Lowell

Poem for Orthodox Easter

A special poem for National Poetry Month. Thomas Fitzsimmons (1926-2017) was born in Lowell and attended Lowell High School (he left to join the Merchant Marine but later earned a diploma elsewhere). Here’s a bit about his life from his obituary in the Santa Fe New Mexican newspaper: “He is…

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Lowell Roundup: April 15, 2019

I am still pitch hitting for Dick!  The City Council is not meeting this week.  It has become standard practice to cancel the Spring School Vacation Week meeting.  Last week’s meeting featured major information on construction projects throughout the City There was an update on the City’s Construction Projects.  The…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 31, 2019

Clemente Park update The proposal to change the name of the city park on Middlesex Street from Roberto Clemente Park to Pailin Park appeared to be heading for a serious confrontation at Wednesday’s Board of Parks meeting but the board wisely tabled the proposal to allow proponents and opponents of…

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Sovanna Pouv statement on Clemente Park

Sovanna Pouv, the executive director of the Cambodian Mutual Assistant Association and a resident of the Highlands composed the following statement for last night’s Board of Parks meeting on the proposal to change the name of Clemente Park to Pailin Park. However, the Board of Parks tabled the proposal before…

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Lowell Week in Review: March 24, 2019

Pailin Park Watching the city council’s discussion Tuesday night of the proposal to change the name of Clemente Park on Middlesex Street to Pailin Park left me confused. That’s probably because many of the councilors themselves seemed confused about what was going on. The matter came before the council as…

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