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Harrington announces Emergency Departments now staffed by Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

SOUTHBRIDGE, MA, October 8, 2019 -- Harrington HealthCare System has announced its Emergency Departments (ED) in Southbridge and Webster are now staffed by Associated Physicians of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (APHMFP) of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC).

The collaboration brings seasoned physicians, nurse practitioners (NP) and physician assistants (PA) to Harrington’s Emergency Care Cente... Read More

Webster Five’s Don Doyle: ʽWe will never forget our roots’

By Rod Lee

Like so many other businesses of every sort imaginable, Webster Five Cents Savings Bank recognizes what fertile ground the town of Auburn is for commercial activity and investment.

As evidence of this, Webster Five recently announced plans to relocate its headquarters from Thompson Road in Webster to Millbury St. in Auburn. The bank’s acquisition of a property at 35 Millbury St. for $2.75 million makes th... Read More

Taste of Webster library fundraiser a sold-out success

By Janet Stoica

It was sold out weeks ahead of time and the Gladys E. Kelly Public Library’s event Taste of Webster proved to be a truly resounding success. If you missed it this year, you can only hope to snag a ticket for next year’s event before they sell out again.

“We hope that this event will continue for years to come,” said Library Director Amanda Grenier. “Despite the rain, it was very well attende... Read More

Annie Cronin Romano: going full steam ahead

by Christine Galeone

Although Annie Cronin Romano has been an avid reader and writer since she was a little girl, she didn’t pursue becoming a published author until she was in her early 30s. And she discovered, like many of today’s most successful authors, that the road to publication is littered with rejection. But after 12 years of querying publishers about her children’s picture book manuscripts and after receiving mor... Read More

Harrington Cancer Center opens office in Webster

WEBSTER, MA, October 2, 2019 – The Cancer Center at Harrington is now offering patient appointments at 336 Thompson Road in Webster.

Patients can book consultations and follow-up appointments with Jeffrey Gordon, MD, board-certified oncologist and hematologist, at the We... Read More

BHC announces winners of 2020 Calendar Photo Contest

(Whitinsville, MA - September 16, 2019) Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor (BHC) has announced the winners of its 2020 Calendar Photo Contest and plans for a calendar release party and gallery show at its offices at the Linwood Mill in Whitinsville, MA, on Thursday, November 7.

Judging of the photo submissions was done by volunteers of the Blackstone Heritage Corridor Photography Ambassadors. With the theme... Read More

Puffin’s rebuilds from fire, will add Fridays and Saturdays for your “dinner out”

By Rod Lee

On a busy Monday morning when she hardly had time to catch a breath, Karen Benglian, owner with her husband John of Puffin’s, a breakfast and lunch place on Main St. in Millbury, paused to talk about “the restart.”

“We had a fire on July 14, 2018,” Ms. Benglian said. Attributed, she said, to something combustible in the walls of an old building. “It happened during off-hours. There was a lot of water and... Read More

First annual legislative breakfast set for November 1

All local legislators are scheduled to attend the Webster Dudley Oxford Chamber of Commerce’s first annual legislative breakfast on Friday, November 1, at Point Breeze Restaurant in Webster.

Topics the legislators will address include “Education Reform and How it Relates to the Millionaire Tax” and “Family and Medical Leave Law Update.” A question and answer segment will follow.

State Senator Ryan C. Fattman represe... Read More

Blackstone Landscape Supply, Skip’s like their niche on Rt. 146

By Rod Lee

Ask Ryan Collette and Don Greenwood and they will tell you they appreciate their businesses’ location on the northbound side of the Worcester Providence Turnpike (Rt. 146) in Sutton between the exit for Central Turnpike and the traffic light at Boston Road.

One reason for this, Mr. Greenwood said on September 17th, is people who are driving south don’t mind swinging around in order to get to him. It is re... Read More

Mexicali Fresh Mex Grill shows its Appreciation to fan base

By Rod Lee

The success of the Mexicali Fresh Mex Grill restaurants could be measured by the number of locations the company boasts, in Westborough, Danvers, Natick, Holden, Spencer, Ware, Webster and Worcester in Massachusetts and South Windsor in Connecticut.

Or by the food everyone raves about: the street-style tacos, fajitas, combos, tamales, quesadillas, burritos, enchiladas and more from an extensive menu for l... Read More