June 8th, 2016
Westborough – Social media networks demand the attention of businesses of all sizes. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Pinterest, Google + and similar sites have grown into an online jungle that can be perilous if not carefully understood and utilized. Paul Gillin, the author of four books about social media marketing and public relations, enjoys helping businesses navigate that jungle. The Westborough resident said “The New Influencers,” his first book which was published in 2007, was among the first to “put social media in context for marketing professionals.”
June 7th, 2016
Hudson – As Hudson undergoes an economic resurgence with a number of new restaurants and stores opening in the past year, two local entrepreneurs, Marc Avila and Lysa Miller, are hopeful others will want to join them in their new “coworking space,” the Lofts at Felton.
June 7th, 2016
Hudson – The Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce will present the 29th Annual Hudson Community Fest Saturday, June 11th, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., on South St. in the heart of downtown Hudson. This free event will feature over 125 vendors, a myriad of entertainment at both Cellucci Park and the Avidia Bank Sound Stages, and the Hudson Rotary Club Duck Races. In conjunction with the Fest, the Highland City Striders will host a Spirit of Hudson 5K Run/Walk to benefit Hudson Elks Scholarships (www.highlandcitystriders.org).
June 3rd, 2016
Westborough – Michael Kurlan, a graduating Middle School student at the Bancroft School in Worcester, was honored June 2 with the Blake Family Trophy. The Blake Family Trophy is awarded to only one outstanding Bancroft Middle School male athlete to honor leadership, exemplary sportsmanship, and athletic achievement. During Kurlan’s middle school career, he was been […]
May 31st, 2016
Northbridge – Although his time on earth was much too short, Jimmy Poulin’s impact on those who knew him was immense and profound. In his nearly 16 years Jimmy attacked life with vigor, energy and enthusiasm.
May 29th, 2016
Hudson – Zenaide “Zee” Swenson is best known in her hometown of Hudson as director of Andrew’s Helpful Hands (AHH). The nonprofit organization serves as a living legacy for her son, who passed away of leukemia at age 7 in 2002. Now, she hopes to share her experience as a community leader in her new role as the esteemed lecturing knight of Hudson-Concord Elks Lodge #959 in its fraternal year of 2016-2017.
May 25th, 2016
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury’s Dave Thompson wears many hats: active-duty marine, father and husband, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) webmaster, and – thanks to the GI Bill – scholar.
May 24th, 2016
Stow – Jonathan Esteves (r ), the young proprietor of his own lawn business, poses for a photo with Dave Rykbost of Dave’s Landscape Management Company. The two were enjoying a morning of networking at the May 20 Assabet Valley Chamber of Commerce’s Coffee Connections held at Star Custom Framers in Stow. Approximately 66 chamber […]
May 23rd, 2016
Westborough – After hearing a noise inside the chimney in her Westborough home today, Susan Flynn knew that something was trapped in there. “We didn’t know what it was until my daughter Kate had an idea to take a video inside the chimney,” Flynn said. “Well, as it turned out, it was an absolutely beautiful […]
May 23rd, 2016
Westborough – Westborough recently announced that veteran Andrew R. Toorock has been named grand marshal of the upcoming Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 30.