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New faces on South Main in Uxbridge: The Gift Stop and Hairworks

By Magda Dakin

If you’ve driven through downtown Uxbridge lately you may have noticed a change in the storefronts on South Main Street that used to house Touch of Magick, right next to Eddie’s and across from Alternatives. Touch of Magick has moved to larger quarters a mile or so down the street, making room for two great shops, one new, The Gift Stop, and one established, Hairworks.

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Just off the beaten path, A Page Turner strives for a foothold

By Rod Lee

Stan Sumrall can be found, when he is able to be there, nestled among the books and a few musical instruments at The Page Turner in Webster.

Mr. Sumrall smiles in readily acknowledging that he and his wife Donna’s relatively small store must be “the other bookstore” in town, noting as he does so that he and Deb Horan of the heavily trafficked Booklovers’ Gourmet at 55 East Main St. are “buddies.” Because Ms. Horan... Read More

New Medicare cards are arriving in Massachusetts mailboxes

CMS removes Social Security numbers, increasing fraud protection and consumer experience for millions of Americans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is mailing new Medicare cards to protect the safety and security of people with Medicare benefits. The new Medicare cards no longer contain a person’s Social Security number, but rather a unique, randomly-assigned Medicare number that protects the identities of people with Medicare reduces fraud and offers better safeguards of important health and financial information. 

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