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Pack 41 Cub Scouts celebrate successful toy drive

December 22nd, 2016

Marlborough – Members of the Pack 41 Cub Scouts capped off their holiday toy drive Dec. 13 with a brief celebration at the Richer School in Marlborough.  After the event, Cubmaster Howard Priest delivered the gifts to the Marlborough Veterans Outreach Center for them to distribute to their clients who are unable to buy gifts […]

Westborough spreads warmth and good cheer to kick off its 300th anniversary celebration

December 21st, 2016

Westborough – The Westborough 300th Committee has far exceeded its goal of collecting 300 pairs of mittens for local people in need. Children and adults of all ages recently came together to help their neighbors and to commemorate the town’s upcoming anniversary.

Avidia Bank named a 2017 Digital Edge 50 award winner

December 21st, 2016

Hudson – Avidia Bank announced that it will receive the Digital Edge award for how it promoted the launch of its Cardless Cash initiative using multiple social media platforms. Cardless Cash allows a mobile banking user to withdraw money from an ATM by using a smartphone. This reduces card fraud through skimming and minimizes time […]

Woodworking Guild donates handcrafted toys to children in need

December 21st, 2016

Shrewsbury – A labor of love became a very worthwhile service project when members of the Eastern Massachusetts Guild of Woodworkers (EMGW) decided to make handcrafted wooden toys for the “Toys for Tots” program this year. Roughly three dozen toys were delivered to the drop-off location at the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury Dec. 10.

MassDOT provides ‘Universal Transponder’ To North Pole resident

December 19th, 2016

Boston – The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is pleased to announce it has provided Santa Claus of the North Pole with a “universal” transponder, the first of its kind issued by MassDOT.  This will allow the North Pole resident to travel state to state when necessary and also allow international travel without having to open […]

Shrewsbury remembers fallen veterans with wreaths

December 19th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Fallen military veterans were remembered with a wreath-laying ceremony at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury despite a weekend hampered by inclement weather. Because of snow and icy conditions Dec. 17, the observance was rescheduled to a mild, but drizzly Dec. 18.

Algonquin alumna achieves international acclaim, remembers local roots

December 18th, 2016

Northborough – Sitting on her father’s lap while he played the piano is a fond memory for Algonquin Regional High School alumna Cynthia Lee Wong. Although her dad wasn’t a professional pianist, his love of filling their home with his renditions of Chopin pieces made it natural for her to take to playing the instrument. She developed a lifelong passion for playing and composing music and has gained international acclaim for her works.

Shrewsbury to host ceremonial wreath laying Sunday, Dec. 18

December 17th, 2016

Shrewsbury – The public is invited to a ceremonial wreath laying which will take place at the Veterans’ Grove in Mountain View Cemetery, 22 Boylston St., Shrewsbury, Sunday, Dec. 18, at 1 p.m. This event is sponsored locally by the Victor R. Quaranta Post 397, the American Legion, in association with Wreaths Across America. More […]

Littles and Bigs celebrate a special bond

December 16th, 2016

Westborough – The holidays got off to an early start as over 100 children and adults gathered at the Westborough High School Dec. 10 to enjoy the annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Central Mass./Metrowest (BBBSCM) program’s Christmas party.

Nearly 50 kids – “the Littles” – along with their adult mentors – the “Bigs” – attended the event. Approximately 25 kids who are not yet matched up were also invited to attend, along with an equal number of adults who agreed to be a match for the day so that each child would feel comfortable and welcomed.

Central One Federal Credit Union to enhance online presence with new website

December 16th, 2016

Region – Central One Federal Credit Union will be launching a new and improved website in January. The website address is www.centralfcu.com. The new website will feature a cleaner, more contemporary look, along with a new menu and more intuitive navigation than its predecessor. “We are excited about the new and improved website. A lot of […]

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