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Avidia Bank expands Avid discount card

March 15th, 2017

Westborough—Avidia Bank is expanding its Avid discount card into Westborough and will offer it in all of the communities the bank serves by the end of the year.

New veterans’ service officer directs four-town district

March 14th, 2017

Region – After serving in the Iraq War and gaining work experience statewide, Viviana Marcotte welcomes the opportunity to help local veterans and their families close to her home community.

Marlborough Italian-American proudly shares his cultural heritage and language

March 14th, 2017

Marlborough – Boyhood memories of Sunday afternoons in New Kensington, Pa., will always have a special place in Bob Alessio’s heart. They were filled with the warmth of home-cooked Italian cuisine, the music of Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra and, above all, “famiglia” (family).

Angels at St. Anne’s offer multitude of services

March 13th, 2017

Shrewsbury – No halos or wings are in sight. The angels at St. Anne’s Human Services look like ordinary people, but they’re not. They give of their time and talents running a complicated, many-faceted operation to serve the needs of their community.

Friendly phone chats uplift Hudson seniors’ spirit

March 13th, 2017

Hudson – A number of seniors in Hudson have found a simple way to avoid loneliness. They’re enjoying friendly phone calls with Alexandria “Alex” Boule, a 2013 Hudson High School alum.

Selectmen approve purchase and sale agreement for state hospital property

March 11th, 2017

Westborough – At the Feb. 28 meeting of the Board of Selectmen, Town Manager Jim Malloy requested the board approve the final purchase and sale agreement between the town of Westborough and Pulte Homes of New England, LLC.

Northborough fire chief introduces new firefighter to selectmen

March 11th, 2017

Northborough – Fire Chief David Parenti introduced Northborough’s newest firefighter and paramedic to the Board of Selectmen at their Feb. 27 meeting. Dylan Kessler was selected after a long process out of a field of eight candidates.

Hudson Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union approves merger with RTN

March 10th, 2017

Hudson – Members of Hudson Municipal Employees Federal Credit Union (HMEFCU) voted Feb. 21 to approve a merger with RTN Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Waltham. The merger will be effective March 1. HMEFCU, with nearly $7 million in assets, was founded in 1962. “This is an exciting opportunity to expand RTN’s branch footprint, and […]

Devoted PMC supporter to ride in memory of his father

March 10th, 2017

Marlborough – Billy Richards of Marlborough is preparing to ride in his seventh Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC), an annual bike-a-thon that raises funds for life-saving cancer research. This year, he’s particularly determined to fundraise for the cause.

Selectmen discuss and vote to close warrant for March 18 Town Meeting

March 10th, 2017

Westborough – The Board of Selectmen reviewed and accepted the final warrant for Town Meeting Saturday, March 18, as presented by Town Manager Jim Malloy at the Feb. 28 meeting. There were a couple of additional articles that had been added that the board discussed prior to their unanimous vote to close the warrant.

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