Dry Cleaning is an “Essential and Life Sustaining” business – Anton’s is OPEN with modified hours Why is Anton’s Cleaners an essential business? Because the Center for Disease Control (CDC) states that garments and bedding must be cleaned at a temperature “above 167° F” in order to kill a virus. Home washers and dryers cannot exceed 135 degrees. At Anton’s, we use high-temperature steam (upwards of 300 degrees) as a standard part of our finishing process – effectively sterilizing without damaging... View Article
Thank you for all who donated to the 15th annual Belle of the Ball! Boutique Day was held on March 30th at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA where 950 deserving young ladies were invited for an indulgent day of “prom shopping,” free of charge! Belle of the Ball cleans and distributes prom dresses and provides related accessories at no charge to high school junior and senior girls who would otherwise not have the opportunity to attend their school’s... View Article
Coat Collection Starts October 14th! Coats for children and adults will be accepted at all Anton’s Cleaners, Enterprise Bank, and Jordan’s Furniture locations October 14, 2019 – January 3, 2020. Get involved! : There are multiple ways you can get involved with Coats for Kids. Donate warm winter coats at any of our 42 locations or start a coat drive at your school or organization! To learn more about Coats for Kids or sign up as a collection partner, click here.
Anton’s Cleaners is proud to be a corporate partner of Belle of the Ball. 800 students were invited to participate in an indulgent day of prom ‘shopping’, free of charge! “Money has always been something that we only had enough of for food and rent. As soon as senior year came, I was not as excited for prom as others in my grade. I would get emotional because I knew I wouldn’t be able to buy a dress. Hearing about Belle... View Article
New location at 116 W. Broadway premieres 24-hour pickup kiosk for VIP Express customers SOUTH BOSTON, Mass. (October 25, 2016) – Anton’s Cleaners, based in Tewksbury, Mass. is proud to announce the opening a new South Boston store at 116 West Broadway. The new store is Anton’s 43rd location, chosen to meet the needs of South Boston residents after extensive market research. The dry cleaning company’s other downtown locations are on Beacon Hill (37 Charles Street) and Back Bay (Church Park, 203... View Article
Looking for another way to give? Keep our lovely young ladies through Belle of the Ball and families through Coats for Kids smiling, by shopping on Amazon Smile! AmazonSmile is the same Amazon – same products, same prices, same service. It’s easy, when you’re planning on buying something on Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com and choose Caring Partners, Inc as the benefiting nonprofit! A portion of your total sale will be donated to these great programs! Caring Partners, Inc. has no administration costs,... View Article
Belle of the Ball cleans and distributes prom dresses and provides related accessories at no charge to high school junior and senior girls who would otherwise not have the opportunity to attend their school’s prom. The 11th annual Boutique Day took place on April 11, 2015! Want to get involved? Proms are expensive and our participants need more than a beautiful dress. Financial donations are needed in order to purchase shoes, jewelry, handbags, makeup, and other accessories. 100% of the... View Article
Anton’s Cleaners collects prom dresses for girls in-need. In 2014, we collected a total of 6,244 gowns. We recently held our annual Boutique Day on April 5, 2014 where nearly 500 students walked away with everything they needed for prom. Belle of the Ball distributes cleaned prom dresses at no charge to high school junior and senior girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their school’s prom. Unlike other prom gown collection drives, this program culminates with a day-long... View Article
Anton’s Cleaners brings you “bite-size” fashion advice by expert stylist Mary Lou Andre to help start your week! Each Monday, the Anton’s Cleaners Facebook page will feature a new, exclusive fashion tip by Mary Lou to help keep you looking your best! To see all of Mary Lou’s quick tips for the month, visit our Fashion Advice page. As Anton’s fashion expert, Mary Lou Andre provides timely and relevant fashion advice for Anton’s customers. She is the president of Organization... View Article
On Wednesday, June 12th, over 350 people gathered at the UMASS Lowell Inn & Conference Center for Hearts Warmed. Hearts Warmed was a celebration of Anton’s Cleaners 100 years in business, honoring Arthur C. Anton, Sr., as well as a fundraising effort for Caring Partners, Inc., a 501c(3) tax-exempt organization. The event raised nearly $210,000 from individual ticket sales, sponsors, and donations, with proceeds benefiting the nonprofit. Caring Partners develops and implements programs to collect and distribute good-quality articles of... View Article
