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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...

On This Day: February 24 – Boston Red Sox player Tony Conigliaro died

BOSTON - Boston Red Sox slugger and right fielder Tony Conigliaro died on this day in 1990 at the age of 45. Conigliaro was a...
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Honoring U.S. presidents from Massachusetts

REGION - Today, Presidents’ Day, also known as Washington’s Birthday, is the holiday when the entire country celebrates all of the (so far) men...

On This Day: Rock guitarist J. Geils’ birthday

REGION - Rock guitarist John Warren Geils Jr., better known as J. Geils, was born on this day, February 20, in 1946. While attending college...

Worcester woman made city the capital of the country’s Valentine industry

By Brett Peruzzi, Managing Editor WORCESTER - If you get a Valentine’s Day card today, you owe some measure of thanks to 19th century Worcester...