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Miami’s colorful neighborhoods beckon

A rooster strolls by colorful storefronts where vendors hack pieces of sugar cane, which passers-by purchase and chew to extract the sweet juice.

Brockton Fair has something for everyone

Visitors enjoy the goats in the petting zoo. By Janice Elizabeth Berte, Contributing Writer Brockton – From June 29 – July 9, the 60-acre fairgrounds came...

Be the first to know: online COLA notices

By Kristen Alberino, Social Security Public Affairs Specialist, Boston We are constantly expanding our online services to give you freedom and control when doing business...

Charismatic bakers, the Brass sisters, delight Massachusetts’ residents

Massachusetts has always been home to Marilynn (74) and Sheila (78) Brass, accomplished bakers, cookbook authors, and raconteurs. This dynamic duo, who grew up in Winthrop and now live together in Cambridge, have launched a international book tour for their most recent, and third cookbook, “Baking with the Brass Sisters.”

Remembering her childhood home – lost to the Quabbin Reservoir

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer Hudson - Some people think that remains of whole towns were left on the floor of the Quabbin Reservoir....

Offering hope to military veterans and their families

Now in its fifth year, Project New Hope, Inc., covers a lot of ground, both in geographical regions and the multiple generations of people it serves. The nonprofit agency was formed in 2011 to provide free weekend retreats to military veterans and their families.

Chincoteague, where the ponies roam free

Mention Chincoteague Island, Virginia, and you’re likely to be asked, “Isn’t that where those ponies are?” The answer is “yes.”

Senior women keep in step with patriotic drill team

There are more than a few participants and they certainly have reasons to be proud. They’re the Peabody Council on Aging (COA) Senior Ladies Drill Team, instructed by retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Carolyn Spencer. The team is currently comprised of 15 women in their late-60s to mid-90s.

Burlington program helps older Indians integrate into community

By Brian Goslow BURLINGTON – Rita Shah knew the challenges and frustrations of trying to get the nearly 500 Indian seniors in the greater Burlington area...

Thanks to Jordan’s Furniture CEO, New England still has the Enchanted Village

As a child, Eliot Tatelman remembers traveling from his home in Newton to visit the Enchanted Village at the department store Jordan Marsh’s Boston Downtown Crossing location. A quaint recreation of a Victorian-era village during the Christmas season, the exhibit was a favorite of generations for decades.