Lowell

Lowell Week in Review: January 18, 2019

 Charter Change “Executive Session – Regarding matter of litigation, namely Huot, et al, v. City of Lowell, public discussion of which could have a detrimental effect on the city’s position.” The above item appears on the agenda for this week’s Lowell City Council meeting. The same item was on the…

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Lowell Politics: January 17, 2019

Mimi Parseghian shares some observations on Lowell politics for this week: I have just read that Councilor David Conway will be submitting a motion requesting a non-binding referendum on the election system.  According to the Sun article “The ballot question would ask voters whether they want to maintain Lowell’s at-large…

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City Government Quick Hits

Mimi Parseghian shares some thoughts and observations on city government and some of the projects now underway. Tuesday’s City Council discussion on the Judicial Center reminded me that the Hamilton Canal rejuvenation project started in 2004 with the $3.6 million purchase of the Fruedenberg property.  City Manager Eileen Donoghue is…

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Lowell Week in Review: January 6, 2019

Government Shutdown Day 16 The partial shutdown of the federal government reached day 16 today. For most of the 800,000 federal employees who missed a paycheck last week, this political stunt will soon be a personal financial crisis. How many of them will miss rent payments, mortgage payments, car payments,…

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