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Longtime Winterthur Museum curator Linda Eaton dies

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Linda Eaton   Linda Eaton, a longtime textiles curator at Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library, has died. Eaton, the retired John T. and Marjorie McGraw director of collections, had worked at Winterthur for more than 30 years, retiring at the end of 2020. She died from a long-term illness, according to a press release from Winterthur. At the former du …

Longwood Gardens closed until Wednesday after crash on site

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Longwood Gardens front gate. Photo by Harold Hank.   Longwood Gardens issued a terse statement Thursday afternoon saying it is closed and will not reopen until at least Wednesday, Aug. 4, because of a vehicle crash on the site. No guests were injured. Three people were evaluated by the Longwood Fire Co., with two treated on the scene and one …