Current Events

Holy Family Hospital Part of the Caritas System

The Globe is reporting today that support for the sale of the Archdiocese of  Boston-owned Caritas Christi Healthcare is growing. Local officials, employee unions, the medical community, state representatives, community leaders even retirees are on-board with the sale of the six-hospital non-profit system to Cerberus Capitol Management – a private…

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General McChrystal’s Fate

The infamous Rolling Stone profile of General Stanley McChrystal is now online. The reports that burst into the public eye yesterday are all true and perhaps a bit understated. The upper echelons of the military are exceedingly political. The image of the non-ideological warrior is a myth; it’s just that…

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Senator Panagiotakos ~ Distinguished Democrat

 Massachusett State Senate Senator Steven C.  Panagiotakos Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) announced yesterday that Massachusetts State Senator Steven C. Panagiotakos will be honored as the 2010 Distinguished Democrat at the Annual Fall Brunch on Sunday October 24, 2010. From Greater Lowell Area Democrats Chair Marie Sweeney: A few years…

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Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) Meet Saturday June 19th / Dick Howe “Social Media” Presentation

The regular breakfast meeting of Greater Lowell Area Democrats will be held this Saturday June 19, 2010 at 8am SHARP at the Independence Grill at the Radisson Hotel in Chelmsford. In addition to the regular agenda Dick Howe – Register of Deeds Middlesex North – will do a presentation on…

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Greater Lowell Community Foundation – $20 million in Assets

Earlier this evening I attended the  Annual Meeting of the Greater Lowell Community Foundation. As an early advocate and a founding member of the Community Foundation along with Dick Donahue, Peter Stamas, Mary Bacigalupo, George Duncan and others – I have a special interest in the Foundation. I’m happy to report that the…

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