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Blackstone Valley Art Association events in June

Sutton Library's Art Festival begins the season on June 4

The BVAA will be participating in the second Friend's of Sutton Library's Art Festival on Sutton Common. It will be held June 4th. Look for our two tents; we will be showing scenes of Sutton. Some will be from photo shoots and plein-air sessions held throughout the town of Sutton.  A plein-air training session was held May 21st at Shaw Farm in Sutton, lead by Gerard Blouin, sponsored in part by the Sutton Cultural Council.

Our annual... Read More

Young businessman surprises himself with sales, smiles, and success at Yankee Flea Market

By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Mike Walker had “zero intention” to be a flea-marketer. Yet he’s taken over a business originally run by his father that he “absolutely loves” and has caught on like a contagious bargain.   Nearly one hundred sixty vendor spaces stretch across 10,000 square feet at the Yankee Flea Market, located on 1311 Park Street in Palmer.

“The business began in December of 2010. We started with only... Read More

Auburn aglow over the new Pakachoag

By Rod Lee

Any doubts about whether the town of Auburn is serious in turning Pakachoag Golf Course into “a valuable municipal asset” upon taking over all operations, management and maintenance of the 54-acre complex on January 1st are swept away with one visit.

The place looks that good. Business is brisk. Golfers are singing Pakachoag’s praises. Spirits were effusive at a grand reopening and ribbon-cutting for the new Pakachaog... Read More

May 27, 2016 Blackstone Valley North

May 20, 2016 Rt. 20 South County

May 13, 2016 Blackstone Valley South

May 6, 2016 Rt. 12 South County