Watching the Boston Marathon in the Metrowest with Kids

For families in the suburbs, cheering on the Boston Marathon runners doesn’t have to mean schlepping the kids into the big city. We’ve gathered our best tips for Metrowest marathon-watching with littles, including what time to arrive and where to watch. First, a quick rundown of the course: Route 135 in Hopkinton Route 135 in Ashland …

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Where and How to View the 2017 Solar Eclipse in the MetroWest

First, some background The first total solar eclipse to cross the continental US in decades will sweep across the nation on August 21, 2017. Here in Massachusetts we will not be in the path of “totality”, in other words, the moon will not be perfectly aligned with the sun. The path of totality runs west-to-east from Oregon to South …

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