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Duck Dash to benefit camp for kids with chronic skin diseases

May 23rd, 2016

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Shrewsbury – The second annual Duck Dash 5K Run/Walk for Camp Wonder will be held Saturday, June 11, beginning at 9 a.m. at Sherwood Middle School, 28 Sherwood Ave., Shrewsbury.

Proceeds from the race will benefit Camp Wonder, a camp in Livermore, Calif., for children with chronic or life-threatening skin diseases. The event is named for the camp’s mascot, a duck.

Agency offers wide variety of coverage through multiple firms

May 23rd, 2016

The Westborough staff of Northeast Insurance Agency, Inc.
File photo/Bonnie Adams

“You want to develop a good relationship with an agent so that he or she can analyze your situation. We represent over two dozen insurance companies, and it’s not one size fits all. Some companies do a better job with older homes, some with newer homes, some with coastal homes. We know which company is better under what circumstances,” said Stan Szajna, co-owner and treasurer of Northeast Insurance. “We can evaluate your needs, match them to a company, and possibly improve coverage and price.”

Echobrook Nursery offers affordable, professional garden and landscape design service

May 23rd, 2016

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“Our selection of annuals is impressive. We carry everything, including the unique and hard to find varieties. We sell annuals from local growers and Proven Winner, with new varieties such as mini-wave petunias,” said Francine Shear, who has owned Echobrook Nursery with her husband, Howard, for 18 years. They started the garden center after being in the landscape business since 1975.

Westboro Dental offers new technology in esthetic dentistry

May 23rd, 2016

Dr. Felipe Avery-Miranda

Westborough- Dr. Felipe Avery-Miranda, owner of Westboro Dental Associates, now offers cutting edge technology in esthetic dentistry.

The Picasso Lite Diode Laser is an award-winning laser in the industry. It performs a wide range of soft-tissue surgical and periodontal procedures to help create masterpiece smiles and unleash Dr. Avery’s craftsmanship.

Music, food and the arts combine at local art show

May 23rd, 2016

Westborough – Enjoy music, food and the arts at an art show Saturday, June 4. After the success of last year’s event, James McAlice of the Art & Frame Emporium will again gather some of the area’s best artists and craftsmen to display their wares for sale. There will also be live music and food provided by Arturo’s Ristorante.

Gail Hoey named real estate agent of the month

May 23rd, 2016

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Marlborough – Gail Hoey has been named sales agent of the month for April 2016 by Houde Real Estate in Marlborough. Hoey is an experienced agent and has been with Houde Real Estate for over nine years.

Christopher Heights event collect donations for Marlborough Food Pantry

May 23rd, 2016

Marlborough – Christopher Heights of Marlborough, an assisted living community located on Pleasant Street, hosted an event May 5, “Sip, Sit & Psychic Cinco de Mayo.” The event included psychic readings, chair massage, and Reiki, and was attended by approximately 40 health and senior service industry professionals. Dry goods were collected as well as monetary contributions for the Marlborough Food Pantry. Christopher Heights also matched the generous monetary donation raised by the night’s guests.

Westborough announces grand marshal

May 23rd, 2016

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Westborough – Westborough recently announced that veteran Andrew R. Toorock has been named grand marshal of the upcoming Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 30.

Hudson actor to portray King Arthur onstage in ‘Spamalot’

May 23rd, 2016

Gary Swanson


By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Hudson – After Gary Swanson of Hudson works full-time as a senior personal financial representative at the Westborough branch of Central One Federal Credit Union, he frequently travels to Sturbridge for play rehearsals or performances. He’s now rehearsing the lead role of King Arthur in the musical comedy “Monty […]

On the road to preparing fourth T’s Ride in Hudson

May 23rd, 2016

Tony “T” Fasulo. Photo/submitted

Hudson – The Xtreme Riders (XR) and the American Veterans Motorcycle Club (AVMC) are once again partnering to present the fourth annual T’s Ride, scheduled for Sunday, June 5, beginning and ending at the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge #959. This memorial motorcycle ride celebrates the life of Tony “T” Fasulo, who passed away at age 48 in 2011 after crashing on Route 290 in Shrewsbury. Proceeds go to the Massachusetts Motorcyclists Survivors’ Fund (MMSF).

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