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Garden Club Perennial Plant Sale

The first 25 people to purchase perennials from the Plant Sale on the Common will receive a free Kousa Dogwood Tree!

If you are passionate about gardening and love beautiful plants and garden accessories, then your gardening season isn’t complete without a visit to the Grafton Garden Club’s Annual Perennial Plant Sale on the Common, Saturday, May 10, 2014.

In its 75th year, the Plant Sale has become a Grafton tradit... Read More

Pro Automotive marks its first year in business

by Magda Dakin

DUDLEY - Finding a reliable auto mechanic is like mining for gold. When you find one you’re happy with you stick with them and recommend them to your friends whenever you can. Jason Rousseau of Pro Automotive is happily celebrating his first anniversary! With more than 20 years of experience in all phases of auto repair, Jason began PRO Automotive a year ago. He attributes his success so far in large part to... Read More

NV Candles: Glowing for health and happiness

by Magda Dakin

AUBURN - NV Candles, a clever name for candles that you really want to have. The shop recently moved to a convenient location near the intersection of Rts. 20 and 146, at the site of the former Gift Chalet (which moved its business to strictly online sales). Watch for the sign and you can see the little chalet at the end of the parking lot.

NV Candles started out as the dream hobby of Veronika Skoromn... Read More

A baby boomer succumbs to the recycling movement

by Ginger Costen

I didn’t go easy into this entire recycling concept as it seemed liked it was just one more task among many that sounded great and doable at the time, but would eventually end up being my responsibility. Like when the kids were younger and begged me for a hamster (or kitten, dog, etc.), pleading with promises to “clean the cage every day” and “we’ll make sure he has fresh food and water before we go to sch... Read More

Harrington Wins the Highest Possible Hospital Safety Score

Harrington Hospital has been awarded the highest possible Hospital Safety Score rating -- an A -- by a prestigious independent rating agency.

This marks the fourth consecutive rating period in which Harrington has been awarded a Hospital Safety Score of A. Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the Hospital Safety Score is compiled under the guidance of the nat... Read More

Pete's Picks

Thought we would never get to the first day in May. Finally, the good weather is on us. If you are a high school baseball fan, you can see a real good match-up tomorrow in Dudley as the two top teams in the area will be playing for bragging rights.The Oxford Pirates will be visiting the Shepherd Hiil campus to take on the Division 1 Rams. Oxford had 8 wins entering the beginning of the week and weather permitting the Pirates (8-2... Read More

Justice is Mind to screen at Elm Draught House Cinema

by Yankee Shopper staff

OXFORD/MILLBURY – Bob Leveillee, owner of Pizza Post, plays Mr. Oxford in the psychological courtroom drama Justice is Mind, which continues a national screening tour at the Elm Draught House Cinema in Millbury on Monday, May 19, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the box office. Millbury will mark the 18th screening of Justice is Mind.

Set in the near future where advanced M... Read More

Lyme Disease Awareness Event

CHARLTON- In honor of Lyme Disease Awareness Month, Harrington HealthCare System, the Harrington Auxiliary and Sturbridge Lyme Awareness of Massachusetts (S.L.A.M.) are coming together to host a special public event “It’s Time We Talk About Lyme” on Saturday, May 10 at the Charlton Public Library.

The seminar will be held inside Dexter Hall at 1 p.m.

“To bring further awareness and education to our... Read More

Oxford Cash Mob event

The May Oxford Cash Mob event will be on Saturday, May 10, from 10:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.at Forever Back in Time, 250 Main Street, Oxford (behind the building with Generations Gift Shop and where Isador's used to be).

Forever Back in Time is known for its primitives, antiques, furniture, one-of-a-kind items and also its selection of jams, jellies, whole cranberry sauce (hand-picked at the Cape), herbs, and maple syr... Read More

"Mystery, History and Romance for Moms"

ABSW welcomes mothers for a special "Mystery, History and Romance for Moms" Friday Evening event to celebrate Mother's Day. 

WORCESTER – .On Friday, May 9th, Annie's Book Stop of Worcester on 65 James Street invites three authors of romance and mystery, Penny Goetjen, Audrey Nichols, and Judith Arnold, for an intimate panel about their work from 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

Penny Goetjen's love of Maine insp... Read More

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