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Lawrence Partnership hosts launch party

Group shares plans for regional public safety building, revitalized storefronts

Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2014 12:30 am

By Lauren DiTullio lditullio@eagletribune.com

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PAUL BILODEAU/Staff photo. Partners of the Lawrence Partnership are called as they are recognized for being a part of the new partnership during the newly formed Lawrence Partnership launch party held at the Everett Mills Event Space in Lawrence on Friday.

'Created Equal' forum to be held at Everett Mill

By Terry Date tdate@eagletribune.com

LAWRENCE — Created equal: the topic endures.

Expressed in our Declaration of Independence, resonating through the abolition of slavery in the 19th century and civil rights battles of the 20th century, it echoes to the present.

It will be a springboard for conversation at a film-and-talk session on Sept. 11, presented by Mass Humanities and the Lawrence History Center.

"Created Equal: Conversations on the American Social Contract" comes to the Everett Mill, sixth floor, from 6-10 p.m.

Gateway goes green

Posted: Saturday, July 26, 2014 4:05 pm | Updated: 12:53 pm, Fri Aug 29, 2014.

By Keith Eddings keddings@eagletribune.com

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RYAN HUTTON/ Staff photo

LAWRENCE – It began as a dense, churning beehive of mills that employed thousands and produced paper, plastics, clothing and more for longer than a century, then declined into a crumbling, contaminated relic of the city's – and the nation's – faded industrial might.

Forgotten railbed would be remade for bikers and hikers

Posted: Monday, July 21, 2014 12:05 am

By Keith Eddings keddings@eagletribune.com

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CARL RUSSO/Staff photo

LAWRENCE — Under the weeds and litter and the rusted rail that runs from the Merrimack River to the Methuen line, Mayor Daniel Rivera sees an engine of growth like the one that brought people and goods to the city along the rail line for 145 years.

Holy Family Hospital opens farmer's market

Posted: Saturday, July 12, 2014 11:42 pm. By Lauren DiTullio lditullio@eagletribune.com

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AMY SWEENEY/Staff photo - The Eagle-Tribune

METHUEN — Karen Kennedy, director of Mission and Community Partnerships for Holy Family Hospital, can’t say for sure that the hospital’s new farmers market is Methuen’s first.

Regardless, she’s doing everything in her power to make sure it’s the best.

S.A.L.S.A. health and fitness festival set for Saturday

Posted: Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:05 am

The Eagle-Tribune

LAWRENCE — Pemberton Park will be the site of the first S.A.L.S.A. Festival on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

S.A.L.S.A.—which stands for Supporting Active LifeStyles for All—will offer games, kite making and flying, a bike clinic and safety, BMX demos, trolley rides, volleyball, Zumba, an obstacle course, sack races, healthy snacks, door prizes, and more.