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Impressions of Lowell: 20 Months and Counting

Impressions of Lowell: 20 Months and Counting                          By Emily Ferrara A recent addition to our Literary Lowell roster, Emily Ferrara writes about her initial impressions of Lowell: I once wrote a poem that referenced “the smokestacks of Kerouac’s Lowell”, but it was only a fleeting image in a journey to…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 17, 2019

Recycling On Thursday we posted a report (“Recycling Revisited”) from Judith Durant on the new rules of recycling as presented by Gunther Wellenstein, the city’s Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator at Monday’s Highlands Neighborhood Association meeting. At that meeting, Judith obtained a “Massachusetts Universal Recycling List” handout but was unable to find…

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Recycling Revisited

Judith Durant, a resident of the Highlands, shared this report on recycling from Monday’s Highlands’ Neighborhood Association meeting: Monday night I attended the Highlands Neighborhood Association monthly meeting, mainly to hear Gunther Wellenstein, Solid Waste/Recycling Coordinator. Mr. Wellenstein is making the rounds to neighborhood meetings to explain changes that have…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 10, 2019

On The Road Marathon The Second Annual On The Road Marathon was held yesterday at the Pollard Memorial Library and at the Middlesex Community College Academic Arts Center (formerly known as the Rialto Building). Organized by PML’s community librarian Sean Thibodeau and inspired by New Bedford’s marathon reading of Moby…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 3, 2019

Marijuana Sales Start Saturday Next Saturday, March 9, 2019, is scheduled to be the grand opening of the city’s first retail marijuana facility, Patriot Care, at 70 Industrial Ave East, just beyond the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel that is adjacent to the Lowell Connector. At this past Tuesday’s city council…

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Lowell Roundup: March 1, 2019

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on politics and current events this week: The Working City Initiative, a Lowell, collective impact partnership working with all residents and business owners to improve the Acre neighborhood of Lowell, in partnership with Lowell Telemedia Corporation (LTC), Lowell’s local access television, are translating the City…

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Lowell Week in Review: February 24, 2019

Blue Ribbon Committee Friday’s Lowell Sun had a report about the School Committee’s Wednesday night discussion of the process to be used to select a new superintendent of schools (“Will board members sit on supt. screening committee?” by Elizabeth Dobbins). Much of the focus seemed to be on the composition…

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