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From biotech lawyer to published children’s book author

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Some stories start with a blink of an eye. For Cheryl Malone’s award-winning picture book “Dario and the Whale,”...

Organization consultant finds meaning as a COVID-19 contact tracer

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Growing up near farmland northeast of Philadelphia, Jeanette Millard spent time as a member of a Quaker Meeting and...

The Poetess and Entrepreneur: Valerie Paavonpera

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Ipswich  - Valerie Paavonpera, 64, is a brave and adaptable woman.  Not many would leave their dream job, their country,...

Camellia Gardens

A warm, safe all-inclusive independent living community By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer  Maynard - Situated near a currently-under construction shopping center, Camellia Gardens in Maynard is...

Engineer helps Westborough residents go green

By Serena Howlett, Contributing Writer Westborough - Global warming and the depletion of the ozone layer are highly complex topics most people can’t begin to...

Artist thanks pandemic frontline nurses by painting portraits series

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Chelmsford/Lowell – Frontline nurses fighting the coronavirus became an inspiration for artist Laurie Simko of Chelmsford, who creates her...

Phil Kittredge, a man who lives by the golden rule

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Westborough - Some people are just born to do all kinds of work and to help others.  They choose careers...

Former business executive now championing the cause of ‘conscious capitalism’

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Chatham - Darby Hobbs originally planned to be a special education teacher, but when she decided to go into business...

‘I wish you bluebirds’

By Barbara Allen, Contributing Writer    Maynard - In his 1964 album, “I Wish You Love,” Frank Sinatra croons, “I wish you bluebirds in the spring,...

Interiors by Amadeus at the Shrewsbury Design Center is a ‘hidden gem’

By Melanie Petrucci, Contributing Writer  Shrewsbury – Old world artisanal craftmanship meets new world design concepts at Interiors by Amadeus, a family-run business founded by...