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College Aborted College Regained

Another essay by Bob Hodge, a 1973 graduate of Lowell High School, a 1990 graduate of University of Lowell, and one of the greatest runners to come from Lowell – ever. Bob has previously contributed, Running Down a Dream: Cohasset by the Sea Road Race, April 1978 and School Daze…

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‘Pawtucket Prism’ Renewal Is a Classic Lowell Partnership Success

Ribbon-cutting at the restored “Pawtucket Prism” (web photo courtesy of Marie Sweeney). From left, Jay Linnehan, Steve Joncas, Paul Marion, Celeste Bernardo, Mayor Edward Kennedy, Jim Campbell, Nancy Donahue, Belinda Juran, Evan Schapiro, and artist Michio Ihara. About 75 people yesterday attended the re-dedication of the “Pawtucket Prism” sculpture by…

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School Daze Lost in Time

Another essay by Bob Hodge, a 1973 graduate of Lowell High School, a 1990 graduate of University of Lowell, and one of the greatest runners to come from Lowell – ever. Bob’s previous essay, Running Down a Dream: Cohasset by the Sea Road Race, April 1978, was published on October…

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Lowell’s Big Plans by James Ostis

Lowell’s Big Plans By James Ostis Lowell was the most significant planned industrial city in the early United States. In the 1820s, a group of Boston investors set their sights on the water power potential of the Merrimack River and systematically created a new community based on maximizing the development…

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