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MUSIC ON MONDAYS ~ FUN, FUN, FUN, BEACH BOYS - 02/28/11 11:23 AM
I thought this song was appropriate for the start of my week! I am in Florida visiting my Mom and glad to be escaping the snow and freezing rain, I heard that I am having back home. Not missing it here with the 80s temperatures here today and for the rest of this week! Looking forward to having some fun, fun, fun this week! (5 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER? RESTAURANT WEEK ~ WINTER EDITION! - 02/26/11 08:59 PM
I am so glad I live in Worcester! Worcester Restaurant Week starts up again next week from February 28th through March 13th, 2011. Participating restaurants serve 3 course dinner entrees for only $22.11!This event is sponsored by Unibank, KJ Baaron's Fine Wine and Spirits and Mercadante Funeral Home & Chapel.The restaurants participating are as follows:AJ Tomaoilo's RestaurantAmici's TrattoriaBarbers CrossingBocadoBiagio'sThe BoyntonBrew City Grill & Brew HouseBiblos LoungeThe Castle RestaurantCeltic TavernCeres BistroChioda's TrattoriaChuck's SteakhouseCoral SeafoodEl BashaEvoFlying RhinoHaikuIl FornoJoey's Bar & GrillLaScalaLeo's RistoranteMezcalNorthworks Bar & GrilleO'ConnorsThe People's Kitchen/CitizenPiccolo'sPorto BelloSmokestack Urban BBQSole ProprietorSquire'sThe RegistryTweedsViaVia AltoViva BeneWilly's SteakhouseZiti's Italian86 Winter111 Chop HouseFor more information, you can (5 comments)
"YAPPY BIRTHDAY" - 02/25/11 03:17 PM
Okay, for most of my subscribers and who have gotten to know me through Activerain, you know how much I love my dog, Bibby! Well, Bibby is my black lab that will be turning "10" this May! Ten is a big milestone for a dog and we have been so blessed to have her as an addition to our family. We got Bibby from a woman in Sterling who had a litter of 7 lab puppies. Course my daughter's friend in school invited her over to see the puppies and my daughter called and wanted us to just "GO LOOK" at them. I (12 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WORCESTER, MA - 02/23/11 09:37 PM
The last city in my "What's in Worcester County" series, Worcester is the largest city in this county. Worcester is known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth" and is New England's second largest city. Worcester is known for the city's arts, fine dining, entertainment and diverse neighborhoods. Worcester is in the 01601, 01602, 01603, 01604, 01605, 01606, 01607, 01608, 01609, 01610, 01612, 01613, 01614, 01615, 01653, 01654 and 01655 zip code and 508 and 774 area code.Founded: 1722Population: 182,596Size: 38 sq. milesTax Rate: $15.15 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Worcester-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.ci.worcester.ma.usLooking to buy or sell a home in Worcester? Give me a call! (6 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WESTBOROUGH, MA 01581 - 02/23/11 04:34 PM
The town of Westborough is between Worcester and Boston and near the Sudbury and Assabet Valley rivers. Westborough is known for having excellent schools and maintains a balance between fast-paced urban life and suburban residential areas. The town of Westborough is also known to have strong community support and municipal services. Westborough is in the 01581 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1717Population: 18,467Size: 22 sq. milesTax Rate: $16.98 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Westborough-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.town.westborough.ma.usLooking to buy or sell a home in Westborough? Give me a call! (1 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WEST BROOKFIELD, MA 01585 - 02/23/11 03:57 PM
West Brookfield is the birthplace of Lucy Stone, who was one of the first advocates for women's rights. It was also the birthplace of Jedediah Foster, one of the original drafters of the Constitution. Today, West Brookfield recently celebrated their 350th anniversary. People are drawn to West Brookfield for its antiques, small shops, fine dining, cozy inns and scenic beauty. West Brookfield is in the 01585 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1848Population: 3,806Size: 20.5 sq. milesTax Rate: $11.28 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/West-Brookfield-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.wbrookfield.com Looking to buy or sell a home in West Brookfield? Give me a call! (2 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WEST BOYLSTON, MA 01583 - 02/22/11 08:20 PM
