Greater Lowell

Coburn’s Pitch

Years ago, I wrote a rhyming poem about an incident at Bunker Hill described in Silas Coburn’s “History of Dracut.” The story is that Captain Peter Coburn of Dracut led a company of men from his town in the battle. He was shot by the British three times, in the…

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Regional Transportation Plan Meeting

About 20 people attended the public meeting organized by the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments this evening at Lowell City Hall on the current Regional Transportation Plan.  NMCOG is a regional transportation agency established by the state legislature.  Its district includes Lowell and most of the area towns.  The Regional…

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“Cool Science” ~ UML/GSE and Commonwealth’s students educate LRTA commuters about climate change

“Cool Science” is a program at UMass Lowell in the Graduate School of Education. The program allowed students across the Commonwealth to participate in a project whereby they could teach others about the science of climate change through art. For this competition,  David Lustick and Jill Hendrickson Lohmeier – both Associate Professors at…

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