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Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Medway mill revival


“There’s a mill in Medway? Where is it?” That's what people often say to Carolyn Kornitzer when she mentions the old mill building she and her husband, Michael bought five years ago in the town.

The mill on Route 109, which has been there since the late 1800s, just isn't noticed by people anymore, Kornitzer said. But she added, "that's going to change."

Originally a straw mill and later a shoe mill, the old three-story brick building with 10-foot-tall windows, ceilings up to 20 feet high, and thick wood floors ceased being active in the 1950s and sat mostly vacant for years.

Kornitzer, a resident of Medway, and two of her friends from town, Christine Santo and Carol Salkind, are now working feverishly to create what they hope will become a funky, eclectic shopping “destination." ...

Read more of Teri Borseti's story in Thursday's Globe West.

(Christine Santo and Carolyn Kornitzer in the old mill they hope to revive, Globe Staff Photo by Bill Polo)

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