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Silver Moon Gypsies belly dancers: (l to r) Gypsy Phillips, Anna Connors, Elaine Savoy and Alida Krumin

Millbury real estate investor makes time to enjoy fun activities

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Millbury – Elaine Savoy of Millbury bought her first apartment building at age 26 and continues to work as...
Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston, creators of VisiCalc, the first computerized spreadsheet

Harvard homework assignment led to creation of first computerized spreadsheet

By Brett Peruzzi, Associate Editor   The computerized spreadsheet is likely the business world’s most important invention that came out of a homework assignment.   From class assignment...
Deborah Cary at Mass Audubon/Broadmeadow Brook in Worcester Photo/Melanie Petrucci

Mass Audubon receives half million-dollar bequest from noted Shrewsbury scientist

By Melanie Petrucci, Contributing Writer WORCESTER – The Mass Audubon/Broad Meadow Brook Wildlife Sanctuary and Conservation Center located at 414 Massasoit Rd. in Worcester recently...

Discover World’s End

Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer HINGHAM - Rambling dirt pathways lined with stately trees give way to rolling wildflower meadows, brilliant blue skies, lapping shorelines, and...
Connie Cao completes the 2020 London Virtual Marathon. Her son, Enchee Xu runs toward the finish line with his mother to complete his first 1/2 marathon.

A family-run venture

Northborough woman and son to run 125th Boston Marathon for Flutie Foundation By Debra Roberts, Contributing Writer NORTHBOROUGH - Connie Cao of Northborough is a goal-setter.  Five...

‘Nana Camp 2021’

HOPEDALE - Many grandparents across the Commonwealth are reunited with their grandchildren again after a long time of social distancing due to the pandemic.  Paula...
Two large frames memorialize Marlborough’s World War I veterans and were found in the attic of the American Legion.

World War I artifacts discovered in American Legion attic

By Cindy Zomar, Contributing Writer MARLBOROUGH - Nearly everyone can identify with the feeling of finding long-forgotten items stored in the attic. But, when the...

Award-winning Revere teacher turns her punk rock youth into life lessons for students

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer REVERE - Nancy Barile teaches English to some tough kids at Revere High School, but she’s not easily shocked or...
A sign notes the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Massachusetts as marked by flags on the property of Grafton’s Mike Labee.

COVID-19 memorial in Grafton going strong over a year later

By Morgan Hume, Contributing writer GRAFTON - It has been over a year since the coronavirus pandemic began. Millions of people around the world have...
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