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Cornerstone Bank donates to Old Sturbridge Village

Worcester, MA— Cornerstone Bank is pleased to announce its recent donation of $5,000 to Old Sturbridge Village. This donation will support OSV in various ways, including one of the most popular events of the year, the Village Trick or Treat.

Old Sturbridge Village provides a unique, historical atmosphere to our community. When you enter the Village, you are stepping into the largest outdoor history museum... Read More

Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce to Host Safari at Sunset Event at Southwick’s Zoo

Mendon: The Blackstone Valley Chamber is excited to host their first in-person, social distancing, event this Summer, Safari at Sunset. The event will be held Tuesday, September 1st 2020, 5:30pm at Southwick’s Zoo in Mendon, MA.

You are invited to a fun evening out with your family and colleagues at this private event inside Southwick’s Zoo. Enjoy full admission to the zoo and unlimited skyfari rides. Deli... Read More

Non-profit business Accelerator EforAll announces new Worcester program to expand access and entrepreneurship and support local economy

Worcester, MA – August 26, 2020 – Recognizing the importance of entrepreneurship to economic growth and job creation, the nonprofit Entrepreneurship for All (EforAll) announced today it is launching its free, 12-month Business Accelerator Program in Worcester and the surrounding communities, with sessions starting in January 2021. This fall, EforAll Greater Worcester will also hold its first Pitch Contest — an event open to every... Read More

UniBank to host free UniPay Payment Webinar for businesses and non-profit organizations


WHITINSVILLE, MA – UniBank will be sponsoring a free UniPay Online Payment Solution Webinar for businesses and non-profit organizations who are interested in offering online payment as a solution to customers/donors. It's a simple fact: customers today expect the convenience of making payments online. During the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more customers are seeking online payment opt... Read More

Grafton Lions Club Vehicle Sanitizing

The Grafton Lions Club is proud to announce our upcoming community service project. In doing our part to help keep our community healthy and safe, we are hosting a professional automobile decontamination event on Saturday, September 19th from 9am - 1pm, at the Grafton Lions Club, 68 Brigham Hill Road, Grafton, MA. This event is FREE to members of our community and beyond. Please feel free to bring your personal and/or company v... Read More

WRTA announces new shuttle connecting Southbridge, Dudley and Webster

Worcester, Mass., July 27, 2020: The Worcester Regional Transit Authority (WRTA) is pleased to announce effective Monday, August 3, 2020 a new route serving Southbridge, Dudley and Webster will begin. This new service was made possible by MassDOT’s Workforce Transportation Grant Program. Funding through this grant will allow the WRTA to initiate, maintain, strengthen, and expand service to the workforce population.

WRTA Ad... Read More

Northbridge High School 2019-2020 Final Honor Roll

Highest Honors:
Grade 12
Codey Battista, Hailey Bober, Samantha Chrabaszcz, Thomas Dowd, Chloe Frabotta, Noelle
Haas, Kelly Heffernan, Emma Holtz, Olesya Kyrychok, Ethan Phillips, Sara Pohlman
Grade 11
Afia Aning, Wendy Gordor, Emma LaChapelle, Abby Larochelle, Brennan Mahoney, Justine
Michaud, Katharine Tubbs, Jared Wielsma
Grade 10
Julian... Read More

Woman In Business announces 2020 Scholarship Award Recipients

STURBRIDGE, MA – Woman In Business, Inc. (WIB), now in its 30th year of building community for women in our region by fostering networking, sharing information and experiences, and providing educational opportunities, is pleased to announce its 2020 Scholarship Award recipients: Leia Krans from Tantasqua Regional High School,  Alyson Locke from Tantasqua Regional High School,  Madison Hughes from Shepher... Read More

Harrington Hospital’s Southbridge and Webster Emergency Care Centers receive Coverdell Awards for Stroke Care

SOUTHBRIDGE and WEBSTER, MA, July 9, 2020 – Harrington Hospital in Southbridge and Harrington Hospital – Webster have each earned multiple awards for stroke care from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) Paul Coverdell Stroke Systems of Care Collaborative. The awards recognize achievements in meeting quality of care benchmarks and participation requirements of the collaborative. Both... Read More