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Medicare FAQs and News
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In this week’s Medicare round-up, Congress is working to fix flaws in our Social Security program. Humana denies overcharging Medicare...

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In this week’s Medicare round-up, a California man was sentenced in a $34 billion Medicare scam, and you could be...

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Black Americans face a unique set of health challenges. April is Minority Health Awareness Month, and we are exploring the...

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It’s important to plan and save for retirement. Yet, plans can quickly unravel when elderly parents need extra care. Long-term...

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The President's health care plans include lowering the Medicare eligibility age from 60 to 65. This potentail change has many implications.

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There’s a lot of advice about how to plan for “retirement,” but many people approaching age 65 don’t want the...

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The Care Compare tool from CMS provides information about all types of providers to help Medicare beneficiaries make the best choices for their needs.

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CMS is eliminating the inpatient only list, beginning in 2021. This will be a three-year process to give patients more choice in health care.

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Healthy Recipes - Well Plated
Healthy Dinners – Well Plated by Erin
Healthy Dinners – Well Plated by Erin
13 May 2021 at 8:21am
Recipes for a Wholesome Life

by Erin Clarke
11 May 2021 at 6:02am
Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

Let’s add a little brightness to our day with this fabulous Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup! This is a bowl of good, clean, healthy, happy food we have right here. Every flavorful bite makes me feel alive and nourished, and it comes together in a flash. It’s light, bright, and packed with veggies, lean protein, and whole…

READ: Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup


by Erin Clarke
10 May 2021 at 6:01am
Pesto Salmon

Pesto Salmon is a taste of sunshine! Tender fillets of salmon slathered with pesto and baked alongside juicy roasted tomatoes that have been tossed in even more pesto, this healthy dinner recipe is exactly what to cook for dinner next week. This recipe is sponsored by DeLallo. Pesto is one of those magic foods that…

READ: Pesto Salmon


by Erin Clarke
5 May 2021 at 6:00am
Air Fryer Chicken Breast

It’s the chick’n you’ve been missin’: Air Fryer Chicken Breast. Seasoned outside and tender inside, this juicy chicken breast defies the (often justified) stereotypes that come along with boneless, skinless chicken breast—namely that it is rubbery, dry, bland, and something to be eaten out of an obligation to be “healthy,” versus actual craving. As I…

READ: Air Fryer Chicken Breast


by Erin Clarke
4 May 2021 at 6:00am
Homemade Hamburger Helper

Did you grow up eating Hamburger Helper? Today I have a recipe for Homemade Hamburger Helper that—and I say this as someone who regards the foods of her childhood with nostalgic respect—will beat the pants off of the stuff in the box! Lean ground beef cooked with noodles in a rich and creamy sauce, this…

READ: Homemade Hamburger Helper


by Erin Clarke
3 May 2021 at 6:00am
Vegetarian Tacos

Ever since our neighborhood taco restaurant went downhill (what CAN we rely on these days?) I’ve been on a mission to create the ultimate Vegetarian Tacos. This recipe is the one! Spiced cubes of intensely golden-and-crispy-outside, sweet-and-creamy-inside roasted sweet potatoes, a hearty mashed black bean and zucchini filling, and a shower of melty cheese, these…

READ: Vegetarian Tacos


by Erin Clarke
28 Apr 2021 at 6:00am
Salmon Tacos

Meet the most marvelous way to eat fish: Salmon Tacos. Tender chipotle-spiced salmon topped off with a cool, creamy avocado taco slaw, all wrapped up in a fluffy, warm tortilla, tacos are a front-runner for the most universally beloved way to enjoy fish. The health benefits of fish, especially fish like salmon that are high…

READ: Salmon Tacos


by Erin Clarke
27 Apr 2021 at 6:02am
Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup

I am in an all-out lovefest with Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup. It’s rich and creamy, made almost entirely of vegetables. I feel fantastic after I eat it, and on top of all of those tasty qualities, it’s easy to make too! Finding a broccoli cheese soup recipe that’s healthy and easy and tastes as…

READ: Instant Pot Broccoli Cheese Soup


by Erin Clarke
26 Apr 2021 at 7:00am
Goat Cheese Quiche

A sidewalk café, a glass of crisp white, and a slice of Goat Cheese Quiche. If this sounds like a little piece of heaven to you too, then this is the quiche recipe for you! A mixture of caramelized onions, sauteed spinach, and luscious creamy puddles of goat cheese that melt into every bite, this…

READ: Goat Cheese Quiche


Side Dishes – Well Plated by Erin
Side Dishes – Well Plated by Erin
11 May 2021 at 7:05pm
Recipes for a Wholesome Life

by Erin Clarke
13 May 2021 at 6:05am
Grilled Brussels Sprouts

Let’s take life al fresco, including our side dishes! Grilled Brussels Sprouts are deeply savory outside, caramelized and tender inside, and heed summer’s sweet call to soak in the outdoors. Since you are reading this post, I suspect that you, like myself, spend at least a portion of your day in the kitchen. Instead of…

READ: Grilled Brussels Sprouts


by Erin Clarke
6 May 2021 at 6:03am
Sweet Potato Wedges

Don’t come between this lady and her Sweet Potato Wedges. Crisp outside, creamy inside, and lightly spiced-so-nice, these are the absolute best sweet potato wedges in the oven! To my husband’s tremendous relief, I’ve finally stopped pinching his fries when we are out at restaurants and proudly order my own full serving. While my usual…

READ: Sweet Potato Wedges


by Erin Clarke
30 Apr 2021 at 6:00am
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

When is the last time you had golden, crispy Roasted Fingerling Potatoes? If the answer is anything other than 90 seconds ago! (and—let’s be honest—even if it is) it’s time to make this recipe! We are usually more of a Roasted Sweet Potatoes house (I adore sweet potatoes so much, I have a special series…

READ: Roasted Fingerling Potatoes


by Erin Clarke
21 Apr 2021 at 6:01am
Black Bean Corn Salad

This Black Bean Corn Salad is so embarrassingly easy to make (no cooking!), summery fresh, and even good for us, it feels 100% like cheating. Let’s get away with it. You know when you want to bring a side to a potluck but you don’t actually want to spend *that* much time making it? You…

READ: Black Bean Corn Salad


by Erin Clarke
9 Apr 2021 at 6:00am
Grilled Asparagus

Get your grill on green-style with these smoky spears of Grilled Asparagus! Lightly charred outside, caramelized inside, and touched by that tantalizing sensation of easy-living that only the grill can impart, this healthy method of cooking asparagus takes 10 minutes or less. Season it simply with salt and pepper for a fast, healthy side that…

READ: Grilled Asparagus


by Erin Clarke
6 Apr 2021 at 5:45am
Ramen Salad

If you visit the Midwest, I challenge you to find a single potluck, family reunion, church picnic, or holiday meal that doesn’t involve some version of today’s crunchy Asian Ramen Salad. It is ubiquitous. It is my childhood. It is perhaps the best, most addictive side dish ever created. How do I explain this oriental ramen…

READ: Ramen Salad


by Erin Clarke
1 Apr 2021 at 6:01am
Israeli Couscous Salad

This vibrant Israeli Couscous Salad is the kind of healthy, happy, easy lunch that you’ll spend your whole morning looking forward to eating. Not only is it delicious, but this Israeli couscous salad with feta cheese, fresh mint, and smoked paprika-lemon dressing is also an easy meal to make. It’s simple, nutritious, and perfect for…

READ: Israeli Couscous Salad


by Erin Clarke
25 Mar 2021 at 6:00am
Crockpot Carrots

My favorite time-saving kitchen shortcut? Outsource side dishes like these Crockpot Carrots to the slow cooker. The next time you need an easy side dish with wide curb appeal and minimal prep time, honey carrots made in a slow cooker will ride to your rescue. Naturally sweet carrots are a kid-friendly gateway vegetable, and the…

READ: Crockpot Carrots


Healthy Desserts – Well Plated by Erin
Healthy Desserts – Well Plated by Erin
24 Feb 2021 at 8:08am
Recipes for a Wholesome Life

by Erin Clarke
24 Feb 2021 at 6:02am
Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies

If only every relationship could be as safe, affirming, and rewarding as the one we share with Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies. Pillowy soft with melt-in-your-mouth centers and brimming with dark chocolate chips, these healthy cookies are the kind of steady, judgment-free, and encouraging special something we all need. Need seconds or thirds (and believe me,…

READ: Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies


by Erin Clarke
10 Feb 2021 at 6:00am
Chocolate Banana Bread

Most of the time, my classic Healthy Banana Bread does more than nicely. It’s pretty much perfect as far as banana bread goes. That said, we must not forget about the special times. Like Wednesday. Or you are having a good hair day. Or you need chocolate before 10 a.m. Then, only Chocolate Banana Bread…

READ: Chocolate Banana Bread


by Erin Clarke
25 Jan 2021 at 6:57am
Blueberry Smoothie

A completely nutritious, cool, and creamy smoothie that also tastes like blueberry pie? Count me in! This Blueberry Smoothie truly delivers the best of all worlds. Lately, I’ve been trying to find new and exciting ways to sneak more protein, fruits, and veggies into my day, and smoothies are one of my favorite go-to morning…

READ: Blueberry Smoothie


by Erin Clarke
12 Jan 2021 at 6:01am
Chocolate Mug Cake

This healthy Chocolate Mug Cake recipe is the on-demand treat we all deserve right now! It’s made with a handful of simple ingredients, cooks in just 90 seconds, and will be there in your hour of chocolate need. If you’ve never had a mug cake, please allow me to introduce you to what will surely…

READ: Chocolate Mug Cake


by Erin Clarke
15 Nov 2020 at 9:04am
Sweet Potato Brownies

I think it’s about time that pumpkin desserts had some competition around here. And, this Sweet Potato Brownies recipe is the right fudgy, rich, and delicious treat for the job. Easy, ultra chocolaty and clean-eating approved, these thick and chewy sweet potato brownies are in the running for the most scrumptious fall-flavored dessert. They are dense…

READ: Sweet Potato Brownies


by Erin Clarke
11 Nov 2020 at 6:02am
Chickpea Blondies

My neighbors have become accustomed to my ringing their doorbells to borrow the odd ingredient. Yet I’ve never seen a neighbor more skeptical than when I asked for a can of chickpeas to make a dessert: ooey-gooey AND healthy Chickpea Blondies. Chickpeas? In blondies? She made no attempt to disguise her skepticism. When I dropped…

READ: Chickpea Blondies


by Erin Clarke
16 Sep 2020 at 6:45am
Healthy Pumpkin Cookies

IT’S HERE! The first pumpkin recipe of the season. Healthy Pumpkin Cookies that are thick, pillowy soft, and filled with pumpkin spice and everything nice. Packed with whole-grain goodness in the form of oatmeal and happy-life goodness in the form of warm fall spices and dark chocolate chips, these healthy pumpkin oatmeal cookies belong in…

READ: Healthy Pumpkin Cookies


by Erin Clarke
14 Sep 2020 at 6:01am
Gluten Free Apple Crisp

This Gluten Free Apple Crisp is the latest delectable pit stop on our fruity dessert road trip. A haven for anyone who loves quintessential fall flavors, it features a deep, nutty pecan crunch, a warm spike of cinnamon, and a cozy, tender apple filling, all wrapped in a big, buttery crumb topping. This recipe is…

