Business briefs, Aug. 9 edition


Porro's Custom Interiors offers a variety of services

Worcester – Porro's Custom Interiors offers an in-home consultation service with over 50 years” experience working creatively within customers” lifestyles, whether it is for one room or an entire home. They also have their own on-site workroom and custom create each window treatment by hand.

Porro's offers draperies, valances, Roman shades, cornices, reupholstering, furniture, wall coverings, fabrics and more. They are also a Hunter Douglas Priority Dealer.

Porro's Custom Interiors is located at 1098 Pleasant St., Worcester.


Dancers enjoy class with stars of Miami Dance Moms

BB AldorisioWestborough – Over 25 dancers participated in a three-hour dance workshop with Miami Dance Moms” stars Angel and Victor July 21 at Laurene Aldorisio's Academy of Dance Expressions in Westborough.

Direct from the popular television show, four teen dancers assisted Angel and Victor in teaching a lyrical and a contemporary dance routine. This event, open to area dancers, was an exciting kickoff to the July Summer Dance Camp Intensive at Dance Expressions.

Fall registration will be held Aug. 14, 21, and 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. and Sept. 3 and 4, from 3 to 7 p.m. The studio teaches classes from pre-school to adult level in ballet, tap, pointe, modern, hip hop, acro, jazz, lyrical and contemporary.

The studio is located at 45 East Main St. For more information, visit or email [email protected].



Sidewalk sale at Kendall Square

Northborough – Heart and Stone Jewelry, The Treasure Chest and the Window Scene will be hosting a sidewalk sale during the tax-free weekend, Saturday, Aug. 10, and Sunday, Aug. 11, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The sale will take place at the shops at Kendall Square, 269 West Main St., Northborough, with great specials on high ticket items. Heart and Stone is offering 10 to 15 percent off everything with deeply discounted pieces that are ready to wear. See the ad in this week's Community Advocate for further savings at The Treasure Chest and the Window Scene.


Boston Lawnmower to hold Tax-Free Weekend Sale

Westborough -Boston Lawnmower Company is having its annual Tax-free Weekend Snow Thrower Sale Aug. 10 and 11. The sale features big savings on Ariens snow throwers, including the deluxe 30″ Model 921013 for $999.99. The service department is also holding its annual Snow Thrower Service Special which offers free pick-up and delivery within the local area if you sign up by Oct. 15. Now is the time to update your outdoor power equipment. They have a huge selection of overstock and demo inventory at reduced prices. Visit for more information or call 508-898-3500.


Dawn's School of Dance to hold fall registrations

Northborough – Registrations for the fall sessions at Dawn's School of Dance will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays, Aug. 20 and 27, and Thursdays, Aug. 22 and Aug. 29. The school offers preschool classes as well as classes in ballet, pointe, lyrical jazz, acrobatics, modern, jazz, tap and hip hop.

The school is located at 243 West Main St., Northborough. For more information call 508-393-9753 or visit

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