Thursday, November 22, 2012
Here's a breakdown of which businesses are open this holiday.
Restaurants, bars: Some will be open. Check for special hours. Convenience stores: Many are open, check for special hours Supermarkets: Closed Retail stores: Most are closed, some are opening tonight with special pre-Black Friday sales. Liquor stores: Closed City, Town, State and Federal offices and facilities are closed: This includes schools, libraries and the Postal Service. Only emergency services are available. Except in the case of city, town, state and federal offices, many establishments in the categories listed above will reopen on Friday, Nov. 23. In addition, the Postal Service will resume mail delivery on Friday, Nov. 23. Other government offices will reopen on Monday, Nov. 26.
Planning to watch the big game in person? Upload your photos to share your experience.
One of the things that makes the State of Massachusetts special is its traditional Thanksgiving Day football games. And what better way to make it more special than to share your pictures with the rest of your neighbors? Patch is designed so readers can upload photos and video for free. You don't have to email them and ask your trusty editor. Just click on the Pics & Clips link at the top of the page and start uploading. When you are done, email Robert.Fucci@patch.com so we can then highlight them on the homepage. Enjoy the game and Happy Thanksgiving!
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
The Board of Selectmen approved the extend the Asian restaurant's liquor license to 2 a.m. because of 'tradition.'
Lavender ... it's been one of the most controversial topics in Sudbury this year. The Asian restaurant was in the spotlight back in May after it was issued a liquor license violation the night Annual Town Meeting ended, when Selectmen Larry O'Brien, John Drobinski, Town Manager Maureen Valente and other town officials gathered to celebrate. The restaurant, which had been given two courtesy warnings that night from the Sudbury Police Department, was cited for hosting patrons past the allowed hours. And there was the car accident involving Elizabeth Rust, the Sudbury Department of Planning and Community Development employee who crashed her car during the early morning hours of May 9 on Concord Road when she hit two signs and a granite post …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
If you're not one to cook the holiday bird, here are some other dining choices for you and the family.
The 2012 Thanksgiving Menu will be available on Thursday, Nov. 22 throughout the day. Reservations for Thanksgiving are taken by phone only. A Thanksgiving to Go ..."all you have to do is set the table" roasted turkey sage stuffing & pan turkey gravy homemade cranberry sauce crashed potatoes whipped butternut squash roasted apple bread & butter pudding homemade whipped cream dinner rolls (dinners packaged for multiples of four) family of four = $125 family of eight = $250 family of twelve = $375 must be ordered by Saturday, Nov. 17 must be picked up Wednesday, Nov. 23 Are you a Sudbury restaurant owner who plans to be open on Thanksgiving? If so, tell us in the comments section. What are your hours? What's on the menu? Are you having any …
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Food ideas for people whose Turkey Day involves no turkeys.
In one week, we'll be doing the Thanksgiving scramble: Running to the inlaws' house, hitting the store for some last minute cranberry sauce, or checking on the bird in the oven every five minutes. What some consider the best meal of the year, fit for kings and gluttons, is centered around meat. Not all of us, for varying reasons, choose to eat meat, though. What is one supposed to prepare for those who don't eat turkey on Turkey Day? The answer is easy, and the options are many. Whether you're cooking for a vegetarian guest, or are a vegetarian yourself, Patch helps you out this week with five tasty recipes for a vegan/vegetarian Thanksgiving. 1. Tofurky: Funny sounding name, seriously tasty substitute. What you need: 1 Tofurky Roast (can …
Whether by plane, train or automobile, traveling this time of year can be stressful. Here are some tips to make your trip easier.
Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel time of the year. Whether by plane, train or automobile, traveling can be stressful. Here are some tips to make your trip easier. Hitting the road? Try these tips: Load up the iPod: Download your kids’ favorite songs and have a sing-a-long as you drive along the road. Plan to make stops: Before you hit the road, map it out and see what interesting sights are along the way. Why not stop and take a picture in front of the World’s Largest Ball of Twine? Or check out the great view of the mountains? This will break up the trip and let the kids have a chance to get up and run around for a little bit. Play some games: I-Spy is a roadtrip classic, other ideas like Car Bingo, scavenger hunts or making …
Friday, November 9, 2012
St. Vincent's Society of St. Anselm's offers assistance to those who need it this holiday season and beyond.
Friday, November 9, 2012
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the St. Vincent de Paul Society of St. Anselm’s Church is focused on assisting those in our area who may need help providing a meal or essentials for their family. Everyone should be able to share in God’s bounty, especially at this time of year. However, we realize there are some, who for one reason or another cannot provide the basics of family life. Individuals or families may be suffering quietly, maintaining their dignity and hoping for a better day. If so, St. Vincent’s of St. Anselm’s may be able to be of assistance not only in providing a great meal, but with other basics as well. St. Vincent’s Society at St. Anselm’s has a small to modest fund, which can provide a solid Thanksgiving meal, or …
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Goodnow Library hosts a Thanksgiving 'workshop' for Sudbury children, teaching them how to make candle centerpieces and relish.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Test your guests with a bit of Thanksgiving-related trivia.
How much do you really know about this day of turkey, football and family? Care to test your knowledge with our Thanksgiving Quiz? Better yet, are you looking for something to keep your family occupied for a few precious minutes? Print out the PDFs associated with this article and pass them out to your guests. We're just here to offer a bit of holiday entertainment, so you don't have to do all the work. One PDF is the quiz itself and the other is the answer key with links to additional information. Good luck on the quiz and let us know in the comments if you have a Thanksgiving trivia tidbit to share.
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Try these recipes if you want to go beyond the typical cold sandwich.
Thanksgiving week is upon us. If you’re cooking or hosting, the preparatory work has already begun. If you are travelling to spend the day with family or friends, your mouth is undoubtedly watering already. After dinner, football, dessert and napping have all been successfully completed, the annual parade of leftovers begins. Now, let the record state there is no better use of leftovers than the construction of the traditional gobbler sandwich. Turkey, stuffing and cranberry between two slices of hearty bread (a little mayo if you like) cannot be beat. But with a little creativity, there are some other options out there to extend your enjoyment of the annual feast. Below are featured three alternatives: Both the croquettes and the …