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Friendly phone chats uplift Hudson seniors’ spirit

Hudson – A number of seniors in Hudson have found a simple way to avoid loneliness. They’ve enjoyed friendly phone calls with Alexandria “Alex” Boule, a 2013 Hudson High School alum. While studying at Regis College as a social work major, she inquired about an internship last summer at the Hudson Senior Center with its director Janice Long. That meeting resulted in a new program for the center known as Friendly Chat.

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Making magic professionally for over 40 years

Worcester – Fran Flynn of Worcester was first influenced by the wonder of magic as a teenager. Now with over 40 years of experience, he continues performing as a professional magician throughout New England and beyond.

He was introduced to magic at age 14 while attending the YMCA by staff member Steve Dacri. When not working at the Y, Dacri operated his store on Lake Avenue known as Imperial Magic.

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Golden Tones chorus nears 30 years of musical outreach

Region – A sing-along activity offered at the Wayland Senior Center with several participants in 1988 has evolved significantly in 29 years. Now, Golden Tones chorus is comprised of over 70 members, ages 60s to 90s, residing in 17 communities: Framingham, Holliston, Hudson, Lexington, Lincoln, Marlborough, Medfield, Millis, Natick, Newton, Sherborn, Sudbury, Waltham, Wayland and Weston.

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Marlborough EMT, firefighter retires after serving 43 years

Retired Marlborough EMT and firefighter Mickey Grasso (center) gathers with colleagues during his last shift. (Photo/submitted) By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Marlborough – Mickey Grasso began 2017 by retiring after serving 43 years as an emergency medical technician and firefighter with the Marlborough Fire Department (MFD). Now, he’s continuing his 10th year as a […]

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Active seniors develop healthful program of day trips

Members of the Trailblazers gather at the Adventure Park at Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich. By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Southborough – The Trailblazers is not your parents’ recreational organization. It’s a group of active seniors who developed a year-round program offering day trips with healthful activities. Destinations of the Trailblazers trips range […]

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Inspired to start second career as filmmaker at age 50

“Blessid” poster (right) By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Bob Heske of Shrewsbury credits his late mother for inspiring him to pursue his dream of completing a full-length screenplay. He wrote and produced the award-winning drama “Blessid,” which is now available on Amazon Prime and Vimeo on Demand. In 2011, Heske began writing […]

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