September 17, 2014
An encounter with Kim Preveza’s daughter Sierra, 7—who could be considered the local poster child for kids’ cancer awareness thanks to her experience and efforts beyond her years—reveals no...
September 10, 2014
On a recent morning Anne Lacouture Penniman cautioned a photographer not to pose her near a clump of burning bush. It was not a biblical injunction, but rather a request not to be photographed with an invasive species driving out native plants and shrubbery.
September 3, 2014
When newly installed Madison Newcomers Club President Emily Rosenthal moved to town with her husband and son in 2012, she knew no one except her husband and son. Coming from academic settings in which she was continually surrounded by people, Emily knew that to...
August 27, 2014
From discussing TED talks to talking opera, exploring Egyptology to joining the proprietor of the Griswold Inn for an unforgettable inn art tour and luncheon, to feeding many other interests for mind, body, and spirit, there's no shortage of fascinating things...
August 20, 2014
For Madison Art Society President Beverly Schirmeier, art has always been a part of life. From age 5, when she would melt her crayons together in her Easy Bake Oven to create the colors she wanted, she knew her calling was to be an artist.
August 13, 2014
Anyone who bought groceries during the month of May at Stop & Shop in Madison in the past several years has probably spotted the veteran sitting at a table outside the doors collecting donations for the American Legion's poppy drive.
August 6, 2014
Ann Ficorilli is bringing hope to women who have been through an incredibly trying time. As the boutique manager of After All Boutique in Madison, Ann helps women with cancer. After All Boutique sells medical supplies, prostheses, and bras for women who have...
July 30, 2014
For one week this summer, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 12, Madison resident Christine McSweeney will have five sons instead of four.
July 23, 2014
One morning late last week, John Fixx, the newly minted head of school at The Country School in Madison, was in Maine-sans electricity-enjoying some relaxation before his new duties kicked in.
July 16, 2014
When Dean Finch was born on June 30, 1914, Woodrow Wilson was president, Ford's Model T had only been on the road for six years, World War I was still a month away, some guy named Babe Ruth was about to join the Red Sox, and a gallon of gas cost 12 cents.
July 9, 2014
It was pretty obvious from a young age what Russ Miller-a.k.a Ranger Russ at Meigs Point Nature Center-wanted to be when he grew up.
July 2, 2014
Lifelong Madison resident Ryan Tobin, 21, isn't letting autism get in the way of his entrepreneurial spirit.