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International Flavor Close to Home

In Lowell, Foodies Can Eat Their Way Around the Globe It’s every foodie’s dream: travel the world and sample local cuisine from a variety of countries. But it’s probably not the best time for Americans to be traipsing around the globe. And who really has that kind of time and money, anyway? There is, however, a good… Read More

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Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 2/23/17

ONE: Featuring everything from a carousel and free ice-skating to an all-you-can-eat chocolate festival, Lowell Winterfest 2017 has a little bit of something for everyone on Friday and Saturday. Of course, we’d be remiss if we didn’t mention the 6th Annual Microbrew Showcase and the North Bowl Soup Competition, which are two of the biggest… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Captain Offin Boardman

The silver screen isn’t the only place to look for swashbuckling heroes. Newburyport lays claim to its very own buccaneer. Capt. Offin Boardman was born in 1747 or 1748 (reports vary). He died six decades later after packing a whole lot of life into those 60-plus years. During the Revolutionary War, Boardman was commissioned as a privateer,… Read More

Suzanne DeWitt

Creating a Vibrant City

An Interview with Lowell’s Nancy Donahue Nancy and Richard Donahue moved to Lowell more than six decades ago, in 1953. They raised a family and became ardent benefactors of the arts and other community organizations. Richard, a lawyer, former president of Nike and an assistant to President John F. Kennedy passed away last year at the… Read More

Anne Broyles
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