America’s First Architect ~ H. H. Richardson

The beautiful pair of buildings – the City Hall and the Pollard Memorial Library – that anchor the intersect of Merrimack Street/Dutton Streets/Monument Square and up to Cardinal O’Connell Parkway represent a monumental style of architecture known as Richardsonian Romanesque. These buildings are the hub of much important civic and…

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Lowell Week in Review: August 23, 2015

Candidates for City Council and School Committee This past week the Election Commission finalized the list of candidates for City Council and School Committee (listed below). The city election will be held this year on Tuesday, November, 3, 2015. Each voter may vote for up to nine candidates for council…

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UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney ~ an historic selection

Yesterday Bill and I were pleased to be a part of the celebratory reception for newly-elected UMass Lowell Chancellor Jacquie Moloney. Despite the severe weather alerts, wind and downpours, a few hundred people, most from UMass Lowell family with some community partners joining them, gathered at University Crossing in Ed and…

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