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Lowell City Council Meeting: November 13, 2018

ROLL CALL – all present CITY CLERK Minutes of City Council Meeting November 6th, for acceptance. Vote-Cancel Council Meetings 11.27.18, 12.25.18 and 1.1.19 – meetings cancelled. AUDITOR BUSINESS – Communication – FY19 Budget Report YTD (September). – Councilor Elliott asks several questions about certain items such as Workers’ Comp which…

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“Spirit in the Sky” by Bob Hodge

Bob Hodge grew up in Lowell and went on to graduate from Lowell High (1973) and University of Lowell (1990). He was (and still is) one the greatest runners to come out of this region. He’s also a writer, having previously shared stories with us about his experiences with road…

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Lowell Week in Review: November 11, 2018

Veterans Day Happy Veterans Day to all who served in the military forces of the United States. The Greater Lowell Veterans Council will hold its annual Veterans Day services at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium at 11 am today. All are invited to attend. Today is also the 100th anniversary of…

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Register of Deeds Election Results

Thanks to everyone who voted for me for Middlesex North Register of Deeds. With nine of the ten towns reporting their results, I am winning by a margin of 72% to 28%. Here are the town-by-town results: Billerica Howe – 10,765 (71%) Cassella – 4,347 (29%) Carlisle [UPDATED] Howe –…

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Ben Butler event this Saturday

This Saturday, November 3, 2018, the city of Lowell will celebrate the 200th birthday of Ben Butler, the iconic Civil War general and politician from Lowell. The big event begins on Saturday at 3 pm at Lowell High’s Burgoyne Theater (within the Freshmen Academy with entrance on John Street between…

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KhmerPost USA endorses Richard Howe

The KhmerPost USA, the Lowell-based Cambodian-English biweekly newspaper, has endorsed my re-election as Register of Deeds. Here is the English language version of the endorsement:   Richard Howe for Register of Deeds By Soben Pin Many of our readers have known Richard Howe through our prints in the last several…

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Lowell City Council Preview: Oct 22, 2018

Mimi Parseghian Previews tomorrow night’s Lowell City Council meeting: This week’s City Council agenda has only two motion responses, four votes requested by the Manager and three new motions.  I expect the last motion will produce extensive discussion. The meeting will begin with a Recognition of the 40th Anniversary of…

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