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Tradition breeds success at Vaillancourt Folk Art

Tradition breeds success at Vaillancourt Folk Art

This article originally appeared in the Worcester Telegram & Gazette's Business Section on Sunday, September 21, 2014. By Sandy Meindersma CORRESPONDENT SUTTON — Vaillancourt Folk Art has been celebrating Christmas with its chalkware Santas and other figures for 30 years. But while Vaillancourt has stayed READ MORE »

Gerald Dickens, the great-great-grandson of Charles Dickens, performs a one-man production of “A Christmas Carol” at Vaillancourt Folk Art in Sutton in 2009. (T&G File Photo/PAUL KAPTEYN)

Dickens with a twist at Mechanics Hall

Great-great-grandson set to recreate author's 1868 reading at Mechanics Hall By Richard Duckett TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF (September 18, 2012) Read on Telegram & Gazette | Download PDF When Charles Dickens came to Worcester in 1842, he was already a literary star, but some of READ MORE »

Mr. Dickens grimaces as he recounts the death of Tiny Tim in his performance of "A Christmas Carol" at Vaillancourt Folk Art. (JOHN FERRARONE Photos)


By Bill Fortier TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF (Read here) SUTTON —  Gerald Charles Dickens is adding a generous helping of Christmas spirit this weekend at Vaillancourt Folk Art in the Manchaug Mills. Mr. Dickens, whose great-great-grandfather was Charles Dickens, is traveling throughout the United States READ MORE »

A grouping of holiday chalkware at Vaillancourt Folk Art. (T&G Staff File Photo/MARK C. IDE)

Honored by Massachusetts State Legislation

A note from Gary Vaillancourt: Judi and I are honored that Rep Callahan has chose to honor Vaillancourt Folk Art with this legislation. Jennifer has always done what she can to assist local business and she has been a great advocate for Vaillancourt and our READ MORE »

‘Dancing’ host joins Starlight fundraiser

‘Dancing’ host joins Starlight fundraiser

By Nancy Sheehan TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF As a kid, Tom Bergeron had a dream, and, no, it wasn't "I want to be an Emmy-award-winning television host when I grow up." "My fantasy was to work at WBZ Radio because I would listen to Larry READ MORE »