74.1 F
Westborough, US
Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Marisa McCoy – a love for all things horticulture

By Nance Ebert, Contributing Writer Wellesley - At the age of three, Marisa McCoy was already tending to nasturtiums and peonies in her garden with...

Adam Frost – Computer professional uses experience to help others grow

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Boston - A common belief is that people into computers are too nerdy to be sociable and awkward with others....

Margaret Gadon: Trailblazer in her field

By Peg Lopata, Contributing Writer Cambridge - Margaret Gadon, an internist, age 67, could fool anyone into thinking she’s half that age with her vibrancy...

Jan Latorre-Stiller, a warm-hearted woman

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer Waltham - Even when she was a young woman, Jan Latorre-Stiller, now 68, worked on behalf of elders.  Perhaps, it’s...

Judy Norris, an in-the-trenches advocate for women

By Peg Lopata, Contributing writer Somerville - Judy Norris, 81, is a Jill-of-all-trades. She’s worn many different hats these past 13 years as a more...

Our Secret Mom-Poetry Project

By Janice Lindsay, Contributing Writer Throughout the secret project, the children impressed me the most. They all knew the secret, they all helped, and they...

Former casino manager now counsels gamblers

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Region - Charlie Ordille spends many days and nights at Plainridge Park Casino in Plainville talking to gamblers. But he’s not a...

It’s a medical emergency and you don’t speak English: help is on the way

By Serena Howlett, Contributing Writer  Cambridge - Zarita Araújo-Lane does not take “no” for an answer. She is constantly taking on new challenges. And she...

Danvers woman’s love of historical objects drives her career

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer  Danvers - Joan Whitlow’s interest in people and their cultures inspired her to study anthropology in college, and four decades...

Raised gardening beds perfect for seniors

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor  Region - This spring, seniors — some who use wheelchairs — will be weeding vegetable plants in a new...