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Jan Devereux, life-long learner

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer Cambridge - Have you ever wanted to know how cities work? Perhaps being a member of the city council would...

Report questions state’s ability to provide assisted living to aging population

The bad economy has dealt a double whammy to another segment of the housing market in Massachusetts.

Ashton Applewhite fighting aging stereotypes

We marched in the 60s; now we’re all 60. It’s time to use those same voices to make change.
Margaret Ann Brady

Comedic actress, improviser returning to ‘Shear Madness’

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston/Cambridge – After performing in the long-running comedy “Shear Madness” at Boston’s Charles Playhouse from fall 2017 to spring...

Serene Bonaire, a Diver’s Paradise with flamingos

On a slow ascent to the surface of the water from 60 feet down, the dive master spots something thrilling along the reef and extends her hand with all five fingers wiggling excitedly. It is a signal that can mean only one thing: Octopus!

Woodworkers of all skill levels encouraged to join club

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Lexington – The Association of Revolutionary Turners’ 85 members have at least one thing in common - they use...

Montreal, for a ‘round the world’ experience

Following a bountiful breakfast of dim sum, my wife Fyllis and I strolled along lanes lined by shops selling merchandise both familiar and unknown to us. Some stores displayed unrecognizable animal body parts, others herbal remedies said to heal a hospital full of ills.
Richard Johnson, curator at the Boston Sports Museum, was its first employee and recently celebrated his 40th work anniversary.

Sports fan thrives in his dream job

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer BOSTON - Richard Johnson, curator at the New England Sports Museum, must’ve been born under a lucky star. Of course, it...

Older consumers driving auto market

This is not your father’s Oldsmobile or even the Dodge Dart you drove in your formative years or purchased as your son or daughter’s first car.

Funny pharmacist dispenses doses of laughter

Billerica/Revere – Artie Januario of Billerica understood that he was destined to ultimately follow his family’s tradition of becoming a pharmacist back when he played football as team captain at Immaculate Conception High School in Revere and graduated in 1973. However, he was unaware at the time that he’d concurrently headline as a stand-up comedian at clubs nationwide.