Garden of the Grotesques

The Whimsical, Horrific World of Ellen Wetmore  On Route 113 toward Ellen Wetmore’s home and studio in Groton, trees arch over the roadway, ivy climbs rock walls and time seems to roll back. “Living among the cows,” as the artist puts it, offers space for her two boys (ages 6 and 11) to run, as… Read More

2018 MVMA Winners – Retail Therapy

Thousands of ballots have been cast, the results tabulated, and now we present the winners of the 2018 Merrimack Valley Magazine Awards. This spring, the top picks in all categories were chosen by our readers via our online voting platform. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote and congratulations to all the… Read More

NoteWorthy – 8/19/18

NoteWorthy is your weekly news roundup of happenings, movers and shakers, and community events in the Merrimack Valley. Don’t forget to subscribe to be reminded when the news goes up each week! AROUND THE VALLEY Concord Museum Names Its New Building: the Anna and Neil Rasmussen Education Center Celebrating the largest gift in its history and in honor… Read More


Good Eats – The Hidden Pig

When I was a young man, my good friend Juan had a simple dining out rule. “I want a lot of food,” he would invariably say, “good … and cheap.” Note to self: Find out where Juan is these days and tell him about the fledgling Haverhill eatery The Hidden Pig. I’m usually not one… Read More

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