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Between a ʽRock’dale and a hard place

By Rod Lee

Drop into Skip’s Barber Shop on Beane’s Lane in Northbridge for a haircut (careful of the step, up and down, and the door, which sticks). Ask Norman L. Blood Jr. what the “business climate” is like in the neighborhood. He will frame his response in a way that is appropriate to the question.

One would expect nothing less from a man who is as meticulous with his words as he is with a pair of scissors or electric... Read More

Valley Friendship Tour: fun together for important goals

Saturday June 4

by Christine Galeone

Have you ever had a goal that required energy, training and endurance? Facing such a challenge can be exciting and rewarding. But reaching that goal alongside friends, family and neighbors can be even more satisfying.

That’s just one of the reasons the Valley Friendship Tour has thrived for so many years.  Saturday, June 4, the “fun day for a great cause” will return to the Blackstone Valley for the 31st... Read More

WDO Chamber to award $5000 in scholarships

Award ceremony June 7, Indian Princess

The Webster Dudley Oxford Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the following students as scholarship recipients for 2016:

$1,000 Academic Scholarships:  Shayna Kubilu, Bartlett Jr./Sr. High School; Brooke Gordon, Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School; Victoria Parr, Oxford High School; Michaela White, Shepherd Hill Regional High School.

$1,000 Chamber Member Philip L. Hopkins Memorial... Read More

May 27, 2016 Blackstone Valley North

May 20, 2016 Rt. 20 South County

May 13, 2016 Blackstone Valley South

May 6, 2016 Rt. 12 South County