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Meagan McGinnes


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Past articles by Meagan:

The Gym, At Home Or Outside: What Are The Risks For Your Winter Workout?

Cooler temperatures have arrived, making exercising outside trickier. So what's the best way to workout now? Don't sweat it. We spoke to two local doctors to go over the risks associated with each winter workout option. → Read More

Looking Back At The Merrimack Valley Gas Explosions, 1 Year Later

A year ago Friday a series of gas explosions shook the Merrimack Valley region. Here are some numbers to help explain what's happened since this deadly disaster first occurred. → Read More

Beyond Self-Check Out: How Grocery Stores Are Incorporating Tech

Grocery shopping is completely different than it was 50 years ago. And industry experts and retailers are already preparing for the next set of changes, from automation and delivery, to more personalized experiences around food. → Read More

The only Boston Marathon map you need

Find prime viewing spots, accessible T stations, and more with this interactive course map. → Read More

Help Us Make WBUR's Email Newsletters Better

We are updating our email newsletters to make sure they are as engaging, useful and informative as they can be. Tell us what you like and dislike about newsletters by taking this brief survey. → Read More

What You Need To Know About First Night Boston 2019

From where to watch the fireworks, to when headliner Chadwick Stokes is expected to take the stage, here’s everything you need to know about First Night Boston 2019. → Read More

WBUR’s Most Downloaded Podcast Episodes Of 2018

Here’s a breakdown of our most downloaded episodes of 2018 (by podcast) to help you kick off your new year just right. → Read More

Here Are 10 Of Our Top-Performing Stories Of The Year

Whether you’re reading these top performing posts for the first time or the fifth, here are some of our top stories from 2018. → Read More

6 Podcasts You Should Listen To This Thanksgiving Weekend

Whether tackling a favorite family recipe or a time-consuming trip home this Thanksgiving weekend, here's a playlist to accompany you. → Read More

Everything You Need To Know About The Head Of The Charles

From where to watch, to what to wear, here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Head of the Charles. → Read More

Boston Park Honors Cop Who Died After Shootout With Marathon Bombers

Dennis "DJ" Simmonds died in 2014 as a result, officials say, of a head injury that occurred while responding to the 2013 shootout in Watertown involving the Boston Marathon bombers. → Read More

10 spring races for runners of every ability

10 spring races for runners of every ability. Read more on → Read More

12 glorious autumn races for runners of every level

In Boston, running is more than a way to stay fit. It’s a lifestyle; it’s ingrained in the city’s spirit. → Read More

90+ of your favorite New England athletes just made a cookbook

If you think New England’s athletes are impressive on the field, wait until you see what they can do in the kitchen. → Read More

Rob Gronkowski’s message to marathoners: ‘You just never gotta stop’

Rob Gronkowski may sprint like a pro, but the New England Patriots tight end said he’s into his volunteer work for the long run. → Read More

How a former Boston cop’s battle with addiction led him to the marathon

For most first-time runners training for the Boston Marathon, 21 miles in five-degree weather is hell. → Read More

13 runners who will inspire you this Marathon Monday

New Englanders searching for a dose of motivation this Monday won’t need to look far. → Read More

Here are 60+ ways you can give back in Boston this holiday season

Our guide to volunteering and donating in Greater Boston will help you find the organizations that best fit your passions and lifestyle. → Read More

51 ways to give back in Boston this holiday season

Holiday cheer starts here. Check out 51 ways you can give back to the community during the holiday season on → Read More

Late UNH librarian leaves $4 million to school he worked at for almost 50 years

Late University of New Hampshire librarian and alumnus Robert Morin spent almost 50 years of his life cataloging books, writing short descriptions of DVDs, and entering ISBN numbers of CDs at the Durham campus's Dimond Library. → Read More