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Lowell Week in Review: June 16, 2018

Real Estate Trends: Prices Up With 2018 nearly half over, some trends in local real estate have become apparent. For the entire Middlesex North District (which consists of Lowell, Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Westford and Wilmington), the number of sales from January 2018 through the end of…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 15, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on the past week in Lowell: This week’s City Council meeting had two separate discussions on marijuana. With the impending launching of the recreational cannabis industry, the Councilors have begun to count the tax revenue that is estimated to be generated by these sales.  There…

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The Evolution of Land Records

From hand-copied book pages in cursive to digital images that have never existed on paper, the records at the Registry of Deeds have become more accessible through the evolution of information technology. Here’s the story of how that has happened at the Middlesex North Registry of Deeds: One of the…

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Homestead Seminar in Chelmsford

Tomorrow (June 13, 2018) at 10:30 a.m. at the Chelmsford Senior Center, 75 Groton Road, North Chelmsford, I will present a free Homestead Seminar for anyone who is interested. By filing a Declaration of Homestead at the Registry of Deeds, homeowners protect their homes from creditors. The process if simple:…

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Lowell Week in Review: June 10, 2018

Campaign Reception Tomorrow night (Monday, June 11, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm) is my re-election campaign reception at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren Street, Lowell. Donations in any amount are welcome but not necessary. Please stop by if you can. Happy Birthday, Lowell National Historical…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 8, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on the past week in Lowell: June is a hectic month in Lowell.  There are so many public social, cultural and educational activities planned.  However, municipal government will slow down now that the summer schedule has begun. The City Council meetings will take place every…

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Lowell Walk This Saturday

Tomorrow (June 9, 2018) the summertime downtown Lowell walking season begins with Forty Years of Preservation with Lowell NHP. The tour begins at 10am from the Visitor Center (246 Market Street). Christine Bruins, the Lowell National Historical Park’s planner will lead the tour. Along the way, she’ll be joined by guest…

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