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Bike n Barre Blends Spinning and Barre Workouts for Cardio, Strength, Flexibility Improvement Bike n Barre Blends Spinning and Barre Workouts for Cardio, Strength, Flexibility Improvement

By Kelly Church

Bike n Barre is a small, community-focused fitness studio that gives each student the one-on-one attention they need to reach their goals.

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Cotuit Center for the Arts Unites Artists with Cape Cod Community for Art Appreciation Cotuit Center for the Arts Unites Artists with Cape Cod Community for Art Appreciation

By Kelly Church

The Cape Cod area arts facility is designed to be a place that brings together artists, performers, students and community members to celebrate art.

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Integrative Massage Systems Individualizes Each Session, Embracing Clients' Journey Integrative Massage Systems Individualizes Each Session, Embracing Clients' Journey

By Kelly Church

Wellesley, MA's healing facility is owned by a licensed massage therapist trained in both Russia and the United States, and strives to help clients on their journey through massage to wellness.

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Bloom Massage Therapy Views Massage as Essential Part of Full-Body Health Care Bloom Massage Therapy Views Massage as Essential Part of Full-Body Health Care

By Kelly Church

Owner Jennifer Kenneally opened her massage studio to help the community realize that massage is essential to full-body health.

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Greg Frisbee Brings Variety Act All Over the Globe with 'a New Spin' Greg Frisbee Brings Variety Act All Over the Globe with 'a New Spin'

By Kelly Church

The experienced comedian, juggler and magician has taken his variety act to festivals, state fairs, cruises and company parties all over the world.

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Overhead Arts Takes Fitness and Performing Arts Up a Notch Overhead Arts Takes Fitness and Performing Arts Up a Notch

By Kelly Church

The New Bedford, MA aerial and circus arts studio can help athletes make a career out of the performing arts, and help those new to aerial arts experience the full-body workout.

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Yoga for You 26and2 Offers Bikram for Total Physical, Mental Health Yoga for You 26and2 Offers Bikram for Total Physical, Mental Health

By Kelly Church

Yoga for You 26and2 is open 365 days a year and helps students of all levels experience the physical and mental benefits of Bikram yoga.

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Mara Core Conditioning Embraces Physical, Emotional Health Mara Core Conditioning Embraces Physical, Emotional Health

By Kelly Church

With 30 years of experience in health and wellness, including kinesiology, Mara Core Conditioning trains all fitness levels and encourages the mind-body connection.

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Events by BH Catering Draws Inspiration from Brazil's 'Beautiful Horizon' Events by BH Catering Draws Inspiration from Brazil's 'Beautiful Horizon'

By Kelly Church

The Woburn, MA catering company specializes in Rodizio, a Brazilian form of all-you-can-eat meats, and embraces the different culinary styles that are often found in Brazil.

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Abundant Wellness Center Strives to be First Choice in Health and Wellness Abundant Wellness Center Strives to be First Choice in Health and Wellness

By Kelly Church

The holistic wellness center offers services including Thai Chi, Reiki, massage, reflexology and more.

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Mental, Physical, Emotional Relaxation is Sisters of Solace Holistic Healing Center's Purpose Mental, Physical, Emotional Relaxation is Sisters of Solace Holistic Healing Center's Purpose

By Kelly Church

Located in Westport, MA, the facility was opened by two sisters who wanted to offer full relaxation and support for their clients physical, mental, emotional and spiritual support.

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Core Asset Operates Under Women with Medical Backgrounds and Supports Fitness Plans for Men and Women's Weight Loss Core Asset Operates Under Women with Medical Backgrounds and Supports Fitness Plans for Men and Women's Weight Loss

By Kelly Church

The Westwood, MA gym features boot camp, Pilates, yoga and Thai yoga massage.

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btone Fitness Strengthens Bodies with Slow Movements and Fast Results btone Fitness Strengthens Bodies with Slow Movements and Fast Results

By Kelly Church

The fitness franchise in the Boston, MA area uses reformer machines, water rowers and other methods for a full body workout that accommodates all types of clients.

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A Tranquil Journey Massage is Body's 'Mini-Vacation' A Tranquil Journey Massage is Body's 'Mini-Vacation'

By Kelly Church

Owner and massage therapist Lisa Dowers holds many certifications and is always trying to learn new techniques to offer her clients the most effective treatments available.

