While the family-run businesses that give New England much of its identity have become less the norm, those that remain have preserved a way of life where everyone knows your name — or face.
I stood frozen with fear as the terrifying image drew closer, his curved sword swinging wildly. Just as he seemed about to separate my head and body, I snapped back to reality.
There were 2,541 new foreclosure filings in Massachusetts in July, according to www.RealtyTrac.com, a website that tracks foreclosed properties nationwide.
How can you not love a city where local rogues and scoundrels have streets and bridges named after them? A place that celebrates its oddball residents on a website.
Workers are far more confident about being able to pay for ‘basic’ expenses than they are about having enough money to pay for medical expenses and long‐term care costs.
In Chester, England, guests at a medieval inn often claim they see the ghost of a woman looking for her lover who was killed during a 17th-century battle.
The architectural and social organization of the community is designed to inspire and enhance the daily lives of its inhabitants.
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.
More workers are juggling jobs with the care of an elder family member. So companies stepped in by offering services to help beleaguered employees.
In ways, Railson resembles many 17-year-old boys. He likes to fish, helps with household chores and enjoys hanging out with his friends. But there are differences.