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Robbins Garden Center of Oxford celebrates 80 years of history

By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

If a Robbins Garden Center employee isn’t related to the family, chances are, they’ve worked there long enough to become a part of it. Owner Patricia Robbins, wife of the late Daniel Robbins, grandmother of twenty-two and great-grandmother of eight, is about to celebrate the 80th year anniversary of a business whose family dates back to Oxford’s horse and buggy days (1800’s) and whose products have... Read More

Indian Ranch completes full renovations to function facilities

Banquet facility has an all-new look

By Rod Lee

The usual power-packed Summer Concert Series and excursions on the Indian Princess are not the only thing fans of Indian Ranch have to look forward to in 2017.

Refusing to rest on its laurels, the entertainment venue on Gore Road in Webster has also undertaken what Indian Ranch President Suzette Raun describes as “Phase 1” of a major revamp—starting with a complete renovation of the banquet facilities that will be... Read More

Summer’s coming and The Lobster Nook is open!

By Janet Stoica

With the first very successful weekend behind it, The Lobster Nook staff is looking forward to greeting their loyal customers again for the spring, summer, and perhaps all year round.  Jim Butler, who was formerly on the cooking staff, is now the new manager, but he’ll still share cooking responsibilities with his very capable staff.  He also has lots of fresh and inspirational ideas on the horizon.

Jim’s... Read More

May 26, 2017 Blackstone Valley North

May 12, 2017 Blackstone Valley South