READ: Gluten Free Apple Crisp


Serious Eats: Recipes
1 Apr 2021 at 3:45am
Our Favorite Recipes, Curated and Collected

by Kristina Razon
1 Apr 2021 at 3:45am

Almond-studded choux pastry and rich, nutty praline crème mousseline join forces in this impressive French dessert. Get Recipe!

by Andrew Janjigian
31 Mar 2021 at 9:00am

This eggy, aromatic, and plush Armenian bread is traditionally made to celebrate Easter, but it’s delicious enough to enjoy any time of year. Get Recipe!

by Sunny Lee
23 Mar 2021 at 9:00am

Basque cheesecake boasts a deeply caramelized top and bottom, with a creamy center thanks to a high-temperature bake. No crust required. Get Recipe!

by Sasha Marx
12 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

Cauliflower cooked down into a savory-sweet sauce with Sicilian staples: anchovies, pine nuts, raisins, saffron, and toasted breadcrumbs. Get Recipe!

by Katie Leaird
11 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

This pasta bursting with clams, mussels, shrimp, squid, and fresh tomato is a coastal Italian classic. Get Recipe!

by Katie Leaird
10 Mar 2021 at 8:00am

Eggs and cheese come together to form this silky, meatless Neapolitan sauce. Get Recipe!

by Sasha Marx
10 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

A shortcut homemade pork sausage is the key to this creamy, hearty Umbrian pasta. Get Recipe!

by Katie Leaird
9 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

Vegetables are the star of the show in this meatless Tuscan "fake" ragù. Get Recipe!

by Katie Leaird
8 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

Cozy, comforting pasta with ham, cream, and peas. Get Recipe!

by Katie Leaird
5 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

Pasta with brothy chickpeas is Italian comfort food at its best. Get Recipe!

by Daniel Gritzer
4 Mar 2021 at 8:00am

Gnocchi alla bava is true mountain food. Hailing from the Italian Alps, it features tender and lightly sweet potato gnocchi in a rich and creamy Fontina cheese sauce, flavored with little else aside from a touch of black pepper and nutmeg. Get Recipe!

by Sasha Marx
4 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

Onions are the star of the show in this slow-cooked beef ragù from Naples. Get Recipe!

by Nik Sharma
3 Mar 2021 at 8:00am

Sweet and tender roasted beets, carrots, and onions, tossed with a zippy lime dressing and topped with crunchy, golden shallots. Get Recipe!

by Sasha Marx
2 Mar 2021 at 8:00am

A rich, meaty variation on the classic Apulian pasta. Pork sausage, bitter greens, olive oil, garlic, chiles, and al dente orecchiette. Get Recipe!

by Katie Leaird
1 Mar 2021 at 2:45am

Orecchiette with olive oil, garlic, chiles, anchovies, bitter greens, and toasted breadcrumbs. Straight from the heel of Italy. Get Recipe!

Janet's Notebook from Just A Pinch Recipes
11 May 2021 at 1:01am
Take a page from Janet's Notebook and keep up with the latest tips, tricks and tasty treats from the Kitchen Crew and Recipe Club members around the country!

28 Apr 2020 at 1:00am
Cinco de Mayo is one of my favorite days of the year. My love of Mexican cuisine runs deep and I love to indulge in my favorites. Typically, I go to a local restaurant but this year with all the safe-distancing restrictions I've decided to recreate some of my favorites...

21 Apr 2020 at 1:00am
In times of trouble, I turn to my kitchen for comfort. I think it's something a lot of us home cooks do. Recently, I've been craving anything with cheese - the cheesier the better. Cheese just makes my taste buds happy. If you're like me right now, then you're going...

14 Apr 2020 at 1:00am
Growing up in the South, pecans were always abundant. I'd grab a handful for a snack every day and always incorporate them into our meals. We didn't limit ourselves to making pecan pie either. If you love them as I do, here are a few pecan recipes that are sweet...

7 Apr 2020 at 1:00am
Once Easter is done I hate to get rid of leftovers - especially now since I am trying to use all the food I have. Besides being tasty, mashed potatoes make great leftovers because you can reinvent them. These Blue Ribbon recipes turn leftover mashed potatoes into something quite tasty. "This...

31 Mar 2020 at 1:00am
Traditionally, ham is the centerpiece of an Easter meal. The custom dates back to 6th century Germany (you can learn more about why here). Adding a glaze to baked ham changes the flavor profile and ensures your family's taste buds won't be bored by another baked ham. Here are five...

24 Mar 2020 at 1:00am
The world is a weird place. The events happening right now are nothing we've seen before. We are all hunkering down and trying to distance ourselves from others. But we all need to eat and we are having to use what's handy. We're getting creative with proteins from the freezer,...

17 Mar 2020 at 1:00am
Casseroles are my go-to dinner option when I have a busy day. They're easy to prepare, quick to bake, and always a family favorite. What kid would pass up a trip to McDonald's? After they try Tammy Brownlow's (Dallas, TX) Mac Attack! Cheeseburger Casserole they may never ask you to...

10 Mar 2020 at 1:00am
Everywhere you look on St. Patrick's Day something is green. It's the color associated with St. Patrick's Day and green is in these desserts! "This Pistachio Nut Cake uses a yellow cake mix, instant pistachio pudding and it's covered with pistachio flavored whipped topping," explains Laura Davis (Rusk, TX). Laura's cake is...

3 Mar 2020 at 1:00am
Cauliflower gets a bad rap. I'll admit back in the day when it was only served steamed, cauliflower was not my favorite veggie. But, as it's become a popular low-carb substitute and there are so many more recipes, cauliflower has become one of my favorites. This week, I'm sharing five...

25 Feb 2020 at 1:00am
If you come into my kitchen, there is one thing guaranteed... I have the ingredients on hand so I can quickly make a snack. Hangry is a thing (getting super irritable when super hungry) and I do everything possible to prevent that from happening. Savory and sweet, these recipes satisfy...

18 Feb 2020 at 1:00am
Tuna is one of my go-to's when I'm figuring out what to eat. I always have cans on hand in the pantry. Sometimes I'll pick up a few steaks when I want to prepare a nicer dinner. Besides being very versatile, there are many health benefits. It's full of protein,...

11 Feb 2020 at 1:00am
Want to earn a place in my heart? Make me a chocolate dessert. What kind? Anything! I'm not picky... the more chocolate the better. If you can't think of a better way to end a day than enjoying something chocolaty, then take a look at these Blue Ribbon desserts. Cookies are...

4 Feb 2020 at 2:00am
Creamy, sweet, nutty, and chocolaty ... oh how I love Nutella. If you're not familiar with it, Nutella is a hazelnut cream that was invented in Italy. It was first sold in 1964, but its origins date back to the 1920s in Turin, Italy. Made with hazelnuts, cocoa, milk, sugar,...

28 Jan 2020 at 1:00am
The mecca of all food holidays is almost upon us - the Super Bowl! Just like Thanksgiving and Christmas, calories don't count on this day. Snack foods always rule my menu and this year will be no different. Don't let the pretzel-making process intimidate you. Jeanne Ballough's (Reynoldsville, PA) Pennsylvania Dutch...

21 Jan 2020 at 1:00am
Breakfast... lunch... dinner ... dessert... there aren't many meals I can't add bacon to. My dream day would be to have bacon (in some way) at every meal. This week, I thought I would share five Blue Ribbon recipes that feature bacon and go beyond breakfast! If you love bacon, Nellie...

14 Jan 2020 at 1:00am
From air fryers to sous vides and pressure cookers, my kitchen cabinets are crowded with gadgets. But there is one tried and true machine I go back to - my slow cooker. Especially when the weather is cooler I find myself pulling it out of the cabinet because you can...

7 Jan 2020 at 1:00am
When the cooler weather arrives, soup recipes make their way into my weekly menu. They're economical, easy to make, and always a family favorite. A comforting bowl of one of these soups will make your taste buds very happy. "Raising children on a dime led me to be frugal in the...

31 Dec 2019 at 1:00am
The last of the leftover ham, sweet potato casserole, and pumpkin pie are finally out of my fridge. I love indulging during the holidays but it's right around this point that I realize I need to reign in the treats a bit. There's nothing like starting the new year off...

24 Dec 2019 at 1:00am
As much as my family eats multiple plates of food and leaves the table stuffed, we still seem to have a lot of leftovers after our Christmas dinner. I always tend to make too much ham and mashed potatoes. I make sure to store those in the fridge so I...

17 Dec 2019 at 1:00am
One of my favorite parts of a holiday is dessert. All the cooking is behind me. It's my time to sit down, relax, and catch up with my loved ones. A cup of coffee, a slice of pie and great conversation is the perfect Christmas ending. I always make sure...

Travel - Top Destinations and Vacation Ideas
Travel - Top Destinations, Vacation Ideas
How to vacation well — from planning your time off to finding flight deals and hotel hacks — on a real person's budget.


11 May 2021 at 11:28am
Experts break down the ethical and logistical considerations before you cut loose by traveling abroad.


6 Apr 2021 at 5:18pm
Travel experts reveal the places people want to go for their "revenge travel."


6 May 2021 at 5:38pm
Experts weigh in on the safety of air travel right now and relative risk of different seats on planes.


12 May 2021 at 12:50pm
Travel experts share the missteps they're observing as people wade back into tourism.


5 May 2021 at 3:11pm
Experts share their advice for deciding whether to insure your next trip.


19 Mar 2021 at 12:17pm
Experts predict the future of tourism amid hope for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic.


30 Apr 2021 at 7:11pm
Advice to help you figure out which events are safer to attend and which may be better to skip.


21 Apr 2021 at 8:15pm
These spectacular sites are sure to inspire royals fans and wanderlusters alike.


21 Apr 2021 at 4:30pm
"I take my time packing. That way I only forget 33 things instead of all the things."


4 Mar 2021 at 4:59pm
Here's what you should consider before dusting off your passport and visiting another country.


4 Feb 2021 at 5:48pm
Experts share their guidance for planning future trips as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.


10 Dec 2020 at 1:50pm
Want to be one of the 50 lucky participants? Here's what you need to apply.


19 Nov 2020 at 5:45am
What American, Southwest, Delta and others are doing for COVID-19 safety over the Thanksgiving and December holidays.


18 Sep 2020 at 11:37am
Behold the beautiful landscapes of North America.


8 Sep 2020 at 9:48pm
Here's what to know before you risk your money (or your health).

Red Sox Watch
Red Sox News
13 May 2021 at 8:31pm
Red Sox News

by Ian Browne
13 May 2021 at 6:36pm

13 May 2021 at 7:49pm
Check out the top highlights from the A's-Red Sox game at Fenway Park on Thursday.

by Jim Callis, Sam Dykstra and Jonathan Mayo
13 May 2021 at 7:09pm

by Ian Browne
13 May 2021 at 2:03am

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13 May 2021 at 12:57am

by Michael Avallone
13 May 2021 at 12:07am

12 May 2021 at 7:52pm
Check out all the highlights from the A's-Red Sox game at Fenway Park on Wednesday.

13 May 2021 at 1:03am

28 Feb 2017 at 5:56pm
Who do the Red Sox have in the pipeline? Get scouting reports, video, stats, projected ETAs and more for Boston's Top 30 Prospects.

by Ian Browne
12 May 2021 at 7:59pm
Pivetta placed on COVID-19 IL; righty Bazardo recalled

12 May 2021 at 10:12pm

12 May 2021 at 12:33pm
Fill out your MLB Food Fight presented by Mastercard bracket today and you could win tickets to a future game to enjoy your favorite food in person.

