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Marlborough Medical Co.'s Profits Dropped 97 Percent

Marlborough Medical Co.'s Profits Dropped 97 Percent

Last year, the company's profits went up. This quarter, they dropped drastically.
Doctors Express Urgent Care to Expand into Marlborough

Doctors Express Urgent Care to Expand into Marlborough

Facility on Route 20 at 42 Boston Post Road West is expected to by open by the end of the year.
Ninety Nine Restaurant Gets a Fresh, New Look

Ninety Nine Restaurant Gets a Fresh, New Look

Marlborough location closed this weekend; grand re-opening set for June 5.
MetroWest Regional Transit Authority Dedicates Bus Stop Shelter

MetroWest Regional Transit Authority Dedicates Bus Stop Shelter

The MWRTA agreed to divert two of its buses to Framingham High to accommodate students, who stayed after school for academic help, with the ability to get home.
St. Mary’s Credit Union Named SBA Lender of the Quarter

St. Mary’s Credit Union Named SBA Lender of the Quarter

A certificate of recognition was presented to the credit union on April 28.
Youth Management Workshop Held in June

Youth Management Workshop Held in June

Workshop is free but registration is required.
Phantom Gourmet Recognizes Marlborough Eatery for its French Fries

Phantom Gourmet Recognizes Marlborough Eatery for its French Fries

Is Five Guys your fave fries or another business perhaps?
Last Call To Get Tickets for 4th Annual Taste of MetroWest

Last Call To Get Tickets for 4th Annual Taste of MetroWest

Event is Tuesday, March 25 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center.
Tickets on Sale for 4th Annual Taste of MetroWest Scheduled for March 25

Tickets on Sale for 4th Annual Taste of MetroWest Scheduled for March 25

Attendees can sample food and beverages from the area’s finest restaurants, caterers, gourmet markets, wineries, brew houses and local purveyors of fine liquors.
New Hilton Hotel Planned for Marlborough

New Hilton Hotel Planned for Marlborough

If approved, 153-room hotel will go up in Forest Park.
Marlborough Target Supports Assabet Valley Regional Technical High

Marlborough Target Supports Assabet Valley Regional Technical High

Former student, now employee, calls with good news.
Radio Shack to Close Up to 1,100 Stores

Radio Shack to Close Up to 1,100 Stores

The company reported a loss of more than $400 million in 2013.
65 Restaurants & Retailers Participating in Shop & Explore MetroWest Discounts

65 Restaurants & Retailers Participating in Shop & Explore MetroWest Discounts

Discounts range from 20 percent off meals at restaurants including Skybokx 109 and The Violet Thorn in Natick to The Thai Place, Frescafe and Uno's in Framingham between Feb. 28 and March 9
Are Your Kids Addicted to Hi-Chew Candies?

Are Your Kids Addicted to Hi-Chew Candies?

Are your kids spending their allowance on the Japanese candy?
Framingham Trader Joe's Customers May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Framingham Trader Joe's Customers May Have Been Exposed to Measles

Massachusetts Department of Public Health officials confirm two cases last week in the MetroWest area.
Zagat Picks Somerville Doughnut to Represent Massachusetts

Zagat Picks Somerville Doughnut to Represent Massachusetts

See which doughnut made Zagat’s ‘50 States, 50 Donuts’ post.
Lowe's Collecting Money for MDA

Lowe's Collecting Money for MDA

The store chain and its customers have raised more than $38 million for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Kohl’s to Honor Outstanding Young Volunteers with Scholarships, Prizes

Kohl’s to Honor Outstanding Young Volunteers with Scholarships, Prizes

Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program is now accepting applications.