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The Bees are here

The bees are here! Red Antler Apothecary recently installed two honeybee hives on their apothecary farm across from Mill No. 5 on Middlesex Street. The installation of new hives is generally carried out in early spring so the colony can then grow strong throughout the rest of the spring and […]

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Sophy Tuttle at Curation 250

432 native plant and animal species are protected under the Massachusetts Endangered Species Act (MESA), which turns 31 this year. In celebration of this milestone, Curation 250 gallery has teamed up with local artist Sophy Tuttle, and will showcase 4-6 pieces of her work highlighting various species from the MESA […]

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By Dave Perry On Record Store Day… Just as in 2020, this year’s Record Store Day is pandemic-altered into “drops.”Last year, it was divided into a day each in August, September and October. In 2021, we will celebrate Record Store Day on June 12 and July 17, both Saturdays. Vinyl […]

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Dainty Dots

Continuing our series on historic and salvaged pieces around Mill No. 5, we would like to draw your attention to the doors of the fourth floor bathrooms and the Pizzuti Photography Studio door. These glass doors are distinctive from other doors in the building because of their glass beading. These […]

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Making Impressions

May and June is the time to celebrate the mother and father figures in your life, and to recognize recent graduates. Sending a card in the mail is a time-honored tradition. Plus, who doesn’t love to receive a beautiful card in the mail? Sweet Pig Press, on the 4th floor […]

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Urban Farming Goes Medicinal

Red Antler Apothecary is announcing an exciting new project starting this spring: The Apothecary Farm at Mill No. 5. Continuing to be stewards of health, the community and the Earth, the shop will expand into The Urban Farm at Mill No. 5. This will allow the team to expand on […]

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