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A time for giving: charities at work

by Jacleen Charbonneau

There is no doubt the holiday season inspires many to share acts of kindness or lend a helping hand. Throughout the Blackstone Valley, however, a number of charities and non-profit organizations are sharing such kindness each and every day, providing care for members of our communities who have a need. 

The Northbridge Association of Churches, a group of eleven local churches whose... Read More

Dirty Dawg Salon

A homey place for a bath and trim

WORCESTER - “I love it when the dogs come in eager for their day’s adventure. I know I’ve done a good job when they aren’t afraid to walk in the door.”  Owner and full time dog groomer Rachel Sargent also says she loves what she does and is as happy to be here as the dogs themselves.  She adds that most dogs like to be clean even if they don’t always cooperate in getting that way.

Every day she is surrounded with all those innocent... Read More

December 15, 2014 Blackstone Valley Edition
December 1, 2014 Route 395 Edition

OXFORDHometown Bank launched its 11th Annual Neighbors Helping Neighbors Campaign on November 1st with a challenge to local residents to help support local food pantries. Each year, customers and community members are invited to be a Hometown Hero for a $1... Read More