Faces + Places

Support Local on Giving Tuesday

 Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that aims to inspire individuals to give back to charitable causes in their community. It the perfect opportunity to make a donation to one of the amazing nonprofits on the South Shore. Here is a list of some of the local nonprofits making a difference in our community … Read more

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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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It Takes a Village

10 Women who help to make life great at The Pinehills. Written by Stephanie Neil   Photography by Kate Rogan   When most people think of The Pinehills, they think about beautiful homes, miles of walking trails, award-winning golf courses, and convenient shops, services and restaurants.  However, some of the greatest (and often-overlooked) features of … 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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Resurfacing: Sisterhood, Sharks and Storms

Writer Laura DeSisto’s recently published memoir “Resurfacing: Sisterhood, Sharks and Storms” is an inspiring story of self-discovery. We recently chatted with the Cohasset author to find out more about her creative process and hear how learning to scuba dive brought her a sense of peace and a new lust for life. Q: What inspired you … Read more

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Perfect Harmony – A Q+A with Guitarists Jon and Juli Finn

Husband-and-wife guitarists Jon and Juli Finn reveal how a shared passion for music brought them together and continues to inspire them each and every day. By Maria Allen Photography by Sam Haddix Photography Jon and Juli Finn are accomplished guitarists, singer/songwriters and recording artists who have graced the stages of prestigious concert venues around the … Read more

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Chasing the Cup With Charlie Coyle

Local Athlete makes it big playing with the Boston Bruins. By Dave Kindy    Photography by Derrick Zellmann From the time he was a young boy playing pond hockey and street hockey, Charlie Coyle has dreamed big. Like countless other young people from across New England, the Weymouth native was smitten with the storied Boston … Read more

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NVNA and Hospice’s The 12 Celebration

Molly and Fedor Smith Christine Falvey, Anthony Messina, Gina Vita, Thom Baer Jane Steinmetz, Renee McInnes, Ellen Zane Elena Kirkiles, Laura Winters Jack Falvey, Patty Krumholz, Josh Krumholz Gerry Lynch, Jeff Lynch, Kathy Morely, Kitty Pinch Kristen Walker, Richard Walker, Dana Norton, Tom Norton Joe DeStefano, Michelle DeStefano, Jason Clifford, Tracy Clifford, Sarah Crossman PJ … Read more

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Hello South Shore

After over a year of staying close to home due to the pandemic, this summer is going to be all about getting outside, supporting local businesses and enjoying the wonderful things to see and do on the South Shore. If you need a little inspiration, South Shore Chamber of Commerce is launching a new initiative … Read more

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Keeping Things Rolling at Funtastics

By Jennifer H. McInerney – Photography by Jack Foley Patti Miller, the founder of Funtastics in North Scituate Village, remembers vividly (and fondly) the very first child who signed up for her gymnastics program in 1987-a 3-year-old girl named Siobhan. Fast-forward 33 years: Siobhan Karlberg now sits behind the Funtastics reception desk reminiscing with Miller about … Read more

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Stay Golden

A Scituate entrepreneur’s stylish lifestyle brand is an ode to New England. Story and Photography by Kate Rogan Scituate resident Robbin Mangano is a natural storyteller. Whether bringing a client’s story to life via her public relations and social media marketing company, Wave Collective, or documenting her life on the South Shore to her more … Read more

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Where the Heart Is

“Becoming Home” celebrates five generations of a Scituate family under one roof. Written by Jennifer H. McInerney Photography by Jack Foley Author Kirsten Hunt Kowalski, a self-proclaimed “Navy brat,” moved 10 times during her childhood before her family finally settled in Scituate. As Kowalski details in her debut novel of historical fiction “Becoming Home,” the … Read more

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Great Expectations for Cohasset Harbor

Cohasset Hospitality Partners is aiming to breathe new life into the town’s waterfront district by restoring the glory to several seaside restaurants and enhancing harbor access for tourists and locals alike. Written by Moira McCarthy Like any classic beauty, Cohasset has great bones. Its quaint downtown lends itself to browsing through shops, sipping lattes at … Read more

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Chasing the Tides

Ursula Balmer’s work ethic and salty ways help her lead the farm crew at Island Creek Oysters in Duxbury. Written by Lannan O’Brien Photography by Julia Cumes If there’s an early tide, Ursula Balmer might have to wake up at 3 a.m. to make her 40-minute commute to work—but you’ll never hear her complain. Her … Read more

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Right on Target

Hanover’s Crazy Axes offers a fun form of stress release. By Matthew TormeyPhotography by Jack Foley  The South Shore’s sharpest new entertainment destination is Crazy Axes Ax Throwing in Hanover. The family-run business was open for less than six months before the coronavirus shutdowns began but has already proven to be a South Shore favorite. … Read more

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