Business briefs, Jan. 6 edition


J. Fierstein Financial Advisors introduces new Budget Tracking program

Jennie Fierstein, CFP. Photo/Submitted

Jennie Fierstein, CFP, is pleased to announce the launching of a new computer-based Budget Tracking system. In today's economic uncertainty, it's increasingly difficult to stay on course toward reaching financial goals. The Budget Tracking program is designed and customized to help you improve cash/debt management, and aid the monitoring of expenses to control cash flow. Fierstein has been a Certified Financial Planner and Registered Investment Advisor in Westborough since 1994. Check the Community Advocate for upcoming ads or call 1-508-366-4900 for more information.


Very Junior Basic Series begins at Culinary Underground

Have a budding chef between the ages of 10 to 14 who would like to get into the kitchen to learn to cook like the pros? Culinary Underground School for Home Cooks in Southborough is now offering a four-week, Saturday morning Junior Very Basics Series. The series will run Jan. 21 through Feb. 11, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Tuition is $250 for the series and includes recipe packet and apron. Stop by the new Southborough location at 21 Turnpike Rd./Route 9 West in Brickyard Square, where there's even more room to experiment and learn. For more information or to register, visit or call 1-508-904-6589.


Charlotte Klein Dance Studio accepting Terrific Twos and Threes registration


Charlotte Klein Dance Studio, nationally known for excellence in dance education, is now accepting registrations for Terrific Twos and Threes at its Westmeadow Plaza location in Westborough. The program, for children ages 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 years, will meet on Saturdays from 9 to 9:45 a.m. To find out more, visit








StarSeed Day Spa Open House collects donations for food bank

Karen Cawrse, BA, LMT, NCTMB, and the staff of StarSeed Day Spa, 3C Colonial Dr., Westborough, would like to thank current and future clients for the great turnout at their recent Holiday Open House. Food donations were collected for the Worcester County Food Bank in time for the holiday, and free chair massage, beauty demonstrations, paraffin hand treatments, discounts, and door prizes highlighted the event. The Open House also celebrated StarSeed's four-year anniversary at its current location, between Regatta Deli and Stephanie's Salon, in Heritage Plaza. For more information on StarSeed Day Spa, visit


New offers and events at Sea Dog Steak and Ale

Sea Dog Steak and Ale, located at 318 Main St. in Northborough, is pleased to announce many new offers and events to kick off the new year, including Trivia Mondays at 7:30 p.m., Teacher Appreciation Tuesdays from 3 to 5 p.m., half off appetizers for all Patriots games and much more. Also, Sea Dog is now accepting Valentine's Day reservations. In addition to the full menu, a prefixed menu will be offered Valentine's Day for $37 per person. For more information, visit or find them on Facebook and Twitter.


Reliant Medical Group welcomes Dr. Petersen to Precision Medical Imaging

Dr. Christine Petersen. Photo/Submitted

Reliant Medical Group, the locally-based multi-specialty medical group formerly known as Fallon Clinic, has announced the addition of Dr. Christine Petersen to its medical team. Dr. Petersen will practice at Reliant's Precision Medical Imaging (Radiology) at the organization's Gold Star Boulevard location. “I's excited to be working in such a dynamic and diverse city like Worcester,” said Dr. Petersen. “I look forward to getting to know and working with amazing staff here and ensuring that, as a team, we deliver the best care possible for every patient.” For more information on Reliant Medical Group, visit