New Book Features Quotes by Women, For Women

WASHINGTON — There have been many quotable quotes over the ages, and most of them were said by men. features quotes by women and the stories behind the words. Pauline Weger, the woman behind the website, has now compiled 110 of the quotes and stories into a book, Beautifully Said: Quotes by Remarkable Women and…

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Marathon bombing survivors join other VIPs at road race

A few well-known folks ran the Celebrity Mile portion of the DMSE Sports Classic, held over the weekend at Merrimack College in North Andover. Events also included a half marathon, 10K, and 5K races. Among those breaking a sweat were NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, Police Commissioner Bill Evans, “The Singing Trooper” Dan Clark, famed distance…


Boston Marathon bombing survivor climbs mountain in Ecuador

Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check mountaineering off her bucket list. The professional ballroom dancer lost a leg in the 2013 finish line attacks and ran the entire 26.2-mile race last spring. Over the weekend, she scaled Ecuador’s third-highest mountain. Haslet reached the summit of 18,996-foot Volcan Cayambe with a team of climbers…