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Sarah Kavanagh, Chief of Staff and Special Advisor to Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Center, presenting for the Irish Partnerships Speaker Series, UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, January 11, 2017: “Turning the Page: Meeting the Challenge of Commemorating the Centenary of the Easter Rising.” In 2000, Kavanagh…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: January 17, 2017

Transportation Subcommittee Meeting (at 5:30 pm) Topic is Lord Overpass. City Manager Murphy explains that the success of Hamilton Canal rests on access to it, so Thorndike Street and the Lord Overpass is crucial to that project. Nicholas Bosonetto, the city traffic engineer begins. Mass DOT is providing $15mil for…

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Lowell Week in Review: January 15, 2017

Lowell High School Addition On the front page of the city’s new website, there is an icon for Lowell High School Project which links you to key documents, meeting minutes, and reports and presentations. Of particular note will be the slides from the January 5, 2017 presentation to the School…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: January 10, 2017

Unfinished business: Motion by Councilor Elliott, request City Manager contact state regarding installation of “rolling barrier system” for intersection of Gorham St and Lowell Connector. Unfinished business; Motion by Councilors Elliott and Leahy, request city council vote to implement legal measures against National Grid for delays associated with bridge projects…

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Lowell Week in Review: January 8, 2017

New City of Lowell Website Congratulations to all involved in the launch of the new city of Lowell website. It has a great look with plenty of pictures. It also has a responsive design which means it automatically rearranges itself to better fit the screen of your tablet or cell…

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Tough to Take a Walk

Tough to Take a Walk By Mimi Parseghian While reading one of those end of the old year, beginning of the new articles – you know, one of those focusing on finance, career, relationships, health and exercise – I saw an item that I liked: go for a walk outside…

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