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Officials hope more companies will utilize new commuter shuttle

February 24th, 2014

Westborough – Officials from the Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) held a meeting at the Doubletree Hotel Feb. 19 with local business leaders to discuss a new shuttle service that transports commuters to several office parks to and from the Westborough MBTA commuter rail station.

Steve O’Neil, WRTA’s administrator, said since the kickoff Dec. 2, the number of riders had started slowly, but was anticipated to grow once the weather improved and more people became aware of the service.

Seniors page, February 21 edition

February 23rd, 2014

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Here are the senior page ads for the February 21 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Local page ads, February 21 edition

February 23rd, 2014

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Here are the local page ads for the February 21 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Mr. Handyman Central MetroWest: Providing a wide range of home improvement services

February 20th, 2014

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“People expect a handyman to just hang pictures or fix a railing. We can do larger things, including painting, drywall, cabinet installation, hanging large-screen televisions, window and door replacement and repairs, even remodeling a basement or bathroom,” said Michael Campbell, owner of the central Massachusetts and Metrowest franchise for Mr. Handyman.

Mind, body & spirit ads, February 14 edition

February 17th, 2014

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Here are the mind, body & spirit ads for the February 14 edition: Open publication – Free publishing

Gibson’s Natural Pet and Gibson Kennels: Meeting pet owners’ needs for products and services

February 14th, 2014

Worcester—Bob and Mel Gibson are determined to provide whatever pet owners need. After welcoming dogs and cats for boarding, grooming, and doggie daycare at Gibson Kennels in Grafton since 2002, the Gibsons decided to add a retail location beyond the small shop at the kennel.

Business briefs, Feb. 14 edition

February 13th, 2014

(l to r) John Nason, Horace Mann Education Associates, Inc. (HMEA) parent; Karen Flynn, HMEA vice president, residential services; Ellen Dorian, Marlborough Savings Charitable Foundation; Jocelyn Toussaint, HMEA program manager; Jon Lovewell, HMEA resident; Steven and Cynthia Lovewell, Jon’s parents;  Doug MacPherson, HMEA vice president, development and public relations; and Candace Slobogan, HMEA residential coordinator. Photo/submitted

Museum of Russian Icons to host new exhibit Clinton – The Museum of Russian Icons, 203 Union St. will present a new exhibit “Secret Symbolism: Decoding Color in Russian Icons.” Visitors can discover how various colors reveal and augment the meaning of these sacred paintings. Understanding the connotation of the palette of colors typically used [...]

Julio’s Liquors to host ‘Go Whisk(e)y Weekend’

February 12th, 2014


Westborough- Julio’s Liquors, 140 Turnpike Rd.,  will be hosting its annual Go Whisk(e)y Weekend Friday Feb. 21- Sunday, Feb. 23. The event is hosted by the Loch & Key Whiskey Society, founded by Julio’s Liquors owner Ryan Maloney. A Bourbon Dinner will be held Friday, Feb. 21 at the International Golf Club and Resort in [...]

Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors hope to win small business grant

February 12th, 2014

Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors, located at the historic Sumner House, 5 Church Road, Shrewsbury

Shrewsbury – Whether expected or not, there is no event more emotional than a death in the family. For the last three years, Heald & Chiampa Funeral Directors have taken pride in offering personal and professional services to grieving families that have reframed the approach to focusing on not just the passing but also a way to celebrate a life lived.

In an effort to evolve and grow their business, Heald & Chiampa has entered a vote-in contest for a $25,000 small business grant. The FedEx Small Business Grant Contest was launched in 2012, according to its website, as a way to “help small business owners achieve their dreams.” To enter, companies from across the nation answered the question, “If you were given $25,000 to spend on your business, what would you do with it?”

Bridal Guide 2014

February 10th, 2014

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For the wedding of your dreams, be sure to check out the Community Advocate’s 2014 Bridal Guide. Click on the photo to open the supplement and to get great tips from local vendors and for ads for every possible service you will need to make your day truly unique and spectacular!

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