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Hello Friends,

Welcome to my State Senate website! Here you will find legislative and local updates, important state resources, and information on the ways that my office may be able to assist you. It is a true honor to represent the residents of the Norfolk, Bristol and Middlesex district in the Massachusetts Senate. I encourage you to keep me informed of the issues that are most important to you, and to sign up for my newsletter to receive periodic updates from my Senate office.

 

Sincerely,

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Richard J. Ross

State Senator

Small Business Spotlight: Eagle Brook Saloon, Norfolk

October 16, 2014

Small Business Spotlight: Eagle Brook Saloon, Norfolk

With the owner of the Eagle Brook Saloon, Chuck Horne and James McTernan.

With the owner of the Eagle Brook Saloon, Chuck Horne and James McTernan.

One of my favorite restaurants, the Eagle Brook Saloon in Norfolk is the latest stop of our small business spotlight. A popular spot in Norfolk, I sat down with the owner Chuck Horne to chat about his prosperous small business.

An “Old West” themed bar and restaurant, the Eagle Brook Saloon is famous for its large selection of craft beers, particularly their Blueberry Ale, and incredible pizzas. The Eagle Brook Saloon opened in 1981 and it has since become a staple in the Norfolk area.

The staff of Eagle Brook, many of whom have been around for decades, is also largely involved in community events across Norfolk and Wrentham including the annual Wrentham Lions’ Club 5K and fundraisers for charity, among others.

What makes Eagle Brook so successful is it’s atmosphere, unparalleled to many places you’ll find in Massachusetts, the family-friendly feel, and of course the remarkable service they give to everyone who walks in. Everyone is like family to them, which makes it very special. It’s unique local places like Eagle Brook that keep customers coming back, revitalizing the local economy and community.

For more information on the Eagle Brook Saloon, please visit www.meetyouatthebrook.com.

If you would like your business to be a part of the Small Business Spotlight or would like to nominate a small business, email Senator Ross at richard.ross@masenate.gov.

Eagle Brook Saloon, Norfolk (2)

 

Small Business Spotlight: One2One Bodyscapes, Wayland

October 14, 2014

Small Business Spotlight: One2One Bodyscapes, Wayland

With the owner of One2One Bodyscapes, Eric Stutman.

With the owner of One2One Bodyscapes, Eric Stutman.

I had the pleasure of meeting Eric Stutman, another local small business owner of One2One Bodyscapes in Wayland. A personal training studio, clients of One2One receive a carefully laid out exercise program to help achieve their goals of living a healthier and longer life.  A typical work out program includes a one on one experience with one of their personal trainers, which is tailored to your body’s strengths and needs.

A small facility by design gives the space a personal feel, setting it apart from most gyms. Here people can feel relaxed and comfortable to take risks and challenge themselves.

One2One is a fantastic small business with top-notch service and dedication to the welfare of their clients. It is entrepreneurs like Eric determined to help others, who are the driving force behind our economy, creating much needed jobs, and providing more local options for fitness and healthy living.

For more information on One2One Bodyscapes, please visit http://www.one2onebodyscapes.com/wayland/.

If you would like your business to be a part of the Small Business Spotlight or would like to nominate a small business, email Senator Ross at richard.ross@masenate.gov.

One2One Bodyscapes, Eric Stutman

 

Small Business Spotlight: Dowse Orchards, Sherborn

October 10, 2014

Small Business Spotlight: Dowse Orchards, Sherborn

With Dowse Orchards co-owner Alex Dowse.

With Dowse Orchards co-owner Alex Dowse.

Recently, I visited Sherborn to see my friends at Dowse Orchards and highlight their incredible business. A family farm stand and orchard, Dowse has been in business since 1778, with the most recent roadside farm stand location in operation for the past 60 years.

Owned by brothers, Jon and Alex Dowse, Dowse Orchards has a longstanding history in the area and offers a variety of vegetables, fruits, pies, pumpkins, maple syrup, and fresh apple cider with no additives or preservatives. Additionally, during the fall, they care for over 50 acres of apple trees with more than 20 varieties of the ripest apples.

A Massachusetts Century Farm, Dowse Orchards has been committed to providing the best seasonal harvest for 200 years. Being a significant part of the Sherborn community, it is definitely a great place to visit with your family and pick some apples and pumpkins for the fall.

For more information on Dowse Orchards, please visit: www.dowseorchards.com.

If you would like your business to be a part of the Small Business Spotlight or would like to nominate a small business, email Senator Ross at richard.ross@masenate.gov.

 Dowse Orchards (2)