Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, formerly Lahey Clinic Medical Center, North Shore, renamed its One Essex Center Drive campus with the installation of new signage. The name change reflects the facility’s role as part of Lahey Health, which was established following the affiliation between the former Lahey Clinic and the former Northeast Health System. Lahey Health includes Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington; Lahey Medical Center, Peabody; Lahey Outpatient Center, Lexington; Beverly Hospital, Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester; Lahey Outpatient Center, Danvers; Lahey Health Behavioral Services and Lahey Health Senior Care.
The Verizon Foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to the Salem YMCA to support STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) initiatives in its after-school program. The grant will cover the cost of implementing a solar-powered car project that will educate kids on the importance of renewable energy and introduce them to solar energy, aerodynamics, engineering and design principles.