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Central One donates to Shrewsbury library’s PJ drive

March 19th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – The Shrewsbury Public Library recently held a Pajamas Donation Initiative to support the 9th Annual Boston Bruins/Cradles to Crayons PJ Drive, benefiting homeless or needy children across the state.

Central One Federal Credit Union announces promotions

March 15th, 2016

(l to r) Christine Bates, David V. Kaiser and Michael T. Murphy

Shrewsbury – David L’Ecuyer, president/CEO of Central One Federal Credit Union has announced the following promotions:

David V. Kaiser has been promoted to assistant vice president of retail services. Kaiser has more than 25 years of experience in the financial services field, most recently serving as branch manager of the Westborough branch.

Houde welcomes new Realtor

March 15th, 2016

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Marlborough – Houde Real Estate recently announced the addition of Nancy Butterly, Realtor Consultant, to their team of professional agents. Butterly is a member of the Greater Boston Real Estate Board and the National Association of Realtors.

Worcester firm offers various dumpster sizes for waste removal

March 15th, 2016

Ron Sharleville

“Dumpster rentals are our main focus,” said Ron Sharleville, who started the trash removal business in 1995. “We started off with one truck and four containers, we’re now up to three trucks and 60-some containers.

“We have four sizes of dumpsters available,” holding 10, 15, 20 or 25 cubic yards.

PENTA hosts International Women’s Day event in support of Women Build 2016

March 10th, 2016

Local female business leaders pose for a photo with Bonnie Biocchi, director of development of the Habitat for Humanity – Metrowest Greater Worcester. Inc.  (third from left) and Deborah Penta, CEO of PENTA Communications, Inc.,  (fourth from left).   
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – Female business leaders from the region gathered at PENTA Communications, Inc. March 8 to commemorate International Women’s Day. The morning’s keynote speaker was Bonnie Biocchi, director of development of the Habitat for Humanity – Metrowest Greater Worcester. Inc. (HFH MWGW) who spoke on the initiative, Women Build 2016.

Shrewsbury Stop & Shop donate to St. Anne’s food pantry

March 8th, 2016

(front) Elaine LeBlanc, St. Anne’s Human Services director, and Jo Ann Keegan, food pantry manager, accept a check from employees of the Shrewsbury Stop & Shop. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Shrewsbury –The Shrewsbury Stop & Shop, located at 539 Boston Turnpike, presented a donation of $4,116 to the St. Anne’s Human Services food pantry March 1.

Elaine LeBlanc, the organization’s director, and Jo Ann Keegan, the food pantry manager, accepted the check from management and employees of the store.

Swedish bakery offers breads, pastries, cakes from scratch

March 7th, 2016

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“We have Irish soda bread for St. Patrick’s Day, and then we will have special cakes for Easter, shaped like Easter eggs and Easter bunnies,” along with cookies decorated with the holiday themes, said Jon Lundstrom, owner of the Worcester bakery his father started in 1960. Crown is a full-service bakery, offering a wide range of pastries, breads, Swedish specialty items and cakes for all occasions, all made right in the store.

Funky Murphy’s in Marlborough now serving Sunday brunch

March 7th, 2016

Marlborough – Funky Murphy’s Bar and Grill, 31 Main St., in Marlborough is now serving Sunday brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a wide variety of all the favorites. The restaurant has other daily specials, including a complete prime rib dinner every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. with Stump Trivia at 8 p.m.; Build Your Own Burger Wednesdays for $5; and, during the Lent season, stop by on Fridays for fish ‘n’ chips for $7.99.

Artisans wanted for Spring Arts Festival

March 7th, 2016

Westborough – The Art and Frame Emporium in Westborough is now accepting artisan applications to participate in its Spring Arts Festival Saturday, June 4. The festival is open to all artisans with original, handmade work. Due to a limited number of spaces (30), the show will be juried to ensure the highest quality and artistic variety.

Funutation Tech Academy creates problem solvers

March 7th, 2016

A Funutation Tech Academy student at work solving a problem. 

Westborough – “Can you teach kids to make video games?”

A mom asked me that 15 years ago and Funutation (Fun and Education) was founded,” said Ted Jordan, founder and STEM (Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics) program manager with Funutation.

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