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From vintage to vogue, find it at the flea market

by Becky Harvey

As a child, my family was not super well-to-do. We didn’t do a lot of unnecessary or “pleasure” shopping. At that age window shopping was not fun, although I still don’t really like it because it just makes me want to buy something I probably can’t afford. There was always one place where a few of my allowance dollars would go a pretty long way. And as a kid, the volume of what I could get was probably more... Read More

Douglas Historical Society Raffles Axe Mill Knife

donated by local Master Bladesmith

A Damascus Steel Japanese Tanto inspired knife designed and forged by Master Bladesmith Jim Saviano of Douglas is being raffled to raise funds for the maintenance and preservation of the E.N. Jenckes Store Museum operated by the Douglas Historical Society.

Incorporating steel from a Douglas Axe Factory circa 1850, the Damascus Steel blade is the fourth hand forged, custom designed knife that Saviano has generously donated to the non-... Read More

Sept. 15, 2014 Blackstone Valley Edition
Sept. 1, 2014 Rt. 395 Edition
 

The Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk will be Saturday, October 18 at 9:00 am. The three-mile walk will begin at Trinity Church, next to Whitinsville Town Common, and end at the Community Hall of the First... Read More