July 21, 2011 RSS feed / People

Running in Boston:
 ‘The Road and Me’

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By Hannah Becker

Breath in. Stride. Stride. Breath out. Stride. Stride. Read More

A Boy’s Life in Randolph 102 Years Ago

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / Transcribed by Mim Herwig

The cast of characters is revealed through his daily entries from 1909. The boy was Clyde Preston, who lived for nearly 70 years in the brick farmhouse on South Randolph Road. He was 13 years old, only 4 ft. 11 in. tall and weighed 86 lbs. Read More

The Danger of Pug Shows, Pt. 2

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By Kim J. Gifford

Vacation? Who has the time? I’m in the middle of disaster preparedness planning for my fall excursion, October 12 -15, 2011. Read More

Bethel’s Chair Caner Extraordinaire

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By Martha Slater

What’s the most important quality you need to be good at the art of chair caning? Read More

News of Area Service People

People / Jul. 24, 2011 /

Navy Seaman Sam Lyons, a 2009 graduate of Randolph Union High School, was recently promoted to his current rank upon graduation from recruit training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.    Read More

News of Area Students

People / Jul. 24, 2011 /

Kane Sherlock of Tunbridge was named to the dean’s list for the spring semester at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y.  Read More

Jerseys Graze LaBounty Farm After Years of Absence

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By M.D. Drysdale

When asked, Brandon Bucossi seems actually apologetic about his age. “I’m almost 22,” he confides, as if being 21 would be just too improbable for someone who owns his own herd of 74 Jersey cows. Read More

Farming Runs in the Family: Another Generation Arrives

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By M. D. Drysdale

Joe Angell and dairy farming go way back—much farther than his 22 years. Read More

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Venturing Vermont with the Family

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By Heidi Allen Goodrich

What do riding the Island Runner Ferry, climbing a fire tower, visiting a fish hatchery and finding a large boulder have in common? Read More

Boyhood with the Dreaded Camorra

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By Chris Constanzo

Our newspapers, fiction writers, and entertainers are full of allusions to the Mafia with regard to vendettas, codes of silence, offers that one can't refuse, and other alleged hallmarks of the Mafia style. Read More

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An Education in Relaxation: Two Months in Guatemala

People / Jul. 24, 2011 / By Katie Jickling

The rain had slowed to a steady deluge as I climbed out of the wooden motorboat, shouldering my sodden backpack. Read More