Woodstock, CT

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Woodstock used to be a part of Massachusetts until 1749, when it switched allegiances to Connecticut. Henry C. Bowen, a wealthy native, helped found the Republican Party and founded an anti-slavery newspaper. Many influential Americans summered with Bowen in Woodstock, particularly around his Fourth of July celebrations. Several U.S. Presidents visited to speak on July… Read more »

Thompson, CT

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Thompson, CT is within Pioneer Glass’ service area. Thompson boasts the highest-banked race track in New England and is where the World Series of Auto Racing shows up. It is also the site of one of the worst train wrecks in American history which occurred in 1891 – and is the only one to involve… Read more »

North Attleborough, MA

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North Attleborough, MA is about 30 minutes away from Pioneer Glass by car. North Attleborough developed a reputation for button manufacturing. By 1834, it was said the town produced more buttons than anywhere else in the US. In the 20th century, North Attleboro was home to Jostens, the world’s largest class ring manufacturer, as well as the Balfour… Read more »

Northborough, MA

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Northborough, MA is about a half-hour away from Pioneer Glass by car. Former Detroit Tigers pitcher Mark Fidyrch hails from Northboro. He was the 1976 AL Rookie of the Year, and was famous for his antics on the field. Titled “The Bird,” he endeared himself as a fan favorite. Fidrych said if he had never become a pitcher,… Read more »

Woonsocket, RI

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Woonsocket, RI is about 12 miles from Pioneer Glass by car. Woonsocket was dominated (75%) by a heritage of French-Canadians during the Great Depression. French was the dominant language spoken, with most public conversations, newspapers, radios, and movies in French. To this day, just under half of its citizens are of French or French-Canadian heritage. The town styles… Read more »

Foxborough, MA

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Foxborough, MA is about 28 miles from Pioneer Glass. While best known as the home of the New England Patriots and New England Revolution, the president of South Vietnam from 1967 to 1975 lived in Foxboro from the early 1990s until his death in 2001. Thieu was the last leader of South Vietnam before the end… Read more »

North Smithfield, RI

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North Smithfield, RI is about 20 minutes away from Pioneer Glass by car. North Smithfield is part of the John H. Chaffee Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor – the oldest industrialized region in the U.S. In Smithfield is a village called Slatersville, which was America’s first planned industrial mill village. We are pleased to provide sales and installations… Read more »

Smithfield, RI

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Smithfield, RI is just under a half-hour’s drive from Pioneer Glass. Smithfield spawned a Quaker community that became influential in the abolition movement, including members Effingham Capron and Abby Kelley Foster. The Quaker community helped create other ones in the regions including the one where Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Buffum Chace resided in. We are pleased… Read more »

Franklin, MA

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Franklin, MA is about 16 miles from Pioneer Glass. The city is home to the country’s first library, an incredible distinction. It was also the first municipality in the US to be named after Benjamin Franklin, who donated 116 books to the libary to begin its collection. Franklin is also home to America’s father of public… Read more »

Cumberland, RI

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Cumberland, RI is about a half-hour drive’s away from Pioneer Glass. Cumberland was the home of William Blackstone, who was the first European to settle and live in Cumberland. He preached a brand of tolerant Christianity that became a worldwide phenomenon. Blackstone cultivated the first variety of American apples, titled the Yellow Sweeting. We are… Read more »

Burrillville, RI

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Burrillville, RI is about 14 miles from Pioneer Glass. There are numerous rivers and streams in the town, which caused it to enjoy enormous success in the early 19th century with boomig textile mills. Local mills manufactured cloth for solders’ uniforms for decades, spanning from the Civil War to World War II. While the mills are no… Read more »

Cape Cod, MA

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Pioneer Glass services Cape Cod. Pioneer is near the 495 interchange which allows easy access to the beautiful region. Cape Cod is where the Pilgrims made their first landing. The popular myth states it is Plymouth Rock but it is not – the Pilgrims first landed near what is now Provincetown, and met Native Americans… Read more »

Shrewsbury, MA

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Shrewsbury, MA is about 14 miles from Pioneer Glass. Comedian Mike Birbiglia hails from Shrewsbury Lillian Gertrud Asplund, the last American survior of the Titanic, resided in the town until her death. She was also the last survivor with actual memories of the disaster. We are pleased to provide sales and installations in Shrewsbury of shower… Read more »

Westborough, MA

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Westborough, MA is about 12 miles away from Pioneer Glass. People have used Westboro for millennia, the earliest known usage of the area occuring in 7,000 BC when people searched for quartzite to make tools and weapons. Its most famous resident is Eli Whitney Jr., the inventor of the cotton gin and introducing the concept of… Read more »

Wrentham, MA

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Wrentham, MA is roughly 20 miles away from Pioneer Glass.It was burned down during King Philip’s War 1675-1676 and later became one of the residences of educational reformer Horace Mann and deaf-blind activist Helen Keller. There is no other town with the name Wrentham in the US, a notable distinction. We are pleased to provide sales… Read more »

