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New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg, who has published almost forty books, lived in Massachusetts for twenty years before moving to the Midwest. Photo/Submitted

Bestselling novelist relishes the years she spent living in Massachusetts

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer REGION - While New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg has published almost forty books, she admits to having a...
Queen Elizabeth II’s 1976 visit was the first time a member of the British royal family had visited Boston, where the American Revolution against English rule began.

Queen Elizabeth’s visit to Boston recalled after her passing

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer BOSTON - When Great Britain’s beloved and longest-reigning monarch died at the age of 96, they mourned her not just...
The Old Manse in Concord witnessed the beginning of the American Revolution, the lives of great 19th century American writers, and the beginnings of the transcendentalism movement.

The Old Manse in Concord was home to some of town’s most famous residents

 By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer CONCORD - The modest-looking house would been famous just for its location: on the banks of the Concord River, just...
“For lower-income individuals, I would say annuities might still make sense if they don’t plan to leave a bequest,” says Gal Wettstein, senior research economist for the Boston College Center for Retirement Research.. (Photo/submitted)

Are annuities right for you?

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer REGION - For decades, people have been buying annuities for a lot of reasons that sounded positive. They are long-term...
Having friends to share things with is important for one’s happiness and longevity.

Cultivating friendships takes work but offers rich rewards

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer REGION - As we get older, making friends can become quite challenging. People are focused on their careers if they...
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...
Red Sox great David ‘Big Papi’ Ortiz was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July. Photo/Milo Stewart/National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Cooperstown beckons with the National Baseball Hall of Fame

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer REGION - Baseball, our beloved national pastime, springs to life just a few hours’ drive from Central Massachusetts. Cooperstown is...
Technology titans like the late Steve Jobs of Apple Computer and Bill Gates of Microsoft are both notable members of Generation Jones.

Are you a member of Generation Jones?

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor REGION – If you were born between 1954 and 1965, you have probably thought of yourself generationally as a Baby...
“There could be valuable and important treasures hiding in your attic,” says antiques expert Phil Kittredge of Westborough.

Are there valuable treasures hiding in your attic?

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer REGION - If you’re feeling like your place is a bit crowded and cluttered, maybe it’s time to sell some...
“Hadestown” will amaze the audience with its music and acting in spring 2023. Photo/Submitted

The Hanover Theatre brings Broadway and more to Worcester

By Liz Nolan, Contributing Writer WORCESTER - Broadway musicals, comedy, magic, favorite family holiday shows, and more. The Hanover Theatre & Conservatory for the Performing...