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Winter Storm Niko

Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 6:50 a.m.: A major winter storm is upon us. Called “Winter Storm Niko” by the National Weather Service, the snow has yet to start falling in my neighborhood of Lowell. Here’s the Winter Storm Warning that has been issued: …WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT…

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Civic Engagement by Local Artists

Civic Engagement by Local Artists By Mimi Parseghian Last night I visited the LTC Gallery to view the current exhibition “20 Lessons from the 20th Century History or Civic Engagement as Visualized by Artists.” The list that comprised the topics for the posters came from an article written by a…

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Don’t Let Go

I knew a politician who used to say that he inflated the skill and strategy of an opponent whenever he ran for office, typically worried about his opponent locking up volunteers, endorsements, and donors before he himself would get to the sources of those advantages. Inevitably, though, he found that…

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