Business briefs, Sept. 27 edition


Ski Barn celebrates grand reopening

Westborough – The Ski Barn will celebrate its grand reopening with special deals on adult and junior ski and snowboard packages. The outlet will hold two special sale events in October. The first will be a sidewalk sale held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, Oct. 4-6. Customers will save 30-70 percent on close-out and leftover skis, snowboards, parkas, and pants. On Columbus Day weekend, the Ski Barn will hold a ski swap for customers to trade in used kids” skis and snowboards for new ones. The Ski Barn is located at 187 Turnpike Road (Route 9 West), in the Green Thumb barn. Hours: Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; and Sunday 12-5 p.m. Call 508-616-0333 for more information.


Fall festival at The Green Thumb

Westborough – The Green Thumb, Inc., Garden Center, 187 Turnpike Road, will hold a fall festival Sunday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will feature a sidewalk sale, face painting, raffles, music, games, a photo booth, and baked goods and hot cider. There will also be pie-eating and egg-toss contests; advance registration required. The sale will include fall favorites such as mums, kale, mixed fall planters, corn stalks, straw bales, pumpkins and gourds. The center's Sunflower Café is now open serving soups, sandwiches, baked goods, and coffee. In addition, the center's mini-golf course will have “Graveyard Golf,” Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 25-26. For more information, visit, on Facebook, or call 508-366-7478.


Open house at Worcester Academy

Region – Worcester Academy, 81 Providence St., will hold two admission open houses for prospective students this fall: Sunday, Oct. 27, for the Upper School, grades 9-12, and Sunday, Nov. 3, for the Middle School, grades 6-8. Both will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Founded in 1834, Worcester Academy is a private, co-ed day and boarding school for grades 6 through 12. For more information and to register for the open house, visit


Experienced hygienist provides dental solutions

Kim Narolewski (Photo/submitted)
Kim Narolewski (Photo/submitted)

Northborough – Licensed Dental Hygienist Kim Narolewski brings more than 30 years of general, periodontal and pediatric dentistry experience to Dental Solutions of Northboro. She has worked the last 20 years for Dr. William Dennis in Shrewsbury who recently retired. Narolewski and the professional staff at Dental Solutions, located at 367 Main St., are welcoming new patients. To schedule an appointment, visit or call 508-393-4777.









UMass holds seminars on muscle and joint pain

Region – In October, UMass Memorial Health Care will host four free health seminars given by musculoskeletal specialists. “Today's Arthritis Options” will be held Tuesday, Oct. 8, from 6:30- 8 p.m. at the Beechwood Hotel, 363 Plantation St., Worcester. On Thursday, Oct. 10, shoulder sports injuries will be the topic from 6-8 p.m. at the Beechwood Hotel. Back pain and spine disorders will be the topic Thursday, Oct. 17, from 6-8 p.m. at the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel, 181 Boston Post Road W., Marlborough. On Thursday, Oct. 24, a seminar on advances in joint replacement will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough. Registration is required by calling 888-358-6277 or at


Heart & Stone Jewelry to host Grand Opening

Northborough – Join Heart & Stone Jewelry Saturday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. as it celebrates its Grand Opening. Owner and Designer Julie Booras welcomes all to this special event as she celebrates the next chapter of her growing company. Experience her retail studio where you can design your own personalized charm necklace, a gallery space to showcase local artists, and a learning center to host metal clay parties and classes. A DIY Metal Clay Demo will be held at 11:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.? Meet Annette Cate, the author of “Look Up!” at 2 p.m. Heart & Stone is located at 269 West Main St., 3A, Northborough.

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