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Grafton’s Business Scene – July 2016

by Christine Galeone

The lazy days of summer have arrived. They’ve sauntered in with their flip-flops, fireworks, beach towels and ice cream cones. But although Grafton has welcomed them, its businesses and organizations have been anything but lazy. This summer, there’s been a lot happening all over town. Organizations have been giving back to the community, celebrating major milestones and providing families with opportunities to... Read More

Houlden Farm, fantastic at 40

HM-For 7/22/16

By Rod Lee

Tour Houlden Farm’s approximately 50 rolling and tumbling acres on Old Westboro Road in North Grafton in a beat-up 2004 Yamaha Rhino with Tyler Houlden and you get some sense of how far the operation has come since opening for business in 1976.

What Howard and Ruth Houlden began forty years ago, and still own, is now a multi-dimensional enterprise consisting of the fresh-grown vegetables that... Read More

Sclamo Home Furnishings

Business Profile: Millbury’s destination for appliances and furniture

By Magda Dakin

If you like supporting local businesses and are in need of furniture and appliances, then you’ve probably heard of the Sclamo furniture and appliance stores. Started by Louis Sclamo in the early 70s downtown Worcester, the stores have long held a special place in the heart of local shoppers. Louis started off his business as a TV and appliance guy who also repaired what he sold, back in the day when televisions still had... Read More

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