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Canton -The Massachusetts Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is in high gear as it readies for the 27th Annual Massachusetts Chapter Parkinson Walkathon. The Sunday, June 9 event will be held at the Reebok International Headquarters’ track in Canton, 1895 J.W. Foster Blvd., with a start time of 12 noon. Registration begins [...]
Marlborough—Mother’s Day, graduations and weddings fill the spring and summer calendar, and Joy-Den Jewelers in downtown Marlborough has the perfect gift for each of these special occasions.
By Michael Barry, M.D. More is better has been a common theme in American medicine for years, as patients have been urged to get annual checkups and periodic screenings at certain stages of life. Such exams have long been considered key steps to sound medical health, offering prevention against illness and disease. Recent studies, however, [...]
Westborough – It was “Friday the 13th”June of 1997 when Steve Winer, of Westborough, heard news that “scared the living daylights” out of him. He found out his 11-year-old daughter, Allison, had been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Soon, a neighbor he hardly knew knocked on his door. Someone had told the woman about the diagnosis and she came to tell the Winer family that her daughter also has type 1.
Westborough – Shoppers found bargains recently when the Siloam Lodge of Masons hosted its 13th annual Snowbound Yard Sale to benefit the Masonic Angel Fund. The benefiting charity provides immediate assistance to children in need who don’t fit the criteria for the usual social service programs. Locally, the project helps children in Westborough, Northborough and Upton.
Boylston – Celebrate Arbor Day Friday, April 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Tower Hill Botanic Garden, 11 French Dr. Members of the Massachusetts Arborists Association (MAA) will demonstrate proper tree pruning techniques, and other tree care tips as they participate in their 34th annual “Arbor Day of Service” and help Tower Hill’s [...]
Westborough – The Westborough Historical Society will offer a historical bus tour Sunday, May 5, starting at 1 p.m., during the Spring Festival. Discover where the town’s Robin Hood lived, where there was a rollicking amusement park, and where the town was born. Seating is limited, so reserve your $5 ticket by calling 508-366-0312 or [...]
Shrewsbury—Paquette Farm is launching a community-supported agriculture (CSA) program, in which customers buy a prepaid subscription to the farm’s produce for the entire growing season.
Shrewsbury – Nicole Quinn who won the title of Teen Miss Dance of New England at the Dance Masters of New England title competition on March 16, 2013 at Worcester State University. Nicole is 15 years old and the daughter of Pamela and Paul Quinn of Shrewsbury. She is a sophomore at Shrewsbury High School. [...]
“At PNB, we go much deeper than advising on colors and furnishings,” said Pam Bleakney, owner. “We can design an addition or whole new home, advise on the budget for the project, make sure it meets building codes. We supervise the project from start to finish and have a long relationship with a pool of general contractors for larger projects and with subcontractors. We are matchmakers, choosing the best vendor or tradesman for each individual client.