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'Little Shul' -- Big Milestone (Eagle Tribune, October 24, 2019)

Photo: Tim Jean/Eagle Tribune

There was a time people had to arrive early to Ansha Sholum — nicknamed "the little shul" — to get a seat for services. Those days are no more, but the small synagogue at 411 Hampshire St. endures as a living, breathing house of worship in its centennial year. The shul, Lawrence's last, will celebrate its 100th anniversary Sunday with an open house from noon to 3 p.m. The shul remains, thanks to people's persistence and reverence for those who came before them. Ansha Sholum is a vestige of the once-vibrant Jewish presence in the Immigrant City. Contine Reading

Groundwork Lawrence's 18th Annual Spicket River Cleanup a Success (Rumbo News, September 22, 2019)

18va Limpieza Anual del Río Spicket de Lawrence Todo un éxito (Rumbo News, Septiembre 22, 2019)

One year ago, Groundwork Lawrence cancelled its annual Spicket River Cleanup for the first time in its 18 year history due to the gas explosions that rocked the region just two days prior. This year, the cleanup was back and stronger than ever. Over 530 volunteers gathered early Saturday morning at Manchester Street Park to kick off the annual event, hosted by Groundwork Lawrence in partnership with the cities of Lawrence and Methuen. Continue reading

Lawrence State Legislators visit Groundwork Lawrence Farmers Market (Rumbo News, September 17, 2019)

On Saturday, September 7, state legislators from Lawrence visited Groundwork Lawrence’s farmers market at Lawrence Catholic Academy and saw firsthand the success of the state’s Healthy Incentives Program (HIP). Senator Barry Finegold and Representative Christinia Minicucci took the opportunity to also recognize Groundwork Lawrence for receiving $100,000 from the MassTrails Grant to begin design and permitting of the downtown portion of the Merrimack Riverwalk Path. Continue Reading

 


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