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Free Admission for Kids – Old Sturbridge Village Aug. 30 – Sept. 1

STURBRIDGE, MA – Thousands of visitors converge on Old Sturbridge Village each Labor Day weekend to enjoy one last summer outing and the Village’s annual old fashioned “Family Fun Days” celebration.  And this year all children up to age 17 get free admission when accompanied by an adult paying regular price. 

Guests can ride in the stagecoach, take a boat ride on the Quinebaug River, and enjoy classic early 19th-century ga... Read More

Internal Medicine Physician Kenneth Yeboah, M.D., Joins Harrington in Webster

WEBSTER, Mass. – August 26, 2014 – Kenneth Yeboah, M.D., an Internal Medicine physician, has joined Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard in Webster.

Dr. Yeboah, who sees adult patients, will work in the Harrington Physician Services office at 340 Thompson Road in Webster. For more information or to book an appointment with Dr. Yeboah, please call 508-943-5132.

Dr. Yeboah will work out of an office suite with Jeffrey Coh... Read More

Douglas Octoberfest

Douglas – With just about a month before Douglas welcomes 10,000+ people to  Main St. Douglas, the Douglas Octoberfest Committee is hard at work. Rides have been booked, stage schedules are being finalized, Sponsorship is being courted, and vendor spots are already filling up. Interested in a Vendor spot for this premiere Blackstone Valley event? Visit our website at http:/... Read More

Fifth Best of Auburn Business Contest entries due by August 31

AUBURN – There are less than two weeks left to vote for the best businesses in Auburn. The Auburn Chamber of Commerce sponsors the bi-annual Best of Auburn Business Contest, which is designed to allow the community to vote for their favorite businesses.

The contest began ten years ago after several years of a successful Best Dressed Business contest, which was intended to bring attention to businesses’ façades and landscap... Read More

Leicester Country Club:

by Magda Dakin 

When you think of a Country Club you may think stuffy, expensive, old, etc.  But not so when you visit the Leicester Country Club.  Perfectly manicured greens and lawns, neat white carts, freshly surfaced parking areas and a friendly, classy entrance to the main function rooms are what greet you when you enter the club.  Although it started out as a great place to golf at reasonable rates, it’s also become... Read More

Ed Stearns Dressed Meats

by Magda Dakin

You might drive past this funky looking building on Route 169 in Charlton many times and wonder what it is and what does it have to do with the Stearns Meat sign nearby.   Rick Stearns, co-owner of Ed Stearns Dressed Meats, happily explains that all the signs and colorful art work on the outside of the building were created for their favorite local cause, “Relay for Charity.”  He says, “We’ve put all this wo... Read More

Pools & Cues and Spas Too

by Magda Dakin

AUBURN - If pool or pools are in your  present or future, there is only one place you need to go. Whether it’s a refreshingly inviting swimming pool for summer, or a beautiful pool table to while away the winter hours, or a stunning hot tub on the deck outside your bedroom door, or you need a fancy new pool cue for your game, or need pointers on your dart game,  Pools & Cues & Spas, Too will have an... Read More

Family Medicine Physician Shannon Short, D.O., Joins Harrington in Brimfield

BRIMFIELD – Shannon Short, D.O., a Family Medicine physician, is joining Harrington HealthCare System. Dr. Short, who is Board Certified in Family Medicine, will work in the Harrington Physician Services office at 255 E. Old Sturbridge Road in Brimfield, where she joins Thomas R. Clay, D.O., James Goodwin, M.D., and Kimberly Vetal, N.P.

For more information or to book an appointment with Dr. Short, please... Read More

Webster Lake hydroplane race is cancelled

WEBSTER – It's official, the 4th Annual Thunder on the Lake hydroplane race will not happen. The primary sponsor for the event, the American Canadian Hydroplane Association (ACHA), withdrew its support for the Webster race last week after losing money in races earlier this season.

In its official statement the ACHA said “over the past few years the organization, through its budget for the development of sites, has offered... Read More

Harrington launches portal

SOUTHBRIDGE -- Harrington HealthCare System has launched a patient portal that will allow patients to review their medical summary, including latest test results, their allergy list, and medication information online.

The Harrington Hospital Patient Portal, using FollowMyHealth, is available to patients through the Harrington Hospital website (www.harringtonhospi... Read More

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