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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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Poems About the Loom Lords

Moses Greeley Parker Lectures, Sunday, Oct. 23, 2 PM Kevin Gallagher – Poetry Reading: Lords of the Loom Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center, 246 Market St., Downtown Lowell Gallagher will read and discuss his new book, “Loom,” which traces how the men who built the backbone of American capitalism—the…

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