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Journal writing courses help uncover memories

Quinlan learned how to make her writing group participants feel comfortable discussing events from their lives that they had perhaps never previously revealed.

For a ‘spiritual’ day trip, visit Cassadaga

By Victor Block As my wife Fyllis and I contemplated our visit to a tiny town in Florida, the choices we faced were as intriguing...

Without proper planning, secure retirement elusive

Workers are far more confident about being able to pay for ‘basic’ expenses than they are about having enough money to pay for medical expenses and long‐term care costs.

New state publication offers guide to healthy, happy old age

A new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-funded publication is aimed at making Massachusetts families aware of the long-term needs they will face in the years ahead.

China revisit offers glimpses into past, present

Billboards that recently touted the benefits of socialism now advertise designer clothes and the latest electronic gadgets.

Southborough mother, curler sets sights on world championship

Southborough - Shelley Dropkin is a human resources professional and director of human resources at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in Boston. She is also a senior curler who was coach and alternate for the Team USA’s senior women who won bronze medals at the Senior World Championships in January in Sochi, Russia.

Skier’s passion for the slopes remains strong after five decades

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer  Region - George Horowitz, a long-time resident of Newton who recently moved to Dedham, first put on skis in the...

Comedian also teaches and helps charitable causes

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Gardner/Lynn – Like many comedians, Jerry Caruso of Gardner maintains a busy performance schedule. Unlike most others, however, his...

Former social worker succeeds as stand-up comedian and actor

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston – Stand-up comedian and actor Tony Viveiros of Boston’s Charlestown neighborhood redirected his career path from social worker...

Honored for contributions in fight against HIV/AIDS

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston – The Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast marked its 30th anniversary this past March at Boston’s John F. Kennedy...