February 26, 2021

Last Call with Maura Tansley and Elizabeth Halloran, partners at Worcester’s premiere women-owned law firm

The law firm of Tansley | Halloran recently opened its doors at 11 Pleasant St. in Worcester. We sat down with Maura Tansley and Elizbeth Halloran to find out what it means to be compassionate local attorneys in 2021.

What sort of law do you practice and how long have you been in Worcester?

EH: I grew up here in Worcester. I moved back to Worcester when I was hired in the District Attorney’s office in 2012 right after I graduated law school. My practice is primarily criminal defense as well as family and probate litigation.

MT: I grew up

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Amazon’s Most-Loved Spring Fashion Section: 17 Items to Shop Now

Products in this story are independently selected and featured editorially. If you make a purchase using these links we may earn commission.

The Most-Loved Spring Fashion edit includes tons of styles customers are stocking up on now before the seasons change. Best-sellers like the Leggings Depot cuffed joggers made the list, while other featured items like the Shoe Land platform sandals are lesser-known but equally worth your while. There are hundreds of products in the new section, but we’ve narrowed it down to 17 clothing items, shoes, and accessories that are worth shopping now. 

Trendy yet affordable handbags also seem

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Exclusive: Baby Phat Is Bringing Back Its Costume Jewelry

Baby Phat is dropping a jewelry capsule collection including statement pieces that harken back to the brand’s classic early 2000s designs.  

Kimora Lee Simmons, with the help of her daughters Ming Lee Simmons and Aoki Lee Simmons, announced the collection on Monday.

“Jewelry was always iconic for Baby Phat, and our fans have been begging for us to bring back the jewelry since we re-launched 2 years ago,” Simmons said in a press release for the drop. The former supermodel and business mogul relaunched her iconic brand back in 2019. 

The nostalgic jewelry collection features 18K yellow gold vermeil, high-shine

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Relationship Index | Beaver’s Digest: Oregon State University Student Lifestyle

Sex vs Gender 

  • Sex refers to a set of biological attributes in humans and animals. It is primarily associated with physical and physiological features including chromosomes, gene expression, hormone levels and function, and reproductive/sexual anatomy. Sex is usually categorized as female or male but there is variation in the biological attributes that comprise sex and how those attributes are expressed. This binary way of categorizing biological sex is primarily rooted in Western cultures and may not apply to all cultures around the world. 

  • Gender refers to the socially constructed roles, behaviors, expressions and identities of girls, women, boys, men and

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Suspect arrested in series of jewelry store thefts

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware man has been arrested in connection with a series of jewelry store robberies in New Jersey and is a suspect in similar robberies in other states, authorities said.

Michael Larbi, 22, of Dover was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals last week, according to the Evesham Township Police Department in New Jersey. He was being held at a Delaware prison pending extradition to New Jersey, authorities said.

Evesham police said Larbi stole about $77,000 worth of jewelry from Billig Jewelers in Marlton, New Jersey, on Oct. 28. Larbi reportedly told the staff that he

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LVMH, Rihanna to pause Fenty fashion venture, focus on lingerie, cosmetics

PARIS/MILAN (Reuters) – Louis Vuitton owner LVMH and music star Rihanna have agreed to suspend her fashion line Fenty less than two years after its launch, the French luxury goods giant said on Wednesday.

LVMH said in a statement that Fenty’s ready to wear activity, based in Paris, would be “put on hold” pending better conditions – a rare setback for the luxury group, which has weathered the coronavirus crisis better than most rivals.

The R&B singer and LVMH launched the Fenty fashion brand in May 2019, only the second time the French group had set a label up from

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Rihanna and LVMH shut down Fenty Fashion House

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN

Rihanna’s clothing line, “Fenty Fashion House,” is being suspended indefinitely, luxury conglomerate LVMH announced today.

The label was launched less than two years ago with the French company, which is home to high-end fashion houses Louis Vuitton and Dior, among others.
In a statement to CNN Style, LVMH said the pause was a joint decision with Rihanna “pending better conditions,” and LVMH will continue to support other elements of the Fenty empire, concentrating on “the growth and long-term development” of her beauty and skincare lines Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin, as well as lingerie
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The most iconic Paris Fashion Week moments of all time

Written by Leah Dolan, CNN

Star-studded front rows, outlandish set designs and the world’s culture capital waiting just beyond the runway — Paris Fashion Week has always been a theatrical celebration of fashion’s very best. The city’s reputation for craft and haute couture means that at every show artistry is expected and flamboyance is a custom.

But let’s face it: the pandemic has not been kind to any cultural event and fashion weeks have not been immune. As another mostly digital Paris Fashion Week prepares to open next week, we look back at some of the most memorable moments from

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The Best Looks From New York Fashion Week Fall-Winter 2021

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Courtesy of Prabal Gurung

Once again, we’re witnessing history as designers present their fall-winter collections amidst a global pandemic. An act of resilience, the new season showcases not only an adaptable industry staying afloat, but the sheer force of creativity at a time when many of us struggle with lockdown fatigue. Brands continue to stray from the traditional fashion schedule—CFDA chairman Tom Ford announced the official renaming of New York Fashion Week the as”American Collections Calendar”—but we’re not lacking the luster from the magic of the runway, even if we’re watching from the comfort of our own screens.

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