Lowell

Irish-French Link for Franco-Am Week

John Whelan and Donna He’bert: The Irish-French Connection will perform Wednesday, June 23, at 7.30 pm, at Immaculate Conception School Hall, 218 East Merrimack Street, as part of Lowell’s Franco-American Week. The performance, honoring Lowell’s French-Canadian and Irish-American heritages, is sponsored by Lowell National Historical Park. All are invited for…

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Lowell Cemetery Tour tomorrow

Tomorrow morning (Saturday, June 12, 2010) at 10 am, I’ll be leading a tour of historic Lowell Cemetery.  We start at the Knapp Avenue gate which is right next to Shedd Park.  There’s no charge and the tour takes about 90 minutes.  Please consider joining us.

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Sweetland Garden

One of my favorite names of “lost” places or businesses in Lowell is Sweetland Garden. I never went there, but I remember the name from my youth. I’ve heard people talk about it. I think Nancye Tuttle of the SUN years ago wrote a story about the teenagers who used…

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Dam Comments

Bob Gagnon, chair of the Lowell Flood Owners Group in Pawtucketville, wrote a letter to the SUN that was published yesterday. In it he included the address to which people with comments about the proposed “bladder dam” at Pawtucket Falls can send letters: Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs, 100…

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