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Chicopee Gym Uses Coaching to Train For Improved Quality of Life Chicopee Gym Uses Coaching to Train For Improved Quality of Life

By Kelly Church

With both small and large-group training sizes, members can opt for an individualized training program or a full-body workout that tackles all the elements of a good workout.

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Capturing The 'Fly By' Moments With Megan Fuss Photography Capturing The 'Fly By' Moments With Megan Fuss Photography

By Kelly Church

The Springfield photographer wants to capture memories so couples and families have more than just iPhone photos and selfies.

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Musician Opens Space Where Folks of All Ages Can Create Music Musician Opens Space Where Folks of All Ages Can Create Music

By Kelly Church

The man responsible for Sweet Music Studio and the Springfield Mandolin Orchestra lives and breathes the mandolin and it's family of instruments, teaching lessons, hosting free concerts and giving those without an instrument a free means to learn.

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Boston-Based Company Produces Events, Parties Unique to the Individual Client Boston-Based Company Produces Events, Parties Unique to the Individual Client

By Kelly Church

Specializing in pairing just the right DJ and MC with each party, Gorham Productions hosts corporate events, parties and weddings with music, photo booths, karaoke and trivia.

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Popular Brazilian Dances Taught Throughout the Boston Area at Moves and Vibes of Cambridge Popular Brazilian Dances Taught Throughout the Boston Area at Moves and Vibes of Cambridge

By Kelly Church

The Cambridge dance studio teaches zouk, kizomba, samba, forro and bachata.

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Sonic Entertainment Fully Equips Events with Music, Lighting, Photo Booths and More Sonic Entertainment Fully Equips Events with Music, Lighting, Photo Booths and More

By Kelly Church

Springfield, MA's entertainment company finds just the right music for every event, customizes lighting and photo booth extras.

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Farm to Table Eats Year Round at Westfield's Chanterelle ToGo Farm to Table Eats Year Round at Westfield's Chanterelle ToGo

By Kelly Church

Chanterelle To Go makes mealtime easy by doing all the prep for you. Whether guests choose to eat in the café, or opt to pick up something from the frozen entrees section, Chanterelle To Go never veers from the farm to table concept.

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Seaside CrossFit Welcomes All Fitness Levels and Caters to Your Individual Needs Seaside CrossFit Welcomes All Fitness Levels and Caters to Your Individual Needs

By Kelly Church

Seaside CrossFit is a CrossFit affiliate located in Wareham, MA that focuses on everyday movement as opposed to heavy machinery. The facility has members of all fitness levels, offers private coaching and one-on-one nutrition counseling. 

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Susan Perry Skin Care Day Spa: South Shore's Best-Loved Salon for Premium Spa Services Real Estate Guide Susan Perry Skin Care Day Spa: South Shore's Best-Loved Salon for Premium Spa Services Real Estate Guide

By Kelly Church

For everything from a basic facial to medical skincare services, Susan Perry Day Spa is a one-stop shop. The award-winning day spa performs services from facials, to injectables to laser hair removal.

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Boston-Area Swim School Teaches Water Safety, Offers Flexible Scheduling for Parents Boston-Area Swim School Teaches Water Safety, Offers Flexible Scheduling for Parents

By Kelly Church

At Goldfish Swim School, children are taught how to swim from lifeguard certified instructors who focus on water safety in order to prevent water related accidents. The student-teacher ratio is impressive, and parents are able to pay without long-term commitment.

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Cambridge Forum Gears up to Celebrate the Big 5-0, Welcomes All Voices to Public Radio Cambridge Forum Gears up to Celebrate the Big 5-0, Welcomes All Voices to Public Radio

By Kelly Church

With a nearly five decade long history of providing a safe platform for discussion and debate about some of the most compelling and relevant topics in the world, Cambridge Forum is continuing that going into 2017 ? and year 50 ? and bringing more speakers and welcoming all voices to public radio.

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Getting to Know New Bedford's DJ Cookie Policy Getting to Know New Bedford's DJ Cookie Policy

By Kelly Church

Around New Bedford, MA, Brett Lehrman is known by another name, too: DJ Cookie Policy. The graduate of Sir Paul McCartney's Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts is a songwriter, musician and DJ for area events, weddings and nightlife, blending many different genres of music. 

