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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

Crickets chirping at the Douglas Flea, in stores

By Rod Lee

People might initially attribute Harrisville, Rhode Island children’s author Leo C. Frisk’s now-three-volume set of books about crickets to a fascination with that intriguing creature, on his part.

They would only be partly right.

Mr. Frisk’s primary motivation in writing “A Cricket’s Trick or Treat/A Halloween Story” and then “A Cricket’s Ho Ho Hmm? Christmas!” and most recently “A Cricket’s Thanksgiving” is... Read More

Crop Hunger Walk is Oct. 15

The Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk will be Saturday, October 15 at 9am.The three-mile Walk will begin at Trinity Episcopal Church, next to the Whitinsville Town Common, and will end at the Uxbridge Town Common. There will be refreshments at the Community House in Uxbridge located behind the town common following the Walk.

Registration begins at 8:30 am at Trinity Church, 33 Linwood Ave., Whitinsville. Walkers are to bring all... Read More

Sept. 23, 2016 Blackstone Valley North

Sept. 16, 2016 Routes 12 & 20

Sept. 9, 2016 Blackstone Valley South