October 22, 2014 --- Ryisha Grant, center, looks up as she holds a photo of her boyfriend Travis Yell
during a vigil in his memory outside his Haverhill home. Yell was killed after he was hit by a car
January 3, 2013 --- Firefighters arrive on the scene of a 5-alarm fire at the Merrimac Paper Co. on
Canal Street in Lawrence.
July 29, 2013 --- Friends of Billy Melchionda support each other after attending his wake at the
Driscoll Funeral Home in Haverhill. Melchionda was killed in a case of mistake identity in
a home invasion.
A family member reaches out to the hearse after the remains of Staff Sgt. Alex Jimenez were placed
inside following a Mass at St. Mary's of the Assumption Church in Lawrence.
September 4, 2013 --- Artist Jonathan Henriquez, originally from New York City, poses with his pieces
as he prepares for a September 12th show at the Essex Art Center in Lawrence.
Henriquez's work is inspired by a WW II plastic surgeon who performed face
saving surgeries on disfigured veterans.
Hip Hop Artists Jay-L and D-Menace pose for a photo in Lawrence. The two made a music video
about stopping the violence in Lawrence.
Salem Director of Public Works Rick Russell lounges on the front of the scoop on a new front
loader in the Public Works garage in Salem. The trucks haven't had much use in the quiet lead
up to winter.
Studio owner Julie Paige poses for a photo in front her ballet class at The Paige Conservatory
in North Andover.
Cori McMeniman, 5, of Hampstead, looks on with regret as she loses her locks during a
Pantene Cut-at-thon at the Central School in Hampstead.
A dragonfly hangs on to a flower outside Winnekenni Castle at the Annual Independence Day
pancake breakfast in Haverhill.
Children gather around to watch a sheep shearing demonstration at the 41st annual Sheep
Shearing festival on the town common in North Andover.
Amelie Fegan, 4, of Londonderry laughs as she selects a note by pressing a valve on a tuba as
a Londonderry high school band member blows into it at the School’s Symphonic Band Music
Fair and Concert. Looking on is her sister Alyssa, 6.
Vermont's Colin Vock (10) celebrates after scoring against Boston University goaltender Brett
Bennett (31) during the second period of a semifinal game of the Hockey East college hockey
tournament at the TD Garden in Boston.
Justin Gimelstop dives for a return on the grass during a tennis match at the International
Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I.
North Andover's Cooper McLeod wrestles Methuen's Rafael Caceres during their match in
Pinkerton players Jake Lisauskas (12) and Josh Gallant (22) celebrate a goal against
Londonderry during the first half of their lacrosse game in Londonderry.