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Eclectic Annie’s makes a move to Whitinsville

On the Move

By Carl Achin

Eclectic Annie’s, an antique, collectible and thrift store, has moved from Uxbridge Center to Route 122 in Whitinsville, near Sundeen Furniture. They opened their doors to the public on July 15 at the new location.

The owner, Annie Bonadei, described the store as being “a fun place to shop and look around that has something for everybody.” When asked about what got her into the business she said that “I was in the... Read More

King of the road--and the garage

If the motorcycle gods in their infinite wisdom were limited to selecting one last person for sainthood based upon his or her loyalty to the biker life it might be an affable, gray-bearded sixty-four year-old veteran mechanic named Bill Gifford.

They would find him in a dingy, grimy two-bay garage on Church St. in Whitinsville, a place he describes as “a walk back in time.” He would be almost indistinguishable in his blue jeans and... Read More