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If only there was a winter activity that is less challenging than skiing, less expensive than snowmobiling and less sedentary than watching television. It would be great if it also allowed for family participation and nature appreciation. A-ha! Drill a hole and drop a line to catch a cold trout. Ice fishing is steadily growing […]
In Lowell, October means more than foliage and farmers’ markets. It is the month that the city celebrates the life of arguably its most famous native. And this year’s Jack Kerouac festival, Lowell Celebrates Kerouac, will be especially meaningful as it marks the 50th anniversary of the Beat Generation icon’s death. On Oct. 21, 1969, […]
If classic cars are what drive you, then put some vroom on your calendar by attending any one of the dozens of weekly cruise nights that dot eastern and central Massachusetts, some extending from into October. Although some of the car shows are thematic and one-time only annually, most are recurring events that allow almost […]
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