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Grafton Town Committee’s to Host Candidate Forum October 27th

GRAFTON – The Grafton Democratic and Republican Town Committees are excited to announce that they have scheduled a candidate forum between State Representative candidates David Muradian and Martin Green. This candidate forum has been scheduled to take place on Monday, October 27th, from 8:45 - 9:45 at Grafton High School, with members of the student government classes asking questions to the candidates.

“I... Read More

Second Uniquely Uxbridge Day brings out residents and vendors

by Melissa Dumont

UXBRIDGE - Saturday, September 6, was a marvelous, mild late-summer day. A perfect day for the town of Uxbridge to show itself off to hundreds who came to see the sights. Besides historic Uxbridge itself, attendees could enjoy the goods and services of dozens of vendors who came to display their wares. We visited with some of them.

 Kellee Bertram has been selling Mary Kay cosmetics for 23 years. S... Read More

First Annual Scoped Rifle Challenge October 26

by Yankee Shopper staff

DOUGLAS – Ron Tetreau, founder of  Asymmetric Training & Assessment Group (ATAG), recently reached agreement  with the Wallum Lake Rod and Gun Club for an annual scoped rifle challenge event, which will be held at the Club's grounds in Burrillville, Rhode Island. The first one is scheduled for Sunday, October 26 and will be hosted by ATAG..

“This is the most exciting project we've done th... Read More

Rochdale Burgers, Subs and More

Nancy Van Winkle and son/chef Michael Boutot.

by Yankee Shopper Staff

ROCHDALE – Nancy Van Winkle has had a passion for cooking all her life. “Serving and taking care of people is what I've always done,” she says. She ran her own catering company for nine years, along with managing and cooking for the functions at the Knights of Columbus hall on Central Street in Auburn until that building was sold to R. H. White Co... Read More

Indian Princess arrives at Indian Ranch

WEBSTER – The Indian Princess paddle wheel boat arrived at its new home on Webster Lake very early Tuesday morning after a month-long delay caused by a rigging retrofit required by Connecticut State Police to allow safe travel through that state.

The boat's owner, Christopher Robert, said he had been completely surprised that certification for travel through Connecticut had not been properly completed by the company managi... Read More

Oxford’s Annual Fall Festival, September 20

Oxford’s Annual Fall Festival will be held Saturday, September 20th, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. rain or shine.  It will take place in beautiful downtown Oxford on Rte. 12 at Joslin Park where the bandstand is located.  This will be the 5th year for the Oxford Lions Club to host the family friendly event.  This is an event not to be missed as we will have numerous delicious food booths, original crafters, exhibit booths and... Read More

Harpoon Brewery co-founder Dan Kenary to speak at Old Sturbridge Village

STURBRIDGE, MA –  Harpoon Brewery Co-founder and President Dan Kenary will speak about the history and success of New England’s largest craft brewery on Thursday, Sept. 25 at Old Sturbridge Village. His appearance is part of the Village’s continuing OSV Overseers’ Distinguished Speaker Series. Kenary, a Worcester native, will host a fun-filled evening of beer tasting paired with food samples and will share the story of Harpoon’s... Read More

National Public Lands Day at Buffumville Lake and Hodges Village Dam

National Public Lands Day (NPLD) – the nation’s largest, single-day volunteer effort for public lands – is a celebration of the work, play and learning that takes place on Public Lands Every Day. One third of America's land is in public hands; NPLD offers everyone an opportunity to help maintain them.

This is your chance to help give back to the places you love. Please join us at Buffumville Lake Park, 229 Oxford Rd. in Ch... Read More

Douglas – Octoberfest is upon us!

October 4th, 2014 from 9am to 4pm Main street Douglas will once again be filled with people from all over the Blackstone Valley and beyond. Stages sponsored by GBI & Unibank, will bookend the street and fill the town with music from local blues rockers ‘Blue Cat Groove’, fan favorite ‘The Brit Wits’, touring band ‘The Cannibal Ramblers’, the award winning Douglas High School Band & Chorus, and many more. Old favorite ride... Read More

“Disney Through The Ages”

Gateway Players Theatre, Inc. will present “Disney Through The Ages”, a musical review of Disney music, old and new, on Sunday, September 14 at 2 pm at the Sturbridge Senior Center, Main St,Sturbridge. This road show will include memorable music from Disney movies,along with facts about Walt Disney. This enjoyable show is suitable for all ages and is free and open to the public.

Christine Costello is the music director, wi... Read More

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