Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Westborough Office Park welcomes Springstone Financial LLC.
A finance firm is moving to Westborough from Southborough. Springstone Financial LLC will lease 11,089 square feet at 1700 West Park Drive, the Westborough Office Park, according to Citybizlist Boston. The firm has been at 2 Park Central Drive in Southborough. Springstone is "a rapidly growing specialty finance company that provides payment plans for patients and medical practices," according to Citybizlist Boston.
The board approved a special permit for the first part of the bank's two-part plan.
Berkshire Bank received the Westborough Planning Board's approval Tuesday night to renovate a former Westborough Friendly's and Bob Evans on Route 9 into a commercial and mortgage office. The board voted 4-0 to grant the bank a special permit for the project at 303 Turnpike Road. The work would be the first of a two-phase plan at the site. Phase two of the bank's plans would be an addition, for banking services, with a drive through, project engineer John Furman told the board recently. This work also would require planning board approval. Project architect John Ineson has said the addition would be about 2,800 square feet.
Here are Westborough's latest home sales.
Click on the picture next to this article to look at a photo gallery of homes that sold in Westborough in the last week, according to NewEnglandMoves.com. The same information without photos is available below in an easy-to-scan list. Are you a local Realtor, or have you recently sold your home? Add a photo and the information to this article if your recently sold property is not included here. This week's information was compiled from NewEnglandMoves.com information, using MLS data. Photos are from the MLS Property Information Network. 13 Nash St., Westborough Sold Price: $530,000 List Price: $535,000 Sold Date: June 13 (68 days on market) Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2 and 1 half baths Sq. Ft: 3,071
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Westborough Police say he shoplifted at the Stop & Shop supermarket at Speedway Plaza recently.
A recent $394 grocery shopping trip has landed the man in the photos on the Westborough Police Department's radar. Police said Tuesday they're looking to identify him after he shoplifted $394 in merchandise from the Stop & Shop supermarket at Speedway Plaza on Route 9 on Friday, May 31. The suspect's shopping list included: $240 worth of meat, four re-usable Stop & Shop bags, a roll of Bounty paper towels, two Pampers Swaddlers, two bottles of Tide liquid and two containers of Tide powder. "The suspect scanned the products as he collected them, using a store's self-service handheld scanner," police said. "The suspect ultimately exited the store without purchasing the items." Anyone with information about the suspect is asked to call …
The date will be firmed up over the coming weeks.
The Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park is eyeing an August opening on Route 9, developer David O'Connor said Tuesday. The date will be firmed up over the coming weeks, he said. The planning board on Feb. 26 approved a special permit for the project, planned for vacant Speedway Plaza space behind the Burlington Coat Factory at 290 Turnpike Road. Lawn signs promoting Sky Zone's upcoming opening recently popped up around Westborough. Sky Zone Westborough also is hiring, according to its website. "Sky Zone is the original indoor trampoline park, and Sky Zone Westborough is proud to bring the unmatched, out-of-this-world, and high-flyin' fun of the world's first all-trampoline, walled playing court to the Westborough area!" the website says. "Sky …
Town officials are seeking bids for the restaurant's nearly 10-year lease, which will expire on March 1, 2023.
Will the Westborough Country Club's restaurant remain Mulligan's Taverne much longer? Town officials are seeking bids for the restaurant's nearly 10-year lease, which will expire on March 1, 2023, Town Manager Jim Malloy said Monday. Mulligan's Taverne has been at the location, 121 West Main St., for 10 years, Malloy said. Mulligan's owner Michael O'Reagan was sent a copy of the request for proposals, but "we don't know if he will respond," Malloy said. "If there are new operators, there will be a new menu and possibly a new name," he said. The town will open the bids on July 30, Malloy said. The new contract is anticipated to be awarded at the Aug. 13 selectmen's meeting, he said. The request for proposals is available at http://www.town.…
Monday, June 17, 2013
Carruth Capital LLC President Chris Egan received Westborough's first stormwater management recognition award.
How does Westborough fight flooding? Local businessman Chris Egan has done yeoman's work, Assistant Town Planner /Conservation Officer Derek Saari says. Saari presented Egan, the president of Carruth Capital LLC, with Westborough's first stormwater management recognition award during last Tuesday night's selectmen's meeting. Egan spent about about 100 hours last year trying to reduce the potential for flooding both on his property and others, including abutting Massachusetts Department of Transportation right-of-ways that "if they're not maintained," flood public ways and private property, Saari said. Egan "tried to work with the Department of Transportation to improve a flooding condition in the West Park Drive/Flanders Road/Technology …
Cre8 a Do It Yourself Studio welcomed its first visitors Saturday.
A new Westborough business will host parties where guests make their own gifts. Cre8 a Do It Yourself Studio welcomed its first visitors to 76 Otis St., in the shopping plaza at the Route 9 intersection, during a soft opening on Saturday. The business closed at Felter's Mill, at 22 West St., Millbury this spring, toward moving to larger space in Westborough. Owner Lisa Sacks said the business' offerings will include welcoming birthday parties, ladies nights and the like, where guests customize items using the studio's equipment, with her staff's help. A grand opening, with demonstrations, giveaways and specials, is expected for the beginning of August, Sacks said.
Here are the most expensive Westborough homes on the market.
Wondering what $1 million can buy in Westborough? The following homes are on the market. This week's information was compiled from NewEnglandMoves.com information, using MLS data. Photos are from the MLS Property Information Network. 131a 0 Ruggles St., Westborough List Price: $1,750,000 Bedrooms: 6 Bathrooms: 4 and one half bath Sq. Ft: 7,500 10 Olde Stonebridge Path, Westborough List Price: $1,550,000 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4 and one half bath Sq. Ft: 6,234 9 Olde Hickory Path, Westborough List Price: $1,400,000 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 3 and 3 half baths Sq. Ft: 4,564 1 Quick Farm Road, Westborough List Price: $1,100,000 Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4 and 3 half baths Sq. Ft: 4,700 11 Old Hickory Path, Westborough List Price: $…
Sunday, June 16, 2013
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