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Somerville artist, Randal Thurston, says art is what completes him

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer   Somerville - Living the creative life doesn’t require magic. Just ask Randal Thurston, 65.   He said, “One of the stereotypes about...

Sudbury author helps others unlock their writing potential

By Deborah Burke Henderson, Contributing Writer SUDBURY - Students of all ages who take creative writing with Pamela S. Wight quickly realize her classes are...
The water tower of the Necco factory in Cambridge was painted to resemble a package of Necco Wafers. Photo/Jill Robidoux-Wikimedia Commons

Necco’s sweet journey into creating classic candies began in Boston

By Sharon Oliver, Contributing Writer BOSTON - Penny candies were the norm dating as far back as the Great Depression and the mere mention of...

Ruth Pointer calls Massachusetts home

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Hopedale - Ruth Pointer’s life has been split in two halves: before and after. In many ways, after has...

Former Shrewsbury resident is finally living her dream

By Melanie Petrucci, Senior Community Reporter Shrewsbury/Cambridge – Former Shrewsbury resident Deb Peeples, 63, recently returned from a month-long residency at the Vermont Studio Center,...

Attorney presents his case for changing career to comedian

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Wakefield – The resume of a particular former Essex County assistant district attorney and criminal defense trial attorney also...
Jordan Rich at the WBZ-AM studio

Jordan Rich proclaims his 50-year love affair with Boston radio

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Region – Jordan Rich started becoming a familiar voice on Boston airwaves at age 19. Now residing in Framingham,...
Energetic and outgoing RV owners can enjoy a variety of benefits in seasonal work camper or camp host jobs.

Work camping and camp host jobs offer adventure and perks

By Barbara Hazelden, Contributing Writer REGION - Visiting RV parks and campgrounds is an ideal way to enjoy the scenic beauty of Massachusetts and a...
The Renaissance Boston Patriot Place Hotel has an outdoor patio with a perfect view of Gillette Stadium. Photo/Sandi Barrett

Where to eat, stay, and play for a getaway at Patriot Place

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer FOXBOROUGH - Patriot Place offers the next wave in sporting venues. More than simply a stadium for the New England...

Do you remember when Jimi Hendrix played at the Carousel Theater in Framingham?

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor FRAMINGHAM - On August 25, 1968, at the height of his career, rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jimi Hendrix and his...