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‘The Mills Weren’t Made of Marble’: Lead Editorial, NYTimes, Labor Day, 1992

Since the mid-1970s, Lowell has been the subject of many regional, national, and global media reports (newspaper, magazine, radio, TV, and web) because of its distinctive national park and award-winning urban revitalization rooted in the preservation and celebration of its industrial, architectural, natural, and cultural heritage. The late Dr. Patrick…

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Building the Downtown Narrative

For the downtown narrative: Rosemary and I last evening ate supper at the Viet-Thai Restaurant across from City Hall. At 6.30-7 pm, there were 30 people in the place. We had cashew chicken and shrimp pad thai with spring rolls to start. Everything very good and modestly priced (appetizer: $3).…

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