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March 28, 2019

Weymouth Club is the Place to Play Pickleball

Pickleball is the most popular sport to hit Mass, and now with the addition of 3 pickleball courts at the Weymouth Club, there’s an even better […]
March 20, 2019

Transitioning Your Wardrobe From Winter to Spring

Happy First Day of Spring! While we’re so excited to officially welcome the warmer temps, we know the next month or so in New England can […]
March 12, 2019

Boston St. Patrick’s Day Guide 2019

St. Patty’s Day in Boston… There’s nothing like it! On Sunday, everyone in the city of Boston is Irish! We’re assuming you’re going to the parade, […]
March 6, 2019

3 Shops in Porter Square We Think You’ll Love

  It’s no secret that Cambridge and Somerville host amazing gems of shops and boutiques. Porter Square is no different! Here are three right on Mass […]
March 6, 2019

Local Library Spotlight: Hingham Public Library

  When was the last time you visited your library? Anna Byrne, Assistant Director of the Hingham Public Library, invites you to come back and take […]
March 1, 2019

Creating Girls of Courage, Confidence and Character— An Interview with Stacy Wilbur

Creating Girls of Courage, Confidence and Character— An Interview with Stacy Wilbur     As the Director of Advancement Initiatives at Girl Scouts of Eastern MA, […]
February 6, 2019

The Forever Gift: Dependable Cleaners Wedding Gown Restoration

A wedding gown doesn’t just last one day. Given the proper care, it can last forever! At Dependable Cleaners, we make sure your wedding dress is […]
January 31, 2019

Winterizing Your Boots

You were just gifted an amazing pair of boots to keep you looking fabulous all winter long! Unfortunately, Massachusetts winters do not make any exceptions for […]
January 29, 2019

“Be Authentic” – An interview with Kathryn Rose

“Be Authentic” – An interview with Kathryn Rose   For over 20 years, Kathryn Rose has focused on developing, supporting and connecting women for success in […]
January 22, 2019

A Greener Wash

When people make New Year’s Resolutions, they often resolve to lose weight, eat healthier or exercise more. Why not resolve to be more eco-friendly? The best […]
October 23, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Sah the Seamstress

Meet Sah Walker, Milton’s newest seamstress! Sah is a native of Thailand who has been sewing since she was a young girl. Her mom taught her […]
October 12, 2018

How To Unwrinkle a Sweater

At last, the warm summer weather has transitioned to a more crisp and seasonable chill. It’s time to break out the sweaters, but wait–– those nice […]
September 7, 2018

CHRISTA HAGEARTY: Thanks for supporting Read to Ride

To the editor: Read to Ride, Dependable Cleaners’ summer reading contest, has wrapped up its 20th season. Our goal has been to encourage summertime reading in […]
August 30, 2018

Laundry Tips for College Students

You’re used to doing laundry at home, but it’s a whole new ball game when you share your washer and dryer with the whole dorm. Here […]
August 22, 2018

Newton student wins bicycle from Read to Ride contest

The latest winner of Dependable Cleaners’ Read to Ride contest is Tyler Perna-Timperico, an eight-year-old from Newton. Tyler is a student at Horace Mann Elementary School […]
August 15, 2018

Packing for College Like a Pro

You’ve already picked your classes, connected with your roommate and brought all your laundry to Dependable to give it the good old wash-dry-fold treatment. Now all […]
August 10, 2018

Buying Your First Suit

Buying a suit and tailoring it so it fits like a glove can be slightly daunting, but once you find a tailor you trust, you’ll end […]
August 10, 2018

Our Favorite: Pick-Your-Own Blueberry Farms in MA

There’s still time for you to pick blueberries before the season ends! We know that beautiful shade of blue stains easily, so if you end up […]
August 7, 2018

Braintree middle schooler wins bike from Read to Ride

The latest winner of Dependable Cleaners’ Read to Ride contest is Colin Foley, a twelve-year-old from Braintree. A student at South Middle School, Colin was awarded […]
August 1, 2018

