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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

Savers Bank appoints four new assistant vice presidents

At the bank’s recent Annual Meeting, President and Chief Executive Officer Joseph A. Coderre announced four promotions of current team members.  Those promoted to Assistant Vice President were Elaine M. Stone, Lynn M. Greenhalge, Robert J. Landolina and Kris A. Cullen.

Elaine M. Stone has been with Savers Bank for 7 years and has been promoted to AVP Human Resources, where her responsibilities include employee relations, c... Read More

More Summer Jobs for Kids

by Jacleen Charbonneau

For students, landing a job can be a difficult task with today's competitive job market. Fortunately, compared to some large corporations that require online application processes, most local businesses attend to students on a very personable level. With a plethora of local businesses in the Blackstone Valley, students are valued and viewed as positive aspects to companies.     

There would no... Read More

The Isles Of Shoals:

Part I

by Thomas D’Agostino and Arlene Nicholson

From Pirate Ghosts and Phantom Ships and A Travel Guide To Haunted New England

This is the first part of a series of legends and accounts of the Isles of Shoals located off the coasts of New Hampshire and Maine. The Isles can be reached by ferry and there are events that take place year round.

Having ventured to the Isl... Read More

Sutton Sammies pull off win over Bartlett Indians

MILFORD - The Sutton Sammies pulled off a come-from-behind win over the Bartlett Indians in their bid for a Central Mass. Division 4 district championship.

The Indians came on strong scoring in the first inning at Fino Field Tuesday night. They were in the lead until the bottom of the seventh when the Sammies scored to tie it up at 2-2 bringing the game into overtime.

Justin Caro went the distance on the mound for t... Read More

Oxford advances in districts; beats Millbury 2-1

Oxford and Millbury traveled to Fino Field in Milford on Wednesday to battle on their way to a Central Mass. district title. The second-seeded Pirates won a close one, 2-1,  over rival eleventh-seed Millbury with great pitching on both sides by Steve Lemieux and Jared Buckley on the mound for Oxford, and Chris Carlson and Anthony DiStefano handling the pitching for Millbury.

Oxford will take on fourth seeded Sutton for the... Read More

Summer Jobs for Kids

by Ginger Costen

With just a few more weeks of classes left before the end of the school year, is it a good idea for your teenager to be considering a summer job?

“That first summer job is often a rite of passage for many teens,” said Janet Fowler writer for Investopedia and author of Business Resources for High School Students. “It's the signal that they’re on the way to adulthood by earning money to pay for activi... Read More

Summer Reads

As you head for the beach or backyard, bring a book or two to keep you company. Here are some suggestions for you to consider. Stop by for more choice picks!

For animal lovers:

"The World According to Bob" by James Bowen--a touching and true sequel to “A Street Cat Named Bob” about one man and the cat that changed his life.
As James struggles to adjust to his transformation from street musician... Read More

Considering what Memorial Day means

by Ginger Costen

The television ads show people playing in swimming pools or grilling on the new super fancy barbecue. Kids splash in the lake as family and friends drive up in their new cars or campers. “Don’t miss the first big weekend of summer,” Toyota says as the red white and blue flags wave in the background and the fancy sports car zips around a curve along the coastal highway of Maine.

The print ads talk ab... Read More

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