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New Bedford's 'Baby Whisperer' Specializes in Maternity and Infant Photography New Bedford's 'Baby Whisperer' Specializes in Maternity and Infant Photography

By Kelly Church

Proclaimed the baby whisperer by several clients, Abrah Zion is Miss Z of Miss Z Photography, specializing in infant, maternity and family photography.

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Four-Handed Illusions Comedy Show is Boston's Quintessential Night Out for Adults Four-Handed Illusions Comedy Show is Boston's Quintessential Night Out for Adults

By Kelly Church

As Boston, MA's "only intimate evening of laughs and wonder," and recently voted Boston's Best Theater Group 2016 by the Boston A-List, Four-Handed Illusions brings magic to any night out.

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From Russia with Art Gallery Brings Russian Culture to Cambridge From Russia with Art Gallery Brings Russian Culture to Cambridge

By Kelly Church

As the only Russian art gallery in New England, From Russia with Art Gallery features both international and local artists. The pop-up gallery in Cambridge, MA changes locations for each exhibition, and owners Olesya and Jerry Koenig say they can show the detailed works of art all over in different environments. They consider their gallery the "multicultural community center of Cambridge." 

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Meet Michael Brook, Cultural Anthropologist Turned Wedding Photographer Meet Michael Brook, Cultural Anthropologist Turned Wedding Photographer

By Kelly Church

Cambridge, MA Michael Brook started Michael Brook Photography after a cultural anthropology trip to Hungary, showing him his life passion. Brook primarily shoots wedding photography, which he learned after attending multiple friends' weddings and seeing the "pageantry" at the events.

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Renowned Cambridge Boat Club Hosts Junior Programs and the Largest World Race Renowned Cambridge Boat Club Hosts Junior Programs and the Largest World Race

By Kelly Church

Home to competitive rowers, the Cambridge Boat Club has members who compete in competitive rowing competitions all over the world and is host to the world's largest annual rowing race: Head of the Charles Regatta. However, the Cambridge Boat Club also has programs for the less advanced rowers, even teaching juniors the basics to build a foundation for future advanced rowing.

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Clinton Blackburn Photography: Specializing in Headshots, Portrait Photography Clinton Blackburn Photography: Specializing in Headshots, Portrait Photography

By Kelly Church

Specializing in portrait photography, Clinton Blackburn Photography was born out of a long flight back to the United States from Ghana in 2009. Blackburn now has a full photography business in Cambridge, MA and specializes in portrait photography. 

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South Boston Organization Gives Lithuanian Immigrants Place to Celebrate Heritage South Boston Organization Gives Lithuanian Immigrants Place to Celebrate Heritage

By Kelly Church

Built to promote unity and citizenship between Lithuanian-American immigrants, the South Boston Lithuanian Citizens' Association (SBLCA) is located in one of south Boston's most historic neighborhoods. The four-story building is home to offices, banquet halls, and a Lithuanian restaurant and bar.

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EHChocolatier's Preservative-Free Goodies are Fresh, Flavorful, and Hand Crafted EHChocolatier's Preservative-Free Goodies are Fresh, Flavorful, and Hand Crafted

By Kelly Church

Crafting hand-made chocolates with attention to detail, fresh ingredients and powerful flavor, EHChocolatier is a Somerville, MA stop for bonbons and confections. Each chocolate is carefully made with no artificial flavors or preservatives.

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Kung Fu Tea Sets the Standards For Imitators with Their Truly Authentic (and Delicious) Bubble Tea Kung Fu Tea Sets the Standards For Imitators with Their Truly Authentic (and Delicious) Bubble Tea

By Kelly Church

Kung Fu Tea is a Cambridge, MA tea store known for their bubble tea with "unrivaled quality, utmost attention to details and unquestionable authenticity."

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At-Home Cooking Made Easy with Pantry's Globally Inspired Recipes with Fresh Ingredients At-Home Cooking Made Easy with Pantry's Globally Inspired Recipes with Fresh Ingredients

By Kelly Church

Cambridge, MA's local source for at-home cooking made is easy is Pantry, a single storefront that allows customers to purchase ingredients based on the meal they're cooking, in perfectly portioned amounts that are fresh, and, often, locally grown and globally inspired.

