NoteWorthy – 1/22/17

NoteWorthy is your weekly news roundup of happenings, movers and shakers, and community events in the Merrimack Valley. Don’t forget to subscribe to be reminded when the news goes up each week! AROUND THE VALLEY UMass Lowell Rolls Out Free Rides for Students and Employees UMass Lowell has rolled out a new program that provides free,… Read More

Fasanella Fascination

Remembering artist Ralph Fasanella  The City Sometimes a community needs an outsider to help it remember its history. When artist Ralph Fasanella came to Lawrence in the 1970s, the now-famous 1912 Lawrence Textile Strike, also known as the Bread and Roses Strike, was a repressed memory. According to Jim Beauchesne, visitor services supervisor at Lawrence Heritage… Read More

Planning Outside the Box

Unique Reception Ideas To Make Your Wedding Unforgettable. In the long, twisted history of civilization, there have been few absolutes, but here is one: Weddings have always been big stuff. For example, the New Testament tells us that Jesus’ first miracle was performed at a wedding. He turned water into wine, because, well, it was a… Read More


Eight Great Things to Do This Weekend – 1/19/17

ONE: Where you might see ordinary industrial materials, Markus Haala sees art. His exhibit, “Urban Jazz,” will be on display at Northern Essex Community College‘s ArtSpace gallery this Friday during library hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. TWO: Challenge your notions of art by visiting the opening reception for “Throwing Up Bunnies: The Irreverent… Read More

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