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Saturday, November 28, 2020

Strength after tragedy

After 9/11, Abington woman focuses on giving back to those in need   By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Abington – For Christie Coombs, the second act of...

Celebrating 40th anniversary in a diverse life of dance

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston/Cambridge – 2019 is a year of milestones for Boston resident Peter DiMuro, executive artistic director of the Dance Complex...

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,...

Mitchell recalls time in Major League Baseball

Pitched for several teams in spite of serious eye disease By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Berlin - During his senior year in high school,...

Lynn Margherio & Cradles to Crayons – Sharing the spirit of giving throughout the...

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Boston – When Lynn Margherio, the founder and CEO of Cradles to Crayons, was growing up, she and her siblings...

Girls Inc. of Worcester CEO inspires young women by example to be ‘strong, smart...

By Bonnie Adams, Managing Editor Throughout Victoria Waterman’s career, there have been a number of “serendipitous steps” that have happened along the way, leading her...

Still the land of opportunity

Building community and strengthening skills among refugee and immigrant farmers By Deborah Burke Henderson, Contributing Writer An Azorean immigrant herself, Maria Moreira, co-founder and executive director...

Grafton man recalls posing for iconic Norman Rockwell painting

By Christine Galeone, Contributing Writer Grafton – In 1958, Ed Locke was an eight-year-old boy having lunch in his school’s cafeteria, when fellow Stockbridge resident...

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...

Administrator honored for career in science education

By Susan Gonsalves, Contributing Writer  Billerica - The first thing Tony DiLuna would ask prospective teachers is if they really like kids, "because if they...