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Sturbridge Coffee Roasters October “Think Pink” campaign benefits The Cancer Center at Harrington

Southbridge/Dudley, Mass. – Sturbridge Coffee Roasters (SCR) will donate $1 for each pound of freshly roasted coffee purchased to The Cancer Center at Harrington Hospital during the month of October in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. To commemorate our “Think Pink” campaign, coffee is being sold in special pink bags to further raise awareness. The campaign is running at both of SCR shops in Southbridge and the newly opened Dudley... Read More

Charlton smalls OK even without merchants group

By Rod Lee

Woe unto the smalls in this day and age of big-box stores, the presence of which makes it “hard for mom-and-pop shops” to survive—a scenario that applies even to long-established businesses like Charlton Optical on Masonic Road in Charlton, Peter Maly says.

“Look at the small pharmacies that have been eaten up,” Mr. Maly said. “We’re [vulnerable] too.” Despite this, Charlton Optical, a fixture in the community since... Read More

Eddy’s Flooring America participates in Worcester’s 2016 Fall Home Show with usual “out-of-the-box” thinking

By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Eddy Stein, of Eddy’s Flooring America, isn’t only aging gracefully, he’s aging creatively. With six decades of expertise, the 84-year-old business owner is about to attend the annual 2016 Worcester Fall Home Show on October 21 with his son, Howard, a Boston University advertising and marketing graduate with a penchant for thinking “outside of the box.”

 “It’s old school and new school coming together,”... Read More

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