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Coast Cafe Helps Cambridge Residents Feel the Love of Soul Food Coast Cafe Helps Cambridge Residents Feel the Love of Soul Food

By Kelly Church

The Coast Café is a Cambridge, MA soul food restaurant serving healthier, more progressive versions of Southern soul favorites. The restaurant, however, stays true to the soul food tradition in several ways, including a family welcome and letting guests choose their sides.

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Weather Instrument Company Builds Systems by Hand, Locally Weather Instrument Company Builds Systems by Hand, Locally

By Kelly Church

Maximum Weather Instruments is giving people the opportunity to predict their own weather at home. These weather systems, that are built by hand locally in New Bedford, MA, allow people to predict rainfall, wind speed, humidity, temperature and more.

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Sweet Cream, Maple Walnut, and More Available at Boston's Most Popular Ice Cream Shop Sweet Cream, Maple Walnut, and More Available at Boston's Most Popular Ice Cream Shop

By Kelly Church

J.P. Licks, a "homemade ice cream café" in Cambridge, MA, serves handmade ice cream using fresh and hand cut ingredients. The result is unique flavor options you won't find at a traditional ice cream shop.

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Science Bob Builds a Lifelong Foundation for Kids to Love Science Science Bob Builds a Lifelong Foundation for Kids to Love Science

By Kelly Church

Science Bob is not only a man, but a science brand for kids. Bob Pflugfelder is the namesake and his website and appearances on national television shows are to support and grow every child's natural love for science and asking, "Why?"

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Meet Boston's Top Shop for Snow and Summer Sports Meet Boston's Top Shop for Snow and Summer Sports

By Kelly Church

Centre Ski & Bike is a Newton, MA shop selling and renting everything you need for a skiing or snowboarding adventure, or a day on a bike. The store features new and used equipment, and also takes care of maintenance.

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People with Disabilities Discover New Strengths with Newton's Waypoint Adventure People with Disabilities Discover New Strengths with Newton's Waypoint Adventure

By Kelly Church

Waypoint Adventure is a Newton, MA nonprofit organization that helps people with disabilities realize how strong they really are, introducing them to new outdoor adventures such as kayaking, rock climbing and hiking.

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The World's Best in Wine and Cheese Found at Somerville's Wine Cask The World's Best in Wine and Cheese Found at Somerville's Wine Cask

By Kelly Church

The Wine & Cheese Cask is a Somerville, MA wine and cheese store that offers options from more than 15 countries and many local and regional options. The company's wine stock includes about 2,000 wines, mostly tasted by staff members themselves, and tons of cheese varieties as a pairing.

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Orleans Restaurant, Somerville's One-Stop-Shop for Your Favorite Sports Events and a Fresh Menu Orleans Restaurant, Somerville's One-Stop-Shop for Your Favorite Sports Events and a Fresh Menu

By Kelly Church

Orleans Restaurant is a restaurant and sports bar in Somerville, MA with a fresh menu of seasonal items, stocked bar and 14 high definition televisions that show all the major sports events. For Bruins, Red Sox, Celtics and Patriots fans, you can guarantee Orleans is showing the game.

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Beer Geeks Rejoice at Somerville's Olde Magoun's Saloon Beer Geeks Rejoice at Somerville's Olde Magoun's Saloon

By Kelly Church

Olde Magoun's Saloon is a Somerville, MA one-stop-shop for beer drinkers, whiskey lovers and pub-crawlers alike.

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Davis Square Martial Arts Teaches Different Paths to One Outcome Davis Square Martial Arts Teaches Different Paths to One Outcome

By Kelly Church

Davis Square Martial Arts is a Somerville, MA Kung Fu, Tai Chi and martial arts studio that combines the physical aspects of each movement and the emotional, philosophical pieces of each sport.

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Ghosting 101: Touring the Haunted Spirits of Plymouth Ghosting 101: Touring the Haunted Spirits of Plymouth

By Kelly Church

Dead of Night Ghost Tours is a year round haunted tour in Plymouth, MA. Owner of the tour service says it's common for guests to see ghosts on the tour and she'll even tell you what to keep an eye out for.

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Pinewood Lodge Campground Accommodates All Levels of Campers Pinewood Lodge Campground Accommodates All Levels of Campers

By Kelly Church

For amateur to experienced campers, Pinewood Lodge in Plymouth, MA sits on 200 acre in a white pine forest and gives campers the option to live rugged or camp with amenities ranging from cable television to laundry and a library.

