Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 4/19/18

ONE: Spend the afternoon being styled by Lysa Pelletier, stylist for Merrimack Valley Magazine and co-host of “Valley Girls” on NETalks.net. Get your spring on with Lysa at Dani Kaye in North Andover on Saturday. Have fun, shop, and save! Dani Kaye is offering 20 percent off your purchase for this event only. This is… Read More

Wellness Wednesdays – 4/18/18

WELLNESS TIP OF THE WEEK 3 Small Habits to Break to Ease Your Stress by Gail Lachs of Windsoul Studio So much of what we do is unconscious. Because we engage in these habits — like biting our nails or shaking our legs — without even really thinking about it, it doesn’t often occur to us that… Read More

Avatars: A New Program Helps Element Care Keep Seniors at Home

Participants in a new program at Element Care, a nonprofit health care organization with several locations in Massachusetts, are adopting virtual pets. These “byte-size” critters provide a sense of companionship and help combat depression and reduce loneliness among the patients who use them, according to Element Care, which has Merrimack Valley locations in Lowell and… Read More

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Hidden in Plain Sight: The Works of Jeff Grassie

Take a step into Jeff Grassie’s antique farmhouse in Haverhill and you will be surrounded by hand-carved guitars, polished sculptures made from salvaged materials, and multi-textured wooden sculptures hanging on the wall like paintings. The scent of knotty pine floats around his display room. The blinds on the windows are open, and natural sunlight beams… Read More

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