Entries by Catherine Saunders-Watson

Pottery feud divides North Carolina town

SEAGROVE, North Carolina (AP) – Among the endless allegations of thievery, financial subterfuge and conspiracy, there is only this certainty: people in the state of North Carolina take their pottery seriously. And that’s about all outspoken potter Don Hudson can say without throwing himself further into a deepening dispute among the noted artisans living in […]

Oh, Priscilla! Oh, John! Sample this auction attraction with a Mayflower twist

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (ACNI) – Had People magazine been in business back in the early 17th century, it’s quite likely they would have chosen the love triangle centered around Pilgrim hottie Priscilla Mullins as a cover story. Mullins (b. circa 1602, d. circa 1680, sometimes spelled Mullens) was a Mayflower passenger and Plymouth Colony Pilgrim […]

Grey Flannel Auctions team and hoop stars snapped at Hall of Fame dinner

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (ACNI) – Around 350 people, including Basketball Hall of Famers and their families, gathered at an invitation-only reunion dinner Thursday evening, Sept. 4, at the Springfield Marriott in downtown Springfield, Mass. Hosted by Grey Flannel Auctions of Westhampton Beach, N.Y., the dinner was one of many official activities planned around this weekend’s 2008 […]

Skinner Inc. announces move of headquarters to Marlborough, Mass.

BOSTON (ACNI) – Skinner Inc. will move from its longtime Bolton, Mass., headquarters to a spacious facility in nearby Marlborough, Mass., early next year. The newly purchased site will house the company’s corporate offices, suburban auction gallery and warehouse. The company’s city gallery, at 63 Park Plaza in Boston’s Back Bay, will continue to serve […]