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Groton company receives grant

GROTON — Hollingsworth & Vose Co., a locally-based provider of technically advanced nonwovens for engine, high-efficiency and liquid filtration, is among 37 companies throughout the state to receive grants to help train employees in workplace safety and the prevention of injury, illness and death.

The awards, which totaled $533,149, were announced Wednesday by the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development.

“Worker and workplace safety is an important priority for companies and employees across the commonwealth,” said Gov. Charlie Baker, in a statement. “We are pleased to award this funding to ensure companies are able to provide training to educate their workers and keep them safe on the job.”

Hollingsworth & Vose, based at 219 Townsend Road, received $10,700 to train employees on safe lifting and hand safety. The company runs 12 manufacturing facilities throughout the world, and is a key source of engine and industrial filtration.

The maximum grant amount per employer is $25,000. Businesses are awarded training grants through a competitive application process. The Department of Industrial Accidents is opening another round of applications soon.

Ayer neurologist joins Emerson

CONCORD — Anya Turetsky, MD, recently joined Emerson Neurology Associates and is accepting new patients at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 490 in Concord. Her clinical interests include neuropathy, myasthenia gravis, ALS and muscle diseases.

Turetsky, an Ayer resident, received her medical degree from St. George’s University Medical School. She completed her residency in neurology at the University of Massachusetts and a fellowship in neuromuscular medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles. Turetsky is board- certified in neurology.

“I am excited to serve the community and help my patients live active and fulfilling lives,” Turetsky said. “My focus on treating the whole person — not just their disease — allows me to form strong relationships with my patients and their family members. Working at Emerson enables me to treat my patients in a comprehensive, team-approach way for the best outcomes. I am very pleased to be part of Emerson’s community of high-quality, compassionate clinicians.”

To make an appointment with her, call Emerson Neurology Associates at 978-287-8980.