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Booklovers’ Gourmet celebrates 20 years

Eclectic bookshop combines reading, shopping, socializing

By Ginger Costen

When you walk through the front door at Booklovers’ Gourmet located at 55 East Main Street in Webster, it’s easy to see why this local business is so much more than a small neighborhood book store like the one in the Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks 1998 hit movie, “You’ve Got Mail.” But then, anyone who has known the owner and third-generation Webster resident Debra Horan for more than ten minutes soon realizes that she just... Read More

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Hot Towel Treatments at London Barber Company

By Janet Stoica

DUDLEY – the newly-opened London Barber Company offers men’s and lady’s styling but also jumps back to the future in men’s grooming by offering Hot Towel Treatments. 

“So what’s a Hot Towel Treatment?” I asked Ronald Hogan, the owner of the shop.  “This treatment is an ‘old school’ technique for shaving that is making a comeback for our male clientele,” said Mr. Hogan.  “The technique involves applying a hot... Read More

March 15, 2015 Blackstone Valley

The Fall chill is setting in and the Winter cold will be biting at our fingers and ears before long.  This time of year is particularly hard for those without shelter or struggling to provide their families with warm clothing.  Contribute to your local Hats for Hope organization and... Read More