Local Authors Write 100 Greatest Baseball Autographs Book

Authors Tom and Ellen Zappala of Merrimac have written a new book, “The 100 Greatest Baseball Autographs.” Tom Zappala is the host of the WCCM radio show The Sicilian Corner. This coffee table format publication is the third volume in the set of award-winning publications authored by the Zappalas including, “The T206 Collection: The Players &… Read More

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Lowell has Moxie! 

Moxie may be the official soft drink of Maine, but there’s good reason that it also should be the toast of Lowell. After all, it began its days there, and the beverage’s inventor is interred in Lowell Cemetery. Gentian root-flavored “Moxie Nerve Food” was patented by homeopathic physician Augustin Thompson in 1885 as a defense… Read More

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Upgrades to “Up” Grades

Haverhill Superintendent of Schools James Scully The best thing happening in Haverhill’s schools is the rise in student achievement, says Superintendent of Schools James Scully. Since Scully became superintendent in 2010, MCAS scores have risen nearly across the board. The graduation rate is up, too, and the dropout rate is down. When Scully first came to… Read More

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Holy Family Hospital Blood Bank Needs Donors

During summer months there is often a shortage of blood across the nation, and this year is no exception. Holy Family Hospital’s Blood Bank has a critically low inventory and all types of blood are needed. According to America’s Blood Center and the American Red Cross, every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood,… Read More

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