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Tickets for Red Sox vs. Angels

Grafton Recreation has tickets for The Red Sox vs. Angels game on Wednesday August 20 at 7:10 p.m. Take the worry out of missing the last train leaving, and the stress of parking. They will do it all for you.

Cost is $77.00 per person, which includes transportation to and from Fenway Park and ticket in the right box seats section.

Tickets are available to anyone and everyone. You do not have to be a Grafton resident... Read More

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... 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 c... Read More

Webster’s newest dining spots

by Janet Stoica

WEBSTER – New eating spots are popping up all over town and Webster has four new dining establishments that foodies might want to sample.  Webster was in great need of a great cozy breakfast (and lunch/dinner) bistro and Peachtree will surely fill that hungry void.  Located in the former Titi's Townline  restaurant building, near the French River, at 29 Main Street, the building’s... Read More

JV Mechanical

Chamber Profile

The art and science of plumbing and heating today involves much more than leaky pipes or oil burner maintenance – and for JV Mechanical Contractors, Inc. in Webster, the palette includes all things from hydronic snow melting systems to oil-to-gas boiler conversions using the latest technology.

While JV Mechanical will fix your leaky pipe, much of their work today involves installation of radiant heat... Read More

Still space for kids in Grafton sports clinics

GRAFTON – Grafton Recreation Director Betty Wright tells us that there is still space available in the clinics listed below. The program is offered to Grafton residents first, but out-of-towners can enroll if space is available for an extra $10 charge. The programs continue on a weekly basis through July and August.

Baseball Clinic: This clinic will help in conditioning, hitting, base running, and drills. All of the staff... Read More

Hobby Lobby and the Politics of Prevention

 

By Jason Poquette, Bpharm, R.Ph

I’ve never been a big fan of heated political debates.  On my blog I much prefer to focus on topics that provide helpful resources to patients and health care professionals alike.  But the recent Supreme Court decision about Hobby Lobby and their right to not cover certain forms of contraception has received so much attention that silence seems impossible.  Since the issue... Read More

Blueberries for all, not just Sal

by Becky Harvey

Blueberry buckle, blueberry pancakes, blueberry muffins, blueberry scones…. blueberries by the handful! No matter how you eat them, freshly picked blueberries are a sweet summer treat in which anyone in our area can indulge during the hot summer month of July. Ever since I was a child, I’ve been obsessed with blueberry-picking time. It all started with my favorite book of my childhood, Blueberries for S... Read More

The end of life in the fat lane

by Ginger Costen

Do you remember the 1960’s American sitcom I Dream of Jeannie? The show starred Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, with whom she falls in love and eventually marries. When Jeannie needed to make something happen she’d cross her arms, blink her eyes, nod her head and POOF her master’s wish would be granted.

For the longest time, I’d follow... Read More

Electronic recycle day and bike collection

All  towns welcome Saint Anthony Church Church Electronic  recycle day and bike collection  Sat July 12, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at the church parking lot at 24 Dudley Hill Road, Dudley

Electronics Recycled

Accepting all electronics to include monitors, computers, computer games,  stereo equipment, copy and fax machines, printers, TVs and item that has a plug. We are also accepting any appliances, such as w... Read More

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