The following article was written in 2013 by Beverly Perna for the Ipswich Chronicle. Reprinted with permission. It is true—when you become “of an age,” you start to scan the obituaries. Sadly with each passing year, I see more familiar names. If I didn’t know them, I knew of them. I looked […]
by Beverly Perna Sue Boice died on July 16, 2013, but word got around town slowly that she had passed. I didn’t know until August 24th when a friend called and asked me to go to a Native American memorial for Sue, hosted that morning at Wolf Hollow by […]
Howard R.”Taffy Hill “was a familiar sight at his iconic store on Market Street, in operation since 1929 when it was opened by his father as Hill’s Men’s Store.
It had to be a tough decision for Tom Pappas to hang up the clamming fork after a lifetime of use.
A couple of days ago I sat down with an illustrious group of Ipswich gentlemen for their morning repast and reparte. (I may have to quit going to work so I can join them more often!) The text for this story is from an article written a while […]