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AMF Auburn Lanes offers striking options for bowlers

By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Eric Mahoney, General Manager of AMF Auburn Lanes, has a bowling average of 227 and a business that’s scoring even higher.  Elected into the Worcester County Bowling Association Hall of Fame in April, 2016 (for merit and service) AMF has up to thirty leagues designed for bowlers of all ages and ability levels.

“Every guest is treated like family here,” said Mahoney.  “We get to know them on a first name... Read More

Crave Mead – a historical hard beverage for a new age

By Magda Dakin

Perhaps man’s earliest hard beverage, mead has a rich history, and has been seeing a resurgence in recent years. Mead has a delicate, yet rich, taste that is made in the same way as wine, using honey instead of grapes or other fruits. Meaderies are classified as wineries and represent about 2.5% of all wineries in the US.

So if you’ve been watching the latest period TV show or thinking about what to drink at a... Read More

All hail Capitol’s wonder workhorse

By Rod Lee

Capitol Siding can count its lucky stars that Alfred “Al” Hall didn’t become a schoolteacher, which was his original intent.

  “My parents didn’t have enough money to send me to college,” Mr. Hall said of his dad, a toolmaker, and his mom, a housewife, over coffee on July 8th at a Dunkin’ Donuts on Southbridge St. in Auburn—a regular morning stop.

A son of Worcester’s Belmont Hill (he attended Belmont Street... Read More

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