Hasselblads on the Moon

David Daniel offers this story in honor of the anniversary of the July 20, 1969 Moon Landing. Hasselblads on the Moon By David Daniel In a bar last night, dude I know says: You want a pristine Hasselblad camera? You can have it for free. Okay, wise guy, I say.…

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Living Madly: Enchanted Dawn

Living Madly: Enchanted Dawn By Emilie-Noelle Provost For most of my life, I didn’t consider myself a morning person. Getting up before seven o’clock always felt like work, a sentiment that was reinforced when my daughter was a toddler. She refused to sleep later than five a.m. no matter what…

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Olympic Happy Hour Ahead!

Olympic happy hour ahead! Seine River water for sale at 10 euros a bottle By Louise Peloquin      On July 9th, “The last lap” covered a major player in the upcoming Summer Olympics – La Seine, the venue to host the sure-to-be-spectacular opening ceremonies. Readers can find it on this…

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Lowell Politics: July 14, 2024

Tuesday night the Lowell City Council discussed how to fill a vacancy on the council. The precipitating cause was the coming resignation of John Leahy, something reported by the Lowell Sun last Sunday and confirmed by Leahy during this meeting. He said he would begin his new job with the Lowell School…

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Allen Ginsberg in Lowell

Allen Ginsberg in Lowell By Leo Racicot      A sad irony — the first time Allen Ginsberg came to Lowell, it was to help bury his beloved friend, Jack Kerouac. The two met in 1944 at Columbia University when they were students there. They hit it off instantly, traveled…

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