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Harrington Announces First In Region Implantation of Miniature Cardiac Monitor

SOUTHBRIDGE -- Harrington Hospital is the first in the region to participate in the implantation of a small minimally invasive heart monitoring device in patients, Harrington HealthCare System announced today.

The miniature Insertable Cardiac Monitor (ICM) System, the Reveal LINQ ICM, the smallest implantable cardiac monitoring system available at about one-third the size of a small AAA battery, allows physicians to remote... Read More

"Visual Symbolism" Art Exhibit & Sale

July Art Exhibit & Sale - A mixed-media exhibit "Visual Symbolism" by artist BG will be on display July 1-31 at Booklovers' Gourmet, 55 East Main Street in Webster. The work promotes the awareness of how symbols can influence the human brain and represent intelligent concepts such as numerology, life cycles, Natural Law, astrology (constellations & tarot), intuition, and metaphor. A meet the artist reception will take pla... Read More

Hot Weather Concerns and Prescription Medication

by Jason Poquette, BPharm, R.Ph

Gertrude Jekyll, the British artist and horticulturist, once wrote “What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade.”  We’re in June, the birthplace of summer, but for all its beauty it can still be something of a beast... Read More

Blackstone National Golf Club and the National Grill

Milestones

by Magda Dakin

SUTTON - Where can you get jumbo shrimp and oysters for a dollar?  At the Blackstone National Golf Club and the  National Grill!  To celebrate 15 years of operation the National Grill is hosting one-dollar happy hour specials from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. and from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The restaurant's setting overlooking the 18th  hole and the beautiful long distance views of... Read More

Budget Blinds: Shopping for shades and shutters at home

SUTTON – Sue Adams and her husband Roger were watching a rerun of the television show Undercover Boss one day early last year: the episode featured Budget Blinds, a California-based company offering shop-at-home custom window treatment services. Impressed with the company's quality and needing some window coverings themselves, they went to the Budget Blinds website.

“We were overwhelmed with what they provide and everythin... Read More

Willie Nelson and Family to perform at Indian Ranch on September 20

Willie Nelson, the legendary artist with a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, will perform at Indian Ranch in Webster, MA on Saturday, September 20th at 2PM. The iconic Texan is the creative genius behind the historic recordings of Crazy, Red Headed Stranger and Stardust. Tickets for Willie Nelson’s concert go on-sale Wednesday, June 25that 10AM at the Indian Ranch Box Office, IndianRanch.com and area Ticketmaster outlets.... Read More

Alternatives Valley Friendship Tour

by Barbara Van Reed

WHITINSVILLE – Dozens of teams of riders, runners, and walkers -  young and old, first timers and veterans -  took part in the 29th Annual Valley Friendship Tour on Saturday, May 31. Though it started a bit drizzly, it turned out to become a perfect day for every level of participation in Alternatives' major fundraising event of the year. The tour includes 25- and 50-mile rides through the Blackstone Va... Read More

Hometown Bank’s Everyday Hometown Heroes for May

Lancaster Mom and Daughter are Hometown Bank’s Everyday Hometown Heroes for May

 

OXFORD, MA – Hometown Bank’s Everyday Hometown Heroes for the month of May are more than just two major contributors to the Lancaster and Clinton communities. Jenny Delorey McNamara and her daughter Alexandria Violet Delorey are family, and that is what makes their dedication to serving others so uniqu... Read More

Pet Euthanasia… making the best of it.

by Dr. Kelly Wolfensen Guay

When taking on a new pet as a family member, unfortunately it is important to realize that this is not a relationship that will last forever.  The joy of a new animal friend can be sadly tempered by the idea that one day you may have to say goodbye.  Having just gone through euthanizing my family dog that was nearly 15 years old, it is a topic that is fresh in my mind.  I have had discussions wi... Read More

Wallis Cove: Good as gold

by Rod Lee

The three secluded cabins set off an obscure and rustic road marked by a sign on a tree that reads “Owl crossing” don’t begin to tell the story of Wallis Cove, which is celebrating a 50th anniversary this year.

Neither does the pristine 216-acre Whitin Reservoir with its sandy beach, great bass fishing and pit for bonfires.

Neither does the opportunity that is always available for a guest-house ren... Read More

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