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Local boy makes good!

If anything is apparent as Blackstone Valley dealerships rev up for Presidents’ Day 2015 it is
that Russ Rosborough of Uxbridge Auto Inc. knows cars like George Washington knew cherry
trees or Abraham Lincoln knew right from wrong.

He also knows what it takes to be a success in a highly competitive industry.

Staying power? Come 2018, Mr. Rosborough will mark forty years serving the region he calls
hom... Read More

Bentley Pub: 602 Southbridge Street, Auburn

Welcome to my new monthly column which will showcase my eating adventures at local establishments in South County, the Blackstone Valley, and surrounding areas.

 Over the past two years or so I’ve been writing about my adventures at area restaurants and sharing these experiences on social media to a very receptive audience.  While I don’t consider myself a critic, and I can’t tell you how to properly prepare... Read More

Vacation Bible School

WHITINSVILLE --The Northbridge Association of Churches is looking forward to an exciting week of Vacation Bible School July 13-17 at the Village Congregational Church in Whitinsville.

The theme is "God's Love in Action". The hours are 9:00 am to 2:15 pm if your child chooses to bring a lunch and go swimming at the Whitin Community Center after the VBS program.

Children who are four years old through grade six can re... Read More

Taking a Bite Out of Lyme (Disease)

By Jason Poquette, BPharm, R.Ph

It’s Lyme-Time, that season in which we healthcare providers in New England talk a lot about that tick-transferred bacterial disease first identified in Old Lyme, Connecticut.  As a pharmacist I tend to interact with Lyme disease-related issues in several ways, including prevention, tick removal, symptoms and treatments.  Seeing that this is a disease contracted  by as many as 300,000 indivi... Read More

Cady’s Tavern

By Thomas D’Agostino

Cady’s Tavern in West Glocester, Rhode Island, has been a landmark in the town since 1810. Hezekiah Cady opened the stagecoach stop as a resting place for travelers along the Putnam/Providence Pike. Horses were changed while the riders refreshed themselves with food and drink. Sometime during the 1920s a fire destroyed the building and the enterprise was moved across the street. The remains of the orig... Read More

Possible bear sightings in Dudley

There have been several reports over the last two days of possible bears sighted in various parts of the Town.  Reports were received in the Flaxfield Road, Charlton Road, Dudley Oxford Road and Airport Road areas.  There are no reports of any threats to people or pets at this time.  The Massachusetts Environmental Police have been notified about their presence in our area.  The Massachusetts Department of Energy and Environmenta... Read More

A place to live and work

By Ginger Costen

If you’ve lived in Southern Massachusetts since 1965 you probably remember them by their former name of Southern Worcester County Rehabilitation Center, Inc. or SWCRC. If you’ve driven down Morris Street in Webster and have seen all the vans dropping people off in the morning and picking them up in the afternoon, you may already be aware of some of the things they do.

As with most nonprofits, SWCRC... Read More

Sound Healing Concert to raise money for local breast cancer patient services

What better way to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness Month than with an afternoon of soothing and healing music, time with family or friends, and a chance to ‘just be’ and enjoy.     PinkHippy.org is hosting a Sound Healing Concert / Workshop on Sunday, September 27th at 1:00 pm.  The event will feature didgeridoo musician and sound therapist Joseph Carringer;  Native American drumming and rattling, singing bowls and guided imager... Read More

PuroClean: Paramedic of property damage

By Magda Dakin

AUBURN - Most of us know how to handle little emergencies, like putting out a grease fire in a pan on the stove or forgetting to open the flue when we start a fire, but what do you do when it turns into a more major problem? When the flames from the fireplace lick the mantle and causes smoke damage all over the living room ceiling or the water heater leaks and makes the whole basement wet, it’s time to call... Read More

King Cadillac and GMC going on 80 strong

By Janet Stoica

PUTNAM -- What does Gulden’s Spicy Brown Mustard have to do with King Cadillac of Putnam, Connecticut?  Well, it turns out that Mr. Charles Gulden, owner of the mustard company, lived in the local community and was a very satisfied and loyal customer of Greg King, owner of King Cadillac and GMC.

“After seeing Mr. Gulden drive up at several local events with the vehicle brands we sell, I asked him if... Read More

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