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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Meg Smith: Writer in Full Stride

Meg Smith: Writer in Full Stride Meg Smith is in full stride as a writer. She says 2018 has been “a full and blessed” year. She published her book This Scarlet Dancing (Emu Press) and placed poems and short fiction in several literary magazines and journals, including Café Review, The Literary Hatchet, Strange…

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