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David Wade

A student uses her computer at college.

Online College Courses Falling Short?

Some educators are concerned that virtual learning falls short of the traditional learning experience.

12/24/2012

Louis Charpentier has been covering his lawn with so many decorations for so many years that it earned him the title “Mr. Christmas.”

101-Year-Old Leominster Man Dubbed ‘Mr. Christmas’ Gets Ready To Celebrate

For the past six decades, a Leominster man has been more than decking the halls.

12/06/2012

Birthday Party

Local Group Brings Birthday Parties To Homeless Children

Birthday Wishes is a non-profit organization that provides birthday parties for homeless children.

11/30/2012

Bald Man

Study: Bald Men Viewed As More Powerful

For many men “bald” is a curse word. A new study says a clean shave can be a clean slate to a better and more confident life.

11/14/2012

Adaptive skating. (Photo courtesy: Franciscan Hospital/Website)

Adaptive Ice Skating Helps Build Strength For Children With Special Needs

Building strength and friendships while having a lot of fun. That’s the goal of an innovative program for special needs kids designed by the Franciscan Hospital for Children.

11/08/2012

Liz Byron (Run For Laptops Website)

Boston Teacher Plans 155-Mile Run Through Sahara To Raise Money For Laptops

Byron is a Boston Public School teacher at the Gardner Pilot Academy in Allston. The entire 6th grade class of 42 students share just four laptops. She will run the Sahara to raise money to buy more for her students.

10/25/2012

Dog at the Pooch Hotel in Newton

“Pooch Hotel” Offers A 4-Star Stay For Your 4-Legged Friend

In a tough economy, the “Pooch Hotel” along the Mass Pike in Newton is a rush hour reminder that luxury is here to stay.

10/24/2012

Foosball table.

Office Perks Sparking Tension Between Older & Younger Generation Of Workers

There is a battle brewing in many offices today, as older workers get frustrated with the demands of younger workers.

10/23/2012

Reebok delivered Igor Vovkovinskiy's new shoes this week.

Tallest Man In U.S. Gets Custom-Made $15,000 Reebok Sneakers

The tallest man in America just got a new pair of custom-made $15,000 sneakers, courtesy of Canton-based Reebok.

10/19/2012

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Doctors Begin Sharing Notes With Patients

It’s a simple idea that could transform health care.

10/16/2012

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