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Sunday, January 29, 2023

The wisdom of the old toaster oven

My husband and I arrived at our new house, in a new town, on a wintry night, just after a blizzard and before a raging rainstorm – not an auspicious welcome to our new life.

Arlington musician shares her talents on the Scottish fiddle

How many people do you know that play the Scottish fiddle? Well, Arlington resident Barbara McOwen plays just that and lots more. With her husband Robert, McOwen moved from California to Massachusetts in 1979 with a B.A. in Music from the University of California, Berkeley.

Once quiet about service, veteran tells story in new book

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer Region - Visibility is a major theme in the life of Vietnam War veteran and author Mike Montigny. Overseas, he was...

Belize, a treasure trove of attractions

I also relived the mastery, and mystery, of the great Mayan civilization. I hiked hidden paths, enjoyed gentle canoe paddles and explored the jungle, rain forests and rivers that encompass inland Belize.

Hockey players and cardiac arrest survivor advocate AEDs

Hudson resident Brian Martin, age 59, follows a regular exercise routine including cardio, weight lifting, and an hour playing pick-up hockey year-round Sunday mornings with longtime friends at Valley Sports Arena in Concord. There, he suffered sudden cardiac arrest the Sunday of last Thanksgiving weekend. He’s thankful that the facility is equipped with an automated external defibrillator (AED). His hockey buddies used the AED to save his life.
Kate Donaghue is a longtime resident and community activist from Westborough.

Westborough’s Kate Donaghue announces campaign for new state representative seat

By Dakota Antelman, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – Westborough resident and community activist Kate Donaghue announced in January that she will run for State Representative in the...

‘Dear Janice.’ Remember letters?

Janice Lindsay “I thought I’d write,” the letter begins, “as we’re timing contractions. I saw the good doctor this afternoon and he said any time...

Caregivers slow to prepare for parents’ senior years

Craig Fitzgerald, 43, has been “super fortunate” when it comes to his mom’s health.

Beth Lacey: A Helping Heart

By Barbara Allen Beth Lacey has wanted to be “a helper” since she was a little girl, and recalled, as a child, dreaming of going...
Marilynne Roach

A Salem witch trial mystery remains

Who was the hangman? By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Marilynne Roach might know more about the Salem witch trials than anyone else. After 27...