Four Lawrence Locales Make Massachusetts List of 1,000 Great Places to Visit

The following four places in Lawrence made the list compiled by the Great Places in Massachusetts Commission, and informed by nominations from the public:

  • Den Rock Park, Route 114, across from the North Andover Mall
    • It is the city’s largest open space, with 120 acres of woodland trails and a natural rock face used for climbing
  • The Great Stone Dam, Merrimack River, off Route 28 between Canal and Merrimack Streets

Commonwealth Invests in Lawrence with Multi-Million Dollar Gateway Initiative Grant to Fund River Revitalization

Groundwork Lawrence and the City of Lawrence have been awarded $2.6M from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for its Spicket River Revitalization Project. The funds allow for the realization of a decade-long effort to build the Spicket River Greenway, which will link the new and existing parks along the River through the lowest-income areas of Lawrence. To learn more about this exciting news read our press release(pdf), as well as the Commonwealth's release(pdf).

Lawrence Farmers Markets Open for the Season!

Groundwork Lawrence is pleased to announce that the Lawrence Farmers Markets will be open for business beginning Tuesday, July 6. This season, in addition to our market on Wednesdays at Appleton Way, we are offering new markets on Tuesdays from 4-7:30pm at the McGovern Train Station and Saturdays from 9-1 at the Greater Lawrence Family Health Center's Park Street site at the corner of Park and Lawrence Streets. Read more...

We are Hiring a Project Manager

GWL is seeking a Project Manager to lead and implement a variety of landscape and infrastructure improvement projects throughout the City of Lawrence. Projects typically include a mix of renovation and new construction of parks, streetscapes, community and schoolyard gardens, and waterfront trails, as well as site planning and design for residential and mixed-use properties. Read more...