Wednesday Sep 10
Commuter rail train breaks down in Salem
The engine on an inbound commuter rail train from Rockport failed this morning, causing delays of 30 minutes or more for the passengers on the train and lesser delays on the Rockport-Newburyport line overall, officials said. The 108 train departed from the Rockport station but broke down in the Salem station, said Mac Daniel, spokesman for Keolis Commuter Services, the operator of the MBTA's commuter rail service.
Cape Ann women helping East African orphans
Nearly three years ago, Mary Hintlian of Gloucester went on safari to Africa with her daughter, and they took a detour that would lead to a life-long commitment to an orphanage. Astounded at the work of one American woman, India Howell, Hintlian is reaching out to her neighbors and fellow residents to spread the word about the Tanzanian Children's Fund, which runs the Rift Valley Children's Village that serves as home to more than 90 orphans.
Photo Flash: Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline, and More Featured in GSC's My Old Lady
Gloucester Stage Company Founding Artistic Director Israel Horovitz hosts the only New England special pre-release screening of his new film, MY OLD LADY starring Maggie Smith, Kevin Kline and Kristin Scott Thomas to benefit Gloucester Stage Company on Monday, September 15at the Cape Ann Community Cinema & Stage, 21 Main Street in Gloucester, MA.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Blackstone Valley Plein Air Competition to take place Sept. 27-28
This September, 34 artists from around New England, New York and the Midwest will be taking part in the 2nd Annual Blackstone Valley Plein Air Competition and Festival.