Dr. Tom Winters

New England pioneer in occupational medicine By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Stow - Tom Winters spent much of his youth in Montana—climbing mountains, fly fishing,...

Veterans Services Center dedicated in memory of fallen Westborough Marine

Michael Haskell was killed in 1983 Beirut attack By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Region – Framingham State University (FSU) dedicated its Veterans Services Center...

Has adoption touched your life?

By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Newton -  For Adam Pertman, nothing can compare to writing about adoption. Not the fall of the Berlin Wall,...

Shrewsbury volunteer continues family legacy as food pantry coordinator

By Lori Berkey, Contributing Writer Shrewsbury – Back in the mid-1990s, Shrewsbury resident Maria Kassos took to heart the values instilled by her parents by...
101-year-old Alberta Fullem takes the field at Polar Park, Worcester. Photo/Courtesy of the Worcester Red Sox

101-year-old Marlborough resident tosses out first pitch

WORCESTER – The Worcester WooSox game on June 25 made Polar Park a true “field of dreams” for one avid fan. Cheers rang out as...
Esther Folkes poses with Hudson Senior Center staff at her 104th birthday celebration on May 5 at Peter’s Grove.

Hudson resident celebrates 104th birthday

By Sarah Freedman, Contributing Writer HUDSON — A Hudson resident reached a milestone and recently celebrated her 104th birthday. Esther Folkes, whose birthday was May 10,...

Celebrating famous Massachusetts residents during Black History Month

REGION - There are several very well-known Black people with Massachusetts ties who are justly celebrated in February during Black History Month. Former enslaved...

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...
Mayor Arthur Vigeant will wrap up a 30-year career in municipal government this fall. Photo/Maureen Sullivan

Marlborough Mayor Arthur Vigeant reflects on 30 years in city government

By Maureen Sullivan, Contributing Writer Mayor Arthur Vigeant will wrap up a 30-year career in municipal government this fall.Photo/Maureen Sullivan MARLBOROUGH – The piles of...

Helping Worcester’s Assumption University’s students focus on success 

Conway Campbell Ed.D.   By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor    Conway Campbell Ed.D. knows the value of education. Immigrating here from Jamaica when he was 14, he...