Lowell School Committee meeting: January 20, 2016

Amy Bisson covered Wednesday’s Lowell School Committee meeting. She opened her coverage with some procedural observations: Twenty-seven items were posted on this agenda which included an Executive Session to discuss contract negotiations and consideration of contract extensions for two Assistant Superintendents. Although most of the meeting was routine, there were…

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Lowell Catholic-St. Margaret School merger

As a graduate of St. Margaret’s School (class of 1972), I took particular interest in the news of the merger of St. Margaret’s and Lowell Catholic High School to form a pre-K through grade 12 school beginning next fall. Here is the press release that delivered that announcement: Lowell Catholic…

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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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