City Council

The Lowell Connection: Reclaiming the Center of the Midsize City

In today’s edition – the Boston Globe continues its series on the reviatlization of mid-sized cities in the Commonwealth. The focus of today’s article is  “reclaiming the center –  midsize cities rediscover the allure of downtowns, attracting millions to transform them into 24-hour neighborhoods of businesses and homes.” It’s no surprise…

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Pay to Talk on Lowell Talk Radio?

There’s a story posted on the WickedLocal/Watertown site about Nick Iannuzzi – an independent  candidate for Governor’s Council in the Third District challenging incumbent Marilyn Devaney. Iannuzzi plans to appear on a local Saturday morning radio talk show to promote his campaign. There is a  twist to the tale. Apparently  Iannuzzi has paid $490 for a 25…

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From City Manager’s Blog: Historic District Energy Grants

September 30 is the deadline to apply for green energy grants and loans to retrofit buildings in the downtown historic district. This money is available thanks to a $5 million “stimulus fund” (Recovery Act) federal grant announced by US Rep. Tsongas, Sen. Kerry, and City leaders a few months ago. Read about the program and application…

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Councilor Descoteaux on MassINC Panel, Sept. 29

Lowell City Councilor Franky Descoteaux The MassINC Associate Board presents: The New Faces of Politics in Massachusetts Roles and Responsibilities in a New Political Landscape Keynote Address At-large City Councilor Ayanna Pressley, Boston City Council Panel Discussion Featuring Councilor Brendan Crighton, Lynn City Council Councilor Franky Descoteaux, Lowell City Council…

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