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Five years and still clippin’


By Janet Stoica

WEBSTER – As she celebrates her fifth-year anniversary as owner of Clippin’ Tymes, Crystal Golden is proud of her shop, accomplishments, and clientele. A steady stream of customers entered the shop on a sunny Saturday morning as Crystal and her fellow barber and employee, Freddy Cotto, worked. They clipped, buzzed, and shaped the hair of the many men who walked through their shop’s doors. There are more than 10 waiting... Read More

Jacobson: Move toward single tax rate a boon to Auburn

By Rod Lee

Auburn Town Manager Julie Jacobson, State Sen. Michael Moore and State Rep. Paul Frost shared their answers on a number of questions as panelists for a fast-moving hour-long breakfast meeting sponsored by the Auburn Chamber of Commerce and hosted by J. Anthony’s Italian Grill in North Oxford on November 8th.

But the one that Moderator Hank Stolz posed to them last—tax classification—was the most eagerly anticipated by... Read More

Drumming & Dreaming, Nipmuc legends book launched in Webster

By Janet Stoica

At the age of 21, Larry Spotted Crow Mann had an awakening. He had been quite a serious drinker, and that awakening stopped his alcoholism. Now, many sober decades later, Larry Spotted Crow Mann’s new book Drumming & Dreaming will become part of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s life skills training program to help educate teens, and hopefully prevent addictions of all types.

“Addiction... Read More

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