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Webster Five names Nicholas Lynch mortgage loan originatorWebster Five names Nicholas Lynch mortgage loan originator

October 28th, 2015


Region – Webster Five Cents Savings Bank announces an addition to the Retail Lending Department and has named Nicholas Lynch a mortgage loan originator. Lynch brings 10 years of experience working with customers in multiple communities in and around Worcester County within the financial services industry. Having worked in all areas of consumer banking, he […]

Officials and residents observe Dean Park’s 100th anniversary

October 26th, 2015

Craig Colonero, volunteer coach, offers a pep talk to Dean Park teammates comprised of Shrewsbury High School students.

Shrewsbury – Surrounded by autumn foliage, many memories of yesteryear were shared as Shrewsbury residents and guests joined state and local officials Oct. 24 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Dean Park. The 75 acres was donated to the town by Charles A. Dean in memory of his parents James and Keziah Stearns Dean. The park officially opened October 27, 1915.

Avidia donates to the Discovery Museums.

October 25th, 2015

(l to r) Mark R. O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Neil Gordon, chief executive officer of the Discovery Museums; Sarah Hetherington, grants manager of the Discovery Museums; and Marie Beam, chief development officer of the Discovery Museums. (Photo/submitted)

Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Discovery Museums in Acton. This donation will be used for traveling science workshops. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough welcomes new minister

October 25th, 2015


Westborough – Ministry is a third career for Reverend Beverly Waring, 57, who holds an undergraduate degree in computer science and a master’s in social work. After working as a software engineer for a dozen years followed by over 15 years working with the homeless, the addicted, the mentally ill, the abused, and the terminally ill and dying, Waring decided to take a different path. Today, she is the residing minister at the Unitarian Universalist Congregational Society of Westborough (UUCSW).

Westborough resident dedicates his life to mentoring youth

October 22nd, 2015

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Westborough – Westborough resident Peter Vanacore has been ministering to youth for more than 35 years.

Trudeau receives doctorate of physical therapy degree

October 22nd, 2015

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Shrewsbury – The family of Emily Trudeau would like to congratulate her on receiving a doctorate in physical therapy from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell. Trudeau received Massachusetts state licensure July 30 after successfully completing the National Physical Therapy Boards. Trudeau also received her undergraduate degree in exercise physiology from the University of Massachusetts […]

Mites skate with Providence Bruins

October 20th, 2015

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Providence R.I. – Young players from the Shrewsbury Youth Hockey Mite gold and white teams had the opportunity to skate with the Providence Bruins prior to the Bruins game Oct. 3 versus the Springfield Falcons. Photo/submitted

Girl Scouts prompt city’s Veterans Day to recognize women

October 20th, 2015

Jackie Forman and Eliana Greenstein Himle of Girl Scout Troop 72855 display their replica of the monument in Women Veterans Park, which will be recognized annually beginning this Veterans Day at the Doughboy Monument.

Marlborough – Jackie Forman and Eliana Greenstein Himle of Girl Scout Troop 72855, both freshmen at Marlborough High School, have participated in the city’s Veterans Day and Memorial Day parades since they joined the Girl Scout program as Daisies. While brainstorming ideas for their Girl Scout Silver Award project, they realized that Women Veterans Park at the corner of Maple and Brigham streets wasn’t included in the holiday observances.

SpencerBANK employees wear denim for breast cancer awareness

October 18th, 2015

(Front row, l to r) Deb Clark, Pam LeBlanc, Jaime Salerno; (back row, l to r) Stephanie Girouard, Jenny Anderson, Lisa Chaffee, Rachel Beaudry, Rich Hebson, Deb Decoste, Steve Quink, Chelsea Prizio, Kyle Bourque, Patti Cardinale, Alison Welman, Wendy Coran and Lori Kowal. (Photo/submitted)

Region – SpencerBANK participated in Lee National Denim Day Oct.2 to benefit the American Cancer Society. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, employees raised $500 to support the fight against breast cancer and help improve the lives of those affected by the disease. During Lee National Denim Day, employees were encouraged to contribute $5 or […]

RTN earns gold in New England Marketing Award Competition

October 18th, 2015

Region – RTN Federal Credit Union took home a top financial marketing award at the Sept. 23 ceremony at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The New England Financial Marketing Awards, now in its third year, recognizes excellence in marketing among banks, credit unions and mortgage companies throughout the region. RTN’s “FLEX Life” campaign earned the […]

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