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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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...

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...

Edna Pruce – Breaking barriors while advocating for others

By Serena Howlett, Contributing Writer Quincy - In the spring of 1956 a new member of the US Air Force Nurse Corps was ordered to...

Jeff’s Place offers a ‘home’ to grieve and heal

By Lauren Schiffman, Contributing Writer Framingham - When her brother, Jeff, died almost 40 years ago, Jenny Kaplan became a bereaved sibling. But, she said,...