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Author of ‘Still Alice’ to appear at educational forum

May 25th, 2016

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Region – Lisa Genova, Ph.D., author of New York Times Bestselling book “Still Alice,” is appearing at Mechanics Hall at the Notre Dame Health Care Annual Educational Forum Thursday, June 9, at 4:30 p.m. “Still Alice” is the fictional account of Dr. Alice Howland’s experience with Alzheimer’s disease and was the basis for the Oscar award-winning film.

Assabet Valley Chamber hosts networking event

May 24th, 2016

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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 […]

Echobrook Nursery offers affordable, professional garden and landscape design service

May 23rd, 2016

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“Our selection of annuals is impressive. We carry everything, including the unique and hard to find varieties. We sell annuals from local growers and Proven Winner, with new varieties such as mini-wave petunias,” said Francine Shear, who has owned Echobrook Nursery with her husband, Howard, for 18 years. They started the garden center after being in the landscape business since 1975.

May 13 – Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9

May 15th, 2016

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The Community Advocate is now partnering with Charter TV3  in Worcester to produce a new cable feature – “Your Community Advocate – Focusing on life up and down Route 9.” Every week, the 90-second spot will feature either Publisher David Bagdon or Managing Editor Bonnie Adams profiling three of the newspaper’s top stories.  The feature […]

Three towns hold annual elections

May 10th, 2016

Region – Low voter turnout was reported as three local towns held their annual town elections May 9.

In Southborough, there were two contested races. Stephen Morreale received 493 votes to win the position of moderator defeating Desiree Aselbekian who received 182 votes and William J. Boland, who received 161 votes. Meme Lutrell defeated Craig Nicholson, 561-272, for a seat on the Planning Board.

CARE Laser to hold open house May 18

May 9th, 2016

Region – CARE Laser will hold an open house Wednesday, May 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. featuring authors Maureen Letendre and Kathy Ekdahl, who will read an excerpt from their new book “Today’s Superwoman…What to Do When Your Cape is at the Cleaners.” Guests will receive one free treatment (call to reserve a spot), 65 percent off any treatment packages purchased at the event, $10 per unit Botox special, chances to win prizes, and refreshments.

Local choral concert to benefit displaced families

May 9th, 2016

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Shrewsbury – Assabet Valley Mastersingers will present two compositions new to this area in a concert titled “Songs of Hope and Consolation” Saturday, May 14, at 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 640 Main St., Shrewsbury.

Artistic Director Robert Eaton will lead the chorus and chamber orchestra in a program featuring “Requiem for the Living” by Dan Forrest, described as “a fresh and inspiring perspective on life, love, loss, and renewal.”

Local young musicians take the stage to benefit pediatric cancer research

May 8th, 2016

Region – On Friday, May 20, three teen rock bands and two high school a cappella groups will take the stage to raise money for pediatric cancer research through the Ty Louis Campbell (TLC) Foundation. The bands – Eclipse, Distracted and Playing with Fire – are comprised of local teens ranging in age from 14-17. […]

Annual Armed Forces Day community event to honor military service

May 8th, 2016

Region – Active and retired military personnel will be honored by the communities of Shrewsbury, Westborough, Northborough and Grafton at the second annual Armed Forces Day event Saturday, May 21, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at SAC Park, 438 Lake St., Shrewsbury. The event was organized by state senators Harriette Chandler, D-Worcester, James Eldridge, D-Acton, […]

Towns to hold annual elections

May 6th, 2016

Region – Several local communities will be holding Annual Town Elections this May. Three towns – Hudson, Northborough and Southborough – will be holding elections Monday, May 9. In Hudson, two candidates, Fred P. Lucy II and James D. Quinn are both running for re-election for the two available seats on the Board of Selectmen. […]

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