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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

Sneakerama: For the Long Run

by Magda Dakin

Ah Spring, it’s finally here!  It makes you want to lace up your sneakers and enjoy the beautiful weather, take the dog out for a walk, or get in some last minute training before running the Boston Marathon. 

If you strap on those sneakers and they don’t fit just right it’s time for a trip to Sneakerama in Worcester.  For more than 30 years and three generations this family owned business has been com... Read More

Nine Men’s Misery

by Thomas D’Agostino

Recently there has been a renewed interest in one of my perennial favorites. In the woods of Cumberland, Rhode Island, is a rectangular mound of stones fronted by a plaque. This marker is a monument to nine men who were captured and slain by the Indians during Pearce’s fight in the midst of King Philip’s War.

King Philip’s War officially began on June 24, 1675, when the local Pokanoket Indians r... Read More

The Autism Resource Center: 5K Community Run and Walk

WORCESTER-- On Sunday, April 27th, the Autism Resource Center will hold its 14thannual 5k Community Walk and Run to support programs that service over 2,700 individuals who have Autism and their families with educational, recreational, and awareness programs. The 5K Run and Walk, presented by Autism Intervention Specialists, will include a fund raising pledge-a-thon for runners and walkers, entertainment, food, and a variety of... Read More

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