2016 MVMA Winners – Home Decor

We are happy to present the winners of the 2016 Merrimack Valley Magazine Awards. The top picks in all categories were chosen by you, our readers, this past spring via our online voting platform. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote, and congratulations to all the winners! Appliances Dracut Appliance Center Dracut… Read More

Dr. Robert W. Wilkins, Preservationist

The famous quote by actress Lucille Ball, “If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it,” can be applied to a man whose life’s work helped prolong ours and whose aesthetic vision led to the preservation of the Newburyport we enjoy today. Cardiologist and inventor Robert W. Wilkins (1906-2003) was early to understand… Read More

The Sauvignons of Summer

My friends may find this hard to believe, but sometimes I’m a bit stubborn. So when I started reading about wine and food pairings a while back, I was thinking: This is silly. I know what I like. How could the food I’m eating influence my choice of wine to drink with it? My favorite… Read More

Summer Break – a Place for Grieving Kids to Connect.

Merrimack Valley Hospice is offering Summer Break, a day-long program designed to provide a supportive environment in which grieving children ages 6 through 14 can meet and interact with peers who have also experienced a death. Summer Break is designed to allow children to express grief and emotions through creative projects. “Sadly, many children grieve… Read More

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