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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 Berkshire Botanical Garden goal is to plant for pollinators and supply habitat for insects such as bumblebees and butterflies.

Berkshire Botanical Garden showcases regional plants, serves as educational resource

By Colin McCandless, Contributing Writer  STOCKBRIDGE - When the weather warms and you’re eager for an outdoor excursion, it’s prime time to trek west into...
The Boston Pops concert on the Esplanade is one of the city’s most popular Independence Day traditions. Photo/Garrett A. Wollman

Fabulous Fourth of July celebrations in Massachusetts

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer REGION – As the birthplace of our nation, Massachusetts is steeped in patriotic pride. The Independence Day celebrations across the...
Richard Johnson, curator at the Boston Sports Museum, was its first employee and recently celebrated his 40th work anniversary.

Sports fan thrives in his dream job

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer BOSTON - Richard Johnson, curator at the New England Sports Museum, must’ve been born under a lucky star. Of course, it...
The Boston Public Garden’s famous swan boats have been run by the same family since their inception nearly a century and a half ago.

The fairy tale continues with Boston’s famed swan boats

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer BOSTON - The Boston Public Garden’s famous swan boats are back to normal. The Paget family, which owns the venerable...

Do you remember when The Rolling Stones played at Sir Morgan’s Cove in Worcester...

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor WORCESTER - On September 14, 1981, The Rolling Stones played in front of 300 people in a packed nightclub on...
The house’s sunroom has paper chairs, lamps and curtains. Photo/Submitted

Rockport’s ‘Paper House’ has endured for a century

By Sharon Longo, Contributing Writer ROCKPORT – In 1922, Elis F. Stenman decided to build a summer home in Rockport, just minutes from the Atlantic...
A Normandy Farms glamping tent beckons to adventurous guests. Photo/Submitted

‘Glamping’ brings a new dimension to camping experience

By Barbara Hazelden, Contributing Writer REGION - Camping in Massachusetts is definitely not a one-size-fits-all experience. At one end of the spectrum, back-to-nature purists pitch...
This year’s Lilac Sunday at the Arnold Arboretum is celebrating 150 years of the garden’s existence and 112 Lilac Sundays. Photo/Courtesy Jon Hetman, Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

Celebrations welcome spring across Massachusetts

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer REGION - It is time to shake off your heavy coat and the overwhelming feeling of cabin fever for warm...
Domenic Esposito speaks at Marlborough’s Overdose Awareness Day candlelight vigil in 2018. The annual event is organized by Kathy Leonard, whose son Jonathan Testa died of a heroin overdose at age 27 in 2014. Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr.

Artist/activist Domenic Esposito draws attention to opioid crisis

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor WESTWOOD – Artist and activist Domenic Esposito of Westwood developed a personal concern for the opioid crisis because his...