‘This Is Dalton Jones’

We dig into the archives for this story by Paul about a teammate of Tony Congiliaro’s on the 1967 Boston Red Sox. ‘This Is Dalton Jones’ By Paul Marion on June 6, 2012 Last Friday, I received a surprise call at my UMass Lowell office. I was in a meeting…

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“Defunding” versus “reprioritizing” the police: language matters by Marjorie Arons-Barron

The entry below is being cross posted from Marjorie Arons-Barron’s own blog. The peaceful protests continue amidst emerging proposals for policy change, but will  they amount to anything? Longtime Boston leader and community activist Hubie Jones, in his unpublished book Black in Boston: A Lover’s Quarrel, came to understand the…

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The Canals of Lowell

This video is a 30 minute tour of the Lowell canal system that uses contemporary photos and landmarks to identify and describe each of the major canals constructed in Lowell in the 1800s. One of the reasons there is a National Park in Lowell is that all of those canals…

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