12 May 2021 at 9:05pm

by Josh Jackson, Michael Avallone, William Boor
13 May 2021 at 1:55am

1 Apr 2021 at 2:51pm
Play Beat the Streak for an opportunity to win the $5.6 million grand prize. Pick up to two players every day. Your picks get a hit, your streak continues; a pick doesn't get a hit, start a new streak. Notch a 57-game streak to break baseball's toughest record -- Joe DiMaggio's legendary 56-game hitting streak -- and win.

Tech News - Views from WIRED
Feed: All Latest
13 May 2021 at 8:32pm
Channel Description

by Alan Henry
13 May 2021 at 7:05pm

WIRED will be playing Subnautica: Below Zero and talking about ocean—and space—exploration with scientists from NOAA and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

by Adam Rogers
13 May 2021 at 6:28pm

The spate of cases is a bad bounce—and it might show that lifting mask mandates for the vaxxed won’t be a grand slam.

by Lily Hay Newman
13 May 2021 at 5:06pm

The so-called Frag Attack vulnerabilities could let hackers steal data or compromise connected gadgets.

by Cecilia D'Anastasio
13 May 2021 at 3:53pm

Thousands of would-be investors are joining Discord groups that promise big earnings by manipulating the crypto market.

by Aarian Marshall
13 May 2021 at 3:37pm

But driving millions of gallons of gas around the country is trickier than you might think.

by Will Knight
13 May 2021 at 2:40pm

Some high-end televisions already cost 30 percent more than they did last summer. As the crunch continues, expect more gadget prices to spike.

by Sidney Fussell
13 May 2021 at 1:46pm

According to a new paper, the company’s own research showed that human activity was a contributor, but public statements suggested otherwise.

by Adrienne So
13 May 2021 at 10:15am

This year’s students have been through a lot. Ring in their special milestone with useful gadgets, outdoor gear, subscriptions, and more.

by Cecilia D'Anastasio
13 May 2021 at 9:00am

Top players have left pro leagues to pursue streaming full-time as the industry veers more toward content creators.

by Albert Fox Cahn, Eva Galperin
13 May 2021 at 9:00am

The tiny new tracking devices can be easily hidden in the cars and bags of victims. And exploiting them is dead simple.

Car Corner
The Car Connection
13 May 2021 at 12:33pm
Latest news, reviews, and more from around the The Car Connection

by news@thecarconnection.com (Bengt Halvorson)
13 May 2021 at 12:33pm
What kind of car is the 2021 Toyota Sienna? What does it compare to? The Sienna is a passenger-oriented minivan, with seating for 7 or 8. A hybrid powertrain on all models in the lineup assures EPA ratings of up to 36 mpg, and equipment spans from sensible and durable in base LE and XLE models to more lavish, tech-focused and leather-upholstered...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Robert Duffer)
13 May 2021 at 12:31pm
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class? What does it compare to? A better question might be, “What isn’t the E-Class?” It is not a crossover SUV. Refreshed for 2021, the Mercedes-Benz E-Class comes as a coupe, convertible, mid-size sedan, and finally in the U.S., the All-Terrain wagon. It compares to the Volvo S90...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Martin Padgett)
13 May 2021 at 12:25pm
What kind of car is the 2021 Hyundai Elantra? What does it compare to? The 2021 Hyundai Elantra is a compact sedan that goes longer in nearly every way: it casts a longer shadow compared to the outgoing sedan, it travels longer on a tank of fuel, it has a longer infotainment screen, and comes with a longer list of options. It’s a rival for...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Andrew Ganz)
13 May 2021 at 12:19pm
What kind of car is the 2021 Honda Ridgeline? What does it compare to? The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is a mid-size pickup that splits the difference between crossover SUVs and utilitarian trucks such as the Toyota Tacoma, Nissan Frontier, and Ford Ranger. Is the 2021 Honda Ridgeline a good car? Sold in Sport, RTL, and RTL-E trim levels, the 2021...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Robert Duffer)
13 May 2021 at 12:12pm
What kind of vehicle is the 2021 Ford Bronco Sport? What does it compare to? The new Ford Bronco Sport small crossover SUV bridges the gap between the around-town Ford Escape and the off-road Ford Bronco. It can get around any terrain, similar to trail-rated versions of the Jeep Cherokee and Jeep Compass, or like the Subaru Crosstrek. Is the 2021...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Martin Padgett)
13 May 2021 at 12:05pm
What kind of car is the 2021 Buick Envision? What does it compare to? The 2021 Buick Envision five-seat crossover SUV enters its second generation this year with a new body and interior, new running gear, more standard safety features, and a new top Avenir trim. Smaller than the Buick Enclave and bigger than the Encore GX, the Envision competes...

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13 May 2021 at 12:00pm
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13 May 2021 at 12:00pm
In 1964, Ford introduced a car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. In 2020, Ford launched an electric car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. This is why 56 years and six generations later, Ford bequeaths the Mustang—it’s longest running nameplate—on the 2021 Ford...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Robert Duffer)
13 May 2021 at 11:59am
The 2021 Ford Bronco rumbles into dealers soon with even more power under the hood than what was originally expected, Motor Authority reported on Tuesday. The boost in power comes at the expense of efficiency, however, as the Bronco maxes out at just 21 mpg combined. The base 2.3-liter turbo-4, originally rated at 270 hp and 310 lb-ft of torque...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Robert Duffer)
13 May 2021 at 11:52am
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 1967 Ford Mustang: Compare Eras As the internal combustion era reaches its peak the electric era starts to hit its stride. 2021 Ford Bronco: Power up, efficiency down The 2021 Ford Bronco makes more power than originally quoted, but fuel economy isn't high for either engine. From Motor Authority: Porsche Sonderwunsch...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Robert Duffer)
12 May 2021 at 11:32am
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan freshens up with new styling, technology, and touch controls The refreshed compact crossover SUV can still seat seven in a pinch, but comes with upgraded safety and convenience tech. 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan preview The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan freshens its face and upgrades some features but skimps on the base model. From Motor...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Brian Wong)
11 May 2021 at 6:01pm
The 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan launched Tuesday gets a standard sort of refresh that updates the compact SUV’s technology and styling but leaves the bones of the vehicle alone. What you see and touch will look a little bit different, but the Tiguan’s mechanical parts and spaciousness remain the same. Though Volkswagen will tell you that...

by news@thecarconnection.com (Robert Duffer)
11 May 2021 at 11:55am
The sun and the earth meet in the naming of Subaru's much-anticipated first electric vehicle, the Subaru Solterra, the brand announced Tuesday. The Latin words converge on an all-wheel-drive SUV powered by batteries and furthering Subaru's earth-friendly image. Subaru revealed little else about the Solterra except that it will arrive in 2022 and...

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We're Back!!! The Hilton Center is reopening on June 6th with restrictions: - Activities will be limited to 10 people...

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Telephone Reassurance and Friendly Visitor Program

The Salisbury Council on Aging's Telephone Reassurance and Friendly Visitor Program is available for those who don't get out often, are homebound or a bit lonely. The program has a friendly person call or visit several times a month to share conversation, memories and interests. Callers can also make regular phone calls, read, write notes and help with personal correspondence, initiate handcrafts or play games and cards.

The group brings trained volunteers to the homebound elderly and the disabled. Those who are lonely or isolated, as well as those who are sick or frail, but not in need of constant care or medical attention can benefit from socialization and conversation either at home or in a nursing home.

Those interested in the program should call the Salisbury Council on Aging at 978-462-2412.

Current Programs and Weekday Schedule

The SCOA holds various health-related clinics, learning and training classes, craft groups, and activity and game programs. See our newsletter for the current schedule of available activities and their schedules.

Daily Hot Lunch - Served each weekday at 11:20 a.m. at the Hilton Center. The suggested donation is $2 per meal for a person 60 and older. Reservations are a must and should be made two working days in advance. Call 978-462-2412 to register.

Home Delivered Meals - Meals are available for homebound elders. Please call Elder Services of Merrimack Valley at 800-892-0890 extension 490 to make arrangements.

Transportation - The Council on Aging wheelchair accessible van is available to seniors for transport to local appointments. The Van operates Monday, Tuesday from 8:30am to 2:00pm. On Wednesday the Van provides transportation to Market Basket Plaza and Wal-Mart Plaza in Seabrook. Pickup begins @ 9:00am. The cost for shopping is $4.00 donation roundtrip. Confirm pickup time when you call. Call 978-462-2412 to schedule a ride. Reservations must be scheduled at least two working days in advance.

SHINE - Questions on your health or prescription coverage? Our SHINE counselor holds monthly consults. Please call for a private appointment.

Internet Wi-Fi Access - At the Salisbury Council on Aging Hilton Center wireless internet connection is now available ... bring your own laptop if you don't want to use the computers in the Computer Room! We also have a fax machine and copy machine available.

Birthday Party - The third Thursday of every month we have a birthday party for all seniors whose birthday falls in the month. Everybody is invited to help the birthday seniors enjoy the day. Reservations are required, also please notify if you must cancel.

TRIPS - Salisbury Council on Aging has joined forces with Newburyport, Amesbury and Merrimac COA’s to offer you trips and social outings with local pickups and drop-offs. Call us at 978-462-2412 for more information on any future trips being planned.

Call the Council on Aging for more information about any of these programs, 978-462-2412.

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Monday - Thursday from 8:00AM - 3:30PM
Friday 8:00AM - 12:30PM

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8 May 2021 at 9:29am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China.

13 May 2021 at 3:41pm
CDC COVID Data Tracker - Cases and Deaths by State

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
People with disabilities and those who support them can take steps to prevent illness and stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
CDC's COVID-19 Weekly Partner Calls provide a broad base of partners with updates on the latest guidance, hot topics, and scientific insight on CDC's COVID-19 response efforts. Each week the call focuses on a specific topic, diving deeply to provide more information, followed by a Q&A portion of the call. Questions are accepted ahead of time from the general public, and though not all questions are able to be answered during the call, as many are answered as possible.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
COVID-19 vaccines communciation resources including print resources, graphics, social media, web widgets, and other communication tools.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
This webpage describes the criteria for and status of cruise ship response plans required for crew disembarkation with commercial travel.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
Learn how to set up safe watering points during COVID-19.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
How to get a vaccine, what you need to know before your appointment, and what you can do when you are fully vaccinated.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
Interim public health recommendations describing the type of activities people who are fully vaccinated can do once fully vaccinated.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
COVID 19 classroom setup for schools and childcare programs

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
Recommendations on what activities people can do after they have been fully vaccinated, including how to gather safely with vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
When choosing safer activities, consider how COVID-19 is spreading in your community, the number of people participating in the activity, and the location of the activity.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
Pregnant people need to take steps to protect themselves and stay healthy during the COVID-19.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
Resources and tools to help pregnant people, breastfeeding women and new parents caring for infants to protect their health and help people who serve these communities communicate with them.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
People of Any Age with Underlying Medical Conditions

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
Guidance for clinical healthcare workers on clinical care for patients with underlying medical conditions who are diagnosed with COVID-19.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
CDC is supporting multiple efforts to better understand the impact of COVID-19 during pregnancy on both the mother and infant. Data collected as part of these efforts can help direct public health action and inform clinical guidance for the care of affected pregnant women and their infants.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
Federal staffing resources for health departments.

13 May 2021 at 12:00am
We do not have information from published scientific reports about the susceptibility of pregnant women to COVID-19.

12 May 2021 at 12:00am
Supporting evidence for CDC's list of underlying medical conditions that put individuals at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.

