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72nd annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship

2 days agoSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

The 72nd annual Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Championship commences Friday night, January 5, with Central New England (Greater Lowell) preliminary-round action, at historic Lowell Memorial Auditorium. See the complete 2018 Central N.E. Show More Summary

New McLaren Senna unleashed, lightest hypercar in automaker's "Ultimate" stable

McLaren brought back a legendary name Saturday night, one from its pedigree of historic Formula One racing. The new McLaren Senna was unveiled in England, a new hypercar in the automaker's stable complete with 800 horsepower and 590 pound-feet of torque motivating just 2,641 pounds of mass. The mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive car boasts a 4.0-liter...

Take a tour of the historic Russian village which could be England's World Cup base

Russia hosts the 2018 Football World Cup; we've had exclusive access to England's preferred training base.

Historic Ashes memorabilia to be sold in Australia with Leonard Joel Auctions

3 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

Two historic pieces of Ashes memorabilia, an engraved silver tray, presented to the President of the Melbourne Cricket Club on England?s defeat of Australia in the very first ?Ashes? Test series in 1882-83 and the Ashes Urn, presented...Show More Summary

Bikepacking Vermont's Beer Trail

So this past fall, Joe Cruz, a local Vermonter, and I designed and scouted a bikepacking loop weaving together a selection of storybook-farm dirt roads, flowy New England singletrack, and rugged historic woodland paths to create a majority off-tarmac circuit of some of the world’s best and most coveted craft beers. Show More Summary

One in ten historic coastal landfill sites in England are at risk of erosion

Coastal erosion may release waste from ten per cent of England's historic coastal landfills in the next forty years, according to research from Queen Mary University of London and the Environment Agency.

One in ten historic coastal landfill sites in England are at risk of erosion

(Queen Mary University of London) There are at least 1,215 historic coastal landfill sites in England, mostly clustered around estuaries with major cities, including Liverpool, London, and Newcastle on Tyne. An investigation by researchers, published today (Thursday Nov. Show More Summary

German Nonprofit Gives $1.1 Million to Restore World’s First Iron Bridge in England

last monthHumor / odd : mental_floss

A cultural foundation in Germany has stepped in to repair England’s historic Iron Bridge.

Glenn Foot: “I’m Gonna Deliver Sunderland Its Second Ever British Champion.” 

last monthSports / Boxing : BoxingNews24

Historically, the former pit towns of England’s north-east have served as a breeding ground for ‘no nonsense’ hard men and Sunderland super-lightweight Glenn Foot fits that stereotype perfectly. The 30 year old former ABA finalist, known...Show More Summary

The Hat Works in Stockport, England

Visiting the Hat Works, Great Britain’s only hat-making museum, is like stepping back in time. It’s packed with an abundance of historical hats and equipment. You can experience the industry’s history through its many stages, from when was a boutique operation up until making hats became a mass-produced endeavor. Show More Summary

“Religious Spaces” at the 2018 Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife

Next year’s Dublin Seminar for New England Folklife will take place on 22-24 June 2018 at Historic Deerfield. The subject will be “Religious Spaces: Our Vanishing Landmarks.”Here’s the call for papers and similar material in that program:The...Show More Summary

3 saltbox colonial houses you can buy right now

A trio of 18th-century homes in the classic New England style Welcome back to Period Dramas, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures. Editor's...Show More Summary

Call for Papers on “Monumental Narratives”

The Grace Slack McNeil Program for Studies in American Art at Wellesley College and Historic Deerfield are teaming up to sponsor a one-day symposium on “Monumental Narratives: Revisiting New England’s Public Memorials.” This event will...Show More Summary

British piers, Alabama buildings named among 25 at-risk monuments

2 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

NEW YORK, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Historical gems around the globe, ranging from a Syrian bazaar and the last active synagogue in Alexandria to England's Blackpool Piers and Alabama civil rights buildings, are threatened by war, disasters and urbanization, a monument conservation group said on Monday. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments

Annesley Hall in Nottingham, England

Dating to the middle of the 13 th century, Annesley Hall is a historic country estate in a precarious state of dilapidation. The decrepit stately home has a ruined church, a history of bold seafaring adventurers, ghosts and unrequited love. Show More Summary

Stonehenge and the National Trust

Stonehenge (c) David Gill Stonehenge is part of one of the most important prehistoric (and historic) landscapes in England. A members' resolution has been presented to the National Trust AGM on Saturday (21 October 2017) that aims to...Show More Summary

New clues on the historical origin of the vaccine used to eradicate smallpox

(Publicase Comunicação Científica) For centuries, researchers assumed that the active ingredient in the vaccine providing immunity against smallpox was the cowpox virus but a study just published in the New England Journal of Medicine indicates otherwise.

Conde on Historic Gravestones in Boston, 11 Oct.

As part of Massachusetts Archaeology Month, the New England Historical Genealogical Society is hosting a free lecture on 11 October by Ta Mara Conde, founder of Historic Gravestone Services.The society’s description of “Stories in Stone: America Through Its Early Burial Grounds” says:Burial grounds are outdoor museum: accessible and open to all. Show More Summary

A Missing Pearl

2 months agoNews / Crime : Sword and Scale

South Portland, Maine is your classic New England small town. The historic city is famous for its working waterfront, where fish, like any good New England town, runs the economy.

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