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Webster’s Andrew Jolda has secrets for leaders

By Janet Stoica

When Andrew Jolda’s company seminar leader challenged attendees to write their own book he meant it—literally. Mr. Jolda took him up on the challenge and became one of the few employees to follow through. His new book Twelve Secrets of Successful Leaders is exclusively listed on and made its on-line debut the week of April 16.

Mr. Jolda is perhaps best known and m... Read More

AMERICAN PICKERS to Film in Massachusetts

Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team are excited to return to Massachusetts! They plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout your area.

AMERICAN PICKERS is a documentary series that explores the fascinating world of antique “picking” on History. The hit show follows Mike and Frank, two of the most skilled pickers in the business, as they hunt for America’s
most valuable antiques. They are a... Read More

Tri-Valley’s very first Health & Wellness Fair

Tri-Valley, Inc. will host its first ever Health & Wellness Fair at their Dudley offices on Thursday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

“A number of our staff have been discussing this over the past year or so,” says Lisa Price, Tri-Valley’s executive director. “One of our missions is to perform outreach to the communities we serve, and we attend of lot of health fairs in the area, but our clients have a... Read More

Ford cars, new bright space celebrate 95 years of Place

By Rod Lee

Ninety-five continuous years in business is a story the Place family of Place Motor Inc. in Webster loves to tell; and has, in words and pictures that are contained in a booklet that “Aunt Pat” put together to commemorate one of company’s milestone anniversaries.

Now it is time to celebrate “the oldest family-owned Ford dealership in Massachusetts” once again.

In recognition of its 95th anniversary... Read More

Chuck’s Steak House & Margarita Grill celebrate 40 years with price rollback

By Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Steve Londregan’s parents wanted a lawyer but had to settle for a bartender instead. Luckily, he and Chuck’s Steak House & Margarita Grill co-owner Tom Flynn made a love for making others happy turn into something magnificent. The Holy Cross graduates carry the school’s Jesuit belief to help and serve, and they’ve managed to share a partnership that began behind the bar and has... Read More

The Curse of Old Trickey

By Thomas D’Agostino

New England and curses seem to go hand in hand. Legends abound of cursed towns, objects and people. Such tales are what makes the region so fascinating. This next story takes place in York, Maine, where many regarded a man named William Trickey as a minion of the dark one.

Trickey, a retired sea captain arrived in York around 17... Read More

Sleeping Bag Ministry seeks supplies

Now that winter is over and Spring cleaning has begun, it is time to start gearing up again for next winter.  Last year, well over 100 sleeping bags and health kits were given out to people in need to help keep warm.  Whether they are homeless through circumstances, been displaced due to fire or weather or simply ran out of fuel or have a broken-down heater that will take time to get fixed, the “Golden Bees” are working hard to... Read More

Sutton High’s “2018” seniors embark on internships

By  Amy Palumbo-LeClaire

Ask any High School Senior what he or she thinks about a condition known as senioritis (a non-medical issue marked by extreme aversion to all things academic, often resulting in a cop-out attitude and homework-induced rash) and he or she will tell you this—the struggle is real.

Sutton Memorial High School students, having passed through twelve years of “academic excellence, social r... Read More

Some prescription medications hard to stop

By Jason Poquette RPh, BS Pharm
A widely read New York Times article published in April 2018 entitled “Many People Taking Antidepressants Discover They Cannot Quit” has caused concern among patients. Antidepressants, which include prescription medication like fluoxetine (Prozac), citalopram (Celexa), or paroxetine (Paxil) and many others, are frequently prescribed. In fact, as many as 1 in 9 Americans are reportedly taking a... Read More

Webster Town Democratic Committee kicks off 2018 candidate meeting at Point Breeze

Webster - The newly-reorganized Webster Town Democratic Committee held a very successful Meet the Candidates gathering at Point Breeze Restaurant on Sunday, April 29. Members of the Oxford and Dudley Democratic Town Committees were also in attendance.

“We were very pleased with the turnout of Webster, Oxford, and Dudley citizens to meet the Democratic candidates running for office this year,” said Tom Klebart, Cha... Read More