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Oxford Class of 1965 donates $1000

The Oxford Class of 1965 Reunion Committee doanted $1000 to Hometown Bank's annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors program.

 

Millbury Savings Bank gives to Millbury and Sutton food pantries.

MILLBURY--In time for the holiday season, Millbury Savings has donated $3,000 to the food pantries in Millbury and Sutton.

Combined, these five food pantries—the Sutton Senior Center’s Michael A. Chizy Food Pantry, the Friends of the Millbury Seniors Food Pantry, the food pantry of the St. Vincent DePaul Society of the Catholic Parishes of Millbury at St. Brigid Church, the Sandra L. Fischer Food Pantry at Millbury Federat... Read More

Handcuff Hunger

The 2nd Annual Handcuff Hunger was held outside of Hannaford Supermarket yesterday. Through the efforts of the Uxbridge Police, BJ's Corporation, Uxbridge High School athletes and Hannaford Supermarket 1,841 lbs of donations and $984.74 were collected!!! What an amazing collaborative effort by our community! On behalf of the families we serve, thank you to all those who supported this event!!

Indian Summer in the Blackstone Valley

By Jeannie Hebert
President and CEO of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce

Here we are into November and Daylight Saving time, when we normally have put away our short sleeves, have taken out our coats and scarves and have our boots and hats just waiting in the closet for “that” day, when the first snow flies.  But surprise! We are enjoying 70+ degree weather, no coats just a light sweater.  The leaves are on th... Read More

Indian Summer in the Blackstone Valley

By Jeannie Hebert
President and CEO of the Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce

Here we are into November and Daylight Saving time, when we normally have put away our short sleeves, have taken out our coats and scarves and have our boots and hats just waiting in the closet for “that” day, when the first snow flies.  But surprise! We are enjoying 70+ degree weather, no coats just a light sweater.  The leaves are on th... Read More

Town seeks business community feedback

The Town of Auburn has partnered with the Auburn Chamber of Commerce to develop a Business Survey designed to receive feedback from the business community, identify challenges, and develop strategies and programs to meet the needs of local industry.

Both the Town and the Chamber are encouraging Auburn business owners to take a few minutes to complete the online survey by logging on to the home page of the Auburn Chamber of... Read More

Shilpa Monga and Lourdes Uy join Harrington

CHARLTON– Shilpa Monga and Lourdes Uy have joined Harrington Physician Services at a new women’s health clinic at 61 N. Main Street in Charlton.

Dr. Monga, who is originally from India, is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. She comes to Harrington from Riverbend Medical Group in Chicopee, Mass., where she has worked for the past four years. She graduated with her Doctorate from the University of Delhi in India.... Read More

Reflections on The Mourning Road to Thanksgiving

By Ginger Costen

In June when I was asked to write a Thanksgiving story for the November edition, I immediately thought about the previous articles that I’d written that were from a global perspective, a historical view and even the traditional foods we eat on Turkey Day. So when our editor suggested that I look at it from a different perspective and talk with local author and Nipmuck Indian, Larry Spotted Crow Mann, I cou... Read More

The Mourning Road to Thanksgiving

By Ginger Costen

It’s November and if you’re an American, you know it’s time for football and Thanksgiving celebrations. If you live in Massachusetts, you can go even further and reflect on being the home of both The New England Patriots and the first Thanksgiving. Although we know we’re the home of the best football team in the NFL, did Massachusetts really have the first Thanksgiving?

While the event that most Ame... Read More

Smalls stand tall for the holidays

By Rod Lee

Do not think for a minute that Kevin and Joanne Chester of The Gift Gallery on South Main St. (Rt. 12) in Webster are quaking in their boots at the prospect of going up against “the bigs” this holiday shopping season.

Nor are other “smalls” situated along the Rt. 12 South corridor—the Booklovers’ Gourmet on East Main St. in Webster and the Dudley Do Right Flea Market in Dudley, for instance--dismayed by t... Read More

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