liquors will open its doors to allow the first 500 visitors (21 years or older) a chance to purchase the rarest of the rare whiskies. The event will work as a lottery system. Each of the first 500 visitors at Julio’s will receive a special […]

Northborough company makes roofs look new again

July 26th, 2016

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“I was in the home remodeling business for over 30 years. I had just landed a job for a new roof, and the homeowner wanted to shingle over the existing roof, but there was moss and lichen on it. He said I could use his power washer to remove all that. I was thrilled with the way the roof looked and with not having to deal with permits, licenses, sub-contractors, inspectors, no trips to the improvement stores,” said Bob Blanchette, who has been operating Roof Washing Services for four years.

Library Building Committee updates selectmen on expansion project

July 22nd, 2016

Westborough – At the July 19 Board of Selectmen meeting, the Library Building Committee, along with Eric Moore, architect from Lamoureux and Pagano, and Peter Collins, the project OPM (Owner’s Project Manager), updated selectmen on the status of proposed expansion and renovation of the library. Library Building Committee members include Chair Ed Baldwin, Dorothy Mello, John T. Arnold, Dexter Blois, Leigh Emery and Library Director Maureen Ambrosino.

Fit FRIENDzy to host Buti Yoga instructor training

July 19th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Fit FRIENDzy Studios is hosting a Buti Yoga instructor training Saturday, Aug. 6 and Sunday, Aug. 7. The core belief of Buti Yoga is that all women hold the power to heal their bodies from the inside out. Buti Yoga encourages women to connect with the deepest parts of themselves to facilitate sustainable transformation. The practice of Buti Yoga draws on ancient cleansing techniques called “kriyas” to stimulate and cleanse the deep abdominal organs – facilitating detoxification on physical, energetic and emotional levels.

Achieve a healthy life with Worcester County Massage

July 19th, 2016

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Northborough – Tara Curnin, LMT is a licensed massage therapist whose path to massage stemmed from her own need for chronic pain management. She believes the road to a better life is through better health. She has been providing massage services such as Myofascial Release, Swedish Massage, Deep Tissue, and Hot and Cold Stone Therapy to the Worcester county area since 2006. Curnin has practiced with local chiropractors and sports teams, including the Worcester Tornadoes and has volunteered for the pre- and post-race massage at the Boston Marathon.

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