Politics

Ellen Murphy Meehan Returns As Tsongas Campaign Chair

 Back in 2007 – Ellen Murphy Meehan served as  Campaign Chair for Niki Tsongas’ run in the special election to replace Marty Meehan. Marty served as Congressman from the Fifth Congressional District from 1993 to 2007.  Tsongas loyalists and supporters just got the message by e-mail – Ellen Murphy Meehan is…

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Hearing on Lowell’s Pawtucket Dam in Nashua NH Tonight

 Pawtucket Falls post card image /UML Center for Lowell History The other day it was people from Lawrence weighing-in on the Enel North America plan to regulate the flow of water over the historic Pawtucket Falls with a pneumatic crest gate, or “inflatable bladder,”  installation system on the Pawtucket Dam. As…

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Senator Panagiotakos ~ Distinguished Democrat

 Massachusett State Senate Senator Steven C.  Panagiotakos Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) announced yesterday that Massachusetts State Senator Steven C. Panagiotakos will be honored as the 2010 Distinguished Democrat at the Annual Fall Brunch on Sunday October 24, 2010. From Greater Lowell Area Democrats Chair Marie Sweeney: A few years…

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Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) Meet Saturday June 19th / Dick Howe “Social Media” Presentation

The regular breakfast meeting of Greater Lowell Area Democrats will be held this Saturday June 19, 2010 at 8am SHARP at the Independence Grill at the Radisson Hotel in Chelmsford. In addition to the regular agenda Dick Howe – Register of Deeds Middlesex North – will do a presentation on…

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Bunker Hill Day – June 17th

 The Battle of Bunker Hill (that took place on nearby Breed’s Hill) Notwithstanding the recent decision of the Great and General Court, Bunker Hill Day commemorates a day of great historical significance to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,  to the country, to the conduct of the American Revolutionary War. Notes from…

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‘Energy: The First Reality,’ Wrote Paul Tsongas

Concerning Marjorie’s latest post, here’s what Paul Tsongas wrote about energy in “The Road From Here: Liberalism and Realities in the 1980s,” published in 1981: “Oil is a finite, diminishing resource. These six words tell us almost everything. The preservation of America and the world requires that the facts be…

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