History

Reminder! “Crime and Punishment in 19th C Lowell” tomorrow! Saturday March 29th at the PML

Reminder that the Lowell Historical Society/Walter Hickey program on “Crime and Punishment in 19th Century Lowell” happens tomorrow – Saturday March 29, 2014…here are the details… Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 1pm – Lowell Historical Society Program “Crime and Punishment in 19th Century Lowell” by Walter Hickey at Pollard Library Meeting…

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Greeley Peace Scholars Gather at UMass Lowell

From UMass Lowell University Relations Office Contacts:  Nancy Cicco, 978-934-4944 or Nancy_Cicco@uml.edu and Christine Gillette, 978-934-2209 or Christine_Gillette@uml.edu World-renowned humanitarians to convene at UMass Lowell: Peace scholars to unite for special events, engage community in their work Four internationally acclaimed human-rights activists honored by UMass Lowell, including the recipient of the 2011 Nobel…

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Community Assets

The machinery of justice grinds on in the dispute between the National Park Service and Enel Green Power North America over the future condition of the scenic and significant Pawtucket Dam at the falls on the Merrimack River in northern Lowell. The custodians of our country’s heritage treasures are trying…

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The “Ides”

      Today March 15, is the infamous Ides of March, the day Julius Caesar was assassinated by a group of Roman Senators led by Brutus and Cassius.  The murder became the subject of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays. Consequently, most high school students readily remember the eerie…

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Civil War Talk this Sunday at 10am

This coming Sunday, March 16, 2014, at 10 a.m., I’ll be giving a talk about Lowell in the Civil War at UnchARTed Gallery at 66 Merrimack Street in Lowell (right next to Edible Arrangements at the corner of Merrimack and Central). The event is in conjunction of an exhibition of…

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