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Kate Lynde plays with her children Aria, 3, and Coen, 8 months, in the dining room of their Tewksbury home.

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Kate Lynde plays with her children Aria, 3, and Coen, 8 months, in the dining room of their Tewksbury home.

Does anyone use their dining room anymore?

Granny would be intrigued to learn that today’s dining rooms often serve as playrooms, nurseries, or home offices. By Kara Baskin

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/globe.jpg Tips for winterizing your home

Preparing your home for winter can save you money and energy and take some of the snap out of the biting cold.

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What kind of ceiling do you use over the furnace?

Peter Hotton answers your questions about leaks, cracks, drips, chips, and more.

Next door: Town comparison tool

Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/cavanaugh_122114LocationPics10_bizA.jpg What is it like to live in Stockbridge?

The Stockbridge of today is more than a quintessential New England village.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/16/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/122114LLLrattlesnake.jpg What your money buys in Stockbridge

A sampling of homes in Stockbridge includes a renovated 851-square-foot cottage at 2 Rattlesnake Mountain Road for $325,000.

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Should you be concerned about those noises in the fireplace?

Peter Hotton answers your questions about leaks, cracks, drips, chips, and more.

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