12 May 2021 at 12:00am
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Home Page

Social Security Administration Online
Online Services – Social Security Matters
7 May 2021 at 9:44am
The Official Blog of Social Security

7 May 2021 at 9:43am
Olivia and Liam are once again America’s most popular baby names in 2020. It appears parents chose to stick with the familiar during an unprecedented time. The top three names for both girls – Olivia, Emma, and Ava – and boys – Liam, Noah, and Oliver – remained the same for the second year in […]

1 Apr 2021 at 3:00pm
Your Social Security Statement, available on my Social Security, tells you how much you or your family can expect to receive in disability, survivor, and retirement benefits. We’ve added new fact sheets to accompany the online Statement. These new fact sheets provide clarity and useful information, based on your age group and earnings situation. They […]

17 Mar 2021 at 5:30pm
I want to update you about how things are going at the Social Security Administration. About a year ago, I took the unprecedented step to close our offices to the public. I did this to keep our employees and you—the public we serve—safe.  As we enter year two of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines and other […]

21 Jan 2021 at 3:05pm
In March 2020, we temporarily closed all of our Social Security Hearing Offices due to the Coronavirus pandemic and are not offering in-person hearings. During the office closures, we are providing two flexible, safe, and secure hearing options: either a telephone hearing or our new option of an online video hearing. Additional information on both […]

3 Dec 2020 at 3:00pm
If you receive a Benefit Verification letter, sometimes called a “budget letter,” a “benefits letter,” a “proof of income letter,” or a “proof of award letter,” we have good news for you! A new standardized Benefit Verification letter is now available when you need proof of Social Security benefits, Supplemental Security Income, or Medicare. In […]

30 Jul 2020 at 2:43pm
During the current coronavirus pandemic, we continue to provide help to you and other people in your communities.  While our offices are not providing service to walk-in visitors due to COVID-19, we remain ready and able to help you by phone with most Social Security business.  You can speak with a representative by calling your […]

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13 May 2021 at 6:47pm
NEWBURYPORT – As the Centers for Disease Control announced on Thursday vaccinated adults can go without masks in most indoor situations and outdoors, the latest COVID-19 data released by the state showed only small increases in the number of positive…


13 May 2021 at 4:10pm
ROWLEY – A Byfield woman who admitted she was drunk when she crashed her car head-on into another one on Route 1 earlier this year lost her driver's license for two years on Thursday after pleading guilty to a second…


13 May 2021 at 3:20pm
SALISBURY – A man in his 50s suffered "very serious injuries" after being struck by a dump truck around 1:50 p.m. Thursday on Collins Street near the Seabrook town line.


13 May 2021 at 2:06pm
NEWBURYPORT – The city's Energy and Recycling Office said that there are still free curbside compost starter kids available. A total of 100 households claimed these start kits, which include a curbside bin and set of liner bags, but there…


13 May 2021 at 4:45am
BOSTON -- Business groups are urging the state to restore a work-search requirement for people collecting unemployment benefits, arguing that stricter rules are needed to get more workers back on the job.


13 May 2021 at 4:45am
BRENTWOOD, N.H. — A judge denied the latest request to reconsider bail for a Massachusetts state trooper from Groveland charged with assaulting his girlfriend last winter in Exeter.


13 May 2021 at 4:30am
Remember when ladies wore hats? They had a lot to choose from in Newburyport on this day in 1858. Spring millinery from three sources was featured on Page 1 of the newspaper. Mrs. L.T. Batchelder’s Rich Millinery and Fancy goods…



13 May 2021 at 4:30am
It’s been a few months since I gave an update but wanted to let readers know how things were going with renovations to the Brian Eldredge Memorial Skate Park on Friend Street. As you may recall, efforts began in December…



13 May 2021 at 4:30am
NEWBURYPORT – The Newburyport Art Association opens SIX, its third small-works exhibition and sale in the gallery shop through June 6, guest curated by Lee Gordon, NAA artist member and blown glass artist.


13 May 2021 at 4:00am
NEWBURYPORT — A public hearing on an appeal by Brine Oyster Bar was continued to June 8 by the Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday with the understanding that the applicant will switch gears and now seek a variance.



12 May 2021 at 3:59pm
NEWBURY — An incumbent Triton Regional School Committee member is humbled and happy to have been given another three-year term by voters on Tuesday, while his opponent is vowing to run again.


12 May 2021 at 3:25pm
SALISBURY – A local woman with a lengthy criminal history is back in trouble with the law after police say she broke into an Lincoln Avenue home Monday while a mother and two of her daughters were watching television, according…


12 May 2021 at 3:21pm
ROWLEY – Local police are investigating the theft of 25 boards at the Pingree Farm Conservation area construction site over the weekend.


12 May 2021 at 9:00am
SALISBURY — The Board of Selectmen will remain the same after Charles "Chuck" Takesian Jr. and Donna Abdulla were reelected to three-year terms Tuesday.


12 May 2021 at 9:00am
NEWBURY — Select Board incumbents Alicia Greco and Geoffrey Walker secured their third and fifth terms, respectively, according to the town's preliminary results Tuesday night.



12 May 2021 at 5:15am
NEWBURY — A recent stretch of “rude behavior and criminal behavior” at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm has led to staff beefing up security and placing “Do Not Enter” signs at specific locations. It has also led to an increase in police patrols…


12 May 2021 at 5:05am
AMESBURY — A local man faces a federal charge of distributing child pornography after his arrest Tuesday morning by FBI agents only minutes after they entered his Sparhawk Street home.


12 May 2021 at 5:00am
NEWBURYPORT — A public hearing on an appeal by the attorneys for Brine Oyster Bar was continued to June 8 by the Zoning Board of Appeals on Tuesday with the understanding that the applicant will switch gears and now seek…


12 May 2021 at 4:57am
SALISBURY — A hairstylist charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a longtime client avoided jail time earlier this week after being charged with fraud.


12 May 2021 at 4:50am
NEWBURYPORT — The City Council voted 9-1 with one "present" vote to approve the fiscal 2022-26 capital improvement program as amended Monday.



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13 May 2021 at 3:20pm
SALISBURY – A man in his 50s suffered "very serious injuries" after being struck by a dump truck around 1:50 p.m. Thursday on Collins Street near the Seabrook town line.


12 May 2021 at 3:25pm
SALISBURY – A local woman with a lengthy criminal history is back in trouble with the law after police say she broke into an Lincoln Avenue home Monday while a mother and two of her daughters were watching television, according…


12 May 2021 at 3:21pm
ROWLEY – Local police are investigating the theft of 25 boards at the Pingree Farm Conservation area construction site over the weekend.



12 May 2021 at 5:15am
NEWBURY — A recent stretch of “rude behavior and criminal behavior” at Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm has led to staff beefing up security and placing “Do Not Enter” signs at specific locations. It has also led to an increase in police patrols…


12 May 2021 at 4:57am
SALISBURY — A hairstylist charged with stealing thousands of dollars from a longtime client avoided jail time earlier this week after being charged with fraud.


12 May 2021 at 3:00am
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12 May 2021 at 3:00am
SALISBURY – It took two separate foot chases and several police officers from multiple departments to catch a New Hampshire man who fled from a traffic stop on Interstate 95 near Rabbit Road early Wednesday morning.


11 May 2021 at 5:05am
NEWBURYPORT — Three more candidates have taken out nomination papers for the City Council, including Plum Island resident and former School Committee member Mark Wright.


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13 May 2021 at 11:39am
All teenagers and pre-teens ages 12 to 15 who pre-registered through the state's online portal for a COVID-19 vaccine were expected to be contacted today with the chance to book an appointment after the Centers for Disease Control on Wednesday…


12 May 2021 at 4:55pm
Opioid overdose deaths in Massachusetts rose by 5 percent in 2020, marking the first increase in three years and climbing to a level slightly higher than the previous peak in 2016.


12 May 2021 at 5:01am
BOSTON — Marijuana shop owners are urging the state to curtail fees they are forced to pay to cities and towns to set up operation, arguing that they have minimal impact on police, fire and other municipal services.


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11 May 2021 at 5:04am
BOSTON — People seeking COVID-19 vaccines no longer have to wait to get their shots at most of the state's large-scale vaccination sites or retail pharmacies.


11 May 2021 at 4:58am
BOSTON — The MBTA's oversight board is chaffing at plans to set new fines for people who skip paying fares and cost the agency tens of millions of dollars a year.


11 May 2021 at 4:30am
Gas prices in Massachusetts rose 6 cents a gallon over the past week and analysts at AAA expect further increases due to a gas pipeline that's been shut down because of a cyberattack.


10 May 2021 at 5:53pm
MAY 10 -- Massachusetts added 446 new cases of COVID-19 and 14 new deaths linked to the respiratory disease to its totals on Monday, bringing the state's cumulative case load since February 2020 to 653,636.


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RALEIGH (AP) — State and federal officials are scrambling to find alternate routes to deliver gasoline in the Southeast U.S. after a hack of the nation’s largest fuel pipeline led to panic-buying that contributed to more than 1,000 gas stations…



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We knew it was going to happen eventually, Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots versus Tom Brady and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.


13 May 2021 at 1:00am
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13 May 2021 at 1:00am
Inaugural game postponed



13 May 2021 at 1:00am
NEWBURYPORT — Historically Newburyport vs. Pentucket boys lacrosse has been one of the most competitive matchups in the Cape Ann League. The two rivals are typically well matched in talent and coaching, and Wednesday’s showdown offered both teams an opportunity…


13 May 2021 at 1:00am
The biggest individual matchup of the Greater Newburyport tennis season went down on Wednesday afternoon, and Newburyport sophomore Caroline Schulson emerged with a major statement win, beating Pentucket senior and reigning Daily News MVP Olivia Colby in straight sets head…


12 May 2021 at 1:00am
Newburyport baseball made Tuesday’s home opener a happy one as Jacob Buontempo and Owen Tahnk helped lead the Clippers to a 7-1 win over Pentucket.


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12 May 2021 at 1:00am
Last spring had been circled on Amesbury boys lacrosse’s calendar for a long time. Years earlier a group of youth standouts had petitioned school officials to establish a boys lacrosse program, and when those efforts paid off the young Indians…



The Daily News of Newburyport: Obituaries
13 May 2021 at 8:34pm
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12 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Newburyport - On April 27, 2021, Mary E. Zinck, 60, of Newburyport, Mass., passed away unexpectedly, while on vacation in Kissimmee, Fla. Mary was born in Cambridge on October 11, 1960 to her parents, John and Collette Silva. She was raised in Newburyport and graduated from Newburyport High School in 1979, where she excelled in basketball and track. She was married for 42 years to David Zinck of Newburyport. She worked for most of her adult life in the healthcare industry. Most of that time was spent doing medical billing where she was once referred to as, "the Guru of medical billing". For most of the last ten years of her career, she was the office manager for various doctors. Mary was also a registrar for the City of Newburyport for 25 years. In addition to her husband, David, she is survived by her son, David Zinck, Jr.; her triplets, Jonathan Zinck, Jaclyn Zinck and Jillian Zinck; her brothers, Kenneth Barbour, David Barbour, Mike Barbour and his wife, Debbie, John Silva, II and his wife Debbie; a sister, Margaret Eaton and her husband David, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter, Trista Zinck, her mother, Collette, and her brother, Mark Barbour. Mary was well known and loved by many. She was always willing to help anyone and will be sadly missed. Visiting hours at the Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport, will be Friday, May 14, 2021, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Graveside Service will be held Saturday, May 15th at 10 a.m. at Belleville Cemetery, Newburyport. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in memory of Mary E. Zinck, to the Trista Rose Zinck Scholarship Fund, C/O the Newburyport Five Cents Savings Bank, 63 State Street, Newburyport, MA 01950.



