‘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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Southeast Asian Water Festival

Congratulations to all who organized and attended today’s Southeast Asian Water Festival which seemed to be a great success. The crowd this year look larger than in the past few years and the weather was perfect. It’s hard to believe that this was the 18th annual Water Festival and it’s…

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