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Walktober is still going strong!

Walktober is still going strong with another week full of choices to whet your appetite for fun and activity in The Last Green Valley National Heritage Corridor. If you have enjoyed the annual program offered by The Last Green Valley, Inc. (TLGV) in its first few weeks, don’t stop now.

“Tackle the Trail” returns as a unique opportunity to run along the Air Line Trail on Saturday, October 15th, to benefit the Quinebaug Valley Community... Read More

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

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