With Memorial Day weekend upon us there are plenty of ways to celebrate those who have made unimaginable sacrifices for their country. Below is a quick look at some of the events taking place this weekend.
The first memorial in the United States that honors the living veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will [...]
Since 1947, it has become an annual tradition for the Boys and Girls Club of America to name a National Youth of the Year at a meeting in Washington, D.C. The five finalists at this meeting are taken from a pool of regional candidates, which are selected from state award winners. Continue reading
This weekend the city of Leominster will have a series of events to honor and reflect on what was given up by the men and women who have served, and continue to serve, in the United States armed forces and the centuries of American freedom they have protected. Continue reading
The Women in Business Breakfast Exchange held at the Wyndham Andover today was a great success. Breakfast was served, followed by inspiring stories from local business owners and entrepreneurs, guest speakers from local organizations, a raffle drawing, and networking. Continue reading
Spending an afternoon in a cemetery is far from the norm when arranging weekend plans.
But that’s precisely what Dracut teacher Rebecca Duda has been doing for over a year. In a twist on the typical “park cleanup” initiatives that take place throughout the warm seasons, Duda has dedicated countless hours to beautifying the Claypit Cemetery in Lowell, MA.
Inspired by stories [...]
ClownTown is one of Andover’s annual traditions that takes place every May. The downtown carnival is set to arrive tomorrow with rides, games, lights, and grills in the Park at the corner of Bartlet and Chestnut Streets. The annual spring event, which is put on by the Andona Society to raise money for its [...]
“We received this together.”
Susan Leger Ferraro, Founder & President of Little Sprouts Inc. was awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the 2010 Celebration of Excellence.
The award recognizes and celebrates entrepreneurial spirit, vision, innovation, determination, and persistence. Susan undeniably fits the bill. Beginning her entrepreneurship at a young age, she has [...]
Lowell General Hospital hosted the 11th Annual TeamWalk for Cancer Care Event on Sunday May 16, 2010. It is the region’s largest fundraising event, and had more than 5,000 people attend including patients, families, friends, volunteers, clowns, and supporters.
“It is such a great day. It says a lot about the Greater Lowell community. Every year [...]
In an effort to help Americans lead healthier lives through better nutrition, regular physical activity, and improving communities to support healthy choices, Andover’s Department of Public Health and the Memorial Hall Library will be hosting the Healthy Living Fair. The event will take place on Saturday May 22 from 11 am to 3 pm. Local [...]
The town of Andover is moving forward to become a state designated Green Community. Town officials have just submitted an application through the state’s Department of Energy Resources. Andover has been working on energy reduction for years, and is now required to meet five specific criteria as outlined in Green Communities Guidelines in order to [...]