Business Briefs, Aug. 26 edition


Academy of Dance Expressions holds fall registration

Mark your calendars Aug. 30, Sept. 1 and Sept. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m. each day, for fall 2011 registration at Laurene Aldorisio's Academy of Dance Expressions. Classes cover pre-school to adult levels, and are for the serious or recreational dancer. Laurene Aldorisio's Academy of Dance Expressions is located at 45 East Main St. in Westborough, and can be visited online at


Culinary Underground hosts healthy cooking class

Start cooking smarter this fall and attend Healthy Cooking: Adaptations, a demonstration class scheduled for Thursday Sept. 8, from 10:30 a.m. to noon, at Culinary Underground School for Home Cooks in Southborough. If you'se determined to eat healthier, more fruits and veggies and smaller portions are easy to do. After all, you shouldn's have to give up the foods you'se familiar with – just adapt them to your new, healthier way of eating. Cost is $45 per person. Culinary Underground is located at 21 Turnpike Road/Route 9 in Brickyard Square. For more information or to register, visit


Polished nail salon opens in Northborough

(sitting, l to r) Tom and Nina, and (back, l to r) Jennie, Kieu and Linda.

Polished is pleased to announce its grand opening at 299 West Main St. (Times Square Plaza) in Northborough. Polished is a full-service nail salon specializing in spa manicures and pedicures with hot stones massage, as well as many types of artificial nails, including the latest gel manicures. The staff at Polished are licensed professionals with many years of experience in the nails business, and use the latest method of sterilization for their equipment, exceeding state board regulations. Look for Polished's ad in this issue and, from now until Sept. 30, bring it to Polished for a 10 percent discount.


Dream Makers Open House at Bay State Cheer

Bay State Cheer & Dance is hosting an Open House for the “Dream Makers Cheer Team” Monday Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. Dream Makers is a co-ed team that offers a unified approach to special needs athletes. Members are taught fundamental skills, teamwork and good sportsmanship. Members enjoy the physical and mental challenges of cheerleading while improving flexibility, coordination, listening skills and self confidence. The team practices once a week and performs at competitions, where their team cheer is “It's not about winning it's about fun.” State Cheer is located at 224 Cherry St. in Shrewsbury, and can be visited online at for more information.