Thayer and family, Maynard Selectperson Sally Bubier and
Chamber Chairman Bob Larkin celebrate the opening of
Look Optical this past November!
Council Planning Meeting. The Horseshoe Pub,
Committee. Boyd Coatings Research Co., 8 am.
Committee, Citizens Community Room (Hudson),
(Almost) Annual Award
Ceremony to honor Dottie MacKeen, Mark
O'Connell, the Maynard Public Library, Patricia Walrath
and The Stow Independent. Clock Tower Cafe in Maynard. 5
to 7:30 pm. Plentiful hors d'oeuvres, refreshing
beverages and live jazz. Sponsored by Wellesley
Companies. $25 pp. Reservations Requested.
for ML King, Jr. Day.
Board of Directors
Meeting, Citizens Community Room (Hudson),
ad hoc Hudson Fest
Committee, Aubuchon's Parking Lot, 9 am.
Chamber Night at the
Symphony. Join the Chamber to celebrate
Symphony Pro Musica-- MetroWest Boston's premier
community orchestra--for an all Wagner program. Great
Discounts! Buy one ticket at $15 (a 25% discount) and
get a second ticket for $10. Call 978.562.0939 or email
firstname.lastname@example.org, Tell them you want the
Chamber discount today.
Meeting featuring Town Administrator John
Curran. Gianotis Room in the Maynard Town Building. 8
Council Meeting at Harvest Cafe (Hudson).
Meeting features presentation on acupuncture with
Marianne Volpe of the Hudson Natural Health Center. $15
for members and their guests. $20 for nonmembers.
Avidia Seminar Series
presents Protecting Personal Information: It's the Law!
with Networks Unlimited and Bowditch and
Dewey. 8:15 to 9:30 am. $15 for Chamber members and
guests. $25 for nonmembers. Reservations Required.
Chamber and representatives from its Government Affairs
Committee attended Tax Hearings in both Hudson and
Maynard this past December. Hudson voted (3-2) in favor
of an average 5% tax increase for both business and
residential. Mr. Leeber and Mr. Lucy opposed. Both
argued for higher business tax rates.
with a 3-1 vote, passed a tax rate that on average
increases residential and business taxes by 4%. Barilone
opposed but no reason was given.
thanks to the following members of the Chamber's
Government Affairs Committee that attended tax hearings
this past December: Dick Downey (Boyd Coatings
Research), Chuck Randall (Randall Properties), Bill
Sullivan (RW Holmes Realty) and Tom Davis (495 Realty).
special thanks to the following that worked on the
Maynard Holiday Happenings Campaign--Marlene Thomas and
Paula Copley (Middlesex Savings Bank), Fred Batstone
(The Outdoor Store), Mary Holtorf (Art & Soul) and
Bob Larkin (Frick & Frack).