Meet Me by the Water

Lakeside Living in the Merrimack Valley: There are many beautiful places in New England. You don’t have to go far to find gorgeous beaches or grand mountains. Maine and Vermont can be amazing in almost any season. But with all this beauty, it’s easy to overlook what’s available in the Merrimack Valley. One example: our… Read More

Dirt Road Home

Driving down the dirt road home, it was the trees you saw first, all New England a forest. I have seen you get out of a car, breathe in the sky, the green of summer maples, listen for the talk of birds and squirrels, the murmur of earthworms beneath your feet. When you looked toward… Read More

Behind the Scenes – Lowell’s Angkor Dance Troupe

Founded in 1986 by Lowell’s Cambodian refugees as a way to preserve their culture’s ancient dance traditions, many Valley residents have seen the Angkor Dance Troupe perform. ( they’ve danced at the inauguration of Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker.) But few people outside the organization know what happens behind the scenes to make possible the technically… Read More

Summer on a Roll

You Won’t Have to Search Far and Wide to Get Your Lobster Fix This Season Nothing says “summer” in New England like a lobster roll. Rich, buttery meat, the barest kiss of mayonnaise, a toasted or grilled bun — it’s not just a Northeast icon, it’s delicious. Between 14 million and 16 million pounds of lobster… Read More

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