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Retailer continues to expand in Metrowest area

July 5th, 2016

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Marlborough—With a new store in Sudbury, Sperry’s Liquors now has six locations around the Metrowest area, offering a particularly broad selection of craft beers.

The Sudbury store sells only beer and wine, but Sperry’s Wayland store, which opened about two years ago, has now received a full liquor license and sells liquor as well.

Friday’s impact helps Bravehearts get season off to great start

July 1st, 2016

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Worcester – The hot summer sun isn’t the only generator of intense heat found in this region as the calendar vaults from June into July.

The bat of Worcester Bravehearts infielder John Friday is packing plenty of sizzle these days while helping his team retain its first-place status in the West Division.

Coggeshall leads by example for Bravehearts

June 30th, 2016

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Worcester – A player with all the tools and the makeup of Shrewsbury native and Assumption College senior Mike Coggeshall is a rare find, according to Worcester Bravehearts manager J.P. Pyne. The 6’3”, 200 lb. Coggeshall swings a hot bat, is more than solid defensively at third base, but also brings intangibles such as leadership and guidance to a clubhouse with many first-year players seeking to make the transition from college baseball.

Sheriff’s picnic to be held Aug. 20

June 29th, 2016

Shrewsbury – Worcester County Sheriff Lew Evangelidis has announced the Sheriff’s Annual Senior Picnic will be held at SAC Park in Shrewsbury Saturday, Aug. 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free for all seniors.

“As Sheriff, hosting the Annual Senior Picnic is one of the great highlights of the year. This year’s Senior Picnic will be a wonderful fun filled day to give back to the seniors of Worcester County who have given so much to their communities over the years, ” said Evangelidis.

Spinners to raise money for Clardy children

June 29th, 2016

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Region – A special night to honor the late Trooper Thomas Clardy and raise money for the Clardy Children’s Fund will be held by the Lowell Spinners Sunday, July 17.

Clardy, a resident of Hudson, was killed in the line of duty March 16 while conducting a routine traffic stop on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton.

Avidia donates $2,500 to the River’s Edge Arts Alliance

June 28th, 2016

(l to r) Mark O’Connell, president and CEO of Avidia Bank; Kat Alix-Gaudreau, executive director of the River’s Edge Arts Alliance; Keith Dwinells, Hudson Main Office branch manager of Avidia Bank
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Region – The Avidia Charitable Foundation recently donated $2,500 to the River’s Edge Arts Alliance. This donation is to help support Hudson’s free Annual Concert. Avidia Bank is a $1.2 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.

Mirick O’Connell attorney named as association president

June 28th, 2016

Dan Ramsdell, Esq., executive director of APITLA, Edward C. Bassett, Jr. Esq., and Dr. Richard Ziernicki, Knott Laboratories
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Region – Mirick O’Connell personal injury attorney Edward C. Bassett, Jr. Esq. was installed as the president of the Association of Plaintiff Interstate Trucking Lawyers of America (APITLA) at the 2016 APITLA Summit Awards Luncheon. The event was held June 8 at the Casa Monica Hotel in St. Augustine, Fla.

Moore helps Massachusetts win XCel Regional Competition

June 28th, 2016

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Region – Christa Moore, 17, of Hubbardston, is a junior at Worcester Academy and an XCel Diamond gymnast at the Gymnastics Learning Center in Shrewsbury. After a strong meet at the Massachusetts XCel Gymnastics State Championship, she was named one of seven gymnasts from the entire state to represent Massachusetts in Regional Competition. Moore placed first on vault at the XCel Regional meet, helping Massachusetts win the competition, which is made up of all the New England states and New York.

SpencerBANK and Southbridge Savings Bank employees donate to March of Dimes

June 28th, 2016

(l to r) : Lori Kelly, vice president/branch administrator, SpencerBANK;  Patty Kady, development manager, New England Chapter of March of Dimes; and Bonnie Losavio, assistant vice president/human resources, Southbridge Savings Bank

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Spencer – The employees at SpencerBANK and Southbridge Savings Bank recently joined forces and donated over $1,400 to the March of Dimes Organization of New England.

Both banks’ employees were given the opportunity to wear jeans to work in exchange for a $5 donation to the March of Dimes.

Local Fourth of July celebrations

June 21st, 2016

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Region – Several local towns are celebrating the upcoming Fourth of July holiday with music, entertainment and fireworks.

The Shrewsbury Parks and Recreation Department will hold its 46th annual Fourth of July Celebration at Dean Park Monday, July 4, from 12 – 4 p.m.

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