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‘Race of the Century’ to be held in Stow

July 19th, 2016

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Stow – The Collings Foundation will be hosting the “Race of the Century” Saturday, July 30 and Sunday, July 31 at its 137 Barton Road location.

The foundation will host a living history event that pits some of the greatest mobility- based technological advancements against each other. Horses, flying machines, and vehicles powered by water, will all be poised to solve the transportation issues of the day.

New name, changes for long-established Marlborough sports facility

July 19th, 2016

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Marlborough—Wayside Athletic Club became the new name for the Wayside Racquet & Swim Club in May, following an ownership change just over a year ago.

The name change better reflects that we are a full-service athletic facility, offering much more than the tennis and swimming reflected in the old name,” said Darren McLaughlin, general manager. And, he added with a laugh, “people never got the old name right.”

Marlborough Savings Bank to merge with North Middlesex Savings Bank

July 19th, 2016

Marlborough – Marlborough Savings Bank and North Middlesex Savings Bank recently announced plans to merge and create a new, larger mutual savings bank to provide even greater service and convenience to customers. Centered on an unwavering commitment to hometown banking — this mutually beneficial partnership will combine two organizations with very similar cultures and core values. The merger will also allow the combined bank to offer enhanced benefits such as increased lending capacity, a larger network of branches and ATMs, and continue its legacy of being a responsible neighbor while delivering easy, hassle-free banking.

Proposals sought for Westborough State Hospital property

July 14th, 2016

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Westborough – On a hill off of Lyman Street, near Lake Chauncy and neighboring Northborough, the former Westborough State Hospital property sits silent, a vestige of the past. The property’s 64 buildings, some of which were built when the hospital opened in 1886, are all now empty and boarded up. Vandals have left their mark since the hospital closed, on the insides as well as the outsides of the buildings.

Marlborough firm works with sellers, buyers in active market

July 13th, 2016

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Marlborough—Ernie Houde Jr. brings 26 years of experience to helping both sellers and buyers negotiate the current fast-paced real estate market.

“It’s a seller’s market right now, with a shortage of houses available and multiple offers on many properties,” he said. For example, typically there would be about 150 single-family homes on the market in Marlborough this time of year, but at the end of June, there were only 45 available.

New Hilton Garden Inn opens in Marlborough

July 13th, 2016

Among those present for the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Hilton Garden Inn in Marlborough are City Council President Edward Clancy; Karen Chapman, president, Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce; Donna Libby, director of sales at Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Marlborough; Timothy Hippensteele, general manager of the Hilton Garden Inn Boston/Marlborough; Susanne Morreale Leeber, Marlborough Chamber president and CEO; and City Councilor Joseph Delano.
  
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Marlborough – The Hilton Garden Inn at 170 Forest St. in Marlborough was officially welcomed to the city by Mayor Arthur Vigeant during a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house June 29. The 160-room hotel, with several boardrooms, dining rooms, conference rooms and a 2,400-square-foot ballroom, is an attractive addition to the Forest Hills development.

Mirick O’Connell celebrates 100th anniversary

July 5th, 2016

Mirick O’Connell attorneys and professional staff show their pride in celebration of the firm’s 100th anniversary.

Region – Mirick, O’Connell, DeMallie & Lougee, LLP, a full service law firm with offices in Worcester, Westborough and Boston, is marking its 100th anniversary this year. The firm celebrated by showing appreciation to its business partners, employees and clients at a gathering June 2 at the Mercantile Center Courtyard in Worcester.

Skyrise Theater actors shine in ‘The Little Mermaid’

July 5th, 2016

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Westborough – Young thespians from the region recently performed in a production of SkyRise Theater’s “The Little Mermaid” held at the Westborough High School.

The production featured Abby Hammond as “Arielle,” the beautiful mermaid, and Helena Spofford and Jillian Smith, who took turns playing “Ursula,” the wicked sea witch.

Cinema Under the Stars to present ‘Minions’ at Northborough Crossing

July 5th, 2016

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Northborough – Cinema Under the Stars at Northborough Crossing, 9012 Shops Way, will present “Minions” from the “Despicable Me” series on Friday, July 22 from 7-9 p.m. outside in front of Wegmans. The event is free and open to the public.

New to RE/MAX Vision Shrewsbury: Alison Zorovich – ‘For ALL your real estate needs, from A to Z’

July 5th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Since 2008, the very year the market experienced a drastic downturn, Alison Zorovich has been a top producing BROKER/REALTOR® in Central Mass. Since early on, she has relied on her skills as an Accredited Staging Professional to make the homes she is marketing stand out. It’s a practice she continues to this day, providing clients with honest, detailed guidance so together they can prepare and stage the property for a quick sale. She also loves working with buyers, first time or otherwise.

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