Sep. 28, 2016
By Rod Lee
People might initially attribute Harrisville, Rhode Island children’s author Leo C. Frisk’s now-three-volume set of books about crickets to a fascination with that intriguing creature, on his part.
They would only be partly right.
Mr. Frisk’s primary motivation in writing “A Cricket’s Trick or Treat/A Halloween Story” and then “A Cricket’s Ho Ho Hmm? Christmas!” and most recently “A Cricket’s Thanksgiving” is... Read More
Sep. 24, 2016
The Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk will be Saturday, October 15 at 9am.The three-mile Walk will begin at Trinity Episcopal Church, next to the Whitinsville Town Common, and will end at the Uxbridge Town Common. There will be refreshments at the Community House in Uxbridge located behind the town common following the Walk.
Registration begins at 8:30 am at Trinity Church, 33 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville. Walkers are to bring all... Read More
Sep. 21, 2016
20 new vendors will participate
By Barbara Van Reed
The organizers of the Oxford Fall Festival have a lot to be excited about this year, and so will the visitors. The Oxford Lions Club sponsors the annual event, which will take place Saturday, September 24, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the bandstand on Main Street.
Festival committee chairman Deb Lamarche said there will be 55 vendors, “the most we’ve ever had.” Twenty of them are participating for the first time... Read More