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A Splash of Panache to feature more than 40 vendors

WEBSTER - Back by popular demand -- A Splash of Panache Vendor Event returns, sponsored by the St. Joseph Polish Women’s Club of Webster, MA.

The event will be held on Sunday, November 9, at Point Breeze Restaurant from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.  Tickets are $20, which includes hot and cold appetizers and a beautifully decorated gift bag filled with donated items from members and vendors. 

The attendance raffle will be (4) t... Read More

Community Harvest Project Harvest Home Festival & 5K

NORTH GRAFTON, MA - On Sunday, November 2nd, 2014, Community Harvest Project will hold its annual celebration event, Harvest Home Festival & 5K. The 5K begins at 10:30am, with registration at 9:00am, and the festival is 12:00-4:00pm. The event will be held at the Brigham Hill Community Farm at 37 Wheeler Road in North Grafton, MA. All are welcome!

Admission is $5 at the gate, and kids under 12 are free, with a cap of $... Read More

Perkins Custom Upholstery

by Magda Dakin

UXBRIDGE – Do you have a worn and faded favorite chair that fits you just right, is perfect in your dining room, or has cherished memories of Grandma sitting in it brushing her hair 100 strokes every night? Maybe you have an awesome recliner that you need to sit in to be sure your team wins the game; it’s older than the kids and your wife is threatening to “throw that junky chair out.”

At Perkins Cust... Read More

What can your pharmacist do for you?

by Jason Poquette, BPharm, R.Ph

October is officially American Pharmacists Month. Well, at least it has been since 2004 when “National Pharmacy Week” (begun in 1925) was expanded.  I’m not sure assigning any profession a particular ‘week’ or ‘month’ is the key to promoting awareness.  Lately it seems ice buckets do a better job of that.  But for what it is worth, I am grateful for the career I’ve been allowed to p... Read More

Boys and Girls Club Fundraising Month at the Ninety Nine Restaurants

We are excited to announce to you the Boys and Girls Club Fundraising Month at the Ninety Nine Restaurants now through Sunday, November 2nd.

All Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pubs will be participating with the donation efforts and Ninety Nine guests can help in the following three ways:

  • The Ninety Nine will donate $1 to the restaurant’s local Boys & Girls Club chapter when guests order the... Read More

Lost World Redefined with Bistro Eighty Ates

by Janet Stoica

WEBSTER – Dinner theater in Webster has now been realized.  At last, a perfect fall evening out in a cozy atmosphere, not too many distractions, a great play, and a delicious buffet.  Friday, October 17, and Saturday, October 18, promises to be a nice venue for a refined version of Ed Humphries’ Lost World play last seen on stage a year ago at Webster’s Town Hall Auditorium.  Indian Ranch’s banquet... Read More

Grevy's Zebra Born at Southwick's Zoo

The staff at Southwick’s Zoo had a pleasant surprise Friday morning. After a long pregnancy, zebras have a gestation period of 13 months, the zoo’s female Grevy’s Zebra gave birth on October 2nd. The foal is believed to be a female, but it is difficult to get too close due to the mother’s protectiveness. This is the first zebra born at Southwick’s Zoo in many years, so everyone is very excited. The mother is very attentive, and b... Read More

On the move: Braman Termite & Pest Elimination

by Barbara Van Reed

AUBURN – Local politicians and their representatives welcomed Braman Termite & Pest Control to Auburn at a ribbon cutting ceremony on September 11. The company moved its local office from 1023 Main Street in Worcester to a purchased and beautifully renovated building at 275 Washington Street in Auburn.

Braman Termite & Pest Control is a third-generation family-owned business. Owner and pr... Read More

Milestones: The Gift Authority Turns 3

DOUGLAS – The Gift Authority opened its doors three years ago in September along a woodsy stretch of Davis Street, Rt. 16, in Douglas. Today it has a loyal following of customers who've made it their destination for jewelry and gift items, coming from all over the Blackstone Valley, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

“At first people in town were a bit skeptical,” said Merritt “Pete” Tetreault, who along with his wife Veronica... Read More

Two charged with attempting to cash fraudulent checks

Two individuals were charged by Dudley Police with attempting to cash fraudulent checks.  On Wednesday, September 25th, two male subjects entered the Webster Five Cents Savings Bank on West Main Street.  They attempted to cash checks that bank personnel determined to be fraudulent.  Both subjects left the location when police were called.  One party, later identified as Tequan Vail age 24 of Hartford, Ct, was located in the parki... Read More

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