Anton’s Cleaners was presented with the 2012 Community Excellence Award by the Family Business Association, a non-profit organization created to honor family businesses and recognize excellence at the annual awards program. The award recognized Anton’s Cleaners for our ongoing community relations programs,Coats for Kids and Belle of the Ball.Anton’s believes in leveraging the resources of the company to assist those in need, which is why we have donated over $10,000,000 in clothing care services since Coats for Kids began in... View Article
From Boston Business Journal by Mary Moore Arthur Anton Jr. is in the business of cleaning clothes with his company, Tewksbury-based Anton’s Cleaners, but he has found a way to help people along the way. One charitable initiative is an annual coat drive — Coats for Kids — during which Anton’s collects more than 50,000 coats between October and January. They then are distributed through various nonprofits, such as the Salvation Army. Anton’s is perhaps best known for Belle of... View Article
We’re thrilled the Boston Red Sox organization chose Anton’s Belle of the Ball for the “100 Acts of Kindness” program that supports the work of charitable organizations throughout New England during Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary season. On June 26, the Red Sox and Red Sox player wives held a dress drive at Fenway Park, collecting nearly 200 gently used prom gowns for the 2013 Belle of the Ball boutique and Arthur Anton, Jr. was interviewed on NESN. It was a... View Article
Coats for Kids, sponsored by Anton’s Cleaners, was recognized for by the Boston Center for Refugee Health and Human Rights at Boston Medical Center with its annual Ubuntu Award during its “Night of Remembrance and Rejoicing” on June 26th. Ubuntu speaks of humaneness, hospitality and sacrificing for the benefit of others. BCRHH felt Coats for Kids was very deserving of this honor, as year after year the program cleans and collects tens of thousands of coats and distributes them to... View Article
You found the perfect wedding gown and now it’s time to preserve this special keepsake, possibly to share with your daughter one day. You will need a professional to do it right and Anton’s is here to help. We have preserved wedding gowns for many generations and look forward to helping you preserve your dress that will look as beautiful as the day you walked down the aisle. Click here to learn more
Looking for a unique birthday gift for someone special? Anton’s has you covered. Gift Certificates are available in many amounts and are easy to order. You can order them right on our site or by calling us. Click here for more info.
Wedding season has officially started! This month Anton’s is offering great savings on wedding gown preservation services. VIP members will save $50 on gown preservations for the entire month of June. Not currently a VIP? It’s free and easy to sign up. Click here for more info.
Thank you to everyone who made the 2012 Belle of the Ball boutique day an overwhelming success. Over 430 girls walked away from the event with hair accessories, make up, purses, shoes and of course the dress of their dreams.For a full list of sponsors and event highlights, click here.
Regardless of how much storage space you have, it never seems to be enough. That’s why we’d like to introduce you to Anton’s Closet. We clean your garments and household items, place them in our dust-free, temperature-controlled facilities where they will stay until you let us know you want them in the fall. The service is free – all you pay for is the cleaning. Click here to learn more.
Thank you for supporting the 8th Annual Belle of the Ball this year. We couldn’t do it without the generosity of our many customers and community partners. There is still time to help. We’ve collected hundreds of quality prom dresses and donations of all types (in-kind, gift certificates, make-up & accessories) are always welcome. For more information, click here.
Anton’s wants to recognize deserving moms on our community Facebook page. One lucky mom will receive a glamour gift basket from Anton’s Cleaners. All you have to do is like our page and post a photo of a deserving mom on our wall and we will randomly select a winner at the end of the month.
Listen’s to Arthur’s interview on Mind Your Own Business Radio (Jan. 6 episode) as he discusses his strategy on running a successful family-owned company and some of the exciting things on the horizon for Anton’s Cleaners. Click here to listen.
Thank you for your generosity during our 8th annual Belle of the Ball prom dress collection drive. You can help a young woman look and feel fabulous on prom night by donating that beautiful gown taking up space in your closet. You can also help by organizing a collection drive at your school or business. For more information, visit http://antons.com/belle/collection.html. Gowns can be dropped off at any of our 42 locations or any Jordan’s Furniture store through April 1st.
We are happy to announce our 8th annual Belle of the Ball dress collection drive and gala. Since 2005 Anton’s Cleaners has sponsored this special event for high school girls who otherwise would be unable to attend their school’s prom. From February 1-April 1, Anton’s is accepting gently-worn dresses of all sizes. Click here to learn more about this rewarding event and how you can help.
