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Ever consider PYO potatoes?

At Charlton Orchards this weekend, you can fill your bag with red apples or red potatoes – or Yukon Golds.

The orchard doesn’t usually offer PYO potatoes, said owner Nate Benjamin, but they decided to try it this year, as they can use some help harvesting the several acres of potatoes.

Why would someone want to pick their own potatoes? For two reasons, he says.

“Some do it for recreation and because it’s different. Then... Read More

Early voting: Town of Auburn

All registered voters may vote early

We are excited to announce that all registered voters will be able vote before Election Day for the first time ever in Massachusetts. Early voting will begin on October 24th and continue through November 4th, 2016. Prior to the enactment of this new law, the only way a registered voter was allowed to vote prior to Election Day was through absentee voting. Although absentee voting will still be available for registered voters who qualify, only... Read More

Grafton’s Business Scene

by Christine Galeone

In the film “You’ve Got Mail” (screenplay adaptation by Nora and Delia Ephron), the Tom Hanks’ character alludes to his love of autumn in New York when he quips about sending Meg Ryan’s character “a bouquet of newly-sharpened pencils.” With the academic year beginning and people returning to busier schedules, that image sparks thoughts of the season almost as much as colorful foliage. It’s a time for many to move... Read More

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