Fron the 1896 through 1905, the town of West Boylston endured the building of the Wachusett Reservoir and the destruction of its prosperous mills and farms, four churches and eight schools. The Old Stone Church, pictured above, was the last remaining building from this era, which was once in the valley. West Boylston is in the 01583 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1808Population: 8,277Size: 13 sq. milesTax Rate: $15.71Schools:http://www.city-data.com/school/West-Boylston-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.westboylston.com Looking to buy or sell a home in West Boylston? Give me a call! (0 comments)
THE 7 BASIC STEPS OF THE VA LOAN PROCESS - 02/22/11 03:34 PM
Matt Polsky from the VA Mortgage Center, www.vamortgagecenter.com wrote this article for my blog to help our veterans through the VA Loan Process. Thank you Matt! Any further questions can be directed to Matt at firstname.lastname@example.org.The 7 Basic Steps of the VA Loan Process Acquiring a home loan can seem like an overwhelming task to any prospective home buyer, but the VA Home Loan program offers an easy and streamlined process to get veterans and active duty service members in to their homes as quick as possible. To help guide prospective borrowers through the Massachusetts VA Loan Process, a list of 7 (2 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WESTMINSTER, MA 01473 - 02/22/11 01:58 PM
Westminster is known as a "hill" town with attractive lakeside sites with picturesque mountain views. Wachusett Mountain can be seen from this town. Westminster is located along the "Johnny Appleseed Trail" on Route 2, running East-West. Westminster is in the 01473 zip code and 978 area code.Founded: 1759 Population: 7,391Size: 35.5 sq. milesTax Rate: $14.42 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Westminster-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.westminster-ma.govLooking to buy or sell a home in Westminster? Give me a call! (0 comments)
This afternoon, I took a Webinar on "Discovering QR Codes" and I found it so fascinating! As an old dog, it's been difficult for me with some of this new technology but I have to adapt if I want to be always one up in this real estate business. Here are the steps I took to create my own code:1. Visit www.qrcode.kaywa.com and enter in your url. The code generator will show your code and you can save it as a JPG file.2. You can then order stickers of your code at www.stickerscan.com. I was able to order small code (14 comments)
SURVIVING YOUR SERENGETI ~ WHAT ANIMAL ARE YOU? - 02/21/11 09:24 AM
Just finished reading the first two chapters of "Surviving your Serengeti" by Stefan Swanepoel and I have to say that now, I just have the buy the book! Each book sale supports the African Wildlife Foundation as well!The book gives you 7 skills to master your business and life but first quizzes you on what animal type you are and how you can adapt to each situation.After taking the quiz, I discovered I am the giraffe of Serengeti and I surely can picture myself in this picture above overlooking the sunset! Some of the giraffe characteristics outlined in the book were: Positive (9 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WHITINSVILLE, MA 01588 - 02/20/11 01:43 PM
The town of Whitinsville in the 1800s boomed, thanks to the Blackstone and Mumford rivers that run through it. Mills along the riverbanks in Whitinsville have been renovated into office space for entrepreneurs, artists and non-profit organizations. Whitinsville is in the 01588 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1775Population: 14,383Size: 17.2 sq. milesTax Rate: $10.30 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Whitinsville-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.northbridgemass.orgLooking to buy or sell a home in Whitinsville? Give me a call! (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WEBSTER, MA 01570 - 02/20/11 01:05 PM
