June 29, 2008
Helen Wetherbee created the artwork on this week's cover, a painting of Millicent Greenhouse on Bolton Road in Bolton. Wetherbee, 89, is a resident of Arbors Independent Retirement Community in Manchester, where her work is on display.
A longtime Manchester resident before moving to the retirement community, Wetherbee was a high school biology teacher for 20 years. She minored in art while attending Mount Holyoke College and the University of Hartford.
She has three children — two sons and a daughter — and has traveled extensively to Europe, Israel, Alaska, Southeast Asia and Bermuda. Her hobbies are painting, choral music, concerts and singing.