City Council

1999 City Council Election Results

The last time there was a primary election for the Lowell City Council was in 1999. The results of both the primary and the general election follow, with incumbents in italics and the order of finish in the corresponding election in brackets: Primary Election – October 5, 1999 Rita Mercier…

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Council field set

With the passage of yesterday’s deadline for filing nomination papers, the 2011 Lowell City Council field is set with 19 candidates. They are, listed alphabetically with incumbents first followed by challengers: Kevin Broderick Franky Descoteaux Rodney Elliott Bill Martin Joe Mendonca Rita Mercier Jim Milinazzo Patrick Murphy Corey Belanger Paul…

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The Library, the Manager and the Sun

Be sure to read Jack Mitchell’s recent post on Left-in-Lowell about the Lowell Sun’s coverage of the City Manager and the Pollard Memorial Library. Jack prudently copied and retained some interesting Facebook postings that have since been (mysteriously) deleted. Thankfully, Jack includes them in his piece.

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First Mayor of Lowell – Dr. Elisha Bartlett

  Dr. Elisha Bartlett – First Mayor of Lowell Massachusetts. Portrait in Oil – Thomas Bayley Lawson. Portraits of forty-one former mayors have been hung in the City Hall in tribute.  This presentation is part of the celebration of the 175th anniversary of Lowell’s incorporation as a city. Do not miss the Jen Myers…

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