Lowell has Moxie! 

Moxie may be the official soft drink of Maine, but there’s good reason that it also should be the toast of Lowell. After all, it began its days there, and the beverage’s inventor is interred in Lowell Cemetery. Gentian root-flavored “Moxie Nerve Food” was patented by homeopathic physician Augustin Thompson in 1885 as a defense… Read More

Upgrades to “Up” Grades

Haverhill Superintendent of Schools James Scully The best thing happening in Haverhill’s schools is the rise in student achievement, says Superintendent of Schools James Scully. Since Scully became superintendent in 2010, MCAS scores have risen nearly across the board. The graduation rate is up, too, and the dropout rate is down. When Scully first came to… Read More


Holy Family Hospital Blood Bank Needs Donors

During summer months there is often a shortage of blood across the nation, and this year is no exception. Holy Family Hospital’s Blood Bank has a critically low inventory and all types of blood are needed. According to America’s Blood Center and the American Red Cross, every two seconds, someone in the United States needs blood,… Read More


6 Days, 6 States – Massachusetts

Travel New England This Summer with Our Unique Guide: If you’re still trying to make summer vacation plans, or just want to visit someplace new, we’ve got great getaway ideas for families and couples in all six New England states. DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum   Lincoln, Mass. DeCordova is an excellent place for a picnic lunch… Read More

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