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Brooksby Village
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[caption id="attachment_3123" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Hingham town historian Winston Hall, right, wrote By the Wayside, featuring quirky historical vignettes. (Image courtesy of Hingham Historical Society; photo by Ray Wolfe)"][/caption] Many people who live at Linden Ponds in Hingham know something of the town s rich history.

Linden Ponds
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[caption id="attachment_3120" align="alignright" width="228" caption="Linden Ponds Knit n Crocheters create new accessories from old plastic bags, which they use as yarn to crochet. A handbag, like those pictured above, may require as many as 150 plastic bags, depending on its size.

Oak Crest
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For the life of her, world traveler Barbara Walker couldn t understand why anyone would want to watch someone else s home videos. Then one day it hit her: There are a lot of people who have traveled throughout their life and for whatever reason are no longer able to, says Walker. My videos allow them to revisit places they ve been and travel to places they ve never seen before.
Brooksby Village
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[caption id="attachment_3184" align="alignright" width="228" caption="Members of the Afghan Group at Brooksby display some of their latest efforts. From left to right: Carol Reid, Ruth Briggs, Claire (Bettie) Loughhead, and Beverly Kenworthy.

Ashby Ponds
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On the morning of June 27, 1941, Nazi troops from Order Police Battalion 309 invaded the town of Bialystok, Poland.

Fox Run
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Tell Richard and Joyce Parmenter they re too young to live at a retirement community and they ll respond: Better to move in a year too early than a year too late.

Brooksby Village
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When most people go shopping for a new home, they are thinking of the roof over their heads. But as it turns out, what s under their feet is often a major selling point. [caption id="attachment_2471" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Uncovering and refinishing hardwood floors can be a real selling point when putting your home on the market.

Linden Ponds
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[caption id="attachment_2142" align="alignright" width="280" caption="The compost bins at Linden Ponds, where gardeners are reaping the benefits of the nutrient-rich soil they helped create. "]

Linden Ponds
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[caption id="attachment_2133" align="alignright" width="280" caption="Jean Whelan, an oceanographer emeritus at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, will teach a course at Linden Ponds next month titled Oceanography and Me.