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The Grand Prize winners hail from Sutton

Editor’s note: Sutton residents Bob and Laura MacKinnon and Cindy Charest came by The Yankee Xpress office last week to pick up their $1,000 check for finding the Grand Prize certificate and tell us their stories about the scavenger hunt. Bob had noticed The Grand Prize notice in the June issue of the Blackstone Valley Xpress and convinced his friends it could be a fun summer activity.

It was lightning, thundering, and raining... Read More

Hop, skip & jump to TLGV’s ʽWalktober’


By Rod Lee

There may be no better place in America than the 1,100 square miles of “irreplaceable historic natural resources”—the appropriately named “The Last Green Valley” of southcentral Massachusetts and eastern Connecticut—for an event like “Walktober.”

Talk to Marcy B. Dawley and Scott Benoit and you will certainly get the impression that they are of that mindset.

Ms. Dawley is project administrator and lead... Read More

The Seguin Light

By Thomas D’Agostino

I would like to present one more lighthouse ghost story before moving on to a new subject. This is one that will be appearing in a forthcoming book. It is one of my favorite little stories as it mixes music with a haunting. This is the account of the second oldest light in Maine, the Seguin (SEE-guin, also pronounced se-GUIN) Light.

George... Read More

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