December 5th, 2013
Hopkinton – Treat yourself and Hopkinton Public Library this holiday season! Place a holiday order for fabulous treat packages from local Hopkinton business P.Y.LE Sweets (Please Yourself with Luscious Edible Sweets) and 15 percent of the proceeds will be donated to the renovation and expansion of the library. The sale is available now to Dec. [...]
December 4th, 2013
Region – Many parents have watched a child actor on TV or in a movie and said, “My child could do that!” But breaking into the acting industry, particularly outside of Hollywood and New York City, is a complicated and confusing process. And often it’s not any easier for the writers and directors looking for child actors from the local area.
December 3rd, 2013
Region – Nicole Boulanger of Shrewsbury achieved the status known in the entertainment industry as “a triple threat”: an accomplished actress, singer and dancer. While a senior at Syracuse University majoring in musical theater, she studied and performed in London. She was returning home for the holidays Dec. 21, 1988, on Pan Am Flight 103, which was destroyed by a bomb. Sections of the plane crashed into Lockerbie, Scotland, killing 11 people on the ground, 16 crew members, and 243 passengers including Nicole.
December 3rd, 2013
Region – The Corridor Nine Area Chamber of Commerce is in the final days of its annual food drive to benefit food pantries in the chamber’s core towns of Westborough, Northborough, Southborough, Shrewsbury and Grafton. As such, chamber officials are asking that local businesses and residents consider helping them by making donations up until Thursday, [...]
December 2nd, 2013
Upton – Come see the trees at the Third Annual Trees for Hope Festival! Beautifully decorated trees donated by businesses and members of the community will be on display at St. Gabriel’s Parish in Upton on Saturday, Dec. 7, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, Dec. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Come [...]
November 29th, 2013
Marlborough – The 24th Evening of Giving, in support of Roland’s House, the Marlborough-Hudson homeless shelter, will be held Thursday, December 5, at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, Route 20 in Marlborough. An elaborate variety of international dishes, as well as popular traditional cooking will be featured, including the popular shrimp and raw bar, [...]
November 9th, 2013
Region – The Avidia Bank Charitable Foundation recently donated $1,000 to the Assabet Valley Mastersingers for performance expenses. Avidia Bank is a $1.1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough, and Shrewsbury.
November 9th, 2013
Region – Since a pilot project debuted at UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center (CMC) in late 2011, 420 families have benefitted from the installation of 30 webcams for its neonatal intensive care unit. Called the NICVIEW system, it is the first and only in the state and has had more than 12,000 log-ins from every [...]
November 8th, 2013
Region – Here is a preview of local Veterans Day events: Hudson – This year’s parade will assemble Monday, Nov. 11, at 9:30 a.m. and depart at 10 a.m. from the AMVETS Post on South Street. The ceremonies will be held at Liberty Park/Wood Square. This year’s featured guest speaker is Naval Combat Aviator, Commander [...]
November 6th, 2013
Region – An art exhibit, “The Romance of Nature: Two Visions,” featuring the works of two local artists, Mary Carolyn Webber and Joyce McJilton Dwyer, will be held at the ARTSpace Gallery, ARTSpace – Maynard, 63 Summer St., Maynard, from Nov. 6 to Nov. 29. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from [...]