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Why dogs are better than people

Amy's Musing

By  Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

It’s fair to say that I’m a people person. Whether chatting with peeps for an upcoming story, talking football at a neighborhood party, or leading my book club, I genuinely like to interact with people. I appreciate the distinction in every voice, the varied perspectives, and the differences amongst and between us.   

More than I like people, I like dogs; and, more specifically, big dogs.

I hear... Read More

Area CSAs promote farmer, consumer synergy

By Magda Dakin

Community Supported Agriculture projects (CSAs) have existed for decades but are now becoming a more popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal produce directly from the farmer.

Based on the size of the farm, the farmer offers a certain number of “shares” to the public. The share typically consists of a box or bag of vegetables and produce that is available each week throughout the season. Some farms... Read More

New shops at Stanley Woolen Mill a sign of spring

By Rod Lee

Few people are happier to see the arrival of the season of rebirth in the Blackstone Valley than Bob Conlon and Jeanne Silvia.

On a rainy afternoon—the first Wednesday in the month of April—Mr. Conlon and Ms. Silvia talked with the Blackstone Valley Xpress about being brand-new businesses in the historic Stanley Woolen Mill complex on Mendon St. in Uxbridge.

Their neighboring ventures in side-by-side buildings—... Read More

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April 13, 2018 Blackstone Valley South

Mar. 23, 2018, Blackstone Valley North