Category Archives: lifestyle

Grab the perfect gift with Alternatives’ Pooch Portrait Fundraiser

With the holidays just around the corner, do you lack inspiration on what presents to get your dog? Why not have his/her portrait taken at Alternative’s Pooch Portrait Fundraiser on Saturday, Dec. 2, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Alternatives is a non-profit human services agency currently serving more than 2,000 adults with developmental and psychiatric disabilities in 55 residential, employment and day programs throughout Central Massachusetts. Money raised will support the people with disabilities Alternatives serves in the Greater Worcester area.

What every college student should know about scams

Many college students may not realize that they are a prime target for scammers. It can be easy to mistake a scam for a legitimate business or offer. Better Business Bureau of Central New England has red flags to help college student identify common scams that could target them.

New around the woo: hey there…

Hey There has been on the scene for a bit, but now, the dating app has some new features and plans for improving the world of online dating.

The luxe list: Gift-worthy fall finds

While fall ushers in an array of annual delights, like cooler weather, gorgeous foliage, chunky sweaters and pumpkin spice, it’s also an exciting time of year for product purveyors jockeying for some consideration of their own. This seasonal competitiveness among consumer goods is understandable, since many people (like me) have already started holiday shopping in search of worthy gifts and gets. With that in mind, here are items that, while well-suited for gifting, may very well inspire you to acquire for yourself.

Gardner Ale House and Moon Hill Brewing Company Will Be Releasing Their Own Bottled Beer

Gardner Ale House and Moon Hill Brewing Company will release their first bottled beer on Halloween.