Greater Lowell

Regional Transportation Plan and Survey

NMCOG RTP

The Northern Middlesex Council of Governments (NMCOG) is one of 13 statutorily-created regional transportation agencies in Massachusetts.  Member communities of NMCOG are Lowell, Billerica, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Pepperell, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, and Westford.  Its headquarters is at 40 Church St, Suite 200 in Lowell and its executive director is Beverly Woods. …

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Greater Lowell Area Democrats to meet ~ Saturday February 21, 2015

  Greater Lowell Area Democrats (GLAD) will meet this coming Saturday morning February 21, 2015 at 8am in the Independence Grill of the Radisson Hotel in Chelmsford . Greater Lowell Area Democrats Regular Breakfast Meeting Saturday February 21, 2015 at 8:00 AM At the Independence Grill/ Radisson Hotel Rte. 110…

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The “Gerrymander” Made Law in Massachusetts ~ February 11, 1812

There is much about politics for which Massachusetts is well-known.  An infamous historical note rests with Governor Elbridge Gerry and his redistricting method known ever since as “Gerrymandering.” Cartoonists memorialized his efforts in a “Gerrymander” creature that  resembled that of a salamander-like monster. From the archive: Infamous “Gerrymander” Made Massachusetts Law ~…

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In the Merrimack Valley ~ Rumors and Rumblings

In the Merrimack Valley ~ Rumors and Rumblings… Maybe people need a distraction from the weather, whatever the cause – rumors and rumblings are reverberating around the Merrimack Valley. Soft rumblings in the Town of TEWKSBURY… will Scott Wilson run for reelection for the Board of Selectmen? papers were pulled…

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