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Raytheon, Good News for the Valley

Once again Raytheon brings good news to the economy of the Merrimack Valley. Last week the US government granted Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems a $73 Million contract to upgrade the Patriot Missile System for two partner countries, Taiwan and Kuwait.  The Andover company’s stock increased to $52.31 after the announcement…

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A Virtual Tour of the Tsongas Center

Here is… “A virtual tour of the NEW Tsongas Center courtesy of the UMass Lowell River Hawks YouTube Channel…This videos features a fly-over with visual renderings of the new Talon Club Room and Pavilion seating area!” (video description) This video was originally posted by umasslowell

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Dylan’s “Like A Rolling Stone”

Forty-five years ago this week Bob Dylan recorded Like a Rolling Stone, one of the most significant and beautiful Rock and Roll songs ever written. Several factors make this song so important. Initially, Like a Rolling Stone did not make Columbia Records’ approval. Columbia believed it was too long (6:34)…

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Missing Dogs in Highlands?

We came upon these two dogs when we returned home from walking our own dog at 7 this morning. While they look intimidating, they’re both very friendly and have matching collars but no tags. We put them in our back yard and are trying to track down the owner. We…

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IBM Westford/Littleton

The Globe reports that IBM opened its new centers in Westford and Littleton. The two represent IBM’s “largest software development facility in North America.” Repeat: largest in North America. The campuses will be crawling with 3,400 workers. These folks are within reach of the Lowell Connector. Let’s get a bus…

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