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Beth Lacey: A Helping Heart

By Barbara Allen Beth Lacey has wanted to be “a helper” since she was a little girl, and recalled, as a child, dreaming of going...

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,...

Honored for contributions in fight against HIV/AIDS

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston – The Bayard Rustin Community Breakfast marked its 30th anniversary this past March at Boston’s John F. Kennedy...

Documentary chronicles WBCN-FM’s revolutionary impact

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Cambridge/Boston – Now screening on the film festival circuit, the award-winning documentary “WBCN and the American Revolution” chronicles the...

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...

Former NHL player passing on love of game to kids in need

By Matt Dunn, Contributing Writer Region - Local Massachusetts resident and former NHL player Jeff Serowik has transitioned from his role as top-scoring defenseman to...

Acton couple changes lives with donated home furnishings

By Brett Peruzzi, Contributing Writer Ira Smith made a good living working as an engineer for Raytheon in its Patriot missile program, enough for him and his...

Laurie Moskowitz-Corrois

Helping children work through grief with art By Lauren B. Schiffman, Contributing Writer Arlington - Decades ago, as a young mother, Laurie Moskowitz-Corrois, LMHC, REAT,...

Rev. Liz Walker’s ‘faith in fashion’ benefits PTSD healing

By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Boston/Newton – Formerly broadcasting the news from WBZ-TV channel 4’s anchor desk, the Rev. Liz Walker is now sharing vital...

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...