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Lowell Week in Review: July 22, 2018

Franco-American School Just a few weeks ago, several hundred people in evening wear visited the Franco-American School at 357 Pawtucket Street for the Coalition for a Better Acre’s big annual fund raiser. They got to see the building as it was. Now, the building has been transformed into a construction…

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Lowell Round-Up: July 20, 2018

Mimi Parseghian reviews this week in Lowell politics: Lowell Round-Up: July 20, 2018 By Mimi Parseghian Wednesday night’s School Committee meeting resulted in the Lowell School Superintendent, Salah Khelfaoui, being put on administrative leave. That action was a result of three motions co-introduced by School Committee members Jackie Doherty and…

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‘Hooky’ by Bob Hodge

Bob Hodge is one of the greatest runners to come out of Lowell and a graduate of Lowell High (1973) and the University of Lowell (1990). He shares another story about growing up and running in Lowell. Hooky By Bob Hodge I love to play hooky, and in high school…

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Lowell Week in Review: July 15, 2018

Lowell Walks: Downtown Architecture 120 people joined yesterday’s Lowell Walk which was on downtown architecture and was led by Steve Stowell, the administrator of the Lowell Historic Board. The tour visited Shattuck, Merrimack, Kirk, John and Palmer Streets and saw architectural styles that spanned more than a century of Lowell’s…

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Lowell Round-Up: July 13, 2018

Mimi Parseghian reviews this week in Lowell politics: This week’s City Council meeting had a number of interesting agenda items in addition to the standard business.  I did notice that the Rules Sub-Committee would be reporting on their current meeting to review the City Council meeting rules.  As we recall,…

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