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DYK Westford

Westford native, Pam Fletcher, was a member of the 1988 U.S. Winter Olympics Team and competed as a skier in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her family has owned Nashoba Valley Ski Area for more than 50 years. Edgar Allen Poe came to Lowell to give lectures in the summer of 1848. Charles and Nancy Richmond were… Read More

Digital Manager

Little Bitz – Merrimack Valley Innovators

Dr. Moses Greeley Parker – Lowell, Massachusetts Dr. Moses Greeley Parker (1842-1917) of Lowell graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1864. He served as a doctor in the U.S. Army during the Civil War, and then returned to Lowell to establish a private practice. Parker was known for being a skilled physician and innovator in the… Read More

Alyson Aiello

DYK Lawrence

A collapse of the Pemberton Mill in January 1861 killed 88 people and injured hundreds more. The event gained international attention and is considered by some to be the catalyst for labor laws improving working conditions for employees. The construction of the Great Stone Dam on the Merrimack River in 1845 allowed industrialists to use… Read More

Digital Manager

Still Thrifting After All These Years

If you like hunting for bargains while helping others at the same time, then head on over to the Andovers, where you’ll find two charity thrift stores that have been doing business for decades. The Andover Thrift Shop, which opened in 1941, is celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2016. It has been operating at 10 Park… Read More

Suzanne DeWitt
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