Museum Exhibit on Lowell’s Greek Community Opens Aug. 1

Lowell’s Greek Community Featured in Upcoming National Park Exhibit “The University of Massachusetts Lowell, in partnership with Lowell National Historical Park, announces the opening of an exhibit on the Greek community in Lowell, Massachusetts, titled ‘Acropolis of America: The Greek Community in Lowell 1874-2020,’ on August 1. The temporary exhibit…

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Peace Train: Congressman John Lewis, the Legacy of Nonviolent Resistance, & Richard Gregg

John Wooding, professor emeritus of political science at UMass Lowell, is the author of the forthcoming biography Gandhi’s American Friend: Richard Bartlett Gregg (Loom Press, October 2020). He is a past contributor to this blog and president of the board at Mill City Grows in Lowell.  ‘Cause I’m on the…

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Remembering Tony C.

Today’s Baseball Week post combines two items from August 2013, the first by me, the second by Paul, both of us fans of Red Sox rightfielder Tony Conigliaro, a Massachusetts native who reached professional stardom at a young age and whose potential seemed limitless – until the evening of August…

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