Jul. 10, 2016
Local orchards are ready
By Magda Dakin
Fourth of July isn’t just the beginning of the vacation and holiday season, it’s opening day for Blueberry picking at local farms and farm stands. It’s a fairly short picking season so if you want a fun picking experience be sure to call ahead during open hours and find out if there are berries available for picking that day.
At Vandervalk Farm and Winery 25 Lovell Street in Mendon, picking hours... Read More
Jul. 08, 2016
This is Week 3
The weekly clue is in your July Xpress edition. The second weekly clue is posted at participating businesses by noon Fridays. Be sure to check your Xpress for the first clue of the week, and visit any of these participating businesses. They will have it--and all the current clues.
Or you can view the participating businesses and their full addresses on Page 5 page of the full edition PDF downloads at the bottom... Read More
Jul. 07, 2016
A “One-Stop Shop” for New Englanders
By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire
New England winters have become a problem. By late February, we’ve had it with the cold, the shovels, the bouts of road-rage and the sludgy slop of a season that’s taken it waaaaay too far. A morning blanket of snow in March has lost its luster. The magic is gone. Let it go!—we cry out with bare fists, adopting a sudden appreciation for the state of Florida. We curse. We crumble. We may even cry.
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