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Beacon Hill Update: January 29, 2021

“Friday, January 29, 2021: As of Thursday night, DPH reported a total of 488,861 cases of COVID-19. The state reported 4,222 new confirmed cases. The state has now confirmed a total of 14,056 deaths from the virus. The Legislature returned an emissions reduction and climate bill (S 9) to Governor Baker’s desk Thursday about two... See More

From Band to Bawdy: Tuesday, March 9th 6:30-7:30 PM

Many of the Colonies forbade playacting on the grounds that it was morally detrimental. Theater has been used to ridicule, persuade, titillate, amuse and outrage audiences from every class. This lecture takes a look at the evolution of theater from clandestine Colonial performances that landed the players in court to Vaudeville shows that packed theaters.... See More

Enlightened Estate Planning: Wednesday, February 24th 6:30- 7:30 PM

Andover author and attorney, Tara K. Wilson will share highlights from her new book. Trustworthy: Enlightened Estate Planning, and provide a broad overview and tips for putting a good trust-based estate plan in place. Now is the time to plan for and protect your wealth, health and happiness in life through enlightened estate planning. Trustworthy... See More