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Al’s Rubbish & Container Celebrates 25 years of excellence and triumph as “Little Guy”

By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Despite a few nudges from his colleagues now and then, President Al Gerard, of Al’s Rubbish & Container, has no plans to retire at the age of 63. He has too much to be grateful for—a small business he’s got down to a science, a wife he admires, an energetic son to carry on the rubbish name, and an Office Manager whom he claims “is what makes everything go well.” The past summer, likewise, dealt him a hand of... Read More

In September, restaurants’ and patrons’ thoughts turn to patio dining

By Rod Lee

Call it deck dining. Outside dining. Patio dining. Street-side dining.

Regardless of the term used, taking advantage of the opportunity to enjoy cocktails, lunch or dinner in the open air—weather permitting—is a much more prevalent pastime in the Blackstone Valley, Central Massachusetts, Northeastern Connecticut and Northern Rhode Island than most people realize.

Shown a “master list” of establishments that... Read More

The Other Side of Bermuda

By Thomas D'Agostino

Bermuda is one of the most popular vacation destinations on the eastern seaboard. The 21-mile-long island owned by Great Britain is famous for its pink sands, historic sites and of course, Goslings rum and ginger beer. The island is also a corner of the famous Bermuda Triangle where many ships and planes have mysteriously vanished. The triangle and... Read More

Fall treat

Yama Fuji Japanese Hibachi Steakhouse

September 13, 2019 Blackstone Valley South

Aug. 23, 2019 Blackstone Valley North