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“Great Blue Heron” by Tom Sexton

Posted by PaulM This poem by Tom Sexton will be incorporated into a work of public art on the Concord River Greenway, along with selections of writing by Henry Thoreau, Jack Kerouac, and Paul Tsongas in other artworks along the river path.—PM . Great Blue Heron Far from the marsh…

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Massachusetts Democratic State Convention

I spent Friday night and all day Saturday at the DCU Center in Worcester (formerly known as the Worcester Centrum) for the 2010 Democratic State Convention. On Friday night, Secretary of State Bill Galvin and Attorney General Martha Coakley, both running unopposed in the Democratic Primary, were nominated by acclamation.…

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‘Flowering City’ update

June 6th, 2010 by PaulM In 1996, an illustrated article on the front page of the SUN followed by a community planning workshop involving more than 150 people at Lowell High School brought the concept of a greener Lowell to the front of the city’s brain. The gathering was called…

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