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New aquatics center makes a splash at the Boroughs Y

June 1st, 2016

Wellsley Guenette, 2, practices swimming strokes in the pool.

Westborough – Water lovers of all ages beat the heat and humidity May 28 by attending the opening day of a new outdoor aquatics center at the Boroughs Family Branch YMCA in Westborough. The 14,000-square-foot space includes a large L-shaped swimming pool, a splash pad with fountains and play areas, and a pool house with restrooms.

‘Sidewalk Math’ arrives at Saint Mary School

June 1st, 2016

The team that created the “Sidewalk Math” graphics at St. Mary School

Shrewsbury – The parking lot at Saint Mary School in Shrewsbury now has three brightly colored number patterns inspiring students to engage with “feet on” math games. Service Club students recently partnered with the Sidewalk Math team to plan, layout stencils and paint the “Count Dragons,” “Count to Order” and “Count-By 2, 3 and 5” number graphics which will serve as inspiration for active math games, songs and activities about numbers.

Westborough officials hope residents and businesses will help beautify downtown area

June 1st, 2016

Westborough’s downtown will soon be spruced up with appealing flower pots. 
Photo/Bonnie Adams

Westborough – If you’ve walked around downtown Westborough recently, you probably noticed all the hard work going in to beautifying the area. The town’s Department of Public Works employees have been installing historic-style lampposts, that are not only aesthetically beautiful, but also energy efficient and pay tribute to the history on Main Street. The last […]

Wayside Athletic Club honors seniors at celebration

June 1st, 2016

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Marlborough – The Wayside Athletic Club held its 23rd annual celebration of National Senior Health and Fitness Day May 25. The event, which was hosted by the club’s general manager, Darren McLaughlin, featured lunch and musical entertainment before several awards were given out. McLaughlin thanked Joe Craig who, as he had for the past 20 […]

Shrewsbury remembers fallen veterans despite rain

May 31st, 2016

Boy Scouts carry a banner proclaiming, “Freedom is not free!”
Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Shrewsbury – Despite a rainy morning May 30, Shrewsbury residents and visitors remembered fallen veterans with the town’s annual Memorial Day parade.

Selectmen Board Chair Maurice DePalo welcomed parade participants and spectators at the Soldier’s Statue. Participating in the parade were representatives of local and visiting veterans’ groups, Shrewsbury police and fire departments, elected officials and Scout troops.

‘Grease’ is theme for Corridor Nine annual meeting celebration

May 31st, 2016

The annual meeting sponsors pose for a photo with the “cast” of Grease (aka, the chamber’s officials and some of the Board of Directors). 
Photo/Andy Weigl, Weigl Photography

Region – Nearly 200 business and community leaders attended the Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce “Grease Inspired” annual meeting celebration breakfast held May 19 at Cyprian Keyes Golf Club in Boylston. The chamber honored six remarkable members, recognized members with significant milestone anniversaries as stakeholders of the organization, and introduced the newly elected officers and board of directors for 2016-17.

Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation receives Newton-Needham Chamber award

May 31st, 2016

(l )  Mark’s Moving attorney Justin Silverman, Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation founder Mark Silverman, and foundation directors Rachel Silverman and Nathaniel Silverman
Photo/submitted

Newton – Mark’s Northeastern Furniture Foundation recently received the 2016 Green Initiative Award from the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce, an honor given to innovative companies that provide environmentally sustainable services.

Westborough kids graduate…Westborough parents celebrate

May 31st, 2016

Westborough – The Westboro House of Pizza will be donating food for Project Graduation, a celebration for Westborough High School seniors that will be held at Teamworks in Northborough following the school’s graduation ceremony Saturday, June 4.

SpencerBANK and Southbridge Savings Bank merger of holding companies approved

May 31st, 2016

Region – SpencerBANK, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Spencer MHC and Southbridge Savings Bank, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Green Valley Bancorp, MHC, have agreed to combine their two mutual holding companies under the name SSB Community Bancorp MHC. Spencer Mid-tier Holding Company and Green Valley Bancorp, Inc., the subsidiary mid-tier holding companies of Spencer MHC and Green Valley Bancorp, MHC, respectively, will also combine under the name SSB Community Bancorp Inc. in connection with the merger. The merger is expected to be completed on May 31, 2016.

Central One Federal Credit Union wins ‘Best Community Bank’ honors

May 31st, 2016

Shrewsbury -Each year Gatehouse Media conducts a readers’ poll to determine the top local businesses in cities across Massachusetts. Central One Federal Credit Union received the title of “Best Community Bank” for its Westborough and Shrewsbury branches, and honorable mention for its Northborough branch.

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