Business briefs, Oct. 26 edition


Marlborough Hospital expands surgical services

Business briefs, Oct. 26 edition
Philip Cohen, MD

Marlborough – Marlborough Hospital, in partnership with UMass Memorial Medical Center, has expanded its surgical offerings to help bring the most advanced minimally invasive and general surgery services to the region. To facilitate this growth, Marlborough Hospital welcomes Philip Cohen, MD, to its distinguished surgical team. Dr. Cohen joins Peter Miotto, MD, and Theodore Patsos, MD, as part of the Marlborough Hospital surgical staff. Dr. Cohen's office is located at UMass Memorial Specialty Care at Southborough, 28 Newton St., Southborough. To schedule an appointment, call Dr. Cohen's office at 508-597-2550. To find out more about Marlborough Hospital, visit







Acton/Marlboro Wine & Spirits announces Grand Wine Tasting

Acton – Join Acton/Marlboro Wine & Spirits for its annual Grand Wine Tasting Saturday, Nov. 3, from 2 to 5 p.m. The event will take place at the Acton location, 305 Main St. Approximately 100 wines from around the world will be opened, as well as a few interesting liquors, too. Acton/Marlboro Wine & Spirits also has a Marlborough location at 44 Boston Post Rd. West (Route 20). For more information on the Grand Wine Tasting, call 978-263-9060 or visit


Harry Kroner to visit The Fitness Asylum

Shrewsbury – The Fitness Asylum is pleased to announce that Harry Kroner is coming to its location Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. Visit to find out how he can change your life. The Fitness Asylum is located at 56 Summer St. in Shrewsbury.


“Through the Garden Gate” flower show at Tower Hill

Boylston – Tower Hill Botanic Garden is proud to host the Garden Club Federation (GCF) of Massachusetts’ “Through the Garden Gate” flower show. This floral homage to world-class gardens and garden art will enthrall visitors with its creativity and imagination! The show opens Friday, Nov. 9 and continues through Sunday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. Through the Garden Gate is included with regular admission: $12 for adults, $9 for seniors, $7 for youth, and free for members and children under 6. Also, U.S. veterans will be admitted free Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Tower Hill is located at 11 French Dr., Boylston. For more information, call 508-869-6111 or visit


Avidia Bank donates to Northborough School Food Services Program

Business briefs, Oct. 26 editionNorthborough – In honor of Avidia Bank's 50-year birthday celebration, the Northborough office donated $250 to the Northborough School Food Services Program. Pictured (from l to r) are Lisette M. Arbelli, Assistant Branch Manager of Avidia Bank; Charles E. Gobron, Superintendent of Schools; Maura Feeley, Director of Food Services; Jennifer Cardoso Branch Manager of Avidia Bank. Avidia Bank is a $1 billion mutual community bank, headquartered in Hudson, with branches in Hudson, Westborough, Clinton, Leominster, Marlborough, Northborough and Shrewsbury.