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'Women in theater; the gift of performance.' 


For Preview Magazine.

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Home brewing, signature wines and handpicked cocktails; how to personalize drinks for any wedding, with help from Valley vendors.

Story for the Valley Advocate's wedding guide.


'Gentle woman with a spine of steel;' legacy of activist Frances Crowe celebrated.

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Flower Farming in the Pioneer Valley.

Story for Hampshire Life Magazine.

Northampton forum hears proposals for fairer elections. 

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Monsoon Roastery is making waves in Springfield, Massachusetts.

Story for Daily Coffee News.


Northampton City Council endorses call to change Massachusetts flag, seal.

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Interview with Talk of the Commonwealth.

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25-year-old Coffee By Design did a major rebranding, then CBD came along.


Daily Coffee News.

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$13,000 ammunition donation from Walmart controversial among Northampton city councilors.

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Before 4-3 vote to end superintendent's contract, Longmeadow School Committee heard wave of support for Marty O'Shea amid criticism.

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Northampton Housing Authority under scrutiny for banning window air conditioners.

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Miss Massachusetts Pageant Officials Apologize Over Skit Mocking Swimsuit Competition, #MeToo Movement.

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What's new on Nantucket: Summer 2018.

DuJour Magazine.

The Perfect Road Trip Through Portugal's Algarve Region.

Written for Condé Nast Traveler.

The Best Winter Road Trips to Plan Right Now: Fewer crowds, less traffic, and lower gas prices are some of the reasons winter is an ideal time to plan a road trip.

Published by Reader's Digest.

Foggy Roots: Blending the music of Jamaica with the sounds of Nantucket. 

Published in Nantucket Today.

Full Disclosure: Transparency in the floorcovering industry.

Published in Hearst Business Media magazine Floor Covering Weekly.

Nantucket Real Estate Guide: North Shore Masterpiece.

Published in the Nantucket Inquirer and Mirror's Real Estate Review.

Stroll Nantucket: A Shopper's Tour.

For Nantucket Today's Christmas Stroll shopping guide.

Seattle's young framing talent: Hillary Gore is a one-woman operation at Lucky Rabbet in Seattle.


Story published in DECOR Magazine.

Neighborhood profile: Georgetown blends history, industry and funk.


Part of a series of weekly neighborhood profiles for the Seattle Times.

MI Spy: Next Stop, Emerald City.

The search for the perfect guitar shop in Seattle.

Published in the Music & Sound Retailer.

Toronto program trains developmentally challenged adults to be professional baristas.


Story for Barista Magazine.

Nantucket summer resident joins in aid-in-dying organization.

Story for the Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror.


Nantucket jetties to get much-needed maintenance, repair.

Story for the Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror and the Cape Cod Times.


Nantucket running out of gravesite space.

For the Nantucket Inquirer & Mirror and the Cape Cod Times.

Springfield man runs for his life: Retired schoolteacher Larry Saex began running 14.5 miles a day 41 years ago, and he hasn't missed a day since.


Story for the Springfield Republican newspaper and the Associated Press here.

Mach Speed: Launched in 2009, the Mach 2 falls under sailing’s Moth Class, which is broadly defined as a single-hull sailboat that uses hydrofoils, or foils, to raise the craft out of the water as it cruises.  

Story published in N Magazine.

Increasing numbers of Americans are leading self-sufficient lives, including the Lazzara family, which lives in the mountains of Vermont — off the electric grid. 


Story for WAMC Northeast Public Radio.

'Humor in the media; hurtful or helpful?'

Story for WAMC Northeast Public Radio.