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Moore tapped to lead Senate Cyber Security Initiative

Senator appointed chair of Senate Special Committee

BOSTON – Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) has been appointed by Senate President Stanley C. Rosenberg (D-Amherst) to serve as Chair of the newly-established Senate Special Committee on Cyber Security Readiness.   

In the wake of growing concerns relative to data privacy, security and increased threats within the cyber space, the Massachusetts State Senate has taken action to establish a Special Committee to make recommendations on... Read More

Foppema’s Farm and Little Man Handbags collaborate on new product line

By Barbara Van Reed

“A great community is one in which its members work together,” says Christine Guanipa, owner of Little Man Handbags in Whitinsville. Christine’s line of textile handbags has become very popular, enough to be sold in the White House gift shop.

Foppema’s Farm on Hill Street in Northbridge, long a provider of home-grown fruits and vegetables, has become the area’s busiest seasonal farm stand.  

Now the... Read More

Grafton Flea Market adds beer garden

By Magda Dakin

One of the biggest regular flea markets around the area, the Grafton Flea Market has opened for its summer deal seekers with an added wrinkle. Now, when you’re tired and need a rest and a drink, you can saunter on over to the new Beer Garden located at the front of the building, inside the white fencing in the shade under the umbrellas. Shoppers can also leave their less enthusiastic partners to wile away the hours while... Read More

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