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Singing group for people with Parkinson’s disease rehearses for December concert

November 15th, 2015

Medicare open enrollment deadline approaches

November 15th, 2015

Region – Don’t ignore Your Medicare mail! It’s that time of year again! If you have a Medicare Prescription Drug Plan or a Medicare Advantage Plan (HMO, PPO), you should be receiving information from your plan. It is important to read this information because it explains the changes in your plan for 2016. During the […]

Lt. Governor Polito signs Community Compacts with Shrewsbury, Westborough

November 15th, 2015

Region – On Nov. 3, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito signed Community Compact agreements with area officials from the towns of Shrewsbury, Westborough and Lancaster. “We are pleased to announce these new partnerships between Shrewsbury, Westborough, Lancaster and the commonwealth,” Polito said. “Each compact represents a pursuit of best practices in financial reporting, service regionalization, and […]

Ceres Bistro ideal for a special occasion or business lunch

November 10th, 2015

Ceres Bistro
Photo/Valerie Franchi

Region – If you are trying to impress a date or a client, there is no better choice than Ceres Bistro at Worcester’s Beechwood Hotel. The restaurant, on the hill at the corner of Route 9 and Plantation Street, is perfect for an upscale lunch or dinner.

RTN GoodWorks Foundation holding fundraising raffle

November 10th, 2015

Region – The RTN GoodWorks Foundation is holding a 50/50 raffle for RTN Federal Credit Union members, select employer groups, community residents and staff. Tickets may be purchased at credit union branches, and are $5 for one and $20 for five. The raffle runs through Saturday, Nov. 21. The proceeds will be split into two halves – half to help benefit the foundation and half to be enjoyed by a lucky winner.

The region will commemorate Veterans Day Wednesday, Nov. 11.

November 8th, 2015

Westborough – On Veterans Day, Wednesday, Nov. 11, ceremonies to honor Westborough’s veterans will begin at 9 a.m. at Veterans of Foreign War (VFW) Post 9013, 9A Milk St. The bus will depart at 9:30 a.m. for Pine Grove Cemetery on South Street. Master of Ceremonies Brent French will introduce Board of Selectmen Chair George […]

SpencerBANK holds annual food drive

November 4th, 2015

Region – SpencerBANK is once again hosting an annual food drive during the month of November, which will assist local food pantries that aim to combat hunger and help those in need. During the drive, customers and local residents are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food and household items at any of SpencerBANK’s six branch […]

Lt. Governor Polito signs Community Compacts with Shrewsbury, Westborough

November 4th, 2015

Region – On Nov. 3, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito signed Community Compact agreements with area officials from the towns of Shrewsbury, Westborough and Lancaster. “We are pleased to announce these new partnerships between Shrewsbury, Westborough, Lancaster and the commonwealth,” Polito said. “Each compact represents a pursuit of best practices in financial reporting, service regionalization, and […]

Getting better sleep

November 3rd, 2015

R St Vincents sleep better

Region – The average American spends 26 years over the course of their life asleep. For most of history, sleep was felt to be a simple state of inactivity, but advances in the field of sleep medicine over the past 10-20 years has revealed that sleep is actually a very active state for the brain. It is vital for learning, attention, memory, wound healing, immunity, cardiovascular health and overall well-being.

Briarwood Gallery to open new exhibit

November 3rd, 2015

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Region – The Gallery at Briarwood invites the public to the opening reception of “Perceptions: A Genesis Club Art Exhibit” Sunday, Nov. 8, from 2-4 p.m. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, Dec. 29, at the gallery, 65 Briarwood Circle, Worcester.

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