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Lowell: The 2019 Franco-American of the Year ~ Curtis J. LeMay

Today June 23, 2019 marked the opening of the 49th Annual Celebration Lowell Franco-American Week. Founded in 1970, the celebration emphasizes the Franco-American contributions to the City of Lowell. A variety of events from the City Hall flag raising and traditional dancing to a supper, family Bingo and a Soiree…

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Thanksgiving memories…

Today I’m thinking of Thanksgiving eves past – the hustle and bustle of setting up three dinner tables, the dishes, decor, who was expected, who would sit where, who got to sit in the dining room – never any question about where Papa and Bill would sit – even as…

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Kudos to Dick and Paul!

  Kudos to our blog founder Dick Howe and blog co-writer extraordinaire Paul Marion for the superb job editing the newly released blog book “History as It Happens: Citizen Bloggers in Lowell, Mass”. It is a privilege to be part of the blog and of this very unusual book. A…

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What Now Stella?

Why do we name all our storms these days? It seemed easier just to name hurricanes! With storm Stella we hear of a “weather bomb” or ‘bombogenesis’ – it lacks the poetics of Ralph Waldo Emerson: “Announced by all the trumpets of the sky…” or John Greenleaf Whittier: “The wind…

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Greater Lowell Area Democrats meet – Saturday February 18, 2017

The Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) Regular Breakfast Meeting will take place tomorrow – Saturday February 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM at the Independence Grill/ Radisson Hotel Rte. 110 in Chelmsford. The Regular Agenda will include: the President’s Report; guest introductions; report from the recent DSC meeting; Local/DTC/City Committee updates; local…

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