Culture

Impeachment, the 25th Amendment or neither? by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. It’s too early to talk seriously about Presidential impeachment. Increasing reports about apparent obstruction of  justice or enrichment of  Donald Trump’s own and  family businesses in violation of the emoluments clause are still at the fact-gathering stage, especially now that former FBI Director…

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Farewell, Uncle Tommy

One of my uncles passed away yesterday at 97 years old. In my family he was always “Uncle Tommy,” Thomas C. Brady of Lowell, raised along the Concord River and longtime resident of Centralville. He was in the US Navy in WWII, serving in the Atlantic and Pacific on ships…

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Union River: A Review

When UMass Lowell honored Steve Panagiotakos last week, the former state senator in his remarks explained that the house he grew up in, the house he lives in now, and the law office he works in, are all within a few blocks of each other in Lowell. He has never…

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New Lowell Book at Mill No. 5 on Saturday

I’ll have my newest book, “Lowell Municipal Elections: 1965-2015” for sale this coming Saturday, March 4, 2017 from noon to 5 p.m. at Mill No. 5’s “Pulp and Press” event. The book contains the results of every city council and school committee race for the past 50 years, plus stories…

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