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...
A cohousing development involves a group of individually owned homes, like a condominium, but also includes a common area building where shared meals, meetings, and other events take place.

Cohousing another option for some people as they age

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer REGION – When Julie Wittes Schlack and her husband Mark Schlack were in their 50s they didn’t consider themselves old....

Still singing, strumming, songwriting after all these years

Cohasset/Westborough – Luanne Crosby, a Cohasset native now of Westborough, has performed various musical styles at countless venues as a singer, musician and songwriter throughout several decades. Her interest in performing began with a childhood dream of getting discovered.

Ultralight pioneer finds his muse at Crow Island Airpark in Stow

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor  Stow - The course of Rob Albright’s life changed when he met Rick Kemp, his ex-girlfriend’s husband. During the...
(l to r) - Heather Hersee, Lisa Vaas, Bonna Weiler, Debra Weisenstein, and Jamie Tessler

Great way to connect with ‘Women Outdoors’

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor When Lisa Vaas moved to Cape Cod 14 years ago, she had hard time connecting with other people. All of...
The first Dunkin’ Donuts location opened in 1950 in Quincy, and despite numerous renovations over the years, it remains open around the clock today.

The Massachusetts man who created America’s doughnut habit

By David Wilkening Contributing Writer QUINCY - Some reports of his death claimed Dorchester native William Rosenberg created a national habit: making a morning stop for...

Special Olympian celebrates 50-year milestone

Scituate - Thousands of miles from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Scituate-native Ricky Pyne (59) is getting ready for his next gold medal quest. Ricky, who has Down syndrome, has competed in the Special Olympics for the past 50 years.

Rumour HAZIT musicians still rocking after all these years

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Hudson/Marlborough – Hudson High School 1979 graduates, drummer Bobby Begg and guitarist Tony Frias are euphoric because their longtime...

Scottsdale offers something for everyone

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The first impression of Scottsdale is the diversity of attractions. The shopping alone provides an introduction to the something for everyone variety. Along with top-of-the-line stores are shops selling cowboy hats, boots and everything that’s worn between them.

Lynn Margherio & Cradles to Crayons – Sharing the spirit of giving throughout the...

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Boston – When Lynn Margherio, the founder and CEO of Cradles to Crayons, was growing up, she and her siblings...