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Observations on the Lowell High Debate

Observations on the Lowell High Debate By Fred Faust Dick Howe expressed the view that Lowell’s social and economic life lies in the values of being a city and not trying to be a suburban wannabe. The city versus the suburbs was a frequent debate point in last evening’s debate,…

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Council Picks Cawley by 5 to 4 vote

Lowell City Council Meeting: June 20, 2017 Vote – Approve a preferred site for Lowell High School. 64 speakers registered to speak. [Resident speakers began at 6:45 pm. They seemed about evenly divided between Cawley and Downtown Option 3. The public input portion of the meeting ended at 10:58]. Mayor…

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Lowell Week in Review: June 18, 2018

The City as a Classroom The City as a Classroom. That’s what Pat Mogan used to say. In the late 1990s, I interviewed Dr. Mogan several times to prepare for an LTC program which gave me some first-hand exposure into how he thought about Lowell. Mogan was a lifelong educator,…

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Vesna Nuon Statement on Lowell High

Here is the statement on the Lowell High siting decision that city council candidate Vesna Nuon recently posted on his website: Statement on Lowell High School Vote By Vesna Nuon As a leader within the Southeast Asian community, as someone who cares deeply about this city, and as a father…

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Councilor Belanger statement on Lowell High vote

Councilor Corey Belanger released the following statement yesterday on the Lowell High site decision. He gave me permission to post it here: From City Councilor Corey Belanger: My statement to the citizens of Lowell regarding the location of Lowell High School First and foremost, I wish Councilor Samaras a quick…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: June 13, 2017

Note: Councilor Samaras was hospitalized last evening and is unable to be at this meeting. Consequently, the site selection vote on the new Lowell High School has been postponed from this evening. Communication from City Manager on upcoming Hamilton Canal event. June 21, 2017, DPD has organized a “targeted promotional…

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Councilor Samaras statement on Lowell High vote

City Councilor Bill Samaras shared the following statement on tonight’s vote on the Lowell High site selection: Statement on Lowell High School Vote by Councilor William Samaras The Lowell City Council has been tasked with one of the most important decisions it has faced in many years—the future of Lowell…

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Lowell Week in Review: June 11, 2017

Lowell High vote This coming Wednesday morning, most people in the city, especially the nine city councilors, will be glad that the vote on the new Lowell High School is over, no matter what the result. In the nearly fifty years that I’ve followed Lowell politics, this is the most…

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