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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

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,...

Boston actor overcomes challenge to work stage, film and TV jobs

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston – Getting work can be a challenge for any actor. For Bill Mootos of Boston, he manages to...

Talking Information Center helps connect visually impaired to the world around them

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer  Marshfield- Founded in June 1978, the Talking Information Center (TIC) is a nonprofit reading service for those who are blind...

Hudson musician trumpets the value of performing artists

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Hudson – The dictionary by Merriam-Webster defines “artist” in part as “one who professes and practices an imaginative art”...

Shuffleboard – Not only found on ship decks

By G. Gregory Tooker, State Ambassador, MA Senior Games Tewksbury - Cheryle and John Laffey are recently retired but full of energy and anxious to...

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...

Working as Museum’s Train Curator keeps Beverly man on track

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Wenham - Rob Flanagan’s interest in model trains began when he received his first set as a Christmas present when...

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...

Meet Lady Maria Chaffington, Jane Austen’s ‘friend’

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Hudson - Speaking in an English accent and dressed in a gown from the early 1800s, Lady Maria (pronounced...

Retired art educator learns to refocus on her own oil paintings

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Northborough – After retiring from a 30-plus-year career as an art educator, figurative artist Marsha Gleason of Northborough resumed...