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‘Period, End of Sentence’

Anita Diamant, bestselling author, continues to advocate for women By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Newton - When COVID-19 hit last winter, Massachusetts-based author Anita Diamant...
Susan Rioff

Susan Rioff – Urban planner turned wood craftswoman

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Cambridge - Life takes us all kinds of surprising places.  Who could’ve predicted that Susan Rioff, 74, once an urban...
Kathy Kommit

Dating coach helps women find mates online

By Elizabeth Rose, Contributing Writer  Acton - The global spread of the 2020 pandemic stimulated an explosion of online dating activity never before witnessed. A...
Daniel Hondor

Daniel Hondor, coach for the ‘sport of kings’

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Cambridge -  What do you think of when you imagine people fencing?  A scene from a play by Shakespeare?  Aristocrats...
Tina Olton

Tina Olton – Many ways to live a life

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Cambridge – Tina Olton, 77, of Cambridge has traveled the world.  Along her American travels she earned a degree in...
job seekers program for older adults

Library program discusses challenges of an older job seeker

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer Northborough - The Northborough Library has been offering its free Job Seekers Program since July. The program offers a networking...

Retired ballet dancer promotes diversity as artistic director

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Jamaica Plain – Longtime dance educator Tony Williams draws on his two decades of experience performing internationally with major ballet...

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,...