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Pandemic Update from Alaska

Mike McCormick, a Haverhill native who has lived and worked in Alaska since the mid-1970s has become a regular contributor to this site. Last June, he filed a report on the pandemic as seen from Alaska. Today, he gives us an update one year into it. Our Pandemic Year: An…

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Lowell Real Estate in 2020

Local Real Estate in 2020 The year 2020 will always be known for the Covid-19 pandemic but it has also been an incredible year for real estate. The number of deeds recorded at the Middlesex North Registry of Deeds in 2020 and the median price of those deeds are both…

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2020 Year in Review

2020 Year in Review As is the tradition of this website, here is my Lowell-centric review of notable events of the past year. Covid-19 Pandemic – No review of 2020 can begin with anything but the Covid-19 pandemic. At the start of the year, news reports from China told of…

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Call for Poets & Writers

SHELTER The Art of Caring: February 3-28, 2021 A Community Exhibit at the Arts League of Lowell Eligibility Writers & poets living or working in Lowell may submit one poem or flash fiction piece that speaks to the Shelter theme. Theme: SHELTER Shelter can be defined in many ways –…

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