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‘Period, End of Sentence’

Anita Diamant, bestselling author, continues to advocate for women By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Newton - When COVID-19 hit last winter, Massachusetts-based author Anita Diamant...

Former NHL player passing on love of game to kids in need

By Matt Dunn, Contributing Writer Region - Local Massachusetts resident and former NHL player Jeff Serowik has transitioned from his role as top-scoring defenseman to...
In the current job market, numerous positions are being offered to remote workers of any age.

Update your job skills through free programs

By Michele Collins, Contributing Writer REGION – The job search for people 55 and over doesn’t have to be as daunting as it seems, thanks...
A conservatively estimated 68,000 children are now being raised by their grandparents throughout Massachusetts.

Retiring to raise grandchildren is a growing phenomenon

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer REGION - Former Massachusetts state legislator John B. Lepper’s youngest daughter had addiction problems: Both drugs and alcohol. Not a...
After you cross the Charles River, Moody Street offers a wide diversity of eateries on the city’s “Restaurant Row.”

Find time to enjoy the charms of the ‘Watch City’

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer Waltham - “Watch City” is a common nickname for Waltham. It can be traced to the industry that started here...

‘Life is Good’ for Livingston Taylor

Livingston Taylor photos / MM/ADKINS By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Newton – Musician Livingston Taylor’s essence has been captured in a new feature length documentary,...
A chance meeting at a Saturday night dance held in a German castle turned into a love story that has endured for nearly 70 years. Photo/Submitted

Holocaust survivor married the daughter of a Nazi soldier

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer WAYLAND – It’s an unlikely union between a Holocaust survivor and the daughter of a Nazi soldier. But Werner and...

Winchester’s senior center celebrates completion of major renovations

The Jenks Senior Center By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Winchester – For nearly 50 years, the Jenks Senior Center has served as a destination for Winchester’s...
The AMC’s Highland Center in Lincoln, New Hampshire is a year-round destination but provides an ideal location for winter activities in the White Mountains.

Enjoy winter with the Appalachian Mountain Club

By Sandi Barrett, Contributing Writer REGION - Before the first dusting of snow covers the gardens of Central Massachusetts, the White Mountains of New Hampshire...
Older residents of Massachusetts who are struggling financially may get some relief from the state’s Senior Circuit Breaker Tax Credit. Photo/pixabay.com

Massachusetts seniors may be eligible for circuit breaker tax credit

By Kelley Walker Perry, Contributing Writer  BOSTON – Older residents who are struggling financially walk into the Mattapan Family Service Center at 535 River Street,...