Health + Education:

Customized Fitness

Boutique Gyms Bring the Heat Boutique fitness is heating up from Los Angeles to the Merrimack Valley, a trend that is resonating with fit folks who are looking to enhance their exercise routines while also benefiting from a more intimate and personalized workout experience. Boutique gyms focus their energy on a specific type of workout…. Read More

Beth Daigle

Pronouns and Performance

Innovative Program Uses Theater to Develop Students’ Language Skills More than two years ago, veteran TV and film character actor and director Tony Plana gave a speech at the Sontag Prize in Urban Education ceremony. The Sontag Prize, created by Lawrence Public Schools Superintendent Jeff Riley during his tenure in the Boston Public Schools, recognizes… Read More

Doug Sparks

Clean Ice

University of Massachusetts Lowell Scientists Travel to the World’s Most Extreme Environment for Clues of the Earth’s Past. Last November, UMass Lowell associate professor Kate Swanger of the Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and postdoctoral researcher Kelsey Winsor joined researchers from around the United States on a two-month research expedition to Antarctica. The… Read More

Doug Sparks

Stars Align – Pridestar Center for Applied Learning

Frank McCabe was looking to change the routine. For years, he traveled more than 45 minutes to take his autistic son, Frankie, to the nearest applied learning center in Peabody. McCabe, like many parents struggling to raise a child with autism, needed the help of certified professionals to educate his son, but the long drive… Read More

Larry Flynn
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