Summer 2008 Table of Contents

contents volume 4 issue 2

features summer 2008

Earthly Pleasures
Local residents are creating beautiful and functional outdoor entertaining spaces that are an extension of their homes’ interiors. Learn the latest trends in landscape design.

Weston Center: “A Town Common of Remarkable Individuality”
Weston Center has always been the heart of the town’s religious, civic, and commercial life. Historian Pam Fox takes us back in time in the first in a series of articles in which we describe the people and traditions that helped to create Weston’s lasting New England charm and make the history of the area compelling.

Carole M. Berotte Joseph
Meet the president of MassBay Community College and read about her plans for the future of Wellesley’s “third college.”

Wellesley and Weston’s Hometown Poets
The first article in a two-part series that will reveal some unique glimpses into the real people behind the legends we know as Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton, and Katharine Lee Bates.

Kids Helping Kids
Families are volunteering in record numbers. We profile three organizations where kids are making a difference with their talent, energy, and enthusiasm.

In Dog We Trust
Both Wellesley and Weston are heavily populated with furry friends and devoted owners, which reflects a public’s ever-growing infatuation with “man’s best friend.”

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