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Salem Haunts

  Joining the throngs who descend upon Salem in October can be daunting. Many who live on the North Shore think October is the perfect time t...

Town Focus: North Andover

  All you have to do is log on to Twitter to see just how excited Jennifer Price is to be North Andover’s school superintendent: ...

Grit and Glamour in Gloucester

If you live in Gloucester, you’ve experienced it. A well-meaning conversationalist hears the name of your city and it strikes a chord. “L...

Gloucester Must-Do List

  Whale Watch Whale watching is a must. Choose from among three local companies:  Cape Ann, 415 Main Street, 978-283-5110, seethew...

A Visit to Lynn Woods Reservation

For the past 16 years, Dan Small has witnessed Lynn Woods Reservation evolve from a rundown thicket to the recreational park it is today. At the star...

About Amesbury

As a region that’s so steeped in history, the cities and towns of the North Shore embrace their heritage with zeal. But Amesbury stands out as ...

Appleton Farms Summer Camp

Anyone who’s ever seen dozens of kids crowded around the incubator at the Topsfield Fair, transfixed by the little miracle of baby chicks pecki...

Mill No.5

One of the most beloved shops inside Mill No. 5 is Red Antler Apothecary. “Like so many things, it’s an evolution,” says Rachel Cha...

Life in Lynn

Lynn is coming into its own as an exciting gateway city that’s embracing and enlivening its rich arts base and cultural diversity to transform ...