11 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Rowley - Mary B. Ouelette, 79, of Haverhill Street, Rowley, Mass., passed away peacefully at Prescott House in North Andover, Mass., on Sunday, April 18, 2021. She was born on January 4, 1942, in Salem, Mass., daughter of the late William and Dorothy (Miles) Travers. Mary was employed for 21 years as a printer at Comdek Manufacturing. She was a parishioner at Saint Mary Parish in Rowley and was an active member of Rowley Grange and the Rowley Council on Aging, of which she enjoyed many trips. She is survived by three brothers, David, Gary and Dennis Travers; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by brothers, Marvin Travers and Donald Fitzhenry. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside service on Saturday, May 15, 2021, at 11 a.m., at Main Street Cemetery, Rowley. Face coverings are required, and social distance protocols will be followed. To light a memorial candle or to leave a message of condolence, please visit www.fsrobertsandson.com. Arrangements entrusted to F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home of Rowley.



11 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Newburyport - Vivian C. (Cook) Gove, 89, of Newburyport, and formerly of Ipswich, died Saturday evening, March 20, 2021, at Landmark at Oceanview Assisted Living in Beverly, Mass. She was born in Danvers, April 27, 1931, daughter of the late Eugene E. and Mabel Louise (Casey) Cook. Raised in Ipswich, Vivian was educated in the Ipswich school system and graduated from Ipswich High School, class of 1949. Following graduation, she attended Essex Agricultural School's Homemaking Department and worked in Marblehead for many years. Vivian was married to her husband, John S. Gove, in 1960 and celebrated 54 years of marriage in 2014. In the years following her marriage, she worked at Danvers State Hospital as a clerk/typist until her daughter, Susan, was born in 1966. She was a faithful member of Central Congregational Church and served on many committees and as a member of the choir. She was also active in the Girl Scout organization, both as a Troop Leader and on the Neighborhood Committee. For many years, Vivian served as Treasurer for the Newburyport Society for the Relief of Aged Women. The Newburyport Public Library became an important part of her life, first as a volunteer at Emma L. Andrews Branch Library and then as their Librarian. She initiated the children's story hour and was instrumental in helping the Emma start their annual book, bake and plant sale. She later went to work at the Main Library, where she retired in 1996. Reading, as well as her love of gardening and knitting, filled many pleasant hours and she enjoyed visiting with friends and family. Vivian was the wife of the late John S. Gove, who died in 2014, and is survived by her daughter, Susan Hacker and her husband Eric, and two grandchildren, Benjamin and Nathaniel. One of nine children, she is also survived by one sister, Marjorie Cook of Epping, N.H.; and two brothers, Donald Cook and his wife Gayle of Franklin, N.H., and Richard Cook and his wife Kathryn of Newburyport; as well as many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her loving husband, and five siblings, Evelyn Hetnar and Dorothy Tabor of Ipswich, John Cook of Utah, William Cook of Danbury, N.H., and David Cook of Hamilton, Mass. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her graveside service on May 14, 2021, at 1 p.m. in Belleville Cemetery, Newburyport. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes, Haverhill & Bradford. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to the Emma L. Andrews Branch Library, 77 Purchase St., Newburyport, MA 01950, or Central Congregational Church, 14 Titcomb St., Newburyport, MA 01950. To share a memory or for more information please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.


11 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Fryeburg - Robin Marie Freeman, 64, of Brownfield, Maine, passed away April 30, 2021, at Memorial Hospital in North Conway, N.H. Robin was born in Newburyport, Mass., on March 14, 1957. She was the youngest daughter born to Robert J. Blaisdell and Amy Geraldine Blaisdell. Robin met the love of her life, John Freeman Jr., their junior year of high school and got married June 24, 1979. Robin worked with children with special needs until they moved to Maine in 1986. Robin worked as a transcriptionist for many years before stepping away to focus on their children. Robin and her husband were both very active in the community. She was a scout leader, substitute teacher, and a member of the Brownfield Fire Department Auxiliary. She loved crafting, especially knitting and cross stitch. Robin was always a caring person, taking in her children's friends as her own when they needed it. She quit her job as a home healthcare provider, to take care of her two grandchildren for the past seven years. Robin is predeceased by her father, Robert J. Blaisdell, husband, John D. Freeman Jr.; mother-in-law, Helen Freeman; father-in-law, John D. Freeman Sr.; step-father, Paul Richards; and sister-in-law, Jolenne Short-Porter. She is survived by her three children, John III, Robert, and Aimee; her two grandchildren, Rebeka and Joshua; her mother, Amy Richards; sister and brother-in-law, Bonnie and Danny Landry; sister, Susan Perreault; brother Bobby Joe Parker; sister-in-law Mona Langmaid and her husband Kenneth Langmaid; sister-in-law Virginia Clausnitzer and her husband Arthur Clausnitzer; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces, and -nephews, as well as many "adopted" children. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Fryeburg Academy for the John D. Freeman Jr. Scholarship Fund. To share memories and online condolences with the family; please go to www.woodfuneralhome.org. arrangements are under the care of Wood Funeral Home, 9 Warren St., Fryeburg.



11 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Berlin - Leonard David Crouse, 78, known to his many friends and colleagues as Len or Lenny, passed away on May 6, 2021. Len was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island on August 21, 1942, to Marjorie MacLean. He grew up in Lynn, Mass., spending his summers on PEI with his Canadian family and best friend, Wendell MacLean. After attending Lynn English, he moved to Rowley, Mass. He began his over 30-year insurance career with the Massachusetts Insurance Department, leaving as Chief Examiner of the Property and Casualty Division in 1990 to become the Director of Captive Insurance for the Vermont Department of Banking, Insurance, Securities and Health Care. He retired in June of 2008 as Deputy Commissioner of Captive Insurance to devote his time to family and his much loved sport of golf, which gained him many industry friends and golfing partners at the Barre Country Club. Len also had a love of baseball and hockey, being involved as a coach of many youth baseball teams in Rowley, playing baseball and hockey himself growing up in Lynn. He was the greatest cheerleader and supporter of his daughters and grandchildren in all of their sports. Len had an infectious and exuberant laugh; was a generous man and always the first to ask if you needed anything, and giving whatever he thought you needed even if you said no. Len is survived by his wife, Carol; daughters, Tamara and husband, LTC Guy St. Louis and their children, Benjamin and Briana of San Antonio, Texas, Hilary Crouse and grand-dog, Jacoby, of Burlington, Vt; step-sons, Trevor Carbo and his wife, Kelly, and their children Connor and Logan of Berlin, Vt., Joshua Carbo of Edgewater, Colo.; sisters, Diana Gaynor and husband, William, Jeanie Ewell and husband, Scott of Rowley, Mass.; sister-in-law Lisa Tosi and husband, Michael of Montpelier, Vt.; nieces and nephews Jared and Jeremy Ewell, Travis and Jenny Gaynor of Rowley, Mass., Jennifer Naughton and Christine Chastanet of Norwood, Mass., Laura Hajar of Buda, Texas, Amy Mitchell of South Burlington, Vt., and Ashley Goss of Montpelier, Vt.; numerous relatives in Charlottetown, PEI; and Len was the greatest "Grunkle" to great nieces and nephews in Mass. and Vt. To honor Len's wishes his ashes will be taken to his home away from home to be scattered where the "Three Tides" meet in Charlottetown Harbour, PEI and there will be no services. Donations in his name can be sent to Central Vermont Home Health and Hospice, 600 Granger Road, Barre, VT 05641.



11 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Newburyport - It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our mother, Constance Collins, who died at home on April 19. Constance A "Candy" Collins was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, to William, and Constance Collins on May 11, 1951. As the oldest of five children, she took on the role of mom at an early age. Her brothers remember fondly how Candy would get them ready for school each day, getting them dressed and packing their lunches as they headed off to school. She attended Holyoke Catholic High School, and was an outstanding student. Candy skipped her Senior year of high school and attended UMass on a full academic scholarship. She graduated with her B.A. in 1973. Upon graduation, Candy moved to Newburyport, Mass., where she worked for New England Bell Telephone and took classes in radiology. She then worked at Anna Jacques hospital as an X-ray technician. She eventually became an MRI Tech, which would become her life's work. She met and married Robert Eldredge and they had two beautiful children. Candy then went back to school and worked on her M.A. credential at Lesley College. She had a big heart and decided to become a foster parent. She opened her home and heart to many children. Among these was Francis "Frankie" Collins, who she would later adopt as her son. She became an activist for feminism, LGBTQ causes, and people suffering from HIV/AIDS. She saw working and caring for disadvantaged children as her mission and would touch many lives with her love and kindness. In later years her love of education and service to others would continue. She became a volunteer for the Firehouse, as well as the Elks Club of Newburyport. Her light shone brightly and all those around her could see her passion for volunteering, and her deep and unwavering concern for others. During this time Candy made many new friends and her fierce intelligence was an asset as she held deep and meaningful conversations with those around her. An avid reader, she loved to spend time curled up with a good book seeking knowledge and learning new things. Her biggest gift to her children would be a love of learning, reading and the value of education. Candy is survived by her children, Christopher Eldredge and Jenna Alves, in addition to her grandchildren Ava Alves, and Nicholas Alves. She also leaves three brothers, William (Judy) from South Hadley, Mark (Teena) from Staten Island, N.Y., and Allen from Springfield. She was predeceased by her parents and her brother David. Memorial contributions can be made to "Plummer Youth Promise," a 501c3 nonprofit organization supporting foster youth and families throughout Massachusetts, by donating online at www.bitly.com/donatetoplummer, or, by sending a check made out to "Plummer Youth Promise" to the following address: Plummer Youth Promise, 37 Winter Island Road, Salem, MA 01970. A celebration of life will be held, Saturday, May 15, at The Winner's Circle in Salisbury, Mass., from 1 to 5 p.m. Are by the E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home in Amesbury.



11 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Newburyport - Francis Collins, son of Bronwyn Cloyd, adoptive son of Constance Collins, and grandson of Royal Cloyd, passed away on April 20, 2021. He is survived by his brother and sister, Christopher Eldredge, and Jenna Alves. Francis was known to all for his kind and gentle nature, and his soft spoken encouragement of those around him. He was born into a difficult life, at the height of the HIV pandemic. A child given a terrible disease through no fault of his own. As his mother's condition worsened, he was taken into foster care. Constance Collins, a foster parent at the time, took him in as her own. His grandfather Royal, and Constance built a friendship that would help Francis maintain contact with his family, as well as allow him to grow in his new family. His resilience and prospects grew year by year, pursuing baseball, skiing, and basketball. Constance adopted him into her own family, and his acceptance there was immediate and irrevocable. He was a kind, and loyal uncle to his sister Jenna's children, caring for them with the same love that he was shown in his own young life. His love of all things sports was well known, and followed him throughout his life. A longtime employee of the Grog in Newburyport, and New England Wine and Spirits, he was well known by his co-workers for his work ethic and integrity. As a traveler, he spent time in Mexico, and explored New England, with his grandfather, and brother Chris, respectively. Extremely close to his adoptive mother Constance, he would care for her in times both good and bad. His friends and family love and miss him dearly, and hope that he finds peace, both with himself, and the world around him. Memorial contributions can be made to "Plummer Youth Promise," a 501c3 nonprofit organization supporting foster youth and families throughout Massachusetts, by donating online at www.bitly.com/donatetoplummer, or, by sending a check made out to "Plummer Youth Promise" to the following address: Plummer Youth Promise, 37 Winter Island Road, Salem, MA 01970. A celebration of life will be held, Saturday, May 15, at The Winner's Circle in Salisbury, Mass., from 1 to 5 p.m. Are by the E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home in Amesbury.



