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Holland, MA: Come out and enjoy a morning in Holland, MA, and support the Holland Elementary School as well. On May 22, 2011, there will be a road race and an tons of fun for the whole family. The 5K starts at 10 AM at Holland Elementary School at 28 Sturbridge Road in Holland. There is also a kids 50-yard dash at 9:30 AM. The races end at The Finish Line - famed racer Dick Hoyt's restaurant in Holland. Entry fees are as follows: 5K Pre-Registration: $205K Day (0 comments)
Tonight in Sturbridge! An Evening in Spring - brought to you by Mass Motion Dance Mass Motion Dance is hosting dancers from Germany's Infinnity Tanzhaus Bodensee during April school vacation week and providing them with an opportunity to perform for our community. On Thursday, April 21st at 7pm,students from Mass Motion will join their German friends in a performance that includes ballet, modern, jazz, African, hip hop, Irish step, and Bollywood styles. This is certain to be a stellar performance by a highly talented group of young dancers - a definite don't-miss event! Place: Tantasqua Senior High School Auditorium (Brookfield Road/Route 148) Time: 7 (3 comments)
Brimfield, MA: The Brimfield Trail Committee will hold its 3rd annual Brimfield Trail 5K Trail Race on Saturday, April 30, 2011. This off-road race benefits the trail committee's trail reclamation project and will be run on a section of the Titanic/Grand Trunk Rail Trailin Brimfield, MA. The race course is a 5K loop on crushed gravel. The terrain is mostly flat with some small hills. This is going to be a great run in the woods, an easy way to start the trail (0 comments)
Your Credit is Your Report Card for Everything - 04/18/11 07:46 AM
Thank you to Tagrid Shunia of Florida for writing this important article. If you are considering rentaing a home instead of purchasing one, be aware that landlords are taking a close look at tenant credit reports. Bottom line: You must show that you are responsible with your finances whether you rent or own a home.
Via Tagrid Shunia (First Pro Capital c/o Credit Consulting Professionals Inc): Your Credit is Your Report Card for Everything
Suze Orman fell off her rocker when she suggested that renting is better than owning, vise-versa Suze. Take Warren Buffet's advice, owning a home is better (4 comments)
As a resident of Sturbridge, one of the most common questions people ask is: Where can I go for a good walk? The walkability factor of Sturbridge is something that needs to be improved. Being a small, rural town, sidewalks were not factored into the budget when streets were designed and built. Aside from the shopping and dining areas on Route 20, and the new sidewalk extending down Route 131, there are few areas with good lengths of sidewalk. There are, however, several areas that provide a mix of on- and off-road (6 comments)
Sturbridge Real Estate 2000 to 2010: A Decade At-A-Glance - 04/14/11 07:11 AM
Sturbridge Real Estate 2000 to 2010: A Decade At-A-Glance An analysis of home sale trends in the first decade of the 2000's shows an interesting story. This article focuses on real estate sales in Sturbridge, MA, from the year 2000 through 2010. Sturbridge Single Family Home Sales As the charts show, Sturbridge real estate sales peaked in 2004, and single family home prices peaked in 2005. From 2005 to 2009, we felt the real estate market slide. And in 2010, we started to see signs of stabilization, with a slight uptick in average sale price.
Restaurant Week Begins Monday, April 11, 2011 - You May Find Some New Favorites! - 04/10/11 02:11 PM
Restaurant Week Begins Monday, April 11, 2011 You May Find Some New Favorites! Sturbridge, Southbridge, Brookfield: The Central Mass South Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a multi-town Restaurant Week here in Central Massachusetts. A dozen local restaurants are participating and will be offering special menus for the week of April 11 - 17, 2011. Each restaurant will have its own Restaurant Week menu; however, the price will be the same at each restaurant: Lunches will be $11.11, and dinners will be $20.11 per person. What a great opportunity to sample the specialties at each restaurant.
Trying to sell a home can be a lot like fishing. You need to know which pond has the most fish, and you also need to know what the best bait is to entice the fish to bite. While every home has its features and every buyer has his or her needs, there are are few factors that will increase your chance of attracting more fish in the pond of buyers: The Bait: Juicy worms and shiny lures will attract more fish than dried and dusty bait. Likewise, a clean (16 comments)
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