Business briefs, Aug. 17 edition


Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community to present special programs

Worcester – Briarwood Continuing Care Retirement Community, 65 Briarwood Cir., Worcester, will present programs and events this month and September, including “Worcester Facts” Aug. 21, Art Matters with Jane Blair & Mary Lou Hannon Aug. 28 and Sept. 25, pianist Lisa Caliri Sept. 11, the Calliope “Young at Heart” Performers Sept. 18, “Visions of Joy and Creativity” Sept. 29, and a vocal concert with Marlies Kehler and students Sept. 30.? All programs will take place at 2 p.m. in the Birches Auditorium, and are subject to change due to weather or circumstances beyond Briarwood's control. To find out more, contact Anita Thomas, PR/Community Outreach Director, at 508-852-9007. The public is welcome to attend these free programs and events.


Peacock Nails & Hair Salon now open in Worcester

Worcester – Peacock Nails & Hair Salon has recently opened their state-of-art full -service nail, hair, and body care salon conveniently located at 120 Stafford St., Worcester, just minutes off 290 (the Hope Avenue exit) with plenty of free parting. The salon specializes in hair, nails, facial, waxing, and massages as well a unique service of eyelash extensions not offered in many salons. They are currently offering Grand Opening specials which you can find in this week's Community Advocate – clip the coupon and bring it along for savings on one or several of their outstanding services by talented, friendly specialists. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Introducing the Hillside Scholars

Marlborough – Hillside School, a junior boarding school for boys in grades 5 to 9, has announced the inaugural Hillside Scholars Program, specifically funded and directed toward outstanding area students. Any interested family who has dreamed of a quality education, who has wished that they could somehow find a school environment in which to better inspire their son's growth, now has that opportunity. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, Hillside School will invite a limited number of prospective students to the campus for testing and group interviews.? The Hillside Scholars Program is designed to offer a $15,000 tax-free prize toward a student's tuition.? All applications are due by Aug. 20. For details on how to apply, visit


Charlotte Klein Dance Centers holds Tiny Tots to Teens registration

Westborough – Charlotte Klein Dance Centers, nationally known for excellence, is now accepting fall registrations for Tiny Tots to Teens. Fall Registration will be held Aug. 21? to 23, from 2 to 7 p.m., at both its locations: Tatnuck Square in Worcester and Westmeadow Plaza in Westborough. Visit to learn more about the studio and find out where experienced teachers make the difference.


Schedule pre-season snow thrower service with Boston Lawnmower

Westborough – Boston Lawnmower is pleased to announce free local pick-up and delivery when you schedule a pre-season snow thrower service with them by Sept. 15. The snow service is $169.99 plus parts; contact a Service Associate for more details. Boston Lawnmower is conveniently located at 233 Turnpike Rd. (Route 9 West) in Westborough. Visit them online at to find out more.


Roof Diagnostics Solar of Mass makes going solar easy

Region – Roof Diagnostics Solar of Mass is a leading full-service solar company with over 15 years in business, with multiple locations on the East Coast. They make going solar easy and affordable, and their expertise is backed by their 2010 Roofing Contractor of the Year Award and professionally trained solar technicians. Not only does Roof Diagnostics Solar of Mass pride itself on timeliness, professional proposals, full-service attitude, and impeccable cleanup, but also aims to provide excellent workmanship and customer service, with its main objective being the customer's complete satisfaction. The high percent of repeat customers and recommendations attest to Roof Diagnostics Solar's commitment to providing the highest quality roofing and solar services.? Find out more by calling 508-315-6666 or visiting


Russian School of Mathematics seeks to build solid math foundation, develop critical thinking

Shrewsbury – Russian School of Mathematics is a unique award-winning after-school program based on the best practices of advanced math schools in Russia and Europe and adapted towards the U.S. educational environment. Since 1997, it has provided world-class math education with an emphasis on problem-solving skills and critical thinking. Its mission is to build a solid math foundation and develop a student's critical thinking with a well-structured teaching strategy. Today over 6,000 students attend our 11 branches and affiliated schools in three different states. Shrewsbury is one of two newest RSM locations, added in 2011. Fall semester starts Sept. 5, and enrollment is now open. To find out more, visit or call 508-925-5525.

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