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Do you remember when The Rolling Stones played at Sir Morgan’s Cove in Worcester...

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor WORCESTER - On September 14, 1981, The Rolling Stones played in front of 300 people in a packed nightclub on...
A spacious clubhouse is one of the amenities at Chauncy Lake, a Del Webb 55-plus community in Westborough. Photo/Submitted

55-plus housing communities offer maintenance-free living in an intimate social setting

By Colin McCandless, Contributing Writer REGION - Fifty-five-plus communities, also known as active adult communities, offer another potential housing option for older adults to consider...
Amy Dwyer is passionate about experience over things, such as taste-testing 50 Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavors over the next year. Photo/ Deborah Burke Henderson

Westborough ice cream fan lands sweet gig

By Deborah Burke Henderson, Contributing Writer WESTBOROUGH – If you want to know the scoop about ice cream, ask 50-year-old Westborough resident Amy Dwyer. Dwyer was...
Helen Palmer with her bees.

Cambridge woman is spinning sweet nightmares

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer CAMBRIDGE - Napoleon derogatively called England a “nation of shopkeepers.”  It might be more apt to call this small island...
Pickleball has become a very popular sport with active older adults. Photo/Steve Taylor

Pickleball is winning over many active older adults

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer REGION - What has been termed the fastest growing sport in the US was founded outside Seattle. But its growth...

Milford woman cleans her way into love for teaching yoga

By Sherri Coner, Contributing Writer MILFORD - Fifteen years ago, Marsha Mancuso never predicted that cleaning supplies and curiosity would result in her becoming a...
“Humans evolved to move. We evolved to be physically active,” says Harvard professor and evolutionary biologist Daniel E. Lieberman.

Whatever your age, exercise is good for you

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer When he gets up in the morning for his daily run in Cambridge, the weather is often cold and miserable...
Recumbent tricycles are becoming especially popular with older adults. Photo/Helen Kahn, All Out Adventures

Recumbent bicycles growing in popularity among older adults

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer If you’re a recumbent bicyclist, you recognize it as a familiar experience. That’s because as a child, you probably rode...

Women’s cycling group traverses Massachusetts during four-day trek

Fitness and Friendship - Women's group achieves goals, stays fit though cycling By Debra Roberts, Contributing Writer NORTHBRIDGE – On a cold, January day, amid the...

Paddleboarding enthusiasts say it’s good for both the body and soul

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer REGION - The temperatures are in the nineties. There’s hardly a breeze. You could hide out in the air conditioning,...