Revisiting “It’s a Wonderful Life”

Let’s face it, the holidays are quite stressful for a lot of us, even at the best of times. However, it’s important, now more than ever, to be grateful for the love and support our friends and family bring to us. So what better way to remind ourselves of the enduring strength of the human… Read More

Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 12/15/16

ONE: The Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce encourages holiday shoppers to stop by Market Square from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday for their Holiday Invitation Night. Enjoy beautiful Christmas decorations and live entertainment by the Greater Newburyport Children’s Chorus and the Newburyport High School Students Band while you check off your list. TWO: The… Read More

Together in Voice – A Cappella Groups in the Merrimack Valley

Amid the growing popularity of a cappella music, the spotlight has already shined on groups such as The Dartmouth Aires, Pentatonix and Berklee College of Music’s Pitch Slapped. It now may be getting ready to shine on groups from the Merrimack Valley. The a cappella scene at UMass Lowell was born in 2009. The university’s… Read More

When Lowell was Spaghettiville…

…and Wednesday was Spaghetti Day South Lowell’s Moore Street still spans the half-mile between Lawrence and Gorham streets, but it feels quieter now, emptier. These days, the neighborhood, like a lot of Lowell, is undergoing a revitalization and renewal, but change comes at a cost. Moore Street’s 20th century institutions are passing into history, and are… Read More

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