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Bay State humanitarian empowers disadvantaged girls through sports

Newton – Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t change careers paths midlife and achieve your dreams. Linda Driscoll of Newton took a chance, shifted course and exceeded her expectations.

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Still singing, strumming, songwriting after all these years

Cohasset/Westborough – Luanne Crosby, a Cohasset native now of Westborough, has performed various musical styles at countless venues as a singer, musician and songwriter throughout several decades. Her interest in performing began with a childhood dream of getting discovered.

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Father uses advocacy skills to help children with special needs

Medfield – Michael Weiner of Medfield was just 28 years of age when he owned a textile company in Norwood. Twenty-five years later, he closed his business and the buildings he owned became income property. Weiner, who is married, and is the father of two sons, Ben and Zachary, was in a good place financially.

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Broadcasting for sight impaired in central Mass.

Vince Lombardi (Photos/submitted) By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Worcester – After a career working in printing and publishing, Vince Lombardi of Worcester pursued his interest in the arts with a focus on voice work. Now, he’s director of the Worcester-based Audio Journal, a nonprofit radio reading service for blind, visually impaired and print disabled […]

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Grafton native pursues new musical and personal chapters

Grafton – Singer, songwriter and guitarist Bob Jordan developed a lifetime of musical expertise performing in the Grafton and Worcester areas. His accomplishments are acknowledged in “A Grafton Chronicle” co-authored by Jayne Carroll Wilson and Joe Kuras, and “The Jazz Worcester Real Book” by Chet Williamson.

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Ice sculptor shares experience and talent as part of Boston’s holiday tradition

Looking at a perfectly clear, pristine block of ice, sculptor Don Chapelle, 59, can envision a 3D shape inside. He uses an assortment of tools—sometimes a chainsaw but more often a chisel—to create a figure, a colorized corporate logo, or almost anything else that he can imagine.

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