9 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Newburyport - After a long and distiinqished life, on May 8th, 2021 Josiah Hale Welch was laid to rest at the Belleville Cemetery after a beautiful family service at St. Paul's Church . The Welch and Farrell families would like to express their heartfelt appreciation for the outpouring of condolences and your expressions of sympathy. For those who have inquired, memorial donations made in Josiah's name to Anna Jacques Community Foundation's Stepping Forward Campaign would be a gift he would be honored by.



9 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Newburyport - John P. Knapp, Jr. 91, died Wednesday afternoon at Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport. He was a lifelong resident of Newburyport born on January 25, 1930 to the late John and Sofia (Wujcik) Knapp. He attended of Newburyport High School and following his graduation he enlisted in the U.S Army and served our country proudly during the Korean War. John was stationed in Yokohama, Japan serving under the U.S. Army Ordnance Corps. He was also stationed in the far east and served with the Japanese Logistical Command and rose to the rank of Corporal at the time of his honorable discharge in 1953. Upon his return home John was employed at CBS Hytron for 13 years as a carpenter in the maintenance department. He was then employed for 24 years by Towle Silversmith in the case room, making displays for Towle's wholesalers and retailers to promote the sale of the Silverware. John was a lifelong parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Newburyport. John is survived by his nieces and nephews, Edward Knapp, Jr. and his wife Julie of Stratham, NH, Matthew Knapp of Marblehead, Mass., Ronald Small of Chester, NH, Thomas Small and his wife, Linda of East Kingston, NH, Bruce Small and his wife, Beverly of Seabrook, NH, and Cathy Burns of Somersworth, NH; as well as many grand nieces and nephews. John was predeceased by his siblings, Edward J. Knapp and his wife, Victoria of Newburyport, Helen Small and her husband, Sam of Seabrook, NH, and Stella Makowiec and her husband John of Newburyport. Services and burial at St. Mary's Cemetery in Newburyport will be private. The Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, MA 01950 is assisting Mr. Knapp's family with his funeral arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in John's name to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. To offer online condolences please visit www.tlcfuneralhome.com.


9 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Gloversville - Beth Drueding, age 56, of Gloversville, N.Y., passed away on Tuesday May 4, 2021, at home with her husband Jim by her side. Born on May 17, 1964, in Amesbury, Mass., she is the daughter of Virginia Richmond Johnson of Amesbury, and the late Chester Johnson, and the niece of Roland Richmond. Beth was preceded in death by her brother Todd Johnson and her sister Dorothy (Dottie) Johnson. Beth had a deep knowledge and love of animals, was an exuberant cook and baker, along with being artistically talented working in glass, clay, fabrics, metals, and pen and ink. Beth was a strong woman who loved her family and friends with a generous heart and a fiercely protective spirit and she was especially fond of her two Irish wolfhounds—Little Dude and Hei-Hei. Beth, a graduate of Amesbury High School, worked as a veterinary assistant in Newbury, Mass., and was a member of the Gloversville Concordia Club (Women's Auxiliary). She is survived by her sons, Jonathon Piretti and his son, Aiden, and Michael Piretti and his wife, Hafsa; her stepchildren Christopher Drueding and his former wife, Linda and their children, Perrin and Cole, and Jessica Hill and her spouse, Colonel William Hill and their children—Serra and Owen. The many other members of her family include Beth's siblings and their children; Angus (Buzzy) Johnson and his daughter, Erin Bott; Heidi Moore and her children Laurie-Beth Fowler, Vicki Corbridge and Michelle Johnson; and the children of Todd Johnson—Todd Cox, Travis Johnson and Grant Johnson. Beth's in-laws include; Anne Drueding and her daughter, Cecilia, Jody Drueding, Albert Drueding and Mary Drueding. She lives on in all of us. A celebration of life will be held privately at a later date. If you would like to make a donation in Beth's name, please support your favorite charity. Condolences to the family may be made online by visiting the website of A. G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., Johnstown, NY, at www.agcolefuneralhome.com.



9 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Fremont - Eric W. Maynard, 59, of Fremont, N.H., passed away with family by his side on May 6, 2021, after a brief illness at Mass General. Eric was born on December 15, 1961, to William Maynard and Mae (Steeves) Maynard in Ipswich, Mass. Eric is a graduate from Georgetown High School and a devoted employee of Bentley Warren Trucking. Eric is survived by his loving wife Bonnie (Sullivan) Maynard of Fremont, N.H.; his sister Terri Weiker of Merrimac, Mass.; as well as several brother- and sister-in-laws. He also leaves behind step-children Eric Willis, Nathan Jones of Colorado, Ryan Jones and wife Cheryl of Fremont, N.H., Lindsay George and her husband Justin of Berwick, Maine; grandchildren, Caleb George, Abigail George, Cody George, and Connor Jones; nieces Amanda Weiker and Haley Maynard; nephews Jared Weiker, Nathan and Derek Maynard; and his lifelong friend Eben Bond. Eric was happiest behind the wheel of his Peterbilt, when driving his hot rod, working in his garage, spending time with his family and his dogs, Charlie and Tucker. He is predeceased in death by his parents William and Mae Maynard; his brother Steve Maynard; brother-in-law Ronny Weiker; step-son Craig Willis; and pets Lily, Zoe, Bentley, and Henry. Family and friends may call on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Twomey, LeBlanc, & Conte Funeral Home, 193 High St., Newburyport, MA 01950. THERE IS NO LONGER ANY PARKING AVAILABLE BEHIND THE FUNERAL HOME PER ORDER OF THE CITY OF NEWBURYPORT. Services and burial will be private. For directions or to offer online condolences please visit www.tlcfuneralhome.com.



9 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Merrimac - It is with great sadness that the family of Jane L. Stevens announces her passing, after a lengthy illness of Early Onset Alzheimer's. Jane, a lifelong resident of Merrimac, Mass., passed away peacefully at home on May 5, 2021. Jane, born to the late Allen and Nancy Stevens, on November 26, 1961, graduated from Pentucket High School and the University of Rhode Island. Jane worked as a chemist/research professional in Consumer Product Management for Thermo Fisher Scientific, Thermo Instruments, Thermo Environmental, Thermo Electron, Thermo Orion located in Beverly, Woburn, Waltham and Chelmsford for 30 years, and The Schrafft Center in Charlestown. She had many achievements during her career, which included developing heart monitors and working in conjunction with the Boston Museum of Science. Jane was dedicated to her children and family, treasured and embraced every moment with them. Often, you would find her on the soccer or baseball field, cheering them on, participating as a Boy Scout Troup Leader and behind a camera capturing every moment and memory. Jane served on numerous organizations and was an active member of the community. She loved to travel, explore other countries and spent time in Florida, where the family would attend the Red Sox opening season. Jane is preceded in death by her son Benjamin Stevens. She leaves behind her loving husband James Lovely, together for 39 years; and their son Allen Stevens of Merrimac; sister Judy Davis; sisters-in-law Karen Lovely, Alison Slater, Barbara Ewell, Cindy Lundberg; and brothers-in-law Daniel Lovely and Brian Lovely; along with many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, dear friends, and a community, all of whom will miss her dearly. The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to Dr. Schissel, Erica Lupi NP. VNA, hospice and the community for all the care, help and support that was offered through the years. Services will be private. Arrangements by the Campbell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot Street, Beverly. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: The Durkin Foundation, 4 Tower Farm Road, Billerica, MA 01821, https://www.thedurkinfoundation.org/. Information, directions and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.



9 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Merrimac - Sally Dennett Calderwood, age 77, passed away peacefully on May 6, 2021, due to vascular dementia and cancer. She was born on March 9, 1944, in Newburyport, Massachusetts, to Mary McGillivray and Robert Dennett. Sally had a larger than life personality, making friends wherever she went. She was an extremely hard worker, often maintaining a full-time job and several part-time jobs to ensure her only child, Lesley, had everything she needed. When not working, Sally could be found at the ballfield or a dance performance cheering Lesley on, always with a large cooler in-tow making sure all Lesley's teammates were well-hydrated. Sally was passionate about politics. She volunteered her time to support politicians at every level and causes that she believed in. Sally is survived by former husband Thomas Calderwood; daughter Lesley Boschen; son-in-law Kevin Boschen; grandchildren Ainsley Boschen and Kevin Boschen Jr.; sister Jean Aiken; brother-in-law Richard Aiken; niece Sarah Martino; nephew Chris Aiken; great-niece Lily Martino; and great-nephew Caleb Aiken. A graveside service will be held at Mount Prospect cemetery in Amesbury, Mass., on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 11 a.m. Are by the E.V. Jutras & Sons Funeral Home in Amesbury.



6 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Holyoke - Gloria (Jeuvelis) Pike, age 91, of Holyoke, formerly of Newburyport and Colrain, passed peacefully on Monday, May 3, 2021, at MissionCare, Holyoke, Mass. Born March 23, 1930, in Newburyport, Mass., she was the daughter of Greek immigrants, the late Peter and Demetra (Panaretos) Jeuvelis. After graduating from Newburyport High School, she married David Pike who was also a student at Newburyport High. They relocated to the Berkshires, started their young family, and raised four daughters on a farm in Colrain. During their 40 years of living there, her talent for improving and beautifying her home inside and out were a labor of loving care, her most creative and artistic years of her life. Gloria's philosophy was to "stay healthy, stay cheerful and be helpful." Her favorite places were San Francisco, Nova Scotia, and the beach. Some of her fondest memories were of the large family gatherings at the farm, and she was proud of her years of participation in 4-H clubs and activities around sewing classes and horse club. Gloria was an accomplished seamstress, an avid reader and loved walking and cross-country skiing with her beloved German Shepherd companions and listening to the opera on Saturdays. Gloria was passionate about painting, and belonged to several painting clubs, had been a contributing member of the Peabody Essex Museum, a sponsor of The Boston Symphony, The Springfield Symphony, and a longtime patron of the Arts. She taught English as a second language to foreign exchange students enrolled at Greenfield Community College and had also been a high school substitute teacher. She leaves behind three daughters, Jody Wadding of Nev., Nancy Post of Holyoke, and Leslie Guillot of Calif.; her grandson, Jason D. Cote of Goffstown, N.H.; a great-grandson, Jason D. Cote Jr.; her sisters, Renee Rosyna of Newburyport, Julie Waiswilos of S.C.; along with nieces, nephews, and friends. Gloria was predeceased by her parents, her husband, David B. Pike; her daughter Lucinda; three brothers, Anthony, Peter and William Jeuvelis; and three sisters, Helen Merchant, Anne Vargis, and Elizabeth Young. A lifetime of memories will continue to be shared by her family and everyone whose lives she enriched. By request of the family, services and burial at Oak Hill Cemetery will be private. Arrangements are by Elliott, Woodworth & Rogers Family Funeral Home, 35 Green Street, Newburyport.


