“Always be a first rate version of yourself instead of a second rate version of somebody else.” ­—Judy Garland

We’ve got some first rate folks in this issue!

This issue’s themes are giving back and entertaining. Read about how community members do good and live well, touching lives from Nepal to right here at home.

Read the digital edition here.

It’s our education issue— always a favorite here at the magazine. We love highlighting our area’s rich offerings and talented residents. Meet some notable high school seniors, learn about ways to help keep our lakes clean and much more.

It’s time for the best! Shops, restaurants, designers—we’re delighted to showcase your picks for the people and places that make our community shine.

With a focus on music, entertainment and senior living, we’re excited to share the stories of a record breaking senior athlete, the leader of a drum circle for elders, sailboat aficionados and more.