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Secretary Beaton visits Alternatives’ green buildings

Agency awarded LEED certification

By Magda Dakin

“Very impressive,” said Matthew A. Beaton, Massachusetts’ Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, as he toured the renovated buildings at 50 Douglas Street in Whitinsville last week.

Secretary Beaton came to the Alternatives headquarters buildings to see the results of years of renovations done “green,” tour the facility, and mark its innovative completion of the various aspects of environmentally friendly... Read More

Geeta helps women ‘shape it up’ through eyebrow threading

By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

It’s expensive to be a woman these days. A basic facial costs approximately sixty-five dollars per hour, a keratin hair-straightening treatment three hundred, and a gel-tip manicure thirty dollars every three weeks. Hair color expenses happen around every six weeks, especially for those of us unwilling to succumb to the grey battle, and let’s not forget the occasional pick-me-up pedicure. 

Whether the... Read More

Whitinsville Art & Antique Center brings together local artists and collectors

By Magda Dakin

“It’s bigger than it looks!” exclaimed one customer upon entering downtown Whitinsville’s newest business. It’s a beautiful sight to behold, inviting customers to wander from one wonder to another in its clean, newly-renovated 2500 square feet of space.

The Whitinsville Art & Antique Center at 202 Church St. is the dream child of local art and antique enthusiast Mary Walling. With the help of 18 or so of her... Read More

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