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Blackstone Heritage Corridor seeks photos for 2019 Calendar Contest

2019 Calendar Theme: The Legacy of Transportation in the Blackstone Valley – Yesterday and Today

Whitinsville, MA  – As the Birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, the Blackstone Valley includes poignant traces of history, including the impact transportation had within the boundaries of the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor. From the historic Blackstone River Canal to the many rail lines which eventually put the canal out of business, from old trolley lines to cobblestone streets, these artifacts make great... Read More

The Friends of Oxford Dog Park close in on goal

The Friends of Oxford Dog Park close in on goal

By Rod Lee

Kris Bird, Stephanie Doty and The Friends of Oxford Dog Park think of building a place that would be called “The Barking Lot” as their “Field of Dreams.”

Their vision, however, is not fantasy. It is very real, and based on the need to accumulate enough dollars to make the park, which would be located at the Greenbriar recreational complex... Read More

Velvet Greene features exotic plant choices and all things organic

By Janet Stoica

Since 2007, Marty Greene’s roadside greenhouses on the Sturbridge/Brimfield town line have offered the most unusual and exotic perennials, annuals, shrubs, and herbs to customers. His success has been built on remarkable plant offerings, such as black cat petunias, yellow daisies, and double moonglow daisies with their bi-color cream colored petals and even more beautiful yellow petals on center. 

Before opening... Read More

June 22, 2018, Blackstone Valley North

June 15, 2018, Routes 12 & 20

June 8, 2018 Blackstone Valley South