Article in Today's Trib about Spicket River Greenway


Check it out!

"This month, work began on the final phase of a 13-year, multi-million-dollar project that officials hope will remake the Spicket into a glistening centerpiece of the city's Arlington and downtown neighborhoods and open a new chapter in the story of both the river and the city"

Read the full article here

Call for Entertainers at the Lawrence Farmers Markets

Calling all musicians, singers, artists, dancers, poets, and entertainers of all kinds…Groundwork Lawrence is looking for acts to perform at our Wednesday and Saturday Farmers Markets. Our markets run:
Sat 10am-2pm on the corner of Lawrence and Park Sts
Wed 9am-4pm on Appleton Way between City Hall and the Court House.

National Night Out

National Night Against Crime. We would have a family/neighborhood night full of FREE fun, food, music and activities. Come and join us, meet your neighbors, participate in the games, eat (free pizza)!. The police department, fire department and ambulace will be coming around and have displays of their trucks. Don't stay home, come and join us for this great night of free outdoor activities!!!
GWL will be hosting 3 sites: Dr. Nina Scarito Park on Brook St, Manchester Park at 75 Manchester St (behind La Fruteria), Cronin Park on Adler & Poplar Sts.

Join New England Climate Summer for a movie screening of Carbon Nation

This week we are joined by the New England Climate Summer riders! New England Climate Summer is a summer internship program for college students, graduate students, and recent graduates. Climate Summer riders travel exclusively by bicycle in small teams across New England, spending approximately one week in a community before biking on to the next. While in each town, riders connect with community leaders that are actively addressing society's addiction to fossil fuels by crafting local solutions that strengthen communities.

Using SNAP Benefits to Grow Your Own Food (USDA article)

June 24, 2011 -- Every month, more than 44 million people use SNAP benefits to access nutritious food. Most of us probably imagine individuals purchasing items like tomatoes, squash, and apples with their benefits. SNAP, however, can also help people buy seeds and plants that produce edible items. All SNAP retailers, including Farmers’ Markets, are authorized to sell seeds and plants to SNAP participants.

Farmers Market Begins Tomorrow!

Our Saturday Farmers Market is set to begin tomorrow, July 9th, 216 Lawrence St., corner of Lawrence & Park Sts. 10-2pm. Please come down and purchase fresh, local fruits & vegetables. We Accept EBT/SNAP/Food Stamps/WIC/Senior Coupons/Cash/Debit & Credit. If you can't make it tomorrow we also have a Wednesday market on Appleton Way from 9-4pm.