Holy Family Hospital Part of the Caritas System

The Globe is reporting today that support for the sale of the Archdiocese of  Boston-owned Caritas Christi Healthcare is growing. Local officials, employee unions, the medical community, state representatives, community leaders even retirees are on-board with the sale of the six-hospital non-profit system to Cerberus Capitol Management – a private…

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General McChrystal’s Fate

The infamous Rolling Stone profile of General Stanley McChrystal is now online. The reports that burst into the public eye yesterday are all true and perhaps a bit understated. The upper echelons of the military are exceedingly political. The image of the non-ideological warrior is a myth; it’s just that…

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CHS Class of ’51

This video of the Chelmsford High School graduating class of 1951 was put together by Victor and Lynn Ouellett (K1CGl Productions). It contains some great old pictures of Paragon Park at Nantasket Beach and ends with a list of classmates (see if you recognize any names).

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Stray Dogs

Sunday morning I did a quick post about the two stray dogs that wandered into my life. They’re gone now, but they left quite an impression. Here’s what happened. Early Sunday we were just getting home from walking our own dog when we spotted two strays down the street sniffing…

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Sunrise in Lowell

While driving to the Y at 5 this morning, I was met with this view as I passed through the intersection of Wilder and Pine Streets in the Highlands. I pulled over and snapped this picture with my cell phone. Even though the car was stationary, the picture is a…

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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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