Gould conquers Mt. Washington for 30th consecutive year

By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Gardner – Back in the 1980s, Jeff Gould, now 54, was in the habit of running a slew of “crazy”...

Historic hotel offers ‘Downton Abbey’ fans special offer

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Boston – Fans of Downton Abbey will soon be flocking to a spectacular new exhibit to be held at the...

Marlborough man sees the country from the seat of his motorcycle

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer  Marlborough - Jim D’Angelo of Marlborough started riding motorcycles when he lived in Arizona during the 1980s. Now, four decades...

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...

Meet Lady Maria Chaffington, Jane Austen’s ‘friend’

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Hudson - Speaking in an English accent and dressed in a gown from the early 1800s, Lady Maria (pronounced...

The bird whisperer of Hudson

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Hudson - Alan Davis recently overheard a conversation in his living room: “How are you? I’m okay,” “Are you okay?...

Working together to help girls power through grief

By Barbara Allen, Contributing Writer Norwell - Losing a mother at any age is a heartrending experience, but the death of a mother when a...

Circle of Friends Coffeehouse features live music in Franklin

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Franklin - Thirty years ago - in rented space in the Franklin’s Masonic Hall - Circle of Friends (COF)...

‘Il Circolo di Conversazione Italiana’

West Boylston group shares love of Italian language By Barbara Allen, Contributing Writer West Boylston - Are you someone who, once upon a time, studied...

Local Men form Worcester County Senior Golfers traveling club

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Region - For decades golf has been a popular pastime for seniors, but Dick Lisi of Sturbridge and Joe Condelli of Auburn see it...