Home to the lake with the longest name, Webster residents take pride in their lake named, Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. This name means in Nipmuc Indian terms, "I FISH ON MY SIDE, YOU FISH ON MY SIDE AND NOONE FISHES IN THE MIDDLE". Webster Lake provides year-round recreation to its' residents. Webster is in the 01570 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1832Population: 16,675Size: 12.5 sq. milesTax Rate: $9.77 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Webster-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.webster-ma.govLooking to buy or sell a home in Webster? Give me a call! (4 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WARREN, MA 01083 - 02/19/11 03:09 PM
Warren is a small rural community halfway between Worcester and Springfield. It was first settled as part of the Quaboag Plantation in the 1720s. Warren is famous for its hills and the Quaboag River, which runs throuigh Warren center. Warren is in the 01083 zip code and 413 area code.Founded: 1742Population: 5,071Size: 27.5 sq. milesSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Warren-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.state.ma.us//cc/Warren.htmlLooking to buy or sell a home in Warren? Give me a call! (1 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ WARE, MA 01082 - 02/19/11 11:14 AM
The town of Ware is nestled in a valley surrounded by rolling pasture land, rivers and the Quabbin Reservoir. When the Great Depression brought sure demise to the town's mills, Ware residents bought shares in the companies. The purchase was the first employee-buy-out of a major manufacturer. The new slogan for Ware became "The town that can't be licked!" Ware is in the 01082 zip code and 413 area code.Founded: 1775Population: 9,933Size: 40 sq. milesTax Rate: $13.35Schools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Ware-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.townofware.comLooking to buy or sell a home in Ware? Give me a call! (0 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ UXBRIDGE, MA 01569 - 02/18/11 03:23 PM
Uxbridge has been known as patenting the first Air Force dress uniform, dubbed "Uniform Blue". It was also known famous for the movie "The Great Gatsby" starring Robert Redford in 1974. Uxbridge is geographically centered in the Blackstone Valley Corridor where residents, pictured above, like to canoe. Uxbridge is in the 01569 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1727Population: 12,672Size: 29.5 sq. milesTax Rate: $12.55 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Uxbridge-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.uxbridge.ma.usLooking to buy or sell a home in Uxbridge? Give me a call! (1 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ UPTON, MA 01568 - 02/18/11 03:12 PM
Upton was home to a number of members of the infamous Taft family, including Samuel Taft. Samuel was a soldier in the American Revolutionary War. He had 22 children and hosted President George Washington on his inaugural tour of New England in 1789. Upton is in the 01568 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1735Population: 5,700Size: 21.5 sq. milesTax Rate: $12.77 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Upton-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.upton.ma.usLooking to buy or sell a home in Upton? Give me a call! (0 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ TOWNSEND, MA 01469 - 02/17/11 02:59 PM
Townsend is a rural town, bordering New Hampshire to the North and Fitchburg to the south. Its residents enjoy summer concerts on the common, fairs, bazaars and church suppers. Nearby waterways such as the falls pictured above, offer year-round recreation. Townsend is in the 01469 zip code and 978 area code.Founded: 1732Population: 9,400Size: 33 sq. milesSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Townsend-Massachusetts/html Website:www.townsend.ma.usLooking to buy or sell a home in Townsend? Give me a call!
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ TEMPLETON, MA 01468 - 02/17/11 02:54 PM
Templeton is a rural community comprised of four main villages: Templeton Center, East Templeton, Baldwinville and Otter River. It has been home to numerous artists and great thinkers over the course of history. Templeton is in the 01468 zip code and 978 area code.Founded: 1762Population: 7,700Size: 33 sq. milesTax Rate: $11.75 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Templeton-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.templeton1.orgLooking to buy or sell a home in Templeton? Give me a call!
