NoteWorthy – 9/23/18

AROUND THE VALLEY Governor Charlie Baker, Local Officials Announce Greater Lawrence Disaster Relief Fund Governor Charlie Baker joined Lawrence Mayor Dan Rivera, Andover and North Andover Town Managers Andrew Flanagan and Andrew Maylor, officials from Essex County Community Foundation (ECCF), state agencies and nonprofit organizations to announce the establishment of a humanitarian relief fund to… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 9/20/18

ONE: The 3rd Annual Lowell Kinetic Sculpture Race sits “squarely at the crossroads of science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.” Teams attempt to pilot their sculptures through a number of different obstacles … or look really awesome trying. Join in the all-day fun in downtown Lowell on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. TWO: On Saturday… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Comes to the Tsongas Center

On Friday, Oct. 5, UMass Lowell will host comedian, “The Daily Show” host and author Trevor Noah at the Tsongas Center. The event is open to the public. Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, the Emmy-award winning comedian first came to the attention of the American public following a 2012 “Tonight Show” appearance. After landing a… Read More

Tyler McMillan


The history of archery is bloodier than the “Game of Thrones” TV show, and the characters just as vibrant. English historian E.G. Heath writes about one of the earliest known archers, Naram-Sin, an Akkadian emperor and “King of the Universe” who sent his charioteer archers into battle as a mobile strike force, defeating the Mesopotamians… Read More

Doug Sparks
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