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Marta Burbeck (far left) with members of the Puzzle Club at Stow Library

Building a sense of community one piece at a time

By Renee Plant, Contributing Writer Marlborough - Life is a lot like a puzzle: there are many pieces that need to be put together before...

Volunteering in the community – Scituate Animal Shelter

As a nonprofit no-kill animal shelter, the Scituate Animal Shelter helps over 500 dogs and cats find their new forever homes every year, according to Executive Director Maryann Regan. The organization is primarily volunteer-run and funded solely by private donations.

Netherlands offers world-class charm and culture

World-class museums stand shoulder-to-shoulder with flower markets festooned by rainbows of color. People crowded into cafes and pubs chat, sip coffee and other beverages and watch the passing traffic, which consists of as many bicycles as automobiles. This is the setting in one of the greatest small cities in the world, which is the capital of one of the smallest countries in Europe. But anything that the Netherlands may lack in dimension – it’s about twice the size of Massachusetts – it more than makes up in diversity.

Stoneham woman keeps hand in puppetry for five decades

Stoneham – New York City native and now Stoneham resident Maggie Whalen has spent most of her life entertaining children and adults as a hand puppeteer. Now, she’s expanding her audience with a shadow puppet show specifically geared for older adults.

Social Security Timeline

• 1935: Social Security is created. •1937: Social Security begins to collect payroll taxes and provides single, lump sum payments to retired workers who paid...

ActiveRx to expand corporate headquarters in Westborough

Westborough – According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the loss of strength and stamina attributed to aging is in part caused by reduced physical activity. By age 75, about one in three men and one in two women engage in no physical activity.

Radio host helps raise suicide prevention awareness and funds

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston/Framingham – David O’Leary began his longtime career as a radio/television personality at Boston-area stations soon after graduating from...

Bay State woman wins ‘People’ magazine’s most beautiful

Her selection could be a sign that slowly, but surely, society is starting to celebrate the beauty of all its members, not just the young.

Las Vegas offers more than gambling

My first stop was the Eiffel Tower, where I ooohed and aaahed over views from the observation deck 50 stories above ground. Next I wandered among splashing fountains and graceful statues reminiscent of ancient Rome.

Elder Care Resource Guide 2018-2019

Click on the image below for information on numerous services and businesses located throughout the state. (Click on the square to see a full...