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Savers Bank appoints four new assistant vice presidents

At the bank’s recent Annual Meeting, President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph A. Coderre announced four promotions of current team members.  Those promoted to Assistant Vice President were Elaine M. Stone, Lynn M. Greenhalge, Robert J. Landolina and Kris A. Cullen.

Elaine M. Stone has been with Savers Bank for 7 years and has been promoted to AVP Human Resources, where her responsibilities include employee relations, c... Read More

More Summer Jobs for Kids

by Jacleen Charbonneau

For students, landing a job can be a difficult task with today's competitive job market. Fortunately, compared to some large corporations that require online application processes, most local businesses attend to students on a very personable level. With a plethora of local businesses in the Blackstone Valley, students are valued and viewed as positive aspects to companies.     

There would no... Read More

The Isles Of Shoals:

Part I

by Thomas D’Agostino and Arlene Nicholson

From Pirate Ghosts and Phantom Ships and A Travel Guide To Haunted New England

This is the first part of a series of legends and accounts of the Isles of Shoals located off the coasts of New Hampshire and Maine. The Isles can be reached by ferry and there are events that take place year round.

Having ventured to the Isl... Read More

Sutton Sammies pull off win over Bartlett Indians

MILFORD - The Sutton Sammies pulled off a come-from-behind win over the Bartlett Indians in their bid for a Central Mass. Division 4 district championship.

The Indians came on strong scoring in the first inning at Fino Field Tuesday night. They were in the lead until the bottom of the seventh when the Sammies scored to tie it up at 2-2 bringing the game into overtime.

Justin Caro went the distance on the mound for t... Read More

Oxford advances in districts; beats Millbury 2-1

Oxford and Millbury traveled to Fino Field in Milford on Wednesday to battle on their way to a Central Mass. district title. The second-seeded Pirates won a close one, 2-1,  over rival eleventh-seed Millbury with great pitching on both sides by Steve Lemieux and Jared Buckley on the mound for Oxford, and Chris Carlson and Anthony DiStefano handling the pitching for Millbury.

Oxford will take on fourth seeded Sutton for the... Read More

Summer Jobs for Kids

by Ginger Costen

With just a few more weeks of classes left before the end of the school year, is it a good idea for your teenager to be considering a summer job?

“That first summer job is often a rite of passage for many teens,” said Janet Fowler writer for Investopedia and author of Business Resources for High School Students. “It's the signal that they’re on the way to adulthood by earning money to pay for activi... Read More

Summer Reads

As you head for the beach or backyard, bring a book or two to keep you company. Here are some suggestions for you to consider. Stop by for more choice picks!

For animal lovers:

"The World According to Bob" by James Bowen--a touching and true sequel to “A Street Cat Named Bob” about one man and the cat that changed his life.
As James struggles to adjust to his transformation from street musician... Read More

Auburn Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Breakfast

Scholarships awarded to local students

by Barbara Van Reed

AUBURN – It was all about education at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce's scholarship breakfast on May 21, and it started at the top, with a talk by Richard M. Freeland, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. 

Mr. Freeland gave a compelling picture of the Vision Project, which aims to take education in Massachusetts o... Read More

Wound Care Center at Harrington

National Wound Care Awareness Week is being held June 2 – June 6, 2014 in cities nationwide.

The Wound Care Center at Harrington in Charlton, a member of the Healogics network, is participating in the first Healogics National Wound Care Awareness Week from June 2 to June 6.  One of nearly 600 Healogics managed centers, The Wound Care Center at Harrington offers advanced therapies to patients suffering from chronic... Read More

Ribbon Cutting for RE/MAX Professional Associates in Auburn

by Barbara Van Reed

AUBURN – RE/MAX Professional Associates opened its sixth area office with a festive grand opening celebration on Thursday, May 23, complete with friends, employees, local dignitaries, and the RE/MAX balloon.  

Lorraine Herbert founded RE/MAX Professional Associates in 1992 and has since been joined by partners Pam Crawford and Sheri Barrette.  The three owner/brokers were presented citations by r... Read More

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