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Douglas Farmers Market, Saturdays!

by Melissa Dumont

The opening of the Douglas Farmers Market on June 14th was a huge success for the vendors, as well as for the hundreds of visitors who came. The vendors are local craftspeople who can be found at the Douglas Farmers Market every Saturday from June to October. “I put forth a mission to revive the Douglas Farmers Market last year,” says Molly Hollibaugh, one of the market’s coordinators. “I wanted to create a weekly... Read More

Blueberrying, Blackstone Valley

by Jacleen Charbonneau

Nothing represents New England's sunny season more than fresh blueberry picking at some of the finest local farms. And luckily, two local businesses in the Blackstone Valley are offering this luxury. Take Mendon's Christmas tree farm, Vandervalk Farm and Winery, for example. Although owners Casey and Sue Vandervalk have sold thousands of Christmas trees for the last 30 winters, the couple has... Read More

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

by Barbara Van Reed

WHITINSVILLE – Dozens of teams of riders, runners, and walkers -  young and old, first timers and veterans -  took part in the 29th Annual Valley Friendship Tour on Saturday, May 31. Though it started a bit drizzly, it turned out to become a perfect day for every level of... Read More