Day: December 22, 2023

Life & Style

A purrfect place

The Marblehead Animal Shelter has been finding new homes for abandoned pets for more than three decades. The non-profit organization located on 44 Village St. has provided a temporary home to countless creatures waiting for a new chance to be loved and cared for through adoption. Katie Van Dorpe first moved to Marblehead in 1988. […]

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Life & Style

A mobile spa for Worldly Pets

In less than a year, dog groomer, trainer, walker, sitter, and enthusiast Diane True will drive her mobile grooming van down to South Carolina, leaving behind decades of pet assistance services in Marblehead and throughout the North Shore. Parked outside her Marblehead home, True sat on the floor of “Casper,” her van equipped with a […]

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People & Places

Marblehead jewelry store now a Newbury Street gem

Nine years after Lia Davis Lombara, of Marblehead joined forces with her daughters Lexi Colby Lombara and Taylor Davis Lombara to found their glass enamel jewelry company Colby Davis of Boston, the company opened its first retail store on one of Boston’s busiest commercial streets. At the business’ new 33 Newbury St. location, which opened […]

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Arts & Entertainment

He could do that

Artist Adam Cohn brought a lifetime’s worth of diverse artistic experience when he moved to town a decade ago. Cohn’s initial artistic interest was sparked by his mother’s hobby as a skilled sketch artist during his childhood. A Pennsylvania native, Cohn earned a bachelor’s degree in graphic design at Penn State. Not too long after […]

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Past & Present

Indigenous Peoples Day A celebration and an education

In 2019, the Marblehead Indigenous Peoples Day Committee held its first Indigenous Peoples Day celebration intending to educate others and celebrate Indigenous people and their culture. Four years later, the town is continuing that goal. Marblehead’s fifth annual Indigenous Peoples Day celebration was held at the Jeremiah Lee Mansion Gardens Monday, Oct. 9. The event […]

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Life & Style

Keeping track of Caterina Piper

Rarely do you see a track star run at meets and then turn into a photographer for their teammates. Caterina Piper, however, is an exception. A cross-country runner from Marblehead, Piper combined her passion for running with her love for photography. With six years of running experience, Piper has found a way to capture the […]

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Sports & Leisure

Ice-ing on the cake

The 2010-2011 Marblehead boys ice hockey team (20-4-3) has been labeled one of the best teams the North Shore has ever seen and recently inducted into the Marblehead Hall of Fame. Heading into that season, they had a lot to prove as the team on paper was loaded, but they have yet to get over […]

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People & Places

An un-shellfish position

If you are familiar with Marblehead’s numerous volunteer boards and committees, there’s a chance you may or may not have heard of the Shellfish Constables. Even if you have, you might not exactly know who they are or what they do, but the constables actually play an integral role in activities involving shelled creatures in […]

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