Apr. 17, 2018
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
Apr. 17, 2018
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
Apr. 16, 2018
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