Angie’s List Ask the Experts Submission

We recently submitted an abbreviated version of a past published article to Angie’s List Ask the Experts contest. The following is the article: Posts and Beam Buildings By T. Bradford Green of Colonial Restorations When one travels through much of New England’s countryside, a sense of tradition is apparent in the post and beam buildings… Read more »

To Raze or Raise

To Raze or Raise by Thomas O. Green & T. Bradford Green The early 19th century barn located on High St. in Abington, MA defiantly remained standing after two decades of weather related insult and damage.The shingles had been blown off the left side of the roof twenty years ago. The sheathing, if present, was… Read more »

Local company restores historical livery barn

When stagecoaches come to mind, one often conjures up images of the early West; cowboys and Indians; barren deserts filled with danger.Mental pictures of a team of four to six horses drawing a loaded coach in Brimfield during the early 1900s, however, aren’t that easy to imagine. Up until September 1907, the stage-line carrying mail… Read more »

Local man serves on international conference panel

Local man serves on international conference panel By Frederick A. Smock, Telegram & Gazette Tom Green remembers the first time someone asked him to repair some rotted sills. “At that point, quite honestly, I had to go look up what sills were,” he said with a smile. With virtually no experience in construction or carpentry,… Read more »

Living in the past a passion for Greens

Living in the past a passion for Greens By Art Simas, Worcester Telegram & Gazette Father-son team strengthens older homes to be enjoyed by next generation Even though they’re very old, they’ve got character and charm. While everything around them whirs in fast-forward speed, they are unmoved by it all – silent sentinels of centuries… Read more »