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Bondir Restaurant Brings 'Positive Message' to Cambridge Bondir Restaurant Brings 'Positive Message' to Cambridge

By Kelly Church

Bondir Restaurant is a Cambridge, MA upscale restaurant where guests enjoy a five-course meal with fresh ingredients, some even grown in the restaurant's two-acre certified organic farm. Restaurant owner Jason Bond was inspired by his Wyoming childhood when opening his establishment and he has created an ever-changing menu as he works directly with food providers.

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Keeping Manomet and Pinehills Current Keeping Manomet and Pinehills Current

By Kelly Church

The Manomet Current is a Plymouth, MA online news source, locally owned and operated and directly reporting on issues facing the Manomet and Pinehills communities. With the type of population growth in this area, the publication is focusing on creating content that directly affects the people of the area.

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Cambridge's Brattle Theatre Excites Classic, Independent and Foreign Film Cambridge's Brattle Theatre Excites Classic, Independent and Foreign Film

By Kelly Church

The Brattle Theatre is Cambridge, MA's stop for repertory theatre, a form of Western theatre where films from a specified genre, director or subject matter are shown over the duration of one week or on a selected day throughout the month. The Brattle Film Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to create excitement in film, funds the single-screen theatre.

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Commonwealth Cambridge Recreates Sunday-Night Dinners Commonwealth Cambridge Recreates Sunday-Night Dinners

By Kelly Church

Commonwealth Cambridge is a restaurant and marketplace in Kendall Square, Cambridge. With locally sourced ingredients, a seasonal menu and vintage-inspired decor, the company hopes to recreate the feeling of Sunday night dinners with the family.

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Low-Income Sports Program Unites Community Low-Income Sports Program Unites Community

By Kelly Church

The All Dorchester Sports League provides Dorchester, MA and surrounding area low-income youth the opportunity to engage with their peers through sports. The facility and its programs were built in the 80s to put an end to racial tension by bringing kids together.

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Creating a Lasting Change: Women and Children's Center Breaks the Cycle of Poverty Creating a Lasting Change: Women and Children's Center Breaks the Cycle of Poverty

By Kelly Church

St. Mary's Center for Women and Children in Dorchester, MA provides women and children a safe harbor, as well as support in finding employment and reliable, affordable housing.

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Inspiring Minds In a Kid-Powered Universe Inspiring Minds In a Kid-Powered Universe

By Kelly Church

Amelia Park Children's Museum is an imagination emporium for the kids of Westfield, MA and surrounding areas. The 'kid-powered universe' includes a kids' doctor's office, construction site, grocery store, and bank.

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Destination: New Bedford, MA Destination: New Bedford, MA

By Kelly Church

New Bedford, MA is an up-and-coming destination for art-lovers, boat-lovers and everyone in between. The city is named America's Top Fishing Port by NOAA and ranked number seven on a list of most artistic cities in the country from The Atlantic

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Wax on, Wax Off: Local Artist Blends Encaustic Art and Photography Wax on, Wax Off: Local Artist Blends Encaustic Art and Photography

By Kelly Church

Amalia Tagaris Gallery is a Brookline, MA where artist Amalia Tagaris is busy perfecting an unusual type of painting medium: encaustic. This method of painting uses wax melting on top of a hard surface to create an intresting, intricate work unlike any other painting.

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DOVE: Community Support to End Domestic Violence DOVE: Community Support to End Domestic Violence

By Kelly Church

DOVE is a Massachusetts nonprofit organization that aims to prevent and end domestic violence. This organization has been providing refuge and education services to Norfolk County since 1978 with the belief that nobody should have to live in fear of abuse, especially in their own home.

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Friends of the Blue Hills Advocates for Preserving the Natural Habitat of the Blue Hills Friends of the Blue Hills Advocates for Preserving the Natural Habitat of the Blue Hills

By Kelly Church

Friends of the Blue Hills works to maintain the natural health of Norfolk County's Blue Hills Reservation through both trail maintenance and advocacy.

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Seeing Their Voices: Friends of Children Sheds New Light on Foster Care Seeing Their Voices: Friends of Children Sheds New Light on Foster Care

By Kelly Church

Western Massachusetts nonprofit Friends of Children fights for the safety and happiness of children in foster care. Through the Seeing Their Voices project, children who have experienced foster care are able to shed light on their experiences.

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Kelly Church is a Staff Writer at Mass Realty.