Sep 09 2014
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Leaves turn gorgeous shades of orange and red, women put their flip-flops back in the closet, men put their golf clubs away, and bacon becomes covered in chocolate for a delicious sinful snack! September means one thing to the locals of Western Mass: the Big E is just around the corner. Three weeks filled with not only delicious eating but what seems like the world’s largest tag sale! This fair symbolizes my three favorite things, eating, shopping and concert-going. The food...

Sep 09 2014
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When most people think of slavery, the usual picture comes to mind. It’s typically an antiquated image of the antebellum South, complete with African slaves picking cotton on a plantation. It’s tragic, but having been abolished centuries ago, most would say it’s a reality only for the history books. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Slavery still exists, and the business of selling human beings is booming. In fact, with close to 30 million slaves in the world, there...

Sep 09 2014
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It’s not uncommon to see it in headlines: a man cheating on his wife, and the scandal rocking the political or celebrity world. It seems as though the fault most often falls to the male half of the equation – but it seems those tables are slowing turning. The percentage of wives having affairs rose almost 40 percent over two decades to 14.7 percent in 2010, while the number of men having such affairs held at 21 percent, according to data from the National Opinion...

Sep 08 2014
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The Top 25 “Women to Watch”
of Western Mass 2014-2015

Special Thanks to:Denise Smith Photography of Longmeadow for both the cover shot and the individual head shots of the WOMEN TO WATCH of Western Mass 2014-2015. Also, thank you to the Springfield Museums for allowing us to have the cover shoot on the grounds of the museum. [smoothslider id=’1′] ...

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