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis : Iconic Style Icon

Not only is Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis memorable as a First Lady, but she is well-remembered for her fashion sense! Jackie’s signature First Lady style consisted of […]
July 31, 2018

DIY Stain Remover Hacks: Sweat

Sweat—everybody does it! It’s inevitable, especially in these humid summer months. If you’re in a pinch and can’t get to Dependable Cleaners right away, then try […]
July 27, 2018

Our Favorite: Golf Courses in the Boston Area

Golf season is in full swing (ha, get it?) and we know that on a beautiful day like today you might be itching to get out […]
July 20, 2018

Our Favorite: Breweries on the South Shore

This summer heat is intense! So intense that you may decide to cool off with a quick drink after you pick up your wash-dry-fold order from […]
July 18, 2018

Office Style Tips for Men

Gentlemen, we know that sometimes it’s hard to shake old fashion habits. We’re here to tell you what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to dressing for […]
July 18, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Tasha

  Many of our customers say they’ve been going to Dependable Cleaners for “as long as I can remember.” That might mean years, or even decades. […]
July 13, 2018

DIY Wine Remover Hacks

The worst happens: You’re out with your friends and you spill some cabernet on your new white shirt. Time to throw it out, right? Wrong! Send any food- or wine-stained item to Dependable and we’ll make […]
July 13, 2018

Fashion Trend: Off-The-Shoulder Tops

It’s a bohemian trend that’s come back around: off-the-shoulder shirts are in style, and they are more versatile than ever.   You can pair the tops […]
July 12, 2018

Our Favorite: Food Trucks on the South Shore

It’s lunchtime, and you’ve just dropped off your Wash, Dry, Fold bag at your local Dependable Cleaners. It’s gorgeous outside, and you realize how hungry you […]
July 10, 2018

Jumpsuits for Every Occasion

Jumpsuits are quickly surpassing dresses as the versatile and classy outfit of choice. From wedding outfits to weekend brunch dates and everything in between, this all-in-one […]
July 9, 2018

Employee Spotlight: Rob Parker

We were so excited to welcome Rob to our new Hingham Shipyard location that we decided to do a whole spotlight on him! Rob is currently studying […]
July 5, 2018

Our Favorite Fun and FREE Summer Activities!

School’s out! Keeping the kids occupied is no small feat, but luckily there are lots of free family activities in the Boston area. Here are a […]
June 25, 2018

Storing Your Vintage Clothes

Whether it’s your grandmother’s wedding dress or a 1950s sock-hop poodle skirt from  a consignment shop, it’s likely you have a vintage piece in your closet. […]
June 17, 2018

Don Fawcett: A Dependable Father

Don Fawcett Jr. is the embodiment of hard work—even though he never would have predicted it when he was a young boy. “My father was a […]
June 9, 2018

Versatile White Summer Basics

It’s no surprise that white is the defacto summer color. Most white ensembles are made up of basics that you already have in your closet, but […]
June 8, 2018

2017 Winners

READ TO RIDE WINNERS 2017 Bike Winners  Date First Name Town Age Book Author  6/5/2017 Srivatsan M. North Quincy 6 Over in A River Marianne Berkes […]
June 1, 2018

Francisco Up Front: Employee Spotlight

One of the things we are so grateful for at Dependable Cleaners is how long our employees stay with us. Francisco has been an employee for […]
May 25, 2018

Lindsay Tia: Local Fashionista

Quincy native Lindsay Tia is no stranger to style. The founder and owner of Dorchester’s THE CUE as well as the creator of the popular Lindsay […]
May 25, 2018

Quick Makeup Remover Hacks!

Nothing is worse than doing your makeup before work and at the last minute accidentally grazing your favorite shirt with lipstick or foundation! It’s ruined forever, […]
May 24, 2018

Our Favorite: Ice Cream Spots in Boston

With the temperature beginning to rise and the unofficial start to summer right around the corner, what better way to cool off after a long day […]
May 22, 2018

Six Wardrobe Staples Every Woman Should Own

Regardless of what career path you take and what dress codes are associated with it, there are a few essential accessories that every woman should have […]