Saturday, December 29, 2012
If you could open one kind of business in the city, what would you do?
Assume money was no object and the only limit your imagination: what kind of business would you love to run in Woburn? It could be a store you feel would perform well in the city, or a business that would provide a much-needed service. Would you love to have your own bar? A coffee shop? Maybe there's something off-the-wall you've seen work really well in another community. Whatever it is, share your ideas with your neighbors in our comment section below.
Monday, March 12, 2012
North Reading business offers grooming, day care, and pick-up and drop-off service.
By 3:30 Thursday afternoon, Annette Keighley and Barry Hastie’s last three charges were tired. Tito, Lily and Pippa laid quietly in their play area. Soon they’d be taking the “bus” home. No barking. Barking? Keighley and Hastie co-own Friendly Paws, a six-month-old business on Main Street in North Reading that caters to pets and their owners. They bathe and groom dogs, primarily, but also cats and other animals and provide day care for dogs – and transportation between their homes and Friendly Paws. The unique part of their business, they said, is their pick-up and drop-off service. Hastie holds a commercial driver’s license to ferry clients in a large van. Both Keighley, who grew up in North Reading, and Hastie, from Woburn, have dogs of …
Sunday, February 5, 2012
Take a look at these five homes for sale in Woburn and see if you can guess the asking price.
Take our interactive quiz to see how much you know about your local real estate market. Check out more homes for sale in Woburn at AOL Real Estate.
Friday, December 30, 2011
This week's winner won a $25 gift certificate to Harrington's in Wakefield.
We asked for shopping tips and you delivered. Jeanne E. Craigie won this week's prize: a $25 gift certificate to Harrington's in Wakefield. Here are some of the great tips we got this week: 1) Old Navy is offering $10 off for every $20 you spend, according to Athena. Old Navy is also running several year-end web-only sales, too. 2) Dress Barn in Stoneham has 60 percent off all items, according to this week's contest winner Jeanne E. Craigie. 3) The Avon Beauty Center is having $2 and $3 sales along with 20-25 percent off sales. Also, when you spend $100 you receive $10 off your next purchase, this promo is ending on Dec. 31 but will restart from Jan. 1 to the end of March, according to Diana Ardagna Cavanaugh.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Just let us know about a good deal in town in the comment section below and maybe you'll be this week's winner.
Each week from now until the end of the year, we're running a shopping tip contest. All you need to do is offer a shopping tip in the comment section below and we’ll pick a winner at random each week. Shopping tips can include sales or deals on anything: from supermarket bargains to sales on holiday gift items. And although we hope to find out about sales at local small businesses, large chain store deals are fine too. Each Friday, we’ll announce a new winner, as well as list all of the great deals that were submitted to help you with your shopping. For this week’s contest, all entries must be received by noon on Thursday, Dec. 8 (Eastern Time). This week’s prize: A $25 gift certificate to Grumpy Doyle's in Reading. Please note: This …