It's "the most wonderful time of the year" in a year that for many is the most horrible they can remember. That gives this year's crop of holiday-themed movies the added weight and expectation of lifting spirits that have likely been very low indeed.

Ruthie Caitham's driver's license and other official documentation insist she resides in Vallejo, California. Ah, but when fall and winter roll around, Caitham proudly proclaims that she dwells in "Hallmark Land."

Cultural organizations on Cape Ann have the opportunity to win grant money to support activities next year and recoup losses caused by the COVD-19 pandemic this year.

Taraji P. Henson remembered wearing her favorite outfit to a music festival where some of the biggest New Jack Swing tunes were being performed, from Bell Biv Devoe’s “Poison” to Tony! Toni! Toné!’s “Feels Good.”

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Election 2020

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Breast Cancer Awareness

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