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THE INFORMER

A food-tasting expo, a company settles in, an author speaks, and a wine store opens

Brian Shaw of Craft Beer Cellar Newton with some of  of the liquid offerings at last year’s “Spring Seasonings: A Taste of Newton & Needham.”
Brian Shaw of Craft Beer Cellar Newton with some of of the liquid offerings at last year’s “Spring Seasonings: A Taste of Newton & Needham.”Alex Jones

On Monday, April 3, the Newton-Needham Regional Chamber will be hosting “Spring Seasonings: A Taste of Newton & Needham” from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Newton Marriott Hotel. Culinary and beverage pairings from over 40 different establishments will be available for sampling. . Admission is $50 per ticket. For details or tickets, visit www.nnchamber.com/ or call 617-244-5300 .

Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley cut the ribbon at the company’s new Framingham headquarters March 20.
Globoforce CEO Eric Mosley cut the ribbon at the company’s new Framingham headquarters March 20. Ira Kantor

Globoforce, an employee social recognition solutions company built on driving employee engagement, unveiled its new US headquarters in Framingham Monday, March 20. The celebration at 200 Crossing Boulevard included a ribbon-cutting ceremony at which Senator Karen E. Spilka, an Ashland Democrat, spoke about the company’s move to the MetroWest area. Globoforce ranked 35th among medium-sized companies on the Boston Globe’s Top Places to Work list last year.

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Natick author Paul C. Clerici will give a free talk hosted by the Natick Historical Society on his book, “Boston Marathon History by the Mile,’’ Wednesday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the First Congregational Church in Natick. Clerici will detail his personal experiences running the marathon 23 times and explore local racing heritage from Hopkinton to the finish line in Copley Square. He has been interviewed by NECN and NPR, and has completed 43 marathons overall and two triathlons.

Total Wine & More opened a third Massachusetts store late last month in the White City Shopping Center in Shrewsbury. The 20,000-square-foot store at 87 Boston Turnpike offers more than 8,000 wines, 3,000 spirits, and 2,500 beers. With over 170 stores across 20 states, the company says it is America’s largest independent retailer of wine, beer, and spirits. It made its Massachusetts debut in Natick in November 2015 before opening a second store in Everett. To learn more, go to www.totalwine.com.

Total Wine & More has opened its third Massachusetts store in Shrewsbury.
Total Wine & More has opened its third Massachusetts store in Shrewsbury. Cayenne Isaksen

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