6 May 2021 at 5:00pm
ORMOND BEACH - Judith Ann (Sager) Swisher formerly of Lowell, Mass., and Georgetown, Mass., passed away peacefully on December 2, 2020. Judy's funeral is being held at Lowell Cemetery on Monday, May 10, 2021, at 12 p.m. sharp. Her graveside service at Lowell Cemetery, 1025 Lawrence St., Lowell, is directly across from the Lawrence Street entrance to the cemetery—The Lawrence St. Gate. As you go through the gate, Judy's grave is straight ahead, one pathway back under the Sager Family Plot. Fay McCabe Funeral Directors will be presiding. Their telephone number is 978-459-9222. You may go on their website, www.faymccabe.com to read Judy's obituary. Following her burial service, A Celebration of Judy's Life and gathering will be held at 1 p.m. at Stelios Restaurant, 293 Boston Rd. (Route 3A), Billerica, MA. I look forward to see all family and friends for the Celebration of Judy's Life. ARRANGEMENTS BY THE FAY McCABE FUNERAL DIRECTORS, 978-459-9222, www.faymccabe.com.



5 May 2021 at 5:00pm
Andover - Beatrice Helen Pattullo, 89, of Andover, died Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the Mary Immaculate Nursing and Restorative Center in Lawrence. She was born In Lawrence, Mass., August 10, 1931, to the late Lucien and Beatrice (Fortin) Marsan. Beatrice attended Sacred Heart High School and worked in a local Lawrence bakery where she met her husband of 50 years Hector Pattullo. They were married in 1950 and moved to Andover to start a family. Bea worked for the Andover Schools and then as a bank teller at First Essex Bank In Andover. Bea was active in the senior center in Andover. She tirelessly supported her husband and sons in their careers in the Andover Police Department and Andover Fire Department. She enjoyed quilting, sewing, and painting. She enjoyed many trips to the White Mountains and to York Beach Maine with her husband and family. Beatrice leaves behind her four sons Donald and his wife Sharron, David, Brian and his partner Raymond and Clifford and his partner Marty. She also has four grandchildren, Donny, Merinda, Erika, and Christopher; and six great-grandchildren. Her husband Hector passed away in 2001. She is also predeceased by her brother Lucien Marsan; and sister Rita (Marsan) Couture. Family and friends are invited to calling hours on Wednesday, May 5, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Conte Funeral Home, 28 Florence Street, Andover, MA. Service and burial will be private. For online condolences please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: Mary Immaculate Restorative and Nursing, 172 Lawrence Street, Lawrence, MA 01841, mihacs.org or to: Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack Street, Bldg. 9, Lawrence, MA.


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14 Apr 2021 at 9:37am
Current Winning Numbers

14 Apr 2021 at 9:37am

Draw ID: 948

Winning Numbers: 1-12-16-26-36 Lucky Ball: 4

Next Draw Date: 04/15/2021 Thursday

Jackpot Winners: None

Estimated Top Prize: $1,000

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Draw ID: 5808

Winning Numbers: 1-3-21-26-32

Next Draw Date: 04/14/2021 Wednesday

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Draw ID: 2494

Winning Numbers: 10-15-19-45-68 Mega Ball: 9 Megaplier: 4

Current Jackpot: $220 million

Next Draw Date: 04/16/2021 Friday

Jackpot Winners: None

Estimated Jackpot: $162.6 million

Estimated Cash Option: $240 million

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14 Apr 2021 at 9:37am

Draw ID: 3920

Winning Numbers: 12-18-27-37-40-49 ST Doubler: 0

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Next Draw Date: 04/14/2021 Wednesday

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Estimated Jackpot: $500,000

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14 Apr 2021 at 9:37am

Draw ID: 1168

Winning Numbers: 14-16-23-50-53 Powerball: 3 Powerplay: 3

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Next Draw Date: 04/14/2021 Wednesday

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Draw ID: 20420

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14 Apr 2021 at 9:37am

Draw ID: 20419

Winning Numbers: 8-5-7-2

Next Draw Date: 04/14/2021 Wednesday

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Exact 4: $4,650

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13 May 2021 at 8:32pm

13 May 2021 at 7:50pm
The world’s first mass coronavirus inoculation campaign for 12- to 15-year-olds kicked off in earnest. Here’s the latest on Covid-19.

13 May 2021 at 7:34pm
The new policy seemed to catch many retailers and their workers by surprise, and a major union for food workers asked whether they were supposed to serve as “vaccination police.”

13 May 2021 at 8:13pm
The C.D.C. said Thursday that vaccinated Americans no longer needed masks in most places. Other disease experts recently had a different message: that masks were necessary in public.

13 May 2021 at 2:42pm
Officials offered mixed messages about masks in the early days of the coronavirus pandemic before embracing them as a simple but effective tool for slowing the spread of Covid-19.

13 May 2021 at 8:09pm
The surge in fighting left Israel in an unprecedented position — fighting Palestinian militants on its southern flank as it sought to head off its worst civil unrest in decades.

13 May 2021 at 7:54pm
Not even during the intifadas, the mass Palestinian uprisings of the past, did Israel experience such a surge of both Arab and Jewish mob violence.

13 May 2021 at 8:19pm
A barber, a laundry worker and a family seeking safety were all caught up in the bloodshed of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

13 May 2021 at 7:08pm
Despite a blockade, Palestinian militants have used help from Iran, ingenuity, Israeli-fired duds and even plumbing pipes to make thousands of rockets with increased range.

13 May 2021 at 3:39pm
The campaign included planned operations against President Trump’s national security adviser at the time, H.R. McMaster, and F.B.I. employees, according to documents and interviews.

13 May 2021 at 8:28pm
The other seven candidates frequently attacked Andrew Yang, the leading contender. The debate so far has centered on the role of the police, how New York City will emerge from the pandemic and the importance of small businesses.

13 May 2021 at 5:41pm
In a heavily Republican state, their lone congresswoman’s defiance of the former president is unpopular. But some residents still stick up for her. “She told the truth!” one proclaimed.

13 May 2021 at 5:17pm
Republicans are scheduled to meet Friday morning to select Ms. Cheney’s replacement as chair of the House Republican Conference.

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“It’s disheartening to see Republican members spouting that lie.”

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13 May 2021 at 7:11pm

"The current mask order remains in place."

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13 May 2021 at 2:38pm

"We need him to prove his commitment to our movement of young people with his actions, not just words."

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13 May 2021 at 2:01pm

"This is beneath the dignity of a person serving in the Congress of the United States."

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13 May 2021 at 1:23pm

The FBI discourages organizations from paying ransom to hackers, saying there is no guarantee they will follow through on promises to unlock files.

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13 May 2021 at 1:18pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a major step toward returning to pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention eased mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people on Thursday, allowing them to stop wearing masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings. “Today is a great day for America,” President Joe Biden said during a […]

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12 May 2021 at 8:25pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A motorist was arrested after an officer observed him in the backseat of a Tesla traveling on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway, the California Highway Patrol said. Param Sharma, 25, was arrested for alleged reckless driving and disobeying a peace officer, the highway patrol said in a statement Tuesday. Multiple […]

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12 May 2021 at 7:16pm

"Martha’s Vineyard, an absolutely wonderful place, will never be the same."

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12 May 2021 at 5:15pm

"I've had my differences, as everybody knows, with plenty of folks in the party."

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12 May 2021 at 10:41am

“Senator Paul, with all due respect, you are entirely and completely incorrect.”

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13 May 2021 at 2:38pm

"We need him to prove his commitment to our movement of young people with his actions, not just words."

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11 May 2021 at 8:34pm

It was the heaviest fighting between the two bitter enemies since 2014, and it showed no signs of slowing.

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10 May 2021 at 7:24pm

The son of Italy’s last king has tapped his teen granddaughter to eventually lead the House of Savoy, pretenders to Italy’s defunct throne. “Totally illegitimate,” says a rival clan.

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10 May 2021 at 1:38pm

The U.S. Navy has shared photographs of an illicit arms shipment that it said it found aboard an intercepted ship in the Arabian Sea. The images, taken Saturday, showed thousands of weapons laid out across the rear deck of the USS Monterey, part of the Navy’s 5th Fleet, which is headquartered in Bahrain. In a […]

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5 May 2021 at 8:49pm

The CureVac vaccine is one of many that scientists refer to as the second wave of COVID-19 vaccines that could collectively ease the world’s demand.

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5 May 2021 at 5:23pm

A marker that was moved seven feet into French territory by a farmer in Belgium might have changed the countries’ border forever if not for a sharp-eyed group of friends.

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5 May 2021 at 1:29pm

“Vaccine equity is a matter of safety for everybody.”

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4 May 2021 at 9:59am

Officials say an elevated section of Mexico City's metro collapsed and at least 23 people have been killed

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4 May 2021 at 9:46am

A top expert is warning that the coming weeks in India will be “horrible,” as COVID-19 infections and deaths mount with alarming speed and there is no end in sight to the crisis

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3 May 2021 at 11:45am

The storming of Old Trafford crystalized 16 years of disconnect between Manchester United fans and its distant ownership

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13 May 2021 at 6:29pm

The state also reported 385 hospitalized COVID-19 patients. Here's the data reported Thursday, May 13, 2021.

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13 May 2021 at 6:23pm

"I have directed our legal team to resolve this matter."

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13 May 2021 at 5:00pm

The civil complaint, filed in November, accused the Lowes of recurring inhumane treatment and improper handling of animals protected by the Endangered Species Act.

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13 May 2021 at 4:37pm

Sunshine and highs in the low to mid 70s.

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13 May 2021 at 4:29pm

Even during a pandemic.

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13 May 2021 at 4:26pm

Overall, 3,870,892 people have received the first dose of either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Here's the data for Thursday, May 13.

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13 May 2021 at 3:53pm

The Patriots have two major revenge games on their slate, with Tom Brady's Week 4 return to Foxborough the talk of the football world.

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13 May 2021 at 3:36pm

Delois Brown was sitting on her porch when she was shot.

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13 May 2021 at 3:29pm

Is it advantage Chara? Or will the Bruins exploit their former captain?

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13 May 2021 at 3:12pm

"When I was sworn in as Mayor, I promised more accountability in policing. That includes making proactive strides toward police reform."

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13 May 2021 at 7:53am
The Israeli military escalated its campaign against the Hamas militant group in Gaza late Thursday as artillery, tanks and war planes combined in a withering assault on the Palestinian enclave.


13 May 2021 at 7:40am
Many of the Arab Israelis taking part in recent mass protests are angered not only by the ongoing airstrikes against Palestinians, but also their own sense of being second-class citizensl.


13 May 2021 at 7:14am
Leaders around the country are increasingly turning to incentives as demand for coronavirus vaccines slows.


13 May 2021 at 4:12am
Decades of conflict, tensions and the occasional hope for peace.


13 May 2021 at 2:34am
But Mario Dion did not let former finance minister Bill Morneau off the hook, finding he contravened conflict-of-interest laws.


13 May 2021 at 1:30am
Although there will be an eventual cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, it will be harder to stop the communal violence.


13 May 2021 at 1:29am
Violence in Gaza Strip escalated Tuesday after a night of Israeli airstrikes.


13 May 2021 at 1:19am
The violence could undo fragile gains against Gaza’s worst outbreak since the pandemic began.


13 May 2021 at 11:20am
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13 May 2021 at 9:00am
Baikalsk is the Russian version of struggles in America's Rust Belt: idled mills, lost jobs and questions over how to reimagine a way forward.


