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First Annual Scoped Rifle Challenge October 26

by Yankee Shopper staff

DOUGLAS – Ron Tetreau, founder of  Asymmetric Training & Assessment Group (ATAG), recently reached agreement  with the Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club for an annual scoped rifle challenge event, which will be held at the Club's grounds in Burrillville, Rhode Island. The first one is scheduled for Sunday, October 26 and will be hosted by ATAG..

“This is the most exciting project we've done th... Read More

What? Why Was My Prescription Rescheduled?

by Jason Poquette

It has only happened a couple times in the course of my 20+ year pharmacy career.  And now it has happened two times in less than two months.  I am talking about the DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) decision to reschedule tramadol as of August 18, 2014 and now hydrocodone combination products (HCP) as of October 6, 2014. 

Many patients have been asking questions about this.  I’m going to try a... Read More

Double Author Event at Booklovers'

On Saturday, September 20th from 1-3 p.m. meet novelists Holly Robinson, author of Beach Plum Island and Kristin Bair O'Keeffe, author of The Art of Floating, at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main Street, Webster. Both novels are set on Plum Island and the authors will talk about using setting to inspire their writing in different ways. Free and open to the public. Call 508-949-6232 for more information.... Read More

Rochdale Burgers, Subs and More

Nancy Van Winkle and son/chef Michael Boutot.

by Yankee Shopper Staff

ROCHDALE – Nancy Van Winkle has had a passion for cooking all her life. “Serving and taking care of people is what I've always done,” she says. She ran her own catering company for nine years, along with managing and cooking for the functions at the Knights of Columbus hall on Central Street in Auburn until that building was sold to R. H. White Co... Read More

Cardiologist Nicole Lynn Fillipon joins Harrington HealthCare System

SOUTHBRIDGE – Harrington HealthCare System has hired Cardiologist Nicole Lynn Fillipon, D.O.

Dr. Fillipon, who is part of Harrington Physician Services, will be based on the Harrington Hospital campus and she will also have office hours in other major Harrington medical office buildings in Webster and Spencer.

Dr. Fillipon is accepting appointments. For more information or to set up an appointment, please call 508-7... Read More

Indian Princess arrives at Indian Ranch

WEBSTER – The Indian Princess paddle wheel boat arrived at its new home on Webster Lake very early Tuesday morning after a month-long delay caused by a rigging retrofit required by Connecticut State Police to allow safe travel through that state.

The boat's owner, Christopher Robert, said he had been completely surprised that certification for travel through Connecticut had not been properly completed by the company managi... Read More

Oxford’s Annual Fall Festival, September 20

Oxford’s Annual Fall Festival will be held Saturday, September 20th, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. rain or shine.  It will take place in beautiful downtown Oxford on Rte. 12 at Joslin Park where the bandstand is located.  This will be the 5th year for the Oxford Lions Club to host the family friendly event.  This is an event not to be missed as we will have numerous delicious food booths, original crafters, exhibit booths and... Read More

Harpoon Brewery co-founder Dan Kenary to speak at Old Sturbridge Village

STURBRIDGE, MA –  Harpoon Brewery Co-founder and President Dan Kenary will speak about the history and success of New England’s largest craft brewery on Thursday, Sept. 25 at Old Sturbridge Village. His appearance is part of the Village’s continuing OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series. Kenary, a Worcester native, will host a fun-filled evening of beer tasting paired with food samples and will share the story of Harpoon’s... Read More

National Public Lands Day at Buffumville Lake and Hodges Village Dam

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) – the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands – is a celebration of the work, play and learning that takes place on Public Lands Every Day. One third of America's land is in public hands; NPLD offers everyone an opportunity to help maintain them.

This is your chance to help give back to the places you love. Please join us at Buffumville Lake Park, 229 Oxford Rd. in Ch... Read More

Blackstone Valley Crop Hunger Walk

 

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 Evangelical Church, next to Uxbridge Town Common.

Registration will begin at 8:30 am at Trinity Church. Walkers are to b... Read More

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