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Health Savings Accounts can be a good tool for reducing your tax bill while setting aside money for health care, dental and vision expenses.

Health Savings Accounts can mean big savings

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer REGION - A Health Savings Account (HSA) is used to save and pay for future medical expenses. But bear in...

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...
Attorneys Michelle Beneski and Dan Surprenant Photo/Submitted

Surprenant & Beneski P.C. encourages early estate planning

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer REGION - Learning about power of attorney, trusts, wills and health directives does not need to be overwhelming. The legal...

Positive attitude and volunteer work help Waltham woman enjoy life to the fullest

Waltham – At age 87, Doris Nigro, is a lovely, well-groomed lady who has a positive, cheerful attitude about all aspects of her life. While she has seen her share of sadness at times, she always remains upbeat. Keeping active and living independently are important keys. But it is her large family and her volunteer work with the children who attend a school in Waltham that really contribute to her happiness, she said.

Grant provides funds for senior fire safety in Southborough

Southborough - According to the National Fire Protection Association, people age 65 and over are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large.

Once quiet about service, veteran tells story in new book

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Region - Visibility is a major theme in the life of Vietnam War veteran and author Mike Montigny. Overseas, he was...

‘Life is Good’ for Livingston Taylor

Livingston Taylor photos / MM/ADKINS By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Newton – Musician Livingston Taylor’s essence has been captured in a new feature length documentary,...

Dover, Delaware, a way of life preserved

Dressed in their distinctive “plain people” attire, the Amish offer for sale a variety of fresh-baked breads and pies, homemade fudge and other hard-to-resist, diet-busting foods.

For many facets of community, pandemic’s impact includes food insecurity

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Region - Food is a basic necessity for survival, yet for far too many people, being able to get food...

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.