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Bay Path Superintendent John Lafleche on the road to retirement

By Janet Stoica

“It’s been a great 20 years,” said Superintendent John Lafleche as he reflected on his association with the Southern Worcester County Regional Vocational School District. His time spent at Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School in Charlton began with his appointment as Business Manager in 2000. He also served as Assistant to the Superintendent at that time.

“When I leave this position next August, it... Read More

Veterans Day observance with parade and luncheon

Annual Veterans Day Parade will be held on November 11, 2019 beginning at 10:45 AM

By Jennifer Callahan
Oxford Town Manager

Oxford has a deep-rooted history in honoring its local veterans.  This is evidenced not only by the many Veterans’ Memorials that line Main Street, but also in the personal pride Oxford residents have for their local veterans.  As we prepare for Veterans Day, it is important to take time to formally thank our veterans for their sacrifices on behalf of this community and the Nation. 

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At Bella, love of restaurant business offsets challenges involved

By Rod Lee

After “fifty years in this business” including an early stint with a cruise line, Giuseppe Calapai knows something about the hardships associated with being a restaurateur.

  As the owner of Bella Restaurant on the Victory Highway in Glendale, Rhode Island and before that the Blue Grotto in downtown Providence, he has learned what it takes to succeed.

  Even with his son Gio aboard as chef and his daughter... Read More

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