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Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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...

‘Write On!’ Author shares tips on how anyone can enjoy writing for pleasure

By Barbara Allen, Contributing Writer Irene Hannigan has a confession: “For most of my adult life, I’ve been masquerading as a writer.” For the Lexington resident,...

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...

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...

Kids Connect: A place for children to learn and grow

By Janice Elizabeth Berte, Contributing Writer   On a sunny afternoon in Natick, several middle school students converge in a large room and gain self-confidence, learn...

Marlborough bowler achieves candlepin Hall of Fame

  By Ed Karvoski Jr., Culture Editor Marlborough – Five decades of competitive successes has led Det Klein of Marlborough to become an inductee into the...

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...

‘The World’s Fastest Man’

Worcester was the longtime home of Major Taylor By Jane Keller Gordon, Assistant Editor Worcester- There is a bronze statue of Major (Marshall) Taylor at the...

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...

Shuffleboard – Not only found on ship decks

By G. Gregory Tooker, State Ambassador, MA Senior Games Tewksbury - Cheryle and John Laffey are recently retired but full of energy and anxious to...