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Interesting epitaphs

By Thomas D’Agostino

Since my last two installments, I received several requests for more interesting epitaphs.  It appears the New England sense of humor spans the ages when it comes to these quirky and cute limericks and verses. No one was impervious to the chisel and hammer’s compensated prose. Family, friends and even disgruntled neighbors often came forth and... Read More

Steadfast Family Dental: Dr. Ben brings progressive dentistry to Auburn

Open for business

Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Steadfast Family Dental is a full-service, brand-new dentist facility located on the second floor of Auburn’s Galaxy Pass building. Owned and operated by Benjamin Tubo, otherwise known as Dr. Ben, the new business is enhanced by digital dentistry, which denotes a highly detailed, efficient, and technologically astute practice for assessing and treating a patient’s unique dental needs. Such progressive practices,... Read More

No fuzzy math as Webster inches toward single property tax rate

By Rod Lee

Whether the discussion is with Chief Assessor Marc D. Becker or members of the business community, there is widespread agreement that the town of Webster is a welcoming place for enterprise thanks to a relatively low commercial tax rate of $16.40 per $1000 of assessed valuation—down significantly from a high of $28.35 in 2002.

This may become even more apparent during a tax-classification hearing in the selectmen’s... Read More

Nov. 23, 2018 Blackstone Valley North