Our members at the LBDA are movers and shakers in the community. Check out the latest news below from our businesses.
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School officials unveil new van donated by Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union
Shrewsbury – Shrewsbury school administrators met with Shrewsbury Federal Credit Union (SFCU) President Jim Dupont and Marketing Manager Lisa Raabe Nov. 6 to unveil a new van that the school district was able to purchase due to SFCU’s sponsorship of the district’s Colonial Connections program.
Congratulations to Greendale Physical Therapy
New Greendale Physical Therapy facility coming to Marlborough
We are excited to share with you the news of our newest location at 435 Lakeside Avenue in Marlborough at the junction of Rt. 20 and 495 near the APEX Center coming this Spring. We appreciate your support!
2018 Lake Quinsigamond Boat Parade - September 8
Come on out and enjoy the Boat Parade hosted by the Lake Quinsigamond Watershed Association. Register Here
Patrick Subaru Donates $60K To Local Organizations
On April 25th, Patrick Subaru donated over $60,000 to Worcester Animal Rescue League and Veterans Inc. through contributions during Patrick Subaru’s annual "Share the Love Event," from November to New Year's. The checks were presented to these organizations at a ceremony at the dealership in Shrewsbury. The Patrick family, along with Subaru, is proud of this annual opportunity to “Share the Love” with the community.
SELCO Receives Streetlight Conversion Program Grant
The town of Shrewsbury recently applied to the LED Streetlight Conversion Program through MMWEC. The program encourages communities to make an environmentally friendly and cost-efficient change to LED streetlights by reducing the cost of conversion through grant contributions made possible through the Baker-Polito Administration. Shrewsbury Electric and Cable Operations (SELCO). Read the full article in the Community Advocate here.
Honoring A Legacy While Providing A New Vision
Grossman Development Group, LLC, the developers of the Lakeway Commons redevelopment project, will honor Anthony “Spag” Borgatti in a tribute statue when the lifestyle development opens in late summer or early fall of this year. Read the full article in the Community Advocate here.
Lakeway Commons Breaks Ground
Over 100 people gathered on June 7th, 2016 for Grossman Development Group's groundbreaking ceremony for Lakeway Commons. Speakers included Howard Grossman, Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, State Sen. Michael Moore, State Rep. Hannah Kane and Chairman of the Shrewsbury Board of Selectmen, Moe DePalo. Read about the event here or visit Grossman Development Group's website to learn more about the project.
Burns Bridge Wins National Award
The Kenneth F. Burns Memorial Bridge replacement project was chosen as one of the American Public Works Association’s 2016 public works projects of the year. The $144 million project fully replaced the old Burns Bridge over Lake Quinsigamond that links Shrewsbury and Worcester. Read the full article in the Telegram and Gazette.
Lakeway Commons Groundbreaking
Want to know what's going on with the Lakeway Commons project at the former Spag's site? Learn more here. You can also read an article by the Worcester Telegram & Gazette here. The developers of this project, Grossman Development Group, will break ground on the newest Whole Foods location on Tuesday, June 7th, 2016!
Local Business Feedback Needed
The Shrewsbury Public Schools would like your input as a local business leader. We offer advertising to local businesses through athletic sponsorship packages. Help us to make sure these packages match your needs by taking a short survey here. We appreciate your time. Please contact Michelle Biscotti or Kathleen Keohane here with any inquiries.
Need Help With Your Start Up?
In partnership with Krosslink.org, the Shrewsbury Library will be holding forums on the 3rd Thursday of every month for budding entrepreneurs to share their ideas idea for a start-up or a small business, gain insights from experts and brainstorm with other participants. If you are an experienced business owner or a founder of a startup and would like to mentor aspiring entrepreneurs, please contact Priya Rathnam at 508-841-8531 or here. View information about meetings and speakers here.