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Calling All Singers! Greater Milford Community Chorus

Do you love to sing? Were you in the high school chorus or church choir and have thought of singing in a chorus again? Join us, the Greater Milford Community Chorus, and share your love of singing!

Some of our exciting highlights in 2018 have been singing with the very talented New England Tenors in concert in March, our Spring concert in early May and our December concert, a mix of holiday and winter song... Read More

Still shopping???

Once again, the holiday shopping season is upon us.

We've got everything here from games for toddlers and preschoolers, to adult games, to large groups or two players. No matter what age you're shopping for or what the occasion is, our family recommends all these games highly.

Gifts for Very Young Children

Children under 4 years old are still learning to take turns and match patterns. The fol... Read More

Metacomet Land Trust meets 30th anniversary fundraising goal

Metacomet Land Trust raised over $30,000 in donations and grants to reach its 30th anniversary fundraising goal in 2018.

“We are pleased to be celebrating our 30 year milestone as a regional land trust serving 15 communities,” stated the organization’s president, Lisa Mosczynski, “We started out 30 years ago with 3 towns and as more communities saw the need to partner with a land trust to preserve and protect their valuabl... Read More

Schofield resigns Mendon selectmen seat

By Kevin Rudden

Mendon will have only two selectmen governing the town until next May’s Annual Town Election. Richard Schofield resigned from the board on November 6, citing increased work responsibilities and associated travel. He also resigned from his positions on the town’s Community Preservation Committee, Capital Planning Committee and Historic District Commission.

“I cannot help but to feel that I am letting... Read More

Lincoln goes to Providence College

By Amy Palumbo LeClaire

It wasn’t Lincoln’s first time at the college though, all things considered, it just might be his last. The two of us, Dog and Dog Mom, got a jump on Providence College “holiday break” traffic, heading south on Route 146 on a Monday afternoon, rather than battle the more hectic Thanksgiving Eve drivers. One of my son’s classes was cancelled, allowing us to capitalize on road cheer.

The first... Read More

The Dancer’s Sole comes home after Webster tornado

By Janet Stoica

Saturday, August 4, looked like a typical rainy summer day until the wind picked up and an EF-1 tornado touched down in Webster and left its malicious mark on residents and businesses.

Kristen St. Laurent, owner of The Dancer’s Sole, located at 6 Main Street, was preparing for her customary “open house.” She sat at a reception table with her mom Ann Surprise, dance instructor Greta Pearson, and offic... Read More

Dudley Police Department will participate in the 17th Annual Goods for Guns program

On Saturday, December 15th from 9 am to 1 pm, for the third time, the Dudley Police Department will participate in the 17th Annual Goods for Guns program sponsored by UMass Memorial Medical Center’s Injury Prevention Center and the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office. 

This program is designed to prevent injury or death from unwanted or unsafe guns in local homes.  Many people have older or unused firearms in their... Read More

Oxford Police Department practices charitable giving all season long

By Connie Reddy Dwyer

During a recent interview with Oxford Police Chief Anthony Saad, he acknowledged how pleased he is that “our Police Department’s staff is involved with the community” in its ongoing efforts to reach out to those in need in Oxford. 

On Sunday, September 2, the Oxford police, fire and EMS associations sponsored their “11th Annual “Operation Santa” for children up to age 10, at the Oxford Communit... Read More

Sky’s the limit for Galaxy Development in Webster, elsewhere

By Rod Lee

In his office on the first floor of a handsome building on Southbridge St. in Auburn Michael C. O’Brien was thinking about a trade show coming up in New York City the following week.

“It is a three-day show” and a chance for his company, Galaxy Development LLC, to tout its capabilities to prospective clients including members of the retail industry.

Mr. O’Brien in his blue golf shirt open at the ne... Read More

Tri-Valley joins Meals on Wheels America and Subaru in Sharing the Love this Holiday Season

DUDLEY/WEBSTER (December 7, 2018) – Tri-Valley’s Nutrition Program is proud to announce that it will be participating in the annual Subaru Share the Love Event as a member of Meals on Wheels America – one of four national Share the Love charitable partners for the 11th  year running. From November 15, 2018 to January 2, 2019, Subaru will donate $250 for every new Subaru vehicle s... Read More