Lowell

Lowell Round-Up: July 6, 2018

It was a slow week for Lowell city politics, so Mimi Parseghian today takes a look at the Congressional race: It was a slow political week in Lowell so my attention has turned to the Congressional race for the 3rd District of Massachusetts.   The “open seat” vacated by retiring Congresswoman…

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Lowell Week in Review: July 1, 2018

Richard Howe for Register of Deeds lawn signs are in. Please help my re-election campaign by displaying a sign in your yard. Just SIGN UP for a lawn sign and we’ll deliver it to your home as soon as possible. Outdoor Chess There’s a move underway to bring outdoor chess…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 29, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on the past week in Lowell: During this week’s City Council marathon meeting Public Hearing section, the issue of the replacement of a National Grid-owned gas line in the neighborhood was revisited.  As we recall, about a month ago a Sub-Committee meeting was quickly adjourned…

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Lowell Walks – Infamous Crimes

This Saturday’s Lowell Walk is “Infamous Crimes in Lowell” led by Kerry Regan Jenness and Wayne Jenness. The walk begins on Saturday, June 30 at 10 am at Lowell National Park Visitor Center, 246 Market Street. This 90 minute walk will cover crimes reaching back to the 1860s that include…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 22, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on the past week in Lowell: It was a slow political week in Lowell but not in our country. It has become difficult to have a civil discussion on immigration.  We live in the age where so many believe that they are entitled to their…

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Lowell Week in Review: June 16, 2018

Real Estate Trends: Prices Up With 2018 nearly half over, some trends in local real estate have become apparent. For the entire Middlesex North District (which consists of Lowell, Billerica, Carlisle, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, Westford and Wilmington), the number of sales from January 2018 through the end of…

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Lowell Round-Up: June 15, 2018

Mimi Parseghian shares her observations on the past week in Lowell: This week’s City Council meeting had two separate discussions on marijuana. With the impending launching of the recreational cannabis industry, the Councilors have begun to count the tax revenue that is estimated to be generated by these sales.  There…

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