Hear that lonesome whistle!Magic of the rails comes alive at Shirley model train show

SHIRLEY -- Spend any amount of time at the Nashua Valley Model Railroad Association's open house and you'll hear the gasps and any number of adjectives, spoken with gusto. Full Story
GD Chamber Choir performs in all the high places.... (SLIDESHOW)
On March 25, the Groton-Dunstable Regional High School Chamber Choir performed at the Devens Common Center for the second annual GD Chamber "Fun-Raiser," which featured local bands, dancing and a silent auction. Full Story

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Dye's art comes alive in exhibit

WORCESTER -- Sink into the elaborate and mythology-inspired work of aptly named local artist James Dye at the opening of his exhibition, "Exploring the Myths of James Dye," today at Worcester Art Museum. Full Story
Spaghetti squash: Like pasta, only it's not
Spaghetti squash is a large, round squash that forms spaghettilike strands when it's cooked. Its texture is crisp, its taste is mild, and it can indeed replace spaghetti in the recipe of your choice. Full Story

Thea Paris: The female Bond
Thea Paris isn't like the guys in thrillers who solve the murders, beat the bad guys, both literally and figuratively, and save the day. Full Story

Nintendo Labo lifts DIY to new heights
Nintendo is no stranger to thinking outside the box. That's how projects such as "Mario Paint," Game Boy Camera and the Wii Fit are created. Full Story

Son's 15-year-old friend wants to be on first-name basis
Dear Annie: My son's best friend, "Travis," has started to call me by my first name. For as long as I can remember, I was "Mrs. Full Story