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ SUTTON, MA 01590 - 02/16/11 03:32 PM
One of my favorite spots to visit is in Purgatory Chasm located in Sutton. Purgatory Chasm is pictured above and is Sutton's crowning gem, featuring granite trenches and caves developed in the last Ice Age over 14,000 year ago. Sutton is in the 01590 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1714Population: 9,028Size: 32.4 sq. milesTax Rate: $12.32 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Sutton-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.sutton.ma.org Looking to buy or sell a home in Sutton? Give me a call! (1 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ STURBRIDGE, MA 01565 - 02/16/11 03:00 PM
Sturbridge is home to Wells State Park and Old Sturbridge Village. Old Sturbridge Village is a popular colonial life museum and open throughout the year. Sturbridge is also known for its great shops, fine dining and beautiful countryside. Sturbridge is in the 01566 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1738Population: 9,103Size: 39 sq. milesTax Rate: 14.55 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Sturbridge-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.town.sturbridge.ma.us Looking to buy or sell a home in Sturbridge? Give me a call! (1 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ SOUTHBRIDGE, MA 01550 - 02/14/11 08:33 PM
Southbridge is located north of the Connecticut border. Southbridge is in the Quinebaug River Valley with neighboring towns, Sturbridge and Charlton. Years ago, American Optical was one of the largest employers in Southbridge. Today it is the Southbridge Hotel and Conference center. Southbridge is in the 01550 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1816Population: 16,852Size: 5.25 sq. milesTax Rate: $15.16 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Southbridge-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.ci.southbridge.ma.us Looking to buy or sell a home in Southbridge? Give me a call! (1 comments)
Here's a version of "My Valentine" sung by one of my favorites, Olivia Newton John and pianist, Jim Brickman. HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! (1 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ SHREWSBURY, MA 01545, 01546 - 02/13/11 02:20 PM
In the 19th century, the development of streetcars spurred the growth in Shrewsbury. Shrewsbury is a suburb to both Boston and Worcester. Many residents enjoy the outdoor activities at Dean Park and in the summer months, Lake Quinsigamond. Shrewsbury is in the 01545 and 01546 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1727Population: 33,435Size: 21 sq. milesTax Rate: $10.31 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Shrewsbury-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.shrewsbury-ma.govLooking to buy or sell a home in Shrewsbury? Give me a call! (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ RUTLAND, MA 01543 - 02/13/11 12:44 PM
Rutland was originally a vacation spot in the 19th century because of its rolling hills and fresh air. Rutland still today holds its "simple times" mentality. Rutland's town common pictured above, is 1,200 feet above sea level. Rutland is in the 01543 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1713Population: 7,899Size: 35 sq. milesTax Rate: $12.92 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Rutland-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.townofrutland.org Looking to buy or sell a home in Rutland? Give me a call! (0 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ PRINCETON, MA 01541 - 02/12/11 09:35 AM
Home to Wachusett Mountain, the town of Princeton is 20 minutes north of Worcester. Wachusett Mountain attracts thousands of skiers every winter season and throughout the rest of the year holds various events. Princeton is a rural community in the 01541 zip code and 978 area code.Founded: 1771Population: 3,475Size: 36 sq. milesSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Princeton-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.town.princeton.ma.us Looking to buy or sell a home in Princeton? Give me a call! (6 comments)
A SWEETHEART OF A DEAL! - 02/11/11 01:43 PM
It's Valentine's Day weekend and many of you will hopefully be taking your sweethearts out for dinner this weekend!Two Chefs Restaurant & Pastry Shop have a great deal too good to pass up!BRING YOUR SWEETHEART TO DINNERWITHOUT BREAKING THE BANK!Dinner for Two$39.99!The dinner includes: 1 appetizer to share, 2 entrees, and 1 dessert to share!Special Valentine Menu available on:February 10, 11, 12 and 14Menu can be viewed at www.two-chefs.comTwo Chefs Restaurant & Pastry Chef is located on 8 Donnelly Rd., Spencer, MA 01562(508) 885-7200Mon. CLOSEDTues. & Wed. 11-6 for lunchThurs.-Sat. 11-9:30 for lunch & dinnerSunday 8-12 for breakfastHAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY! (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ PAXTON, MA 01612 - 02/10/11 05:44 PM
Pictured above is the falls at Moore State Park in Paxton. One of the two waterways that provide residents with hunting and fishing. Main Street in Paxton is surrounded by natural wonders and quaint little village shops. It is situated on Route 122, which is also known as the scenic byway. Paxton is in the 01612 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1775Population: 4,632Size: 15 sq. milesSchools:www.city-data.com/school/Paxton-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.townofpaxton.netLooking to buy or sell a home in Paxton? Give me a call!
