33.4 F
Westborough, US
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Boston radio DJ Carter Alan has not only played the music for generations of rock fans, he’s also chronicled it as an author.

Veteran Boston DJ has also chronicled the rock world as an author

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor BOSTON – Legendary Boston radio DJ Carter Alan originally wanted to be a music writer at a major newspaper. But...
Queen Elizabeth II’s 1976 visit was the first time a member of the British royal family had visited Boston, where the American Revolution against English rule began.

Queen Elizabeth’s visit to Boston recalled after her passing

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer BOSTON - When Great Britain’s beloved and longest-reigning monarch died at the age of 96, they mourned her not just...
Deval Patrick served as governor of Massachusetts from 2007 to 2015, the first African-American to hold this position in the state, as well as the first Democrat since Michael Dukakis. Photo: Eric Haynes / Governor's Office

‘Leave things better for others’ says former governor Deval Patrick

By Sharon Longo, Contributing Writer REGION - When Deval Patrick became governor of Massachusetts in 2007, he spoke of hope and change, leading with the...

When President Bill Clinton Came to Framingham

By Brett Peruzzi Managing Editor FRAMINGHAM - President Bill Clinton’s visit to the hub of MetroWest in 1994 was the first presidential visit to the city,...
Michael S. Dukakis, the longest serving governor in Massachusetts history, is retired but still keeps busy serving on the boards of several non-profit organizations. Photo/Submitted

Longest serving governor is retired but still busy

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer BROOKLINE - The longest serving governor in Massachusetts history, Michael S. Dukakis is known for many accomplishments over his lifetime....

Bobby Orr’s Flying Goal Won the 1970 Stanley Cup for the Boston Bruins

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor BOSTON - It’s considered by many hockey fans to be the most famous goal ever. And it produced an iconic photo,...
In her post-broadcast journalism career, Brunner is an author and communications consultant. Photo/Submitted

Former Boston broadcast journalist now trains others to be top communicators

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer BOSTON - You could say Liz Brunner was born under a lucky star. But for some people, there’s no such...

Do you remember when Jimi Hendrix played at the Carousel Theater in Framingham?

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor FRAMINGHAM - On August 25, 1968, at the height of his career, rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jimi Hendrix and his...
Boston meteorologist Harvey Leonard recently celebrated 50 years of forecasting the weather. Photo/Courtesy of WCVB

Forecasting New England weather is a lifelong passion for Harvey Leonard

By Jane Keller Gordon, Contributing Writer BOSTON - Harvey Leonard, then a mere 25 years old, remembers saying “Hamina-hamina-hamina-hamina” when he was offered his first...

Boston women among book club pioneers

By David Wilkening, Contributing Writer MILFORD - Don’t forget the Great Books, please. But Oprah’s Book Club was the main inspiration for Milford librarian Anne...