Greater Lowell

In the Merrimack Valley ~ We remember the Malden Mills Fire on December 11, 1995

From the archive ~  a reminder about the massive, destructive and very painful fire at Malden Mills in Lawrence ~ December 11, 1995. In the Merrimack Valley: Remembering the 1995 Malden Mills Fire December 11, 2012 by Marie Posted in Greater Lowell 1Comment Mass Moments reminds today us that on the evening of  December 11,…

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Enterprise Bank Celebration of Excellence

Congratulations to Enterprise Bank for another wonderful Celebration of Excellence event last night at the Lowell Memorial Auditorium.  Congratulations also to those who were recognized for their contributions to the community with Excellence awards.  The recipients were: Entrepreneur of the Year:  Nancy Chippendale of Nancy Chippendale’s Dance Studios of North…

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Greater Lowell Area Dems to Honor Steve Grossman ~ 2014 Distinguished Democrat

It’s official! Greater Lowell Area Democrats announce that the 2014 Distinguished Democrat will be Treasurer and Receiver-General of the Commonwealth Steve Grossman. A special  meeting of Greater Lowell Area Democrats was one of Steve’s first stops in his quest to become state party chair in the early 1990s. He later went…

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In the Merrimack Valley ~ Area Dems Unity Meeting in Lawrence

Many Tewksbury Democratic Town Committee ladies joined with their sister and brother Democrats from Lawrence and Andover at a Unity Breakfast and Candidate event yesterday morning. And words, gestures and commitment to Democratic unity was alive and well in Lawrence! State Senator Barry Finegold drew a standing ovation of thanks…

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September 10, 1960 ~ Remembering Lowell Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers

On this day after the Massachusetts Primary where women candidates did so well and are poised to make history, it is fitting to remember Congresswoman Edith Nourse Rogers. Mrs. Rogers made her own history with – among other things – her support for veterans and her record-holding longevity in the…

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Political Rambles in the Merrimack Valley

Political bits and pieces from rambles around the Merrimack Valley, Middlesex County and beyond ~ “Sticks, stones, rocks and bolders” are being hurled around NH in the US Senate race even as across-the-border locals turned out in Dracut to financially support GOP Scott Brown vs incumbent N. H. Senator - Democrat Jean…

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