Our Phantom Neighbors

Ron Kolek of The New England Ghost Project talks about his normal: the paranormal. If you’ve ever wondered who you’re going to call when you run into a ghost, well we’ve got just the guy. With Halloween in mind ( editor’s note: This article originally appeared in the Sept/Oct 2013 issue of Merrimack Valley Magazine ),… Read More

Wesley Gallagher

Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend – Halloween Edition

ONE: Dance the night (and the fright!) away when Maria’s Family Restaurant holds a special Halloween Ball from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m on Friday night. Tickets are $45 at the door and include a costume contest, buffet and a live DJ. Net profits from the event will go to Dana Farber Cancer Institute. TWO:… Read More

Joseph Girard-Meli

Catie’s Closet

 A Local Charity Helps Keep Kids in School by Providing the Basics. Stacks of neatly folded jeans line the shelves in a room at Lowell High School. Blouses, polo shirts, hoodies and other items are organized, sized and hanging from racks. Shoes, sneakers and boots are lined up in rows, waiting to be worn. The… Read More

Jill Gambon

Innocents on Trial

The Merrimack Valley’s Role in the Salem Witch Hysteria of 1692. When most people think of the infamous witch trials of 1692, Salem, Mass., comes to mind. Yet Merrimack Valley towns and people played significant roles in the story. In 1692, mass hysteria overcame reason and common sense, resulting in 57 people from the Merrimack Valley… Read More

Anne Broyles
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