Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend – New Year’s Edition

ONE: Fuse Bistro will have a special menu and live music for New Year’s Eve on Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m., then turn things around for a cozy New Year’s Day brunch on Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. Indulge in special menu items like blackened tuna tacos and prime rib hash before you… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Fighting City Part 1 – Introduction / Con Desmond

Exploring the Rich History of Boxing in Lowell – Part 1 Micky Ward’s ring career reads like a great boxing movie: boxer overcomes limited opportunity, repeated setbacks and seemingly insurmountable odds by virtue of grit and determination. Ward won the admiration of die-hard fans with a pro career defined by some of the best fights… Read More

Christine Lewis

Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend – Christmas Edition

ONE: Need some last-minute gifts? Lexington Arts & Crafts Society has two more days left for shoppers to peruse its Holiday Marketplace. The marketplace will be open Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. TWO: Enjoy Holiday Hospitality Hour with Scott Plath as the owner of Cobblestones… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Pillars of Light

The efforts of many dedicated, caring agencies seek to alleviate the plight of the Merrimack Valley’s homeless. ( Editor’s note: This story originally appeared in the Nov/Dec 2014 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine ) Brett Wood is one of the lucky ones — if you consider being blind in one eye and on disability to be… Read More

Bonnie Mason
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