Lowell

Lowell Week in Review: June 16, 2018

Real Estate Trends: Prices Up With 2018 nearly half over, some trends in local real estate have become apparent. For the entire Middlesex North District (which consists of Lowell, Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Westford and Wilmington), the number of sales from January 2018 through the end of…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 15, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on the past week in Lowell: This week’s City Council meeting had two separate discussions on marijuana. With the impending launching of the recreational cannabis industry, the Councilors have begun to count the tax revenue that is estimated to be generated by these sales.  There…

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Lowell Week in Review: June 10, 2018

Campaign Reception Tomorrow night (Monday, June 11, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm) is my re-election campaign reception at the UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren Street, Lowell. Donations in any amount are welcome but not necessary. Please stop by if you can. Happy Birthday, Lowell National Historical…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 8, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on the past week in Lowell: June is a hectic month in Lowell.  There are so many public social, cultural and educational activities planned.  However, municipal government will slow down now that the summer schedule has begun. The City Council meetings will take place every…

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Lowell Walk This Saturday

Tomorrow (June 9, 2018) the summertime downtown Lowell walking season begins with Forty Years of Preservation with Lowell NHP. The tour begins at 10am from the Visitor Center (246 Market Street). Christine Bruins, the Lowell National Historical Park’s planner will lead the tour. Along the way, she’ll be joined by guest…

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Lowell Week in Review: June 3, 2018

Democratic State Convention The Massachusetts State Democratic Convention was held Friday night and yesterday at the DCU Center in Worcester. In a gubernatorial election year like this one, the purpose of the convention is twofold: To nominate Democratic candidates for statewide office, and to endorse one of those candidates for…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 1, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on past week in Lowell politics: The FY 2019 Lowell City Budget  is on line.  This year’s edition has 682 pages, the largest ever.  With the ability to use software that presents graphs, tables, side bars, images as well as eye-catching and easy to read…

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Lowell Week in Review: May 27, 2018

Memorial Day This morning the Greater Lowell Veterans Council will host its annual Memorial Day Remembrance Service. The first part of the event begins at 10 am at the Ladd and Whitney Monument in front of City Hall. There, the roll of local veterans who have died in the past…

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