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A hearty congratulations goes to my seller client. We successfully sold her 3-bedroom bungalow-style home on Dudley-Southbridge Road in Dudley, MA. The new owner is now enjoying this nicely updated house on a pretty country lot.
Listed for $161,900. Sold for $153,000.
Need more information on Dudley real estate and home sales? Contact Kathryn Acciari, REALTOR, at (508) 982-0686 or email@example.com I am here to help!
Now Available: 152 Chapin Street in Southbridge MA. This antique home is on the National Register of Historic Places. Beautiful millwork and architectural features will draw you in to this one-of-a-kind property. Listed at $159,900. For full details, visit the property web site: 152chapinst.ihousenet.com/
On Thursday, July 12, 2012, the Tri-Community Y will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its very own Camp Foskett.
Families in the area are invited to attend the celebration at the lakeside camp. Activities will feature fun and games for all ages, along with food and drinks at the camp. The festivities start at 5 pm. In addition, I am proud to announce that the RE/MAX Hot Air Balloon will be on-site giving tethered rides from 6 to 8 pm. We ask for a donation of $3 per (5 comments)
The 2012 Holland Elementary 5K is just around the corner. To be held on May 20, 2012, this race is an annual event that supports the school's 6th grade trip to Camp Bournedale. The Holland Elementary 5K includes a 5K race for walkers as well as runners. There is also a 50-yard Kids dash just before the 5K. Members of the inspirational Team Hoyt will be coming in from around the country to participate, and the race ends at Dick Hoyt's "The Finish Line" restaurant. As a (0 comments)
Here in historic Massachusetts, the third Monday of the month of April is set aside for celebrating the anniversary of Paul Revere's ride and the battles of Lexington and Concord. Known as Patriot's Day, this Monday holiday is earmarked by several longstanding traditions. The most well-known event is, of course, the Boston Marathon. This 26-mile race from Hopkinton to Boston draws all kinds of people, from elite athletes to fund-raising bandits. Residents along the race route set up bleachers and hold all-day parties, cheering on the runners as they (1 comments)
Living in the Northeast part of the country, we are always on watch for ticks. These are the tiny critters that transmit Lyme disease to humans, dogs, and other mammals. According to The Wall Street Journal, 2012 is expected to be a high alert year for tick activity. Warm winter temperatures and decreased low field mice population are two of the primary causes of the increased potential for finding a tick on yourself or your pets. I can vouch for that: In the middle of March, after raking leaves, my husband (5 comments)
If you are headed to Sturbridge on Sunday, bring your sweetheart and your sweet tooth to the Open House at 23 Tannery Road. You'll enjoy touring this gorgeous home and I'll have chocolate on hand for you to sample. Sweet? You got it!
If you are out and about on Sunday afternoon, October 23, be sure to stop at one of these eight Halloween Open Houses. The bewitching agents of RE/MAX Professional Associates are hosting a fun afternoon of real estate tours. Each home is decorated for Halloween, and the agents will greet you in costume. You'll find treats galore and of course some amazing properties to explore. Each attendee will be entered into a drawing for a Walmart gift card - just in time to complete your Halloween shopping. (10 comments)
The Worcester Women's Council of REALTORs (WCR) will hold its annual fall fund raiser on Tuesday, September 27, 2011. This year is certain to be an entertaining evening, as local real estate agents (including yours truly) and mortgage pros hit the runway to model fall fashions and evening wear. To add to the fun, the males involved will also model bras that have been elaborately decorated by other members of the show! Each year, WCR selects a local charity to support, and this year (12 comments)
The 2011 Feast & Fire celebration will be held on Saturday, August 20, in historic Sturbridge MA. This annual summer festival starts in the early afternoon and goes well into the night. Included in the fun is a parade, musical talent, a grand picnic buffet (tickets required), and of course evening bonfires.
All events are centered around the Town Common and Publick House Historic Inn. For details, visit the Feast & Fire web site. Hope to see you there!
