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.
This article by Beverly Perna appeared in the Ipswich Chronicle in 2010, republished with permission . Photos of Tom Pappas are by Terry Unger for the People and Place project. Featured image by Gary Gibson. It had to be a tough decision to hang up the clamming fork after a lifetime […]
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 […]