May. 23, 2016
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. 20, 2016
Charlton’s Soap Box Derby on Labor Day
By Rod Lee
The 120th edition of Charlton’s wildly popular Old Home Day may be more than three months away but the early buzz for the many components of the celebration, including the Soap Box Derby, is stronger than ever.
“It’s a big event, the highlight of our year,” Kathleen Walker, who chairs the Old Home Day Committee, said.
Already loaded with such staple features as a road race, a parade, fireworks, a concert,... Read More
May. 19, 2016
By Magda Dakin
Farmers markets are beginning to open all over the area. The Douglas Farmers Market opening day is Saturday, June 18. Yeah! We can’t wait for the opportunity to shop for really fresh greens, fruits, and vegetables. The market will feature many of the familiar vendors as well as newer ones sure to become favorites. A new feature this year will be “Breakfast at the Market,” which will consist of coffee, baked goods and... Read More