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Thursday, October 22, 2020

Framingham man creates art with a chainsaw

Once Monday rolls around, Sylvio Chauvin works in construction, but spends his evenings and weekends in solitude mastering the art of carving wood. His love for cutting pine logs into works of art started six years ago when he saw a man in New Hampshire sculpting lifelike masterpieces.

Adding additional security to protect what’s important to you

Social Security continues to evaluate and improve how we protect what’s important to you. We take this responsibility seriously, and we have a robust cybersecurity program in place to help protect the personal information you entrust to us. Adding additional security measures to safeguard your personal information — but making them easy to use — is a vital part of keeping you safe and secure.

A teacher shares love for foreign languages

By Janice Elizabeth Berte Bonjour! Hola! Thirty-year Framingham State University (FSU) adjunct faculty member, Lauren Taylor-Fernandes, greets her 25 person classroom with an upbeat “hello”...

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.

Chard serves as Wheelock College’s 14th president

David J. Chard Photo/submitted By Jane Keller Gordon Boston - David J. Chard brings a wealth of academic, management and life experiences to his position as Wheelock...

May is Older Americans Month

By Catherine Walsh, Intercity Home Care  May is Older Americans Month and the theme this year is “Age Out Loud”.  It was 1963 when President...

AARP Massachusetts working to protect Medicare

Despite President Donald Trump’s stated support for the program on the campaign trail, proposals on Capitol Hill to turn Medicare into a voucher system would take health care in precisely the wrong direction – pushing up costs for current and future retirees, and eroding protections that Americans have earned through many years of hard work and taxes. AARP has launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by some in Congress that would hurt hardworking Massachusetts residents who have paid into the program their entire working lives.

Massachusetts Care Act becomes law

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts AARP Massachusetts is thrilled to announce that the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act has been signed into...

Fraud prevention tips for the New Year

By Mike Festa, State Director, AARP Massachusetts Fighting fraud is constant work. Scammers are always coming up with new ways and techniques to steal your...

Regulations revised for smoke alarms when selling older homes

No expired alarms; replacement alarms must have 10-year batteries  Submitted by Jennifer Mieth, Public Information Officer, Department of Fire Services Region –Starting Thursday, Dec. 1, older...