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ OXFORD, MA 01540 - 02/10/11 03:22 PM
Today, Oxford is a residential community with a mix of industrial and commercial activity. Oxford is famous for some notable residents as well. Clara Barton, founder of the American Red Cross and Eliott Joslin was the pioneer in diabetes research. Now there is a Clara Barton Camp for Diabetic Girls that has numerous summer programs. Oxford is in the 01540 zip code and 978 area code.Founded: 1713Population: 13,615Size: 26.7 sq. milesTax Rate: $12.30 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Oxford-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.town.oxford.ma.usLooking to buy or sell a home in Oxford? Give me a call! (2 comments)
THE NEW GENERATION OF FACEBOOK - 02/10/11 02:02 PM
Just came back from a great Social Media event at Holy Cross Collegein Worcester, Massachusetts!John and Jarred Alexandrov from Real Estate Inner Circle are a father and son teamwho work together to help real estate agents better their presence on the Internet inthis world of Social Media!For most of us, this social media stuff can be very overwhelming! This two-hour presentation gave us tips on how to better our business but multiple sources instead of just several. Gone are the days when most agents just waited for their phones to ring!Here are some major tips I wanted to share with you:1. (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ OAKHAM, MA 01068 - 02/09/11 09:47 AM
The town of Oakham is located northwest in Worcester County and is a small New England town in its purest form. Oakham has kept away from large commercial development and has kept its charm. The town center pictured above has remained unchanged since the turn of the 19th century. Oakham is in the 01068 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1775Population: 1,914Size: 18 sq. milesTax Rate: $10.32 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Oakham-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.oakham-ma.comLooking to buy or sell a home in Oakham? Give me a call! (4 comments)
Here's one of my favorite songs from the Beatles and I'm sure you know why! Sorry this is a belated post! Enjoy! (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ NORTHBRIDGE, MA 01534 - 02/08/11 12:58 PM
Northbridge is a suburban town made up of several villages, including Linwood, Northbridge, Riverdale, Rockdale and Whitinsville. It is located in the Blackstone River Valley of south central Massachusetts. Northbridge is in the 01534 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1775Population: 14,374Size: 17 sq. milesTax Rate: $10.06 per thousandWebsite:www.northbridgemass.org Looking to buy or sell a home in Northbridge? Give me a call! (1 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ NORTHBOROUGH, MA - 02/08/11 12:39 PM
Northborough is a town that primarily serves as residential and is a rural home to Boston and Worcester commuters. It is known for its development-oriented industrial parks and wonderful trails where residents can bike, hike, ski or horseback ride. Northborough is in the 01532 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1775Population: 14,646 Size: 18.5 sq. milesTax Rate: $14.38 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Northborough-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.townofnorthborough.ma.usLooking to buy or sell a home in Northborough? Give me a call! (0 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ MILLBURY, MA 01527 - 02/07/11 08:43 PM
The town of Millbury is a community rich in history and natural resources. In 2004, the largest economic development project in Millbury's history was the Shoppes at Blackstone Valley. The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley provide more than 750,000 square feet of shopping and dining experiences. Millbury also includes a second exit now from the Mass Pike that provides easy access to Providence and Worcester. Millbury is in the 01527 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1813Population: 13,401Size: 16 sq. milesTax Rate: $13.46 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Millbury-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.millbury-ma.orgLooking to buy or sell a home in Millbury? Give me a call! (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ MILFORD, MA 01757 - 02/05/11 10:56 AM
Milford is known for its pink granite that was discovered in 1870. This type of granite was used for buildings in major cities all over the world. Milford is also known for it's famous NFL Hall of Famer, Howie Long, who spents his teenage years playing football for the Milford High School football team. Home to Dr. Joseph Murray, who pioneered in the area of organ transplants and received a Nobel Prize in 1990. Milford is in the 01757 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1780Population: 27,246Size: 14.7 sq. milesTax Rate: $14.08 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Milford-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.milford-ma.govLooking to buy or sell a home in Milford? (4 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ MENDON, MA 01756 - 02/04/11 03:25 PM
Known as "Mother Mendon" because it originally included the now independent towns of Milford, Bellingham, Hopedale, Uxbridge, Upton, Blackstone, Northbridge and Millville. The Mendon Twin Drive-Inn is one of the last drive-ins in the Worcester county area. It is also home to the state's largest zoo, Southwick's. Mendon is in the 01756 zip code and 508 area code.Founded: 1667 Population: 5,762Size: 18 sq. milesTax Rate: $12.47 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Mendon-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.mendonma.netLooking to buy or sell a home in Mendon? Give me a call!
