Building a Life

Bedford Green – the Merrimack Valley’s newest apartment building for veterans Mike Kaminski once walked across war-torn Europe as a member of Gen. George Patton’s 42nd Infantry Division. Now he walks across the pristine floors of Bedford Green, the Merrimack Valley’s newest apartment building for homeless veterans. “This place is a palace, nice and clean,” he says… Read More

Wine Notes – Enjoying Riesling

I have this fantasy that someday mvm will fly me around the globe so I can write about the various wine regions. In a concession to reality, I try to include a wine experience as part of our vacation planning. This past summer THE wife and I (she insists I capitalize “THE”) drove to Niagara Falls…. Read More

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

NoteWorthy – 1/15/17

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 Home Health VNA Recognized Nationally for Patient Satisfaction Home Health VNA was recently ranked as one of the country’s highest-performing… Read More

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