Arts + Culture

Women Who Rocked History

Plymouth author Nancy Rubin Stuart details the lives of strong women who challenged the norms of their days. By Dave Kindy Photography by Jack Foley If it’s true that “Well-behaved women rarely make history,” then you might think that Nancy Rubin Stuart’s books are all about fractious females. They are not-at least not by modern … Read more

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Movie Studio Maven

Hingham’s Marina Cappi is transforming New England’s film industry one movie studio at a time – and making history in the process. By Juliet Pennington Photography by Derrick Zellman When Marina Cappi was a little girl, her grandfather told her that she could be whatever she wanted to be, and do whatever she wanted to … Read more

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Seaside Stationery

Scituate blogger and artist Danielle Driscoll’s whimsical watercolors capture quintessential New England style. By Maria Allen   Portrait by Kjeld Mahoney Danielle Driscoll is the creator of Finding Silver Pennies, a popular lifestyle blog dedicated to showcasing easy entertaining ideas, effortless home decorating tips and do-it-yourself craft projects with a coastal flair. She is also … Read more

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Life in Color

Bob Kennedy’s landscape paintings and vintage-style prints reflect a vibrant life along the coast. By Lannan M. O’Brien – Photography by Jack Foley “Lighthouses are like people,” says artist Robert (Bob) Kennedy. After many years of painting ocean views across the country and beyond, the Quincy native and Cape Cod resident has become adept at noticing … Read more

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Feathers and Frocks

A costume maker whose career has spanned theater, film and television, Brooke Stanton’s career has included building fantastical creatures for films like Star Wars The Phantom Menace, as well as creating costumes for countless live theater performances across the country. When theaters across the country shut in 2020 due to the pandemic, the Pembroke resident found … Read more

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Cleaning Up Local Beaches and Beyond

While many people make New Year’s resolutions to better themselves in some way, some people dare to dream bigger. Such was the case with the Burgess family of Cohasset, whose family goal to help clean up local beaches helped spark a movement. Sarah and Phil Burgess are British expats who moved from England to Cohasset … Read more

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Fabric of Life

A Hingham couple’s designer bedding brand is both beautiful and built for everyday living. By Maria Allen Photography by Kate Rogan The average person will spend close to one third of their lifetime sleeping. For Hingham residents Abi and Joanna Sood, this is more than just an intriguing statistic-it’s a motivating factor that helps drive … Read more

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Greetings for All Seasons

By Maria Allen Photography by Anne Holden at Shipyard Photography Anne (Andi) Schroeder was still in high school when she first began doodling whimsical characters with long legs and arms in her notebooks. Over the years, she refined her illustrations and when she was in her 20s she was encouraged to copyright her unique designs. … Read more

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Thanksgiving 400 – Learning the History Behind the Holiday at Plimoth Patuxet Museums

Learning the history behindthe holiday at Plimoth Patuxet Museums. By David Kindy Think you know about Thanksgiving? Think again. This fall, Plimoth Patuxet Museums will be commemorating the 400th anniversary of the First Thanksgiving with the launch of a new exhibit, “We Gather Together: Thanksgiving, Gratitude, and the Making of an American Holiday.” On display … Read more

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Flag Therapy – A Milton resident finds peace and purpose creating rag flags.

By Maria Allen, Photos by Julie Ryan Photography Outside Kimberly Butler’s Milton home, a one-of-a-kind flag waves in the breeze. Artfully assembled using long strips of red and white Gingham and a rectangular patch of blue fabric with white stars, this “rag flag” is both beautiful and meaningful to its creator. A dental hygienist by trade, … Read more

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Little Bat in Night School

The magic of a great children’s book hinges on the writer’s ability to engage the imagination of the young, distractable minds. The beautifully written and illustrated picture books created by Duxbury author Brian Lies are the perfect example of this. Lies has become well known for producing books with clever storylines and vibrant depictions of … Read more

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Hospital Gala Helps Fight The Stigma

By Matt Tormey Gala photo by Kjeld Mahoney South Shore Hospital’s 19th Annual Moonlight and Miracles Gala will once again light up the night on October 15th at Weymouth’s Union Point. Contributions from this annual fundraiser are dedicated to further expanding the array of services offered by the hospital’s Grayken Center for Treatment. Behavioral health … Read more

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Saving Face – Paula Hoss, Founder of CLN&DRTY Natural Skincare Shares Her Daily Self-Care Regimen

Paula Hoss, founder and CEO of CLN&DRTY Natural Skincare, shares her daily self-care regimen. By Maria Allen Photos by Ben Eaton Kingston resident Paula Hoss has always been interested in health and wellness but it wasn’t until she became a mother and began reading the labels on her skincare products that she had a wake-up call. … Read more

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Creating Community at The Collective Co.

By Maria Allen, Photo by Megan Kubasch For more information on The Collective Co., visit theccsouthshore.comtheccsouthshore.com Working remotely certainly has its perks, but when your office space is a kitchen table it can end up being distracting and socially isolating. Such was the case for Marshfield resident Rachael Meyers, who upon having children decided to leave … Read more

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