Lowell

Downtown Lowell Historic Building signs

The Lowell Historic Board has installed green signs, 9 inches square, on the sides of several buildings in downtown Lowell. Each sign explains the historic significance of the building. Nine signs have been erected thus far. Up to 75 of them are planned by the end of the year. Recently…

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Lowell City Council Meeting: May 24, 2016

Rourke Bridge: Councilor Belanger reports that the Northern Middlesex Council of Governments and the member communities of NMCOG are all lobbying the state to raise the priority of a Rourke Bridge replacement. He also warns that the initial feasibility study is several years old and that if the follow-on environmental…

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Lowell Week in Review: May 22, 2016

After the Transgender Anti-Discrimination Resolution Last Tuesday’s motion by Councilor Rodney Elliott that the council “vote to adopt a resolution to oppose the transgender bill adopted by the State Senate, which allows access to women’s bathrooms and locker rooms” drew a large crowd and many speakers to the city council…

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D.I.Y. Lowell History Trail

Congratulations to everyone at Do-It-Yourself Lowell for the excellent downtown Lowell history trail they launched this weekend. The group’s website says this about the trail: IDEA: A short trail, marked with temporary paint, signs, or another design method that reaches from the Boott Cotton Mills Museum to the NPS Visitor…

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