The 17th annual Coats for Kids drive has come to a close and we’re happy to report that we warmed over 56,000 families’ hearts this winter with generous coats donations from our many loyal Anton’s customers and community partners. We could not make such an impact without your help and we also want to recognize the over 240 schools, 150 companies, 150 community groups, and 85 distribution partners that helped make this all possible. We look forward to providing a... View Article
Thank you for supporting for the 17th annual Coats for Drive. We’re cleaning and distributing the last of the donations and calculating final totals (including school leaderboard) during the next few weeks. Over 240 schools, 150 companies and 150 community groups organized drives and we couldn’t do this without their support. Thank you again for helping warm the hearts of local families during this holiday season. Stay tuned for drive wrap-up coverage and we look forward to another successful drive... View Article
Antons’ Cleaners would like to wish you a very safe & happy New Year. Start the new year on the right note by taking the right measures to preserving your garments for years to come. Click here to read Arthur Anton Jr.’s annual clothing care resolutions.
Despite the warm weather, the demand for coats this holiday season is high. To learn more about Coats for Kids, please click here. After you donate a coat, please tell your Facebook friends by sharing this CFK badge on your wall. One lucky winner will receive free drycleaning from Anton’s Cleaners! Click here for More Details
Anton’s Gift Certificates are a practical and appreciated gift for anyone who wants to look their best and save time. Order them online or by calling 978-851-3721, Mon – Fri, 8 AM – 4 PM. Now is a great time to have your UGGS professionally cleaned this holiday season. Consult with an Anton’s customer service rep for details. Anton’s Cleaners will close at 5pm on Christmas Eve and is closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.
We’re making a BIG push for more coats in November and Anton’s wants to say thanks to you. Donate, tell your friends on Facebook and be sure to tag Coats for Kids! One lucky winner will receive $100 in free dry cleaning from Anton’s Cleaners. Click here for more details!
As Veterans Day approaches, Anton’s Cleaners is pleased to remind you of its long-standing tradition of cleaning American flags free of charge. To have your flag cleaned, visit any one of our 43 stores. (1 per person). All Anton’s locations will be closed Thanksgiving, Nov. 24.
We make it really easy to change seasons. To store your summer clothes, just pick up transfer chests (free!) at your Anton’s store and fill them with your summer clothes. We’ll clean your garments and place them in a secure and dust-free environment, where they will stay until you let us know you want them in the spring. If you stored your winter garments, call us to schedule a pick up. Please give us about a week to press them... View Article
Anton’s Cleaners extends a special 20% discount to high schools, colleges and universities for the cleaning of their band uniforms, when processed in bulk (10 or more uniforms cleaned at the same time). See the store manager at your local Anton’s for complete details.
Show off your gorgeous gowns on Anton’s Facebook & theknot.com pages. One lucky winner will win HALF OFF gown preservation services at Anton’s. Visit and “Like” our Facebook page for complete details.
Wedding season is here and Anton’s will have you looking your best for all your summer events. Our wedding gown preservation service is the best in the business, as well as the perfect gift idea that all brides will appreciate. We are honored to be entrusted with your special keepsake and our process will leave your gown looking as beautiful as the day you went down the aisle. Be sure to sign up for Anton’s VIP service today to receive... View Article
Many New Englanders will be on vacation this month and Anton’s fashion expert Mary Lou Andre has you covered with 7 fresh ideas for your summer travel wardrobe. Click here for the story
Welcome to our newly designed website. If you’ve been to our site before, you’ll notice the “new look.” We’ve added search and share features, updated forms and expanded store hours and services information. We’re planning more, too. While several enhancements are not available at this time, we will be adding customer login and account management features. The new Anton’s website is your personal portal for 24/7 access. We hope that you’ll find this new site user-friendly, informative and fun. So,... View Article
While dressing appropriately for work can be a challenge during the summer months, your professional image is important all year long. Our new fashion consultant, Mary Lou Andre, offers five tips for cracking the summer dress code. Read more…
Mary Lou Andre, president and CEO of Organization by Design, Inc., the well-known professional image consulting firm, is coming to Anton’s. Mary Lou’s popular fashion and professional image ideas and comments will be featured monthly on the website and in eBulletins. Her much sought after quarterly Top Ten Fashion Picks will also be posted on the website. As a highly regarded wardrobe consultant, Mary Lou is no stranger to Anton’s. She has trained and assisted personal shoppers for Belle of... View Article