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Where’s the beef? Plant-based entrees gaining favor at local restaurants

By Rod Lee

Central Massachusetts restaurateurs including Elaine Cowan who is owner and chef de cuisine at UXLocale on W. Hartford Ave. in Uxbridge do not need Burger King’s heavy promotional advertising to tell them that plant-based foods are becoming all the rage.

While a question The Feisty Fork column posed to some of the region’s restaurant owners and managers—“to what extent are plant-based appetizers and entrees showing up... Read More

Webster First Federal Credit Union to open new Webster site

WBDA Spotlight

By Janet Stoica

The Webster First Federal Credit Union’s prominent location at 1 North Main Street has served its members well since 1967, but come January, the branch will be moving.

“We’ve opted to build a new Webster facility,” said Michael Lussier, President of Webster First Federal Credit Union. “The town was selling the former Filmer School building last year and it was the right location, not too far away from the current... Read More

Thimble Pleasures Quilt Guild prepares “Vision” quilt for 2020 bi-annual raffle

By Magda Dakin

During the annual holiday season most people get into the spirit of giving, decorating their homes and spending time with their friends and family. You can often hear the lament that this spirit should be carried out all year long.

The 85 active members of the Thimble Pleasures Quilt Guild do just that.

In 2019 alone they quilted and donated 184 quilts through their Senior Lap Quilts outreach program... Read More

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