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ MARLBOROUGH, MA 01752 - 02/03/11 04:50 PM
Located near the Interstates 290 and 495, the city of Marlborough has become a haven for the high-tech industry. Marlborough is a busy commercial and political center that still retains a thriving residential community. Last year, Marlborough also celebrated it's 350th anniversary. Marlborough is in the 01752 zip code and 508 area code. Founded: 1660Population: 37,932Size: 21 sq. milesTax Rate: $13.41 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Marlborough-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.marlborough-ma.gov Looking to buy or sell a home in Marlborough? Give me a call! (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ LUNENBURG, MA 01462 - 02/02/11 10:45 AM
Neighbors to Leominster, the town of Lunenburg was well known for its' famous Whalom Park which operated for 107 years. It was one of the Oldest Amusement and Trolley Car Parks in the nation. Lunenburg is also home to many vacationers who spend their summers on Hickory Hills Lake, Shirley Reservoir and Lake Whalom. Lunenburg is in the 01462 zip code and 978 area code.Founded: 1728Population: 9,946Size: 28 sq. milesTax Rate: $14.20 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Lunenburg-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite:www.lunenburgonline.com Looking to buy or sell a home in Lunenburg? Give me a call! (4 comments)
10 Signs You're Ready to Buy a Home! - 02/02/11 09:38 AM
Wow, Danielle Germick recently posted this blog about the 10 signs when you are ready to buy a home. All of them are great signs. Do you have any of them? Thank you Danielle! Via Danielle Germick (ReMax Premier Properties): 1. You've made the decision to buy on your own terms.If you're planning to buy a home in 2011, you need to make sure it's for yourreasons - and not because someone else is selling you the dream. How will becoming a homeowner change your lifestyle? Will it make things better or worse? Do you have the financial stability that's needed to (3 comments)
WHAT'S IN WORCESTER COUNTY ~ LEOMINSTER, MA 01453 - 02/01/11 07:10 PM
The city known as "The Pioneer Plastics City", Leominster was also the birthplace of Johnny Appleseed. The city purchased the last remaining apple orchard in 2003 and named it "Sholan Farms". Sholan Farms is a nonprofit organization and is run by all volunteers. Leominster is in the 01453 zip code and 978 area code.Founded: 1740Population: 41,055Size: 29 sq. milesTax Rate: $13.82 per thousandSchools:http://www.city-data.com/school/Leominster-Massachusetts.htmlWebsite: www.leominster-ma.govLooking to buy or sell a home in Leominster? Give me a call! (1 comments)
Feeding for the Ultimate Viral Marketing Exposure!!! - 02/01/11 06:44 PM
Thanks to Nancy Golliday for posting this blog about how you can feed your blogs to other pages. The more feeds you have out the better! Thank you Nancy! Via Nancy Golliday (First Coast Designs): From earlier posts, remember pages don't feed, only posts feed. So if you're a blogger, then you already have a "source" to begin the viral marketing campaign - and you probably have more than one blog if I know my fellow Active Rainers!!! If you're not able to post publicly from Active Rain, then that doesn't count as a feed "source"...sorry! If you can post publicly in A/R, or have (1 comments)
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