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Barnes & Noble supports Lowell Library

The Barnes & Noble bookstore at 235 Daniel Webster Highway in Nashua will host one of its BOOKFAIRS tomorrow (Saturday, February 17, 2018) to support the Pollard Memorial Library and it’s recovery from the water damage sustained earlier this winter. Anyone who buys a book tomorrow at the store and…

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Lowell City Council meeting: February 13, 2018

To learn more about the various reports and motion responses on tonight’s agenda, check out Mimi Parseghian’s City Council Preview from yesterday. Roll Call: Mayor Samaras (flu) and Councilor Conway (knee surgery) absent. Councilor Nuon chairs the meeting. Councilor Mercier is sitting in Conway’s seat, not in her usual place.…

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City Council Preview: Feb 13, 2017

Mimi Parseghian preview’s tomorrow’s Lowell City Council meeting: From now on, I will refrain from applying any adjectives to this week City Council agenda.  Last week I called it relatively short but the meeting was anything but that. City Manager Responses, Communications and Votes: There are quite a few interesting…

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Lowell Week in Review: February 11, 2018

Union Apartments before the Planning Board Last Sunday’s Lowell Week in Review looked at the Union Apartment private dormitory proposal for upper Merrimack Street. This past Monday, the Lowell Planning Board conducted a preliminary review of that project which would sit on the former Jeanne d’Arc Credit Union site at…

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Lowell City Council meeting: February 6, 2018

COMMUNICATIONS FROM CITY MANAGER Motion Responses (see Mimi Parseghian’s “City Council Preview” post for more details on these reports): Pedestrian Safety at Intersection of Pawtucket Blvd. and Rourke Bridge. Councilor Conway thanks CM Murphy for the report. Says the report indicates pedestrian safety will be enhanced. Utopian Park Hydro Sculpture.…

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City Council Preview: Jan 6, 2018

Mimi Parseghian preview’s tomorrow night’s Lowell City Council meeting: The Agenda for the Lowell City Council’s sixth meeting of the year is relatively short compared to the previous two weeks. The motions that are responded to by the Administration are for the most part routine and provide updates rather than…

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Lowell Week in Review: February 4, 2018

The Union Apartments The Lowell Planning Board meets this Monday (February 5, 2018) at 6:30 pm in the City Council chambers. Among the items on the agenda is “Preliminary Site Plan Application for 650 Merrimack Street” also known as The Union Apartments. The city’s website has nine documents about the…

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