Greater Lowell

Woodman’s of Essex

I recently found myself near the mouth of the Merrimack River with some free time, so I headed south and picked up Route 133 East, bound for the town of Essex. For years I’ve heard about Woodman’s, a restaurant specializing in fried clams that is featured in the book “1000…

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Hearing on Lowell’s Pawtucket Dam in Nashua NH Tonight

 Pawtucket Falls post card image /UML Center for Lowell History The other day it was people from Lawrence weighing-in on the Enel North America plan to regulate the flow of water over the historic Pawtucket Falls with a pneumatic crest gate, or “inflatable bladder,”  installation system on the Pawtucket Dam. As…

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Franco-American Week Events

We’re halfway through Franco-American Week. Here’s a quick update on remaining events: Thurs, June 24, 9.15 am—Memorial ceremony at Little Canada Monument, Aiken St, opposite UMass Lowell Recreation Center; 10 am—Flag-raising at Lowell City Hall; 7 pm—Prayer service to honor St. Jean Baptiste at Franco-American School Grotto followed by wine-and-cheese…

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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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CHS Class of ’51

This video of the Chelmsford High School graduating class of 1951 was put together by Victor and Lynn Ouellett (K1CGl Productions). It contains some great old pictures of Paragon Park at Nantasket Beach and ends with a list of classmates (see if you recognize any names).

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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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