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The Yankee Xpress

What’s in a name?

In the case of Yankee, it means New Englander and connotes ingenuity and frugality (we hope).

In the case of our former name, Yankee Shopper, it meant that we showcased advertising from local merchants. And so the Yankee Shopper had been doing this job—relaying  the information about products and services to our communities for 40 years.

Two years ago we expanded Yankee Shopper coverage by mailing it to residents—a reach of more... Read More

WDO Chamber Profile: Greenhouse Car Wash

An eco-friendly way to rid your car of winter road chemicals

By Becky Harvey

The whipping winds of winter with its biting, frigid temperatures and mounds upon mounds of that fluffy white gunk we New Englanders are proud to claim as our own (but also love to claim we hate) might not have us thinking about getting our cars washed, but if you ask any mechanic, he or she will probably tell you that we should.  With all that snow and ice comes loads of road salt and other “conditioning agents” that... Read More

Feb. 15, 2015 Blackstone Valley

The Fall chill is setting in and the Winter cold will be biting at our fingers and ears before long.  This time of year is particularly hard for those without shelter or struggling to provide their families with warm clothing.  Contribute to your local Hats for Hope organization and... Read More