Falmouth, MA

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Falmouth, MA is in Cape Cod within Pioneer Glass’ service location. Falmouth is a hotbed of activity. Inside Falmouth, the village of Woods Hole is the home of the Steamship Authority ferry that brings people to Martha’s Vineyard. It is also the home of several scientific organizations including the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Marine Biological Laboratory,… Read more »

Wellesley, MA

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Wellesley, MA is roughly 30 miles from Pioneer Glass, inside its service area. Wellesley voted to secede from Needham in 1880 and now has the second greatest concentration of residents with advance degrees in the country. Further, Babson College is the No. 1 college in the country for entrepreneurship for the last fourteen years running per… Read more »

Mashpee, MA

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Mashpee, MA is in Cape Cod within Pioneer Glass’ service location. New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft owns a residence in the Popponesset Island area of Mashpee. The founder of Dunkin’ Donuts resided in Mashpee until his death, while celebrity cooking chef Rachael Ray grew up in Mashpee. We are pleased to provide sales and installations… Read more »

Webster, MA

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Webster, MA is less than a half-hour’s drive to Pioneer Glass. The town is home to Lake Chaubunagungamaug, also known as “Webster Lake”. Lake Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg, a 45-letter alternative name for this body of water, is often cited as the longest place name in the United States and one of the longest in the world. We are… Read more »

Taunton, MA

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Taunton, MA is within Pioneer’s service range as direct shot up Rt. 495 to Pioneer Glass. Due to its status as one of the earliest towns in America and its role in pivotal American wars, there are many notable people from Taunton. Isaac Babbitt made the first brass cannon in the US, while William Standish… Read more »

Natick, MA

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Natick, MA is about a half-hour’s drive to Pioneer Glass. Doug Flutie, the Boston College football star who won the 50th Heisman Trophy winner, is a member of Natick. Flutie played for many NFL teams, including the New England Patriots. The most famous person to come out of Natick, however, might be Harriet Beecher Stowe, an… Read more »

Raynham, MA

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Raynham, MA is a direct shot up Rt. 495 to Pioneer Glass. The town was was founded by Elizabeth Pole, the first woman to found a town in America. Raynham was also home to Frederick C. Anderson, who received the Medal of Honor in an 1964 Civil War battle. During America’s involvement in Afghanistan, Jared… Read more »

Norwood, MA

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Norwood, MA is within Pioneer Glass’ service area and can be accessed by Rt. 109, 495, and/or 95. Impressively, Norwood boasts ties to nine former MLB baseball players: Charlie Bowles, Marty Callaghan, Joe Dugan, Richie Hebner, Skip Lockwood, Ray Martin, Allen Ripley, Mike Smith, and Bill Travers. We are pleased to provide sales and installations… Read more »

Needham, MA

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Needham, MA is within Pioneer Glass’ service location and can be accessed easily through the Mass Pike, rt. 495, and/or Rt. 16. Needham was crucial to Boston filling in the Back Bay, with the fill coming from Needham. Needham’s soil is represented all over Boston, including Kenmore Square and the Fenway. John Slattery, a Hollywood actor… Read more »

Hopkinton, MA

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Hopkinton, MA is about a 20 minute drive to Pioneer Glass. Hopkinton is the starting line of the Boston Marathon. It’s also the birthplace of Dennis Eckersley, a baseball Hall of Famer, as well as the founding owner of the Boston celtics: Walter A. Brown. We are pleased to provide sales and installations inHopkinton, MA of… Read more »

Mansfield, MA

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Mansfield is the birthplace of Honey Dew Donuts, a regional donut chain in New England with over 150 franchises in the region. We are pleased to provide sales and installations in Mansfield of shower enclosures and doors, mirrors (full wall and more), antiqued mirror glass, double pane insulated glass replacements, table top glass, true historic wavy… Read more »

Framingham, MA

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Framingham, MA is about 18 miles away from Pioneer Glass. Framingham played a crucial role in the American Revolution. British spies passed through Framingham, while the town sent two militia companies to participate in the war. Most notably, however, Framingham resident Crispus Attucks was the first person to be killed in the fight for American independence… Read more »

Marlborough, MA

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Marlborough, MA is about a half-hour’s drive to Pioneer Glass. In the 18th century, Marlboro’s territory also included Northborough, Southborough, Westborough, and Hudson. The town quickly became a popular rest stop on the Boston Post Road, and President George Washington visited the Williams Tavern shortly after being inaugurated in 1789. We are pleased to provide sales… Read more »

Bourne, MA

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Bourne, MA is on Cape Cod and within Pioneer Glass’ service area. The Aptucxet Trading Post resides in Bourne as the nation’s oldest store. Bourne is also the “first” town on the Cape, given all three bridges providing access to Cape Cod deliver drivers to Bourne. We are pleased to provide sales and installations in… Read more »

Oxford, MA

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Oxford, MA is a short 20 minute drive to Pioneer Glass, and is less than 13 miles away. Oxford is the home of Clara Barton, the first president and founder of the Red Cross. Oxford, MA is within our glass service area. We are pleased to provide sales and installations in Oxford of shower enclosures and… Read more »