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New England’s first UFO sightings

By Thomas D’Agostino

I have not covered the subject of UFOs much in my writings, but this particular piece of New England history became of great interest to me. When I was a young lad I was into the UFO sightings and stories. I always carried a copy of Project Blue Book with me and had memorized every case within its pages. This account predates the cases scribed within the aforementioned book by over three hundred years. It... Read More

Sturbridge Coffee Roasters supports Southbridge Police Association’s fundraising efforts to help Officer Reddick “Crush Cancer”

Southbridge/Dudley, Mass. – Sturbridge Coffee Roasters (SCR) will donate $1 for each single pot coffee package of our SCR House and Black Gold Blends purchased during the month of September to help Southbridge Police Department Officer Reddick as he battles cancer.

Each pot of these two house blends of our freshly roasted coffee makes 12-cups of coffee. For every $3.95 single pot package purchased, SCR will donate $1.00 to the... Read More

Samuel Slater Museum in Webster Part 6:

History of the cotton mills

By Richard Cazeault

1785: A convention of some of the future states was held in Annapolis, Maryland. The meeting concerned the rights of navigation that eventually led to a general discussion on interstate commerce.  Attending this meeting, along with James Madison, was Trench Coxe, who was familiar with growing cotton in his back yard and the nature of cotton cultivation in India. He was a political and economic visionary on the... Read More

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