House passes Westborough Representatives legislation
Kane, Dykema and Gregoire bill creates a Women’s Rights History Trail in the commonwealth Boston - Meeting in a full formal session recently, the House of Representatives...
Social Security announces 1.6 percent benefit increase for 2020
Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for nearly 69 million Americans will increase 1.6 percent in 2020, the Social Security Administration recently...
Organization says ‘Retirement age’ may become a thing of the past
Region - The labor participation rate of older Americans is increasing for a variety of reasons. The National Council on Aging reports that one in five...
Chelmsford prepares for 50th Fourth of July Art Festival
Roberta Witts, president of the Chelmsford Art Society Photos/submitted By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Chelmsford – After the Chelmsford Art Society (CAS) was founded in...
Governor Baker’s annual speech and budget reveals strong aging agenda for Massachusetts
Boston – Governor Charlie Baker delivered his State of the Commonwealth speech in January, and the next day filed his annual budget with the Legislature. Both actions contained good news for older people in Massachusetts.
Northborough military mom honored for volunteer efforts
Northborough – Karen Brewster of Northborough got quite a surprise on her birthday Aug. 5. She was presented the Presidential Volunteer Service Award by the Family Readiness Group (FRG) at the Massachusetts National Guard unit where her daughter, Spc. Alysia Brewster, is stationed. Also, her son, Spc. Nicholas Brewster, is serving in the Army and currently deployed in the Middle East. Brewster volunteers as the unit’s FRG chair.
Social Security announces 2.0 percent benefit increase for 2018
Monthly Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for more than 66 million Americans will increase 2.0 percent in 2018, according to a press release from the Social Security Administration announced today.
A passion for helping through photography
Photographer Beth Oram frequently offers her services to local animal rescue organizations to help promote the valuable work they do. She took the charming...
Sharing love of music from Westborough to Grafton
Cam Sowa Photo/Ed Karvoski Jr. By Ed Karvoski Jr., Contributing Writer Grafton/Westborough – While working a 25-year banking career, Cam Sowa also spent periods of time...
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.