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Hudson mystery writer publishes second book

April 21st, 2014

Gloria Goostray

Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Hudson – “Empathy” is the second mystery novel written and self-published by Hudson resident Gloria Goostray, formerly of Marlborough. It’s available in paperback and Kindle editions at Amazon.com. Meanwhile, some local readers are getting autographed copies at the Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge 959, where the author attends the weekly bingo.

Goostray has been gladly accepting book orders and delivering them to her bingo buddies the following week.

“It makes me feel like a celebrity,” she said. “A lot of people bought copies. I could hardly carry the bag of books with me. They’re a great group at the Elks.”

Southborough Police Department to hold Prescription Drug Drop-off Program

April 21st, 2014

Southborough – On April 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Southborough Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its eighth opportunity in three years to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.

Residents may bring their unwanted prescription pills for disposal to the Southborough Police Department, located at 19 Main St. (The DEA cannot accept liquids or needles or sharps, only pills or patches.) The service is free and anonymous, no questions asked.

Students get inspired by ‘Boston Strong’

April 18th, 2014

Second-grader Alexander Todd runs laps.

Marlborough – Students in kindergarten through grade five in the School’s Out program at Kane Elementary School participated in a one-mile run/walk April 17 to commemorate the heroes and victims of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings. The after-school program is administered by the Boroughs Family Branch YMCA in Westborough. Twenty-six Ys statewide took part in [...]

Westborough boy wins a unique Bruins souvenir

April 18th, 2014

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Westborough – Colin Barr, a 9-year-old student at Armstrong Elementary School, was excited to go to the Boston Bruins versus Buffalo Sabres game in Boston April 12 with his father, John. His excitement, however, grew by leaps and bounds in the first period and not just because his favorite team was playing well after a mini-slump. Instead, it was because he found he was going to be taking home a coveted souvenir – a jersey of from one of the players that would be literally right off the player’s back.

Greendale Physical Therapy to host open house at new location

April 18th, 2014

Worcester – Greendale Physical Therapy will be holding an open house at its new 120 Gold Star Boulevard location Saturday, May 3 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This brand new space is newly constructed specifically for the needs of Greendale Physical Therapy, resulting in a more comfortable experience with more room for clients to [...]

Sneakerama is a top choice for runners and walkers

April 18th, 2014

Steve Genatossio checks a customer for fit.

Worcester – For 36 years, Steve Genatossio’s family-owned Sneakerama has been “in it for the long run.” Highly recommended by area doctors, physical therapists and marathoners, runners and walkers from across Massachusetts come for the selection, custom in-store gait analysis and a unique 60-day guaranteed fit that provides comfort in both “sole” and investment. Within [...]

Boston Lawnmower to hold open house April 26 and 27

April 18th, 2014

Westborough – Boston Lawnmower, located on Route 9 west, will be hosting its annual open house Saturday, April 26, and Sunday, April 27. Come on by for a free hot dog lunch on Saturday between 12 and 2 p.m. and enter to win an Ariens Lawnmower or Husqvarna Leaf Blower. If you need to update [...]

Central One donates to Westborough Rangers College and Career Center

April 18th, 2014

Westborough – Central One Credit Union recently donated $250 in support of the new Westborough Rangers College and Career Center, a space set aside at Westborough High School (WHS) to accommodate programs and resources to help students with college and career decisions. Students will be able to access information on the school’s college planning software [...]

Clinton Savings Bank names CSB champions for April 2014

April 18th, 2014

Clinton – Clinton Savings Bank, in conjunction with AMP 103.3 Radio, has announced that five teens from Central Massachusetts will share honors as CSB Champions for the month of April. Not only are Katie Edwards, Ben Davis, Hannah Miller, Katherine O’Reilly and Julie Tokarowski actively involved in their own communities, they all have spent time [...]

RenovoMD to host CoolSculpting demonstration

April 18th, 2014

A client poses before CoolSculpting and eight weeks after. 

Northborough – Join RenovoMD for a “CoolNight” featuring CoolSculpting Fat Reduction Thursday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m. CoolSculpting is the non-surgical body contouring treatment that freezes and naturally eliminates fat. Developed by Harvard scientists, it is FDA-cleared, safe and clinically proven.  Come watch a live demonstration, and take advantage of exclusive specials. Enjoy light snacks [...]

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