Lowell

Lowell Week in Review: April 1, 2018

New City Manager Congratulations to Eileen Donoghue on her selection as Lowell’s seventeenth city manager. After voting for her unanimously on Tuesday night, the council assigned the task for negotiating an employment agreement to Mayor Samaras. This coming Tuesday night, one of the early items on the agenda is a…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 28, 2018

City Manager Selection This Tuesday night the city council will meet at 5 pm to interview the three finalists for the position of Lowell City Manager. The three applicants are State Senator Eileen Donoghue, MIT assistant dean James White of Marshfield, and Linda Millsaps, the director of a North Carolina…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 18, 2018

Happy St. Patrick’s Day St. Patrick’s Day is always a big deal in Lowell. I celebrated by joining Dave McKean and Walter Hickey on yesterday morning’s Acre Neighborhood Walking Tour which was part of Irish Cultural Week and also the kickoff of the 2018 Lowell walking tour season. Despite the…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 11, 2018

Lowell Walks 2018 Lowell Walks is back for its fourth season of summertime Saturday morning walks. We’re offering seven walks this summer, but they will be supplemented by five more offered by Bob Forrant and Lowell National Historical Park. Here’s the Lowell Walks 2018 schedule, all Saturdays, all starting at…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 4, 2018

Private Dormitory on Merrimack Street The private dormitory proposed to be constructed by Union Lowell LLC at the former Jeanne d’Arc Credit Union site on the Merrimack-Cabot-Market streets block will be back before the Planning Board for a public hearing tomorrow night (Monday, March 5, 2018). This proposal contemplates building…

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Lowell Week in Review: February 25, 2018

Pollard Memorial Library update The long awaited re-opening of the Pollard Memorial Library will HOPEFULLY take place this Wednesday. Closed since a burst pipe flooded the place during an early January freeze, the damage has been repaired. The library is the hub of literary, cultural and educational events for people…

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Barnes & Noble supports Lowell Library

The Barnes & Noble bookstore at 235 Daniel Webster Highway in Nashua will host one of its BOOKFAIRS tomorrow (Saturday, February 17, 2018) to support the Pollard Memorial Library and it’s recovery from the water damage sustained earlier this winter. Anyone who buys a book tomorrow at the store and…

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Lowell Week in Review: February 11, 2018

Union Apartments before the Planning Board Last Sunday’s Lowell Week in Review looked at the Union Apartment private dormitory proposal for upper Merrimack Street. This past Monday, the Lowell Planning Board conducted a preliminary review of that project which would sit on the former Jeanne d’Arc Credit Union site at…

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