August 2011: Mid-summer and the picking is easy, especially if you visit Ragged Hill Orchard in West Brookfield, MA. Located atop a country hill, Ragged Hill Orchard provides a wonderful place to escape and wander the hills. This time of year, the blueberries are ripe and ready, and the red raspberries are sweet and at peak. On my recent visit to Ragged Hill, we filled buckets of plump berries. The orchard owners provide buckets with roped (5 comments)
Dairy Queen stores throughout the United States and Canada will celebrate Miracle Treat Day on August 11, 2011. For every Blizzard treat sold that day, Dairy Queen will donate $1.00 to the Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. What a delicious way to raise funds for this important cause. The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals includes 170 hospitals in North America. RE/MAX is a long-time supporter of CMN, and RE/MAX associates have raised over $110 million for CMN. To find a Dairy Queen near you that is participating in Miracle Treat (14 comments)
In early May, I made the decision to participate in the 2011 Danskin Triathlon in Webster, MA. This is an annual event that draws thousands of women around New England. It is a huge fund raiser for breast cancer research, and also celebrates those who are survivors of cancer. Women of all ages and abilities join in to challenge themselves. This triathlon consists of a 1/2 mile swim, 12 mile bike, and 3 mile run. This is considered a Sprint triathlon, the shortest of various triathlon races. My race is on (8 comments)
Driving down the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) at mid-day today, it was obvious that summer holiday traffic was already in full force. The toll booths were slowed down, the on-ramps were busy, and the rest stop had a line-up for parking spaces. People have wasted no time in getting packed and started on their summer holidays. What does this mean? For anyone traveling into and out of Massachusetts for the next two months, be prepared for slow speeds and waiting in line. The Mass Turnpike is a major travel artery, bringing (5 comments)
After a month of slogging in the trenches, coping with tornadoes, testy tempers, and tough triathlon training, the sun has come out and I've decided it is time to add some fun to my blogging. Time to venture out from under the rain hood and look for some bright spots in the stratosphere. Time to celebrate innovation and just pure fun. Care to join me? To kick off this twist in outlook, I am sharing with you an article about Virgin America, which recently (5 comments)
June 11, 2011: Today was the Socks for Siberia Festival at Hyland Orchards. This year I participated in the "Rock Your Socks Off" Trail Run through the orchards, and what a blast. This was a trail race up and down the rows of apple trees and into the woods surrounding the orchards. Having had rain all morning, the trail was slippery, squishy, and muddy. We ran up slopes, through rocky ruts, and over logs. I finished the race covered in mud from the knees down, finding cover under the pavilion before (3 comments)
Today is May 31st, and this day marks the end of two great challenges for me. First, is the end of the 31-Days of May Blogging Challenge. The goal was to simply write at least one blog post per day, excluding market reports and property listings (unless such posts included outstanding local information). I've done several of these challenges before, and there are days that the writing comes easy, and there are days when I am starting into a blank screen at 11:30 pm. But the benefits far outweigh the pain in such (10 comments)
The 2011 Memorial Day weekend in Sturbridge MA honors service men and women who have died for our country. It also marks the unofficial start of summer, and many events are planned in celebration of these two annual traditions. Below is a schedule of events for Memorial Day weekend in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. You are invited to participate in some or all events to honor those who have died in service.
Friday, May 27 Veterans Breakfast at Tantasqua Junior High School 8 - (1 comments)
On June 4, 2011, YMCA Camp Woodstock will hold the Black Pond Biathlon. This event consists of a half-mile swim and a 5K run at YMCA Camp Woodstock in Woodstock Valley, Connecticut. The first heat will start at 8 AM as participants begin their half-mile swim at Black Pond. The fee for the race is $45, or $50 the day of the race, and all proceeds benefit the Strong Kids Campaign. This sounds like a great way to kick off the summer for (2 comments)
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