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Fmr. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch Leaves Hearing to a Standing Ovation

Ambassador Yovanovitch with U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar (yellow coat) and the late John McCain with Ukrainian soldiers in Ukraine, undated. (FB photo courtesy of Sen. Klobuchar, 11/15/19) What’s happening in Washington DC every day affects each community in the U.S. This action in the nation’s capital is local news even…

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First Time in America: Learning Cities Conference in Lowell: Everyone Invited to Attend

This message if from Felice Kincannon (felicek@turi.org) on behalf of the organizing committee. Dear All,    Please try to carve out some time to attend the First American Learning Cities Networking Conference next week, Thursday and Friday, November 14 and 15. Apologies for the fact that this invitation is late.…

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“The Architect of Lowell” – Handsome Houses and the Middlesex County Jail ~ Lowell

Many blog followers know Joe Orfant – a Lowell/Belvidere native who has on many occasions offered programs for the Lowell Historical Society. Joe’s Linked-In page notes: ” Experienced Environmental Consultant with a demonstrated history of working in the government administration industry. Skilled in Urban Planning, Environmental Awareness, Construction, Conservation Issues,…

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Ben Butler Walking Tour: October 12, 2019

What: Ben Butler Walking Tour When: Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 1pm Where: Lowell National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street, Lowell Lowell’s Benjamin Butler was a pivotal figure in American history. Best known as a controversial general in the American Civil War, Butler’s story has many other chapters with…

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