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My view ~ Marty Meehan Lowell neighborhood kid becomes President of the University of Massachusetts

My view from the visitor’s gallery/EM Kennedy Institute for the US Senate   A few thoughts about Marty Meehan’s rise from a Lowell neighborhood kid to becoming President of the University of Massachusetts…  I’ve known Marty since he was fifteen years old … while we haven’t always run in the…

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Film Screening Tonight At MCC

Tonight at 7 pm, Middlesex Community College will hold a free screening of “The Killing Fields of Dr. Haing S. Ngor,” a documentary on one of the most well-known survivors of the Cambodian genocide, Dr. Haing Ngor, the principal character in the Academy Award winning film, The Killing Fields. The…

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“Small Change” by John Edward

John Edward, who teaches economics at Bentley and UMass Lowell, frequently contributes columns on economic issues. The possibility of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve seems to instill fear. It certainly has Wall Street on edge. How much impact will Fed action have on the economy? Not much…

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