Member Spotlight: Wild Birds Unlimited


In recent days we’ve heard many happy stories from customers telling us of Bluebirds checking out their nesting boxes! Woo hoo! If you put up nesting boxes in your yard, you know that it’s not just Bluebirds that will use your boxes. Some other cavity nesters include Wrens, Woodpeckers, Chickadees, Titmice and Nuthatches and they’re all going to be looking for safe places to raise their young. Are your nesting boxes ready for them?!?!

If you haven’t cleaned out your nesting boxes since last fall or even this winter, it’s time. The same birds that nest in boxes in spring and summer will very likely roost in those boxes in fall and winter, so it’s time to take them down for a good spring cleaning!

First you’ll need to open up each box and remove all nesting/roosting material and scrape out any feces that may have accumulated on the walls or floor. Use a plastic bag to dispose of this matter and wear plastic gloves. Dirty nesting boxes can attract rodents, mites and bacteria that can be hazardous to birds. Next scrub each box with a solution made up of one part chlorine beach and nine parts hot water. Once clean, rinse the boxes with hot water to make sure all the bleach solution is removed. Before you put the boxes back up, let them dry throughly in the sun. This last step will ensure that no mold or mildew grows on the inside of the house.

Now your boxes are ready to provide safe housing for this spring and summer’s baby birds! Enjoy!

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Member Spotlight: Kathleen Winston, CPA



In today’s complicated and ever-changing tax environment, smart individuals and businesses engage Kathleen Winston C.P.A. to insure that their tax forms are prepared properly and advantageously, and to plan their financial future.

  • Complete individual federal & state income tax planning, preparation, research, projections, withholding calculations, consultations, etc.
  • Complete federal & state income, property, payroll, and sales tax planning, research, preparation, and consultation for all types of businesses, including non-profit and “S” corporations
  • Complete tax and financial services for estates, trusts, and partnerships, including estate planning
  • Personal financial planning
  • Consultation on advisability of incorporation and entity selection, including all “S” corporation issues
  • Free Electronic Filing. Services provided for all 50 states
  • We promote “green” procedures (Electronic filing, returns delivered on CD, Email of password-protected documents, etc.)

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Member Spotlight: Orchard Hill


Family owned and operated for over 18 years, Orchard Hill brings the very best in assisted living to Sudbury and the Metrowest Region including, Wayland, Weston, Lincoln, Concord, Stow, Maynard, Acton, Hudson, Natick, Framingham, Marlborough, Southborough, Westborough and others…

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Member Spotlight: Wayside Health Associates


If you are seeking a primary care physician in the MetroWest area, feel free to contact us. We would be happy to speak with you and even schedule a get-acquainted visit with Dr. Krasner and the staff. Our primary objectives are to personally provide our patients with quality medical care and to advocate for them rather than for a company, product, health insurer, health service provider or accountable care organization. We strive to realize those objectives for all of our patients — health-conscious or non-compliant. We are open to people of every gender, race, religion, nationality and sexual orientation. We answer to them above all else. As we are an independently owned and operated community-based solo practice, we are able to provide convenience and individualized service in a nonjudgmental and informal setting.

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Member Spotlight: TI Sales


The supply house that knows how to help since 1963

Bert Tighe started Ti-SALES in 1963 selling waterworks supplies out of his basement with the help of his wife Edna and their three young sons. Today we have 30 full-time employees, ten of whom are on the road constantly throughout New England and upstate New York. We service hundreds of water utilities, contractors, consultants, and resellers throughout our territory, all from our sole location in Sudbury. Meter reading and water infrastructure technology has changed a lot in the last 50 years, but Bert’s vision for our company still rings just as true and guides our ongoing commitment to faster, better, and smarter service.

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