13 May 2021 at 8:46am
Rotating electricity outages were instituted for millions of people islandwide, as the supplier said emergency repairs were underway.


13 May 2021 at 5:00am
The nearly completed Nord Stream 2 pipeline is backed by Angela Merkel, but her time as leader ends later this year.

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13 May 2021 at 7:59pm

Police posted two pictures of the dog, which appeared healthy, on their Facebook page, looking for its owner.




13 May 2021 at 7:36pm

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13 May 2021 at 7:34pm

Israel says it is massing troops along the Gaza frontier and calling up 9,000 reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion of the Hamas-ruled territory.




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13 May 2021 at 7:33pm

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13 May 2021 at 7:37pm
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13 May 2021 at 7:37pm
Some parts of public life in the U.S. still operate according to restrictive rules, and that includes planes, trains and buses.

13 May 2021 at 5:59pm
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told lawmakers that unaccompanied minors are moving more quickly out of custody and into facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services.

13 May 2021 at 4:15pm
The majority of false claims about COVID-19 vaccines on social media trace back to just a handful of influential figures. So why don't the companies just shut them down?

13 May 2021 at 3:48pm
Officials say Maj. Christopher Warnagiris is believed to be the first active-duty military service member to be charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

13 May 2021 at 3:32pm
Last year, Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to expand Medicaid. But Republican lawmakers refused to appropriate money to fund it. Now, a legal battle is all but certain.

13 May 2021 at 2:16pm
MIT bioengineer Linda Griffith spent years in debilitating pain before she was diagnosed with a condition often neglected in research. Her focus on the basic biology could lead to better treatments.

13 May 2021 at 2:00pm
Something went boom in outer space and sent radioactive stardust our way, and it's just been found at the bottom of the ocean.

13 May 2021 at 1:46pm
Biden says, "Today is a great day for America and our long battle with coronavirus. ... It's been made possible by the extraordinary success we've had in vaccinating so many Americans so quickly."

13 May 2021 at 1:27pm
"We need space" before the trial to let a federal case proceed, Judge Peter Cahill said, citing the need to let publicity ease about George Floyd's death.

13 May 2021 at 1:24pm
Children's immunizations dropped dramatically during the pandemic, and health officials are eager to get kids caught back up on their routine shots before they return to school.

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13 May 2021 at 7:37pm
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13 May 2021 at 7:37pm
Some parts of public life in the U.S. still operate according to restrictive rules, and that includes planes, trains and buses.

13 May 2021 at 5:59pm
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told lawmakers that unaccompanied minors are moving more quickly out of custody and into facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services.

13 May 2021 at 4:15pm
The majority of false claims about COVID-19 vaccines on social media trace back to just a handful of influential figures. So why don't the companies just shut them down?

13 May 2021 at 3:48pm
Officials say Maj. Christopher Warnagiris is believed to be the first active-duty military service member to be charged in connection with the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

13 May 2021 at 3:32pm
Last year, Missouri voters approved a ballot measure to expand Medicaid. But Republican lawmakers refused to appropriate money to fund it. Now, a legal battle is all but certain.

13 May 2021 at 2:16pm
MIT bioengineer Linda Griffith spent years in debilitating pain before she was diagnosed with a condition often neglected in research. Her focus on the basic biology could lead to better treatments.

13 May 2021 at 2:00pm
Something went boom in outer space and sent radioactive stardust our way, and it's just been found at the bottom of the ocean.

13 May 2021 at 1:46pm
Biden says, "Today is a great day for America and our long battle with coronavirus. ... It's been made possible by the extraordinary success we've had in vaccinating so many Americans so quickly."

13 May 2021 at 1:27pm
"We need space" before the trial to let a federal case proceed, Judge Peter Cahill said, citing the need to let publicity ease about George Floyd's death.

13 May 2021 at 1:24pm
Children's immunizations dropped dramatically during the pandemic, and health officials are eager to get kids caught back up on their routine shots before they return to school.

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13 May 2021 at 7:37pm
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13 May 2021 at 7:37pm
Some parts of public life in the U.S. still operate according to restrictive rules, and that includes planes, trains and buses.

13 May 2021 at 5:59pm
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas told lawmakers that unaccompanied minors are moving more quickly out of custody and into facilities run by the Department of Health and Human Services.

13 May 2021 at 4:26pm
Nearly 3,000 nursing home workers in Connecticut threatened to strike, demanding better pay, benefits and staffing. Hours before they were to walk off the job, the governor announced they had a deal.

13 May 2021 at 4:26pm
Free hunting license in Maine, free beer in New Jersey and a chance to win $1 million in Ohio. Across the country, cities and state are offering incentives to get people vaccinated against COVID-19.

13 May 2021 at 4:26pm
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser focused on cybersecurity, about the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack and a new executive order on cyberdefenses.

13 May 2021 at 4:12pm
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with CDC Director Dr. Rochelle Walensky about the new guidance that fully vaccinated people don't need masks indoors and how the Pfizer vaccine is now available to kids 12-15.

13 May 2021 at 4:12pm
Tennessee could owe a historically Black university over $500 million. Andre Perry, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, believes the problem cuts much deeper: "We're throttling the economy."

13 May 2021 at 4:12pm
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Lucy Kurtzer-Ellenbogen, director of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict program at the U.S. Institute of Peace, about the history and future of U.S. policy on the conflict.

13 May 2021 at 4:12pm
The majority of disinformation about COVID-19 vaccines originates from a small number of accounts. These accounts are known to social media platforms, so why don't the companies just shut them down?

13 May 2021 at 4:12pm
Hospital care for serious diseases like COVID-19 is moving into people's homes. Instead of checking into the hospital, the hospital is coming to people where they live.

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13 May 2021 at 2:16pm
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13 May 2021 at 2:16pm
MIT bioengineer Linda Griffith spent years in debilitating pain before she was diagnosed with a condition often neglected in research. Her focus on the basic biology could lead to better treatments.

13 May 2021 at 5:00am
Doctors meeting patients where they are. The use of technology in truly innovative ways. These are among the many positive changes brought by the pandemic, Dr. Shantanu Nundy argues in a new book.

12 May 2021 at 5:08am
The coronavirus pandemic has created an opening for vaccine opponents to peddle alternative therapies, unproven cures and website subscriptions.

11 May 2021 at 1:23pm
Lyft will offer up to $15 for trips to or from a vaccination site. The deal covers daytime rides on bikes and scooters, as well as in cars.

10 May 2021 at 8:47pm
Ages 12 and older are now eligible to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the FDA and the CDC say. But when and where, and what about younger kids? You have questions. We have answers.

10 May 2021 at 5:00am
The unprecedented study involves using the gene-editing technique CRISPR to edit a gene while it's still inside a patient's body. In exclusive interviews, NPR talks with two of the first participants.

8 May 2021 at 7:00am
COVID-19 has renewed interest in a key way humans perceive the world. A reporter who hasn't been able to tell the scent of a rose from a sweaty gym shoe for decades takes heart in the latest science.

5 May 2021 at 10:15am
The vast majority of headaches are innocuous despite the misery they cause. But here are the red flag signs to watch out for in the rare case a headache points to a bigger issue.

1 May 2021 at 7:01am
The nation's top addiction scientist has teamed up with a prominent artist to let people know that substance use disorder is a disease, not a moral failure.

29 Apr 2021 at 5:00am
Can I get a massage? Travel with my unvaccinated kids? Eat indoors at a restaurant? Hit the gym? Experts weigh in with advice on 16 frequently asked post-vaccination questions.

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13 May 2021 at 7:20am
Morning Edition takes listeners around the country and the world with multi-faceted stories and commentaries every weekday. Hosts Steve Inskeep, Noel King and Rachel Martin bring you the latest breaking news and features to prepare you for the day.

13 May 2021 at 7:20am
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Mark Regev, senior adviser to Israel's president about why tensions with Palestinians have again boiled over into deadly confrontations, and how to break the cycle.

13 May 2021 at 6:38am
Parker Hanson, who was born without a left hand, plays college baseball. Friends started fundraisers to replace the prosthetic. A hospital is donating a new one, so money raised will go to charity.

13 May 2021 at 5:50am
At first police were stumped, but they found the culprits down by the water. A bunch of beavers were to blame. Local news called the event the ultimate Canadian heist.

13 May 2021 at 5:03am
GOP Rep. Liz Cheney was removed from her House leadership position. Many voters in Wyoming believe she's been shafted, while others have wanted her to resign since she voted to impeach Donald Trump.

13 May 2021 at 5:03am
A bridge connecting Tennessee and Arkansas at Memphis has been shut down after a large crack was found. The indefinite closure affects all vehicles — as well as boat traffic on the Mississippi River.

13 May 2021 at 5:03am
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to pediatrician Jose Romero, chair of the independent advisory committee that recommended to the CDC that children ages 12 to 15 get the Pfizer vaccine.

13 May 2021 at 5:03am
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to an Israeli woman and a Palestinian man, who are members of the group Parents Circle, which brings together Israelis and Palestinians who have lost children to violence.

13 May 2021 at 5:03am
Exchanges of rocket fire and airstrikes have turned life upside down for people in Gaza and Israel, and the conflict has no end in sight. President Biden reassured Israel of his unwavering support.

13 May 2021 at 5:03am
Following a ransomware attack on a major U.S. pipeline, President Biden announced his broad plan to make both the U.S. government and private companies more secure against future cyber breaches.

13 May 2021 at 5:03am
In the new book Pregnant Girl, Nicole Lewis shares her experience as a Black teenage mother and college student fighting for opportunities for herself and her child.

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10 May 2021 at 6:52am
Unlikely stories from around the nation and the world.

10 May 2021 at 6:52am
When a Virginia Red Lobster received its delivery, staff noticed an orange and black spotted lobster. The calico critter turned out to be an extraordinarily rare find. A one in 30 million chance.

10 May 2021 at 6:28am
An example is the Ohio man who was particularly miffed about his police photo circulating online. He snapped a selfie and sent it to police. Saying, "Here is a better photo — that one is terrible."

28 Apr 2021 at 6:11am
The sisters attached their lists to balloons and released them outside. About 500 miles away, Alvin Bamburg spotted a balloon in a tree. The Washington Post reports he got the girls what they wanted.

27 Apr 2021 at 2:51pm
People in D.C. and other cities are starting to see periodical cicadas. The red-eyed flying insects known as Brood X emerge every 17 years.

26 Apr 2021 at 5:48am
Hundreds of people, all named Josh, traveled from across the country to Lincoln, Neb. Josh Swain had challenged then all to a giant fight — with pool noodles — over rights to the name.

25 Apr 2021 at 7:12pm
Armed with pool noodles, hundreds of people who share the first name Josh gathered Saturday in Lincoln, Neb., to vie for the right to their name.

22 Apr 2021 at 6:20am
The couple's wedding invitation asked attendees to come to the Florida estate for the festivities. The 16,300-square-foot mansion, however, belongs to Nathan Finkel, and he doesn't do weddings.

19 Apr 2021 at 7:08am
A woman in Krakow, Poland was concerned about a strange animal hanging out in a tree near her house. The animal turned out to be a flaky french pastry.

15 Apr 2021 at 5:50am
Thinking the GPS led him to the correct address, the groom-to-be and some of his wedding party settled in. When the mix up was realized, he quickly left to find his actual fiancee.

13 Apr 2021 at 3:55am
Dashcam footage and home surveillance video captured the fireball that lit up the night sky on Monday.