Marjorie Platt, 80 knows the benefits of Social Security. But so does Mark Walker, 57, who depends on the program’s disability benefits, or Susan Rummel, 63, who has resorted to early benefits to keep her financially afloat.
• 1935: Social Security is created. •1937: Social Security begins to collect payroll taxes and provides single, lump sum payments to retired workers who paid...
At age 67, Nancy Mathews of Woburn has become something of a watchdog when she goes out to eat with friends.
Hear the words “national park,” and you’re likely to picture soaring landscapes and vast vistas.
David Papazian woke up one day and decided he was going to open an art gallery to coincide with his 50th birthday. “In six months, it was open,” he said. “Done.”
It took scant minutes after arriving on Martha’s Vineyard to get a fix on what the island is all about.
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...
Anne St. Juste, 42, worked hard to move her family into their own home, situated in a safe Mattapan neighborhood.
It’s been over 20 years since Barbara Smith received the call from a woman on behalf of her sister and 15-year-old daughter fleeing the violence in El Salvador.
This is a story about a road less traveled because progress, in the form of major interstate highways, passed it by.