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Valentine’s Day, a whole new way

By Rod Lee

In these times, when it comes to Valentine’s Day thoughtfulness, there are options. Are there ever!

No need to go the easy and predictable route with candy and a card from a big-box store when it is possible to think more imaginatively and capitalize on the “wow factor.” Why settle?

Smalls in Dudley-Oxford-Webster are more than happy to oblige those discriminating shoppers who are looking for an item that... Read More

Call for actors, call for artists...

Has your creativity been cooped up this winter?

Alternatives and its arts and culture subsidiary, ValleyCAST (Blackstone Valley Culture, Art, Science Together) have just the thing to get your artistic side stretching its legs. Both the 4th Annual Art Palette Contest and the One Act Play Festival on the Mumford are returning to Alternatives’ Whitin Mill this March – and are seeking participants of all ages and abilities, today.

The Art Palette Contest is an annual event sponsored in... Read More

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UXBRIDGE(Uxbridge, MA) December 8, 2015:  Whitinsville Art Studio, Art...Make It Real, and Savers Bank in Uxbridge announce the winners of the 2nd annual "Paint Your Town" art contest.  Young artists from across Southern New England were